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WWUS45 KGJT 222210  
WSWGJT  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
310 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
UTZ023-025-230700-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.180223T0700Z-180224T0700Z/  
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MANILA AND DUTCH JOHN  
310 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD  
CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION, AREAS OF POOR VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER  
AMOUNTS, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAU.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 30 MPH WILL  
CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS PERIODS  
OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL  
DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED  
VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD  
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY  
CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
UTZ028-230700-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.180223T0700Z-180224T1600Z/  
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF MONTICELLO  
310 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
9 AM MST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD  
CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION, SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY  
ARE EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED IN THE LA SAL AND ABAJO  
MOUNTAINS. 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BELOW 8000 FEET.  
 
* WHERE...LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM MST SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS PERIODS  
OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL  
DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED  
VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD  
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY  
CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
COZ003-004-009-013-017-230700-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.180223T0700Z-180224T1900Z/  
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-  
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-FLAT TOPS-  
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RIO BLANCO, COLUMBINE, HAHNS PEAK,  
TOPONAS, BUFORD, TRAPPERS LAKE, RIDGWAY, AND GLADE PARK  
310 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
NOON MST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD  
CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION, SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY  
ARE EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS, ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS,  
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS, FLAT TOPS AND UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU  
AND DALLAS DIVIDE.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MST SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS PERIODS  
OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL  
DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED  
VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD  
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY  
CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
COZ010-230700-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.180223T0700Z-180224T1900Z/  
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ASPEN, VAIL, AND SNOWMASS  
310 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
NOON MST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD  
CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE ON FRIDAY  
ESPECIALLY OVER VAIL PASS. IN ADDITION, SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS  
IN VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8  
INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MST SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL CAUSE  
WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS PERIODS  
OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL  
DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED  
VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD  
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY  
CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
COZ012-018-019-230700-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.180223T0700Z-180224T1900Z/  
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-  
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CRESTED BUTTE, TAYLOR PARK, MARBLE,  
TELLURIDE, OURAY, LAKE CITY, SILVERTON, RICO, AND HESPERUS  
310 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
NOON MST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD  
CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION, SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY  
ARE EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 15 INCHES, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS, NORTHWEST SAN JUAN  
MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MST SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS PERIODS  
OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL  
DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED  
VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD  
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY  
CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
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