Montrose County, CO
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Avalanche Watch
COZ004-010-012-013-031-220800-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...ELK
MOUNTAINS...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS... AND RUBY RANGE...

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
WATCH FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF THE STEAMBOAT...ASPEN...AND GUNNISON
AREAS. A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE AREA STARTING SATURDAY
NIGHT. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES AND
DRIFTS. BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE CONDITIONS COULD BECOME VERY DANGEROUS
ON SUNDAY. TRAVEL IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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

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Winter Storm Warning
COZ018-210600-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141222T0100Z-141223T0100Z/
/O.EXB.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141222T0100Z-141223T0700Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP 50 MPH AT THE
HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS AND CO
550. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

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Winter Storm Warning
COZ010-012-210600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T1300Z-141223T0700Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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.

&&

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Winter Weather Advisory
COZ014-210600-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T1900Z-141223T0100Z/
/O.EXB.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED IN AND
AROUND THE TOWN OF GUNNISON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO THE
WEST...INCLUDING CERRO SUMMIT...CAN EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS NEAR OR
JUST OVER A FOOT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW
AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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
COZ017-019-210600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141222T0100Z-141223T0100Z/
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...SILVERTON...
RICO...HESPERUS
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING CO 550. THE COMBINATION OF
SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
AT TIMES.

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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