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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:29 AM MDT on March 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 01, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 9 PM this evening to 6 PM
MDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy blowing snow, which is in effect
from 9 PM this evening to 6 PM MDT Saturday.

* Locations include... Vail, Crested Butte, and Taylor Park.

* Timing... scattered rain and snow showers will develop Thursday
afternoon with rain changing to all snow Thursday night and
increasing in coverage. The snow will continue off an on through
Friday night, before ending Saturday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 8 to 12 inches with locally greater amounts
up to 16 inches possible over higher terrain.

* Snow level... 7,000 to 8,000 feet, greatest snow amounts are
expected above 8,500 feet elevation.

* Winds... east 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Special Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut -
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Fire Weather Warning
Georgia -
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Watch
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Maine - Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island -
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Washington - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

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