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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:29 AM 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 heavy snow and blowing snow... which is
in effect from 6 am Sunday to midnight MST Monday night.

* Timing... snow develops Sunday morning and continues through
Monday. The heaviest snow is expected to fall Sunday night
through early Monday afternoon.

* Snow accumulation... 10 to 20 inches with locally higher amounts
along northwest facing slopes.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Impacts... accumulating snow will result in icy and snow packed
roads and highways... especially over the mountain summits. The
combination of snow... blowing 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.





Local Storm Report



12/19/2014 0501 PM

3 miles N of Kebler Pass, Gunnison County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by ski area.


            Swe 0.15 inches





12/18/2014 0734 PM

3 miles N of Kebler Pass, Gunnison County.

Heavy snow m10.0 inch, reported by ski area.


            Swe 0.4 inches... storm totals



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