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Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Central Colorado River Basin

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow, moderate to heavy at times. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher amounts through Glenwood Canyon of 3 to 6 inches.

* WHERE...Central Colorado River Basin.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Elkhead and Park Mountains; Flat Tops

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow, moderate to heavy at times. Additional snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains and Flat Tops.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility, especially on ridge tops. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Flat Tops

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...Atmospheric River to Bring Periods of Moderate Mountain Snow... .A prolonged atmospheric river event will bring moderate snow to the northern and central Colorado mountains beginning Thursday. Generally 6 to 12 inches of snow is likely for these areas with locally higher amounts possible through Friday afternoon. While light snow showers will continue Friday evening, snow intensity will not pick up again until toward midnight Friday night. All the mountains of western Colorado as well as the La Sal and Abajo Mountains in southeast Utah will see periods of moderate snow through Sunday before showers taper off from north to south. Additional accumulations of 5 to 10 inches across the northern mountains and 6 to 14 inches are possible for the central and southern mountains. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow, moderate to heavy at times, expected. For the Winter Weather Advisory, total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts up to 15 inches. For the Winter Storm Watch, total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches possible. Winds gusting up to 45 to 50 mph.

* WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains, including Rabbit Ears Pass, and Flat Tops.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 11 AM this morning to 5 PM MST Friday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Friday afternoon through late Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility, especially on ridge tops. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Grand and Battlement Mesas

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...Atmospheric River to Bring Periods of Moderate Mountain Snow... .A prolonged atmospheric river event will bring moderate snow to the northern and central Colorado mountains beginning Thursday. Generally 6 to 12 inches of snow is likely for these areas with locally higher amounts possible through Friday afternoon. While light snow showers will continue Friday evening, snow intensity will not pick up again until toward midnight Friday night. All the mountains of western Colorado as well as the La Sal and Abajo Mountains in southeast Utah will see periods of moderate snow through Sunday before showers taper off from north to south. Additional accumulations of 5 to 10 inches across the northern mountains and 6 to 14 inches are possible for the central and southern mountains. ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Moderate snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts up to a foot possible.

* WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas.

* WHEN...From Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Periodic breaks in snowfall are possible during the event.

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Grand and Battlement Mesas; Uncompahgre Plateau, Dallas Divide

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow, moderate to heavy at times. Additional snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with locally higher amounts exceeding a foot. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas and Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM MST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Upper Gunnison River Valley

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow, moderate to heavy at times. Snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with locally higher amounts up to a foot over Cerro Summit.

* WHERE...Upper Gunnison River Valley.

* WHEN...From 5 PM this afternoon to midnight MST Sunday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


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