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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:49 PM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 6 am Sunday to midnight
MST Monday night...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow... which is in
effect from 6 am Sunday to midnight MST Monday night. The Winter
Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... snow will develop Sunday morning and continue through
Monday. The heaviest snow will fall Sunday night into Monday
morning. Eastern and southern areas of the zone will also see
the highest amounts of snowfall.

* Snow accumulation... 6 to 10 inches.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Impacts... accumulating snow will result in icy and snow packed
roads and highways especially co 40. The combination of
snow... drifting snow and fog will limit visibility below 1 mile
at times.

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.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:26 PM MST on December 20, 2014


The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation and snowfall
reports from western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 8 am
Saturday. Amounts are in inches.


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Garfield County...
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 0.4 755 am 12/20 cocorahs
   Rifle 3ene 0.4 700 am 12/20 W co coop site
   Silt 1e 0.3 700 am 12/20 unofficial station

... Gunnison County...
   Gunnison 6.6 N 0.5 903 am 12/20 cocorahs
   Gothic 0.5 700 am 12/20 unofficial station

... Moffat County...
   Craig 33n 0.5 800 am 12/20 unofficial station

... Routt County...
   stmboat spgs 1se 0.3 659 am 12/20 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 1 0.3 733 am 12/20 cocorahs


**********************24 hour precipitation**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     precipitation of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Garfield County...
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 0.02 755 am 12/20 cocorahs
   Rifle 3ene 0.02 700 am 12/20 W co coop site
   Glenwood Springs .64 0.01 825 am 12/20 cocorahs
   Silt 1e 0.01 700 am 12/20 unofficial station

... Gunnison County...
   Gunnison 6.6 N 0.02 903 am 12/20 cocorahs
   Gothic 0.02 700 am 12/20 unofficial station

... Moffat County...
   Craig 33n 0.03 800 am 12/20 unofficial station

... Routt County...
   stmboat spgs 1se 0.01 659 am 12/20 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 1 0.01 733 am 12/20 cocorahs


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Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
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