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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
657 PM MST SUN DEC 2 2018  
 
COZ003-006>009-013-030700-  
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-  
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-FLAT TOPS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RIO BLANCO, GRAND JUNCTION, FRUITA,  
PALISADE, COLLBRAN, DE BEQUE, NEW CASTLE, MESA, PARACHUTE, RIFLE,  
SILT, EAGLE, EDWARDS, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CARBONDALE, BASALT,  
SKYWAY, BUFORD, AND TRAPPERS LAKE  
657 PM MST SUN DEC 2 2018  
 
LIGHT SNOW HAS PERSISTED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF WEST-CENTRAL  
COLORADO THIS EVENING, ESPECIALLY ALONG THE I-70 CORRIDOR FROM  
FRUITA AND GRAND JUNCTION TO DEBEQUE, RIFLE, AND GLENWOOD SPRINGS.  
WHILE SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL REMAIN LESS THAN 3 INCHES, LIGHT  
SNOW COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 20S WILL RESULT IN  
SLICK SPOTS ON MANY ROADWAYS ACROSS THE WESTERN SLOPE. THERE HAVE  
ALREADY BEEN REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES, AND  
THIS THREAT WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.  
 
LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY MIDNIGHT, HOWEVER SLICK  
ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN AN ISSUE THROUGH SUNRISE ON MONDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
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