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  • Winter Storm Watch for Central Gunnison, Uncompahgre County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 14 at 3:55AM MDT until April 17 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 3:55 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
    WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
    CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS
    LAKE... RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE CITY...
    SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...MONTICELLO.
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AT LOCATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET
    ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH RAIN AND SNOW MIXED IN BELOW 9000 FEET.
    SNOW LEVEL WILL LOWER TO MOUNTAIN BASES BY SATURDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...A FOOT OR MORE IS POSSIBLE WITH UP TO TWO
    FEET POSSIBLE IN THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN
    MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE.