Rio Blanco County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ004-009-010-012-013-211830-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0019.141122T2200Z-141124T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.W.0016.141122T2200Z-141125T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
319 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 6 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 6 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE
HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY
FROM SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. THIS INCLUDES MCCLURE...VAIL
AND RABBIT EARS PASSES...HIGHWAY 65 OVER THE GRAND MESA AND
HIGHWAY 50 OVER MONARCH PASS.

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 Weather Advisory
COZ002-211830-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0019.141122T2200Z-141123T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0045.141122T2200Z-141123T1300Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
319 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM
MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...BEGINNING AROUND 6500 FEET THEN DROPPING TO THE
VALLEY FLOOR SATURDAY EVENING.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED DUE TO SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW.

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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