Eastern Uinta Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:26 PM MST Feb. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from noon to 9 PM MST
Monday...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from noon to
9 PM MST Monday.

* Locations include... Dutch John.

* Timing... snow is expected to begin on the southwest facing slopes
of the eastern uintas around noon on Monday... then favor the
north facing slopes of the uintas Monday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 8 inches.

* Winds... southwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph becoming
northwest Monday evening.

* Visibility... less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
blowing snow.

* Impacts... moderate snowfall and strong winds will quickly create
hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy to
snowpacked at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.