Rio Blanco 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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Winter Storm Warning
COZ001-002-030630-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

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

* TIMING...RAIN OR MIXED RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL
SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO THE VALLEY FLOOR THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AT TIMES
TONIGHT.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES
THROUGH TUESDAY.

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
COZ003-013-030630-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY THIS EVENING...AND CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT. SNOWFALL WILL THEN CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION BY EARLY WEDNESDAY
OF 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

&&

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