Montrose County, CO
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Freeze Watch
COZ001-002-005-014-011300-
/O.CON.KGJT.FZ.A.0012.141002T0700Z-141002T1500Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...CRAIG...GUNNISON
1005 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING BELOW 8000 FEET...

* TIMING...COLD AIR WILL BE FILTERING INTO COLORADO BEHIND A
COLD FRONT WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS SKIES CLEAR FROM WEST TO EAST
OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO QUICKLY FALL. TIMING OF
THE CLEARING SKIES WILL HAVE AN IMPACT TO HOW LOW TEMPERATURES
ACTUALLY FALL. CONFIDENCE IS HIGHEST FOR BELOW FREEZING
TEMPERATURES IN THE NORTHERN VALLEYS OF COLORADO AND THE
GUNNISON BASIN. LOW TEMPERATURES HERE WILL FALL TO NEAR 30 OR
BELOW DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...FALLING TO THE MID TO UPPER 20S...WITH LOCALIZED
AREAS POSSIBLY HITTING THE LOWER 20S IN THE WESTERN YAMPA
RIVER BASIN.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING FOR SEVERAL HOURS WILL
DAMAGE SENSITIVE VEGETATION. ALSO OUTSIDE WATER LINE COULD
FREEZE...PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT THIS SHOULD BE TAKEN TOMORROW
NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
COZ009-012-018-011915-
/O.EXA.KGJT.WW.Y.0038.141001T1500Z-141002T0600Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TELLURIDE
502 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT ABOVE 9000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 9000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* TIMING...ABOVE 9000 FEET...SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING WITH
FREQUENT SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO
THE EARLY EVENING HOURS BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ABOVE
10000 FEET. LITTLE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED BELOW 9000
FEET...ALTHOUGH WET SNOW IS LIKELY.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 9000 TO 10000 FEET THIS MORNING...DROPPING
TO AROUND 9000 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME SLICK AND TREACHEROUS.
TRAVELERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THIS EARLY SEASON SNOW WITH
PROPER WINTER WEATHER TIRES...AND BY CARRYING A WINTER WEATHER
EMERGENCY KIT.

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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