Weather Service Report


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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018


COZ013-181900-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0005.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
/O.EXA.KGJT.WS.W.0006.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Flat Tops-
Including the cities of Buford and Trappers Lake
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM TODAY UNTIL 8 AM MST 
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult 
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 15 inches 
  with locally higher amounts possible.

* WHERE...Flat Tops.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will 
  cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

COZ009-012-181900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0006.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Grand and Battlement Mesas-West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-
Including the cities of Crested Butte, Taylor Park, and Marble
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult 
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 15 inches 
  with locally higher amounts possible.

* WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas and West Elk and Sawatch 
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will 
  cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

COZ018-019-181900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0006.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, 
Rico, and Hesperus
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult 
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches,
   with localized amounts up to 24 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan 
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will 
  cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

COZ004-181900-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0005.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
/O.EXA.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Including the cities of Columbine, Hahns Peak, and Toponas
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total
  snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches with locally higher 
  amounts expected.

* WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$

COZ010-181900-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0005.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
/O.EXA.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Including the cities of Aspen, Vail, and Snowmass
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total
  snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts
  expected, especially near McClure Pass.

* WHERE...Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause
  patchy blowing and drifting snow. Travel will be compromised
  with impacts likely over McClure Pass. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$

UTZ023-181900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Including the cities of Manila and Dutch John
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
  conditions. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches with 
  locally higher amounts expected.

* WHERE...Eastern Uinta Mountains.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will 
  cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$

COZ001-002-005-181900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Upper Yampa River Basin-
Including the cities of Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
and Steamboat Springs
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total
  snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts
  expected especially over the higher terrain of NW Moffat
  County. 

* WHERE...Lower Yampa River Basin, Central Yampa River Basin and 
  Upper Yampa River Basin.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will 
  cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$

COZ003-017-UTZ025-181900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Tavaputs Plateau-
Including the cities of Rio Blanco, Ridgway, and Glade Park
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
  conditions. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches with 
  locally higher amounts possible.

* WHERE...In Utah, Tavaputs Plateau. In Colorado, Roan and 
  Tavaputs Plateaus and Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will 
  cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$

UTZ028-181900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
  conditions. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with
  localized amounts over a foot expected.

* WHERE...La Sal and Abajo Mountains.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will 
  cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$

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