Rio Blanco County, CO
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ004-013-202230-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T0700Z-141223T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T0700Z-141223T0700Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
329 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

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WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS TONIGHT AND WILL INTENSIFY THROUGH
SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
ALONG WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* 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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
COZ002-014-202230-
/O.EXA.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T1900Z-141223T0100Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON
329 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 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 STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
COZ003-202230-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141221T1900Z-141223T0100Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
329 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST MONDAY.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH THE GREATEST
ACCUMULATIONS EAST OF HIGHWAY 139.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 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 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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