La Plata County, Colorado
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Special Weather Statement
COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-191915-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
Including the cities of Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
Rio Blanco, Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Steamboat Springs,
Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Collbran, De Beque, New Castle,
Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs,
Carbondale, Basalt, Skyway, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Montrose,
Hotchkiss, Delta, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford,
Trappers Lake, Gunnison, Cimarron, Ridgway, Glade Park,
Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, Hesperus, Gateway,
Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, Mancos, Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio,
Pagosa Springs, Blanding, Bluff, Mexican Hat, Manila, Dutch John,
Vernal, Jensen, Ballard, Fort Duchesne, Randlett, Moab,
Castle Valley, Thompson Springs, Monticello,
Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park,
and Fry Canyon
359 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

A Pacific storm is expected to move over the region beginning
late Friday night, continuing through Saturday night when the
highest precipitation rates are expected...snow then lingers over
the Colorado mountains into Sunday. Latest model guidance
indicated that the storm will arrive later than previously
predicted.

The early phase of the storm will feature warm southwesterly flow
ahead of its associated cold front. This will keep snow levels
elevated from around 7500 to 8500 feet through Saturday afternoon
limiting snowfall to the mountains.

Models are now consistent in bringing the cold front west to east
across the forecast area Saturday night. This should be the most
active period of the storm. As colder air filters into the area
behind the front expect snow levels to lower to the valley
floors.

Potential snow accumulations in the valleys are expected to be
fairly light with just 1 to 2 inches in the lower valleys and from
2 to 4 inches in the higher valleys. Potential snowfall
accumulations 6 to 12 inches are expected across the mountains
with higher accumulations for areas above 11,000 feet.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media reports regarding
this developing winter storm.

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