Winter Storm Warning begins at Noon

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jimmnn

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Urgent - winter weather message
national weather service grand junction co
543 am mdt mon apr 5 2010

...strong spring storm produces snow and blowing snow through
tuesday...

.a strong spring storm will sweep across the great basin today
through tuesday bringing gusty winds and widespread snowfall to
the region. Significant snowfall accumulations will occur over the
mountains of eastern utah and western colorado through early
wednesday morning. In addition...visibilities will be greatly
reduced in blowing snow...especially over the higher mountain
passes.

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roan and tavaputs plateaus-elkhead and park mountains-
upper yampa river basin-grand and battlement mesas-
gore and elk mountains/central mountain valleys-
west elk and sawatch mountains-flattops-
including the cities of...rio blanco...columbine...toponas...
Steamboat springs and vicinity...skyway...aspen...vail...
Snowmass...crested butte...taylor park...marble...buford...
Trappers lake
543 am mdt mon apr 5 2010

...winter storm warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 am
mdt wednesday...

A winter storm warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 am
mdt wednesday.

* timing...the heaviest snowfall is expected tonight into
tuesday morning.

* snow accumulation...8 to 16 inches.

* winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph expected
increasing to 20 to 30 mph through the morning with gusts of 60
to 70 mph.

* visibility...heavier periods of snow and blowing snow will reduce
visibility to less than a quarter mile at times.

* impacts...travel over mountain passes will be dangerous.
 

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