Garfield County, Colorado
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Weather Alerts: Garfield County, Colorado
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Avalanche Watch
COZ004-009-010-013-031-031545-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
842 AM MST MON MAR 02 2015

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR GRAND MESA ASPEN AND STEAMBOAT AND FLAT
TOPS...

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
WATCH FOR THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AREA AROUND ASPEN AND THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS NEAR STEAMBOAT AND THE FLAT TOPS. A LARGE WINTER STORM IS
MOVING THROUGH THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS BRINGING A SUSTAINED PERIOD OF
SNOWFALL AND ELEVATED WINDS. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY
IN THE HIGH COUNTRY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES AND DRIFTS. HUMAN TRIGGERED
AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY AND THE CHANCE OF NATURAL OR SPONTANEOUS
AVALANCHES WILL INCREASE OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS. THE AVALANCHE
DANGER MAY RISE TO HIGH (LEVEL 4) ON TUESDAY IF HEAVY SNOW
CONTINUES.

FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION VISIT THE COLORADO AVALANCHE
INFORMATION CENTER'S WEB PAGE AT COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE

DAVIS

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Freezing Rain Advisory
COZ001-002-022245-
/O.NEW.KGJT.ZR.Y.0001.150302T1444Z-150302T1900Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
744 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
HAYDEN...MEEKER.

* TIMING...AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL
CONTINUE.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO THE VALLEY FLOOR TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN 1/4 INCH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN WILL MAKE FOR VERY SLICK
ROADS THIS MORNING. USE EXTREME CAUTION IF DRIVING ALONG HIGHWAY
64...13...318...AND 40.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ009-012-022245-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
744 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ANOTHER FOOT OF SNOW BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVEL...THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR ABOVE 7000
FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED INTO TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY
OVER THE GRAND MESA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ010-017-UTZ028-022245-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
744 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...RIDGWAY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$
Winter Storm Warning
COZ003-013-022245-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-
744 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
SNOWFALL CONTINUES INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ001-002-022245-
/O.NEW.KGJT.ZR.Y.0001.150302T1444Z-150302T1900Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
744 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
HAYDEN...MEEKER.

* TIMING...AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL
CONTINUE.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO THE VALLEY FLOOR TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN 1/4 INCH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN WILL MAKE FOR VERY SLICK
ROADS THIS MORNING. USE EXTREME CAUTION IF DRIVING ALONG HIGHWAY
64...13...318...AND 40.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

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