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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1154 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019


COZ018-019-190100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190119T0100Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
Rico, and Hesperus
1154 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 5
  inches. Storm total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches with
  locally higher amounts above 10,000 feet. Winds gusting as high
  as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Southwest San Juan Mountains and Northwest San Juan
  Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult,
  especially over Red Mountain, Lizard Head and Molas Passes.
  Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1154 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019


COZ002-190100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190119T0100Z/
Central Yampa River Basin-
Including the cities of Craig, Hayden, and Meeker
1154 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3
  inches. Storm total snow accumulations 5 to 12 inches.

* WHERE...Central Yampa River Basin.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
1054 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

UTZ007>010-190000-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190119T0000Z/
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Including the cities of Woodruff, Randolph, Alta, Brighton,
Mirror Lake Highway, and Scofield
1054 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 4
  inches.

* WHERE...Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs, Western Uinta Mountains,
  Wasatch Mountains South of I-80 and Wasatch Mountains I-80
  North.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery and snow packed road
  conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

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For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential travel impacts visit...
http://udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx


Avalanche Warning


COZ004-009-010-012-013-017>019-031-058-060-061-066-068-191800-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
755 AM MST FRI JAN 18 2019

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

Avalanche Warning for the San Juan Mountains, Grand Mesa, Gunnison,
Aspen, Sawatch, and Steamboat zones.

* Timing: in effect from 6 AM MST Friday through 8 AM Saturday

* Affected Areas: Park Range, Flat Top Mountains, Mosquito Range,
  Sawatch Range, Elk Mountains, Ruby Range, West Elk Mountains,
  Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains, La Garita Mountains

* Avalanche Danger: backcountry avalanche danger is HIGH

* Reason: heavy snowfall and strong winds have fallen on a very weak
  snowpack. Avalanche conditions are very dangerous. Natural and
  human-triggered avalanches are very likely, and will be large
  enough to bury a person.

* Precautionary/Preparedness Actions: Backcountry travel in or
  below avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.colorado.gov/avalanche for detailed information

Logan

$$

UTZ007>009-191300-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER SALT LAKE CITY UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
746 AM MST FRI JAN 18 2019

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS
CONTINUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THE MLK HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE MOUNTANS OF NORTHERN UTAH, TO INCLUDE THE
  BEAR RIVER RANGE, THE WESTERN UINTAS AND ALL OF THE WASATCH
  RANGE.
* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE DANGER IS HIGH. DANGEROUS NATURAL AND
  HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY ON ALL STEEP SLOPES.
* REASON/IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS HAVE CREATED
  DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS. AVOID BEING ON OR UNDERNEATH
  STEEP SLOPES.

BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD CONSULT
  WWW.UTAHAVALANCHECENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-888-999-4019 FOR MORE
  DETAILED INFORMATION.

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS WHERE AVALANCHE HAZARD
REDUCTION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

$$

UTZ007>010-517-191330-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER SALT LAKE CITY UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
625 AM MST FRI JAN 18 2019

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS
ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THE MLK HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH, TO
  INCLUDE THE BEAR RIVER RANGE, THE WASATCH RANGE, THE WESTERN
  UINTAS, AND THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MANTI-SKYLINE PLATEAU.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE DANGER WILL REACH
  HIGH ON MANY ASPECTS AND ELEVATIONS WITH BOTH NATURAL AND HUMAN
  TRIGGERED AVALANCHES LIKELY.

* REASON/IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS HAVE CREATED
  DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS. AVOID BEING ON OR BENEATH STEEP
  SLOPES.

BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD CONSULT WWW.UTAHAVALANCHECENTER.ORG
OR CALL 1-888-999-4019 FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS WHERE AVALANCHE HAZARD
REDUCTION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

$$

UTZ028-191300-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER MOAB UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
559 AM MST FRI JAN 18 2019

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST
SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER MOAB UT.

THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER IN MOAB HAS ISSUED A
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...6 AM MST FRIDAY THROUGH 6 AM MST SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS OF
  SOUTHEASTERN UTAH.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER HAS RISEN TO HIGH.

* REASON/IMPACTS...RECENT HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WINDS HAS
  CREATED WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW AND DANGEROUS
  AVALANCHE CONDITIONS. BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL
  AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. STAY OFF OF AND OUT FROM UNDER SLOPES
  STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES. AVOID TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN.
  CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN DANGEROUS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


$$

IDC007-041-191400-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER SALT LAKE CITY UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
646 AM MST THU JAN 17 2019

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST
SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS
ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...THURSDAY THROUGH THE MLK HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH, TO
  INCLUDE THE BEAR RIVER RANGE, THE WASATCH RANGE, THE WESTERN
  UINTAS, AND THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MANTI-SKYLINE PLATEAU.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE DANGER WILL REACH
  HIGH ON MANY ASPECTS AND ELEVATIONS WITH BOTH NATURAL AND HUMAN
  TRIGGERED AVALANCHES LIKELY.

* REASON/IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS. AVOID BEING ON OR BENEATH STEEP
  SLOPES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
CONSULT WWW.UTAHAVALANCHECENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-888-999-4019 FOR
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS WHERE AVALANCHE HAZARD
REDUCTION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.


$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1154 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019


COZ003-017-190100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-190119T0100Z/
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Including the cities of Rio Blanco, Ridgway, and Glade Park
1154 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.
  Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches.

* WHERE...Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus and Uncompahgre Plateau and
  Dallas Divide.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,
  especially over Douglas Pass. Patchy blowing snow could
  significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect 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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/gjt

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
440 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE TO IMPACT NORTHERN NEW MEXICO TODAY...

.Snow will continue to impact portions of northern New Mexico
today as a quick-moving winter storm system progresses across
the state. Accumulating snow will remain concentrated over the
peaks and western slopes of the northern mountains. Strong west
winds will also result in reduced visibilities due to blowing
snow. Snow and winds should be tapering off this evening.

NMZ502>504-511-181945-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-190119T0000Z/
Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-Northwest Highlands-
Jemez Mountains-
440 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches
  expected. Locally greater amounts of 6 to 8 inches above 9000
  feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will create areas of
  blowing snow.

* WHERE...Jemez Mountains, Far Northwest Highlands, Northwest
  Highlands and Chuska Mountains.

* WHEN...Through 5 PM MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions with low
  visibility in snow and blowing snow. Gusty winds could bring
  down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1150 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS TO CONTINUE OVER
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO INTO THIS EVENING...

.A vigorous trough of low pressure will continue east across New
Mexico on Friday with a strong jet streak aloft and a deepening
lee-side surface low accompanying. A strong pressure gradient
will continue over New Mexico, leading to very strong winds with
the strongest winds generally across the higher terrain south of
Interstate 40. Wind gusts may occasionally exceed 55 to 65 mph
with possible wind damage to trees, utility poles, and roofs.

NMZ501-506-507-519-520-529-190100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-190119T0100Z/
Northwest Plateau-West Central Mountains-West Central Highlands-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Northeast Highlands-
1150 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Northwest Plateau, West Central Mountains and
  Highlands, Middle and Lower Rio Grande Valley, Albuquerque Metro
  and Northeast Highlands.

* WINDS...Northwest at 25 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to
  between 50.

* TIMING...Winds will peak during the afternoon hours, then
  decrease early evening.

* VISIBILITY...Local reductions to 5 miles in blowing dust is
  possible. Blowing snow may reduce visibility to 3 miles or
  less across the Northwest Plateau, West Central Mountains and
  Highlands.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong crosswinds will exist on southwest-to-
  northeast oriented roads. High profile vehicles will be
  exposed to very difficult driving conditions. Lightweight and
  loose objects may become toppled or airborne.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
1019 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

UTZ012-013-182300-
/O.NEW.KSLC.WI.Y.0001.190118T1719Z-190118T2300Z/
Castle Country-San Rafael Swell-
Including the cities of Price, Castle Dale, Emery, Green River,
and Hanksville
1019 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 4 PM MST this afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...Castle Country including I-70 near Fremont
  Junction.

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Through mid afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will cause difficult travel for high
  profile vehicles and those towing trailers including on State
  Route 12 and Interstate 70 near Fremont Junction. Wind sensitive
  operations may be impacted.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 31
mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Motorists in the advisory
area should be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds which can
make driving difficult.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential travel impacts visit...
http://udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1149 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

WYZ001>020-022>030-191900-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
1149 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty west winds will continue over the Interstate 80 corridor
through the afternoon. Periods of blowing snow will be possible
over eastern portions of Sweetwater County. Light snow will
continue over the western mountains this afternoon and tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Saturday and Saturday night...Periods of steady light to moderate
snow over northwest portions.

Sunday...Steady light snow will continue over northwest portions.

Sunday night and Monday...Snow developing over the west Sunday
night and spreading east of the Divide Monday.

Tuesday night and Wednesday...A chance of snow in the western
mountains and far west valleys. A chance of snow east of the
divide in the afternoon into Wednesday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
607 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-191300-
Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Northern Wasatch Front-
Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-Southern Wasatch Front-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Wasatch Mountain Valleys-
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Western Uinta Basin-Castle Country-San Rafael Swell-
Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Central Mountains-
Southern Mountains-Southwest Wyoming-
607 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A storm system moving through Utah will maintain occasional rain
and snow showers this morning. These showers will gradually taper
off this afternoon as the storm system exits off to the east.

Accumulating snows will persist across the northern and central
mountains today. Several inches of additional accumulation is
expected, especially through the Wasatch range of northern Utah.
Travel through the mountains will be hazardous today due to this
accumulating snow.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

High pressure positioned across the interior west will bring a
break in precipitation to much of the outlook area this weekend.
The next storm will bring another round of snow and colder
temperatures to much of the outlook area to begin the new week.
Heavy snow is once again expected across Utah`s mountains, with
the southern and central mountains likely to see the greater
amounts of new snow.

Colder temperatures and along with a chance of light snow will
settle into the outlook area for the middle of the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
529 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-191230-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
529 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will continue over much of the area this morning with
snowfall becoming more concentrated over the Colorado mountains
and portions of the northwest Colorado plateau. Storm total
snowfall is expected to range between 8 and 16 inches with
locally higher amounts. The mountains of eastern Utah along with
the plateaus of western Colorado and the southwest San Juan
Mountains can expect snowfall amounts of 6 to 12 inches from this
storm. The central Yampa River basin in northwest Colorado can
expect 5 to 9 inches. Elsewhere, the upper Colorado River Valley,
the Gunnison basin and lower elevations of La Plata and Archuleta
counties can expect 3 to 6 inches of snow from this event. Gusty
winds will result in blowing and drifting snow which will create
travel difficulties, and may result in localized hazardous driving
conditions.

Light snow is expected to linger along the Continental Divide this
evening with just scattered showers remaining over the northwest
Colorado mountains late tonight. Additional accumulations are
expected to be light.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Light snow showers will linger over the Elkhead, Park and Flat Top
Mountains on Saturday with just a few showers possible over the
Gore Range. Snow becomes likely for much of eastern Utah and
western Colorado on Monday. Then occasional scattered light snow
is expected off and on over the forecast area from Tuesday into
Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
355 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

NMZ501>540-191200-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
355 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern and
central New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A vigorous upper level disturbance will bring wintry weather and strong
to damaging winds to portions of New Mexico today. Snow accumulations
will be concentrated over the northern mountains where a couple to a
few inches are expected. Locally, up to a foot of fresh snow is
possible on the higher peaks of the San Juan/Tusas mountains and
perhaps on isolated peaks of the Sangre de Cristos.

Strong winds will impact most of northern and central New Mexico
today with wind speeds being strongest in the afternoon. Areas
within the central and south central mountains and highlands,
eastward into the plains will observe the strongest gusts, likely
exceeding 55 to 65 mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Another deep weather disturbance will encroach upon New Mexico late
Monday into Tuesday. While precipitation appears to be very light,
much colder temperatures and another round of strong and hazardous
winds is forecast Monday afternoon.

Lower humidity in portions of the east central plains could combine
with the strong winds Monday afternoon, creating critical fire
weather conditions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report any severe wind gusts or wind
damage through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at
weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also submit
storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter using
the hashtag nmwx.

$$

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