Rio Blanco County, Colorado
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Winter Weather Advisory
COZ003-310445-
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Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-
238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM MDT SATURDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory above 8000 feet for snow, which is in
effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 AM MDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS...Mainly high elevation back country areas.

* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop this
evening and change over to all snow after midnight. The snow
will be heavy at times through Friday before ending Saturday
morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts
on northeast and east facing slopes.

* SNOW LEVEL...6,500 to 7,500 feet with greatest snow amounts
above 8,000 feet elevation.

* WINDS...East 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Dropping to under one mile at times in moderate to
heavy snowfall.

* IMPACTS...Higher elevation roads and highways will be icy and
snow packed with areas of slushy conditions also expected,
especially during the overnight hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

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Winter Weather Advisory
COZ013-310445-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WW.Y.0021.170331T0300Z-170401T1500Z/
Flat Tops-
238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM MDT SATURDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Buford and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop this
evening and change over to all snow after midnight. The snow
will be heavy at times through Friday before ending Saturday
morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts on
east facing slopes.

* SNOW LEVEL...6,500 to 7,500 feet with greatest snow amounts
above 8,000 feet elevation.

* WINDS...East 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* IMPACTS...Higher elevation roads and highways will be icy and
snow packed with areas of slushy conditions also expected,
especially during the overnight hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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