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Colorado, Southwest San Juan Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 10:04 PM MST on January 18, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 2 PM Thursday to
8 PM MST Saturday...

* locations include the cities of... Silverton... Rico... Hesperus.

* Timing... light snow begins to spread across the southwest San
Juan Mountains Thursday morning becoming moderate to heavy at
times Thursday evening through sunrise on Friday. A downward
trend in precipitation is possible over some areas Friday
morning and early afternoon. The next system quickly arrives
by late Friday afternoon with snow continuing through Saturday
afternoon.

* Snow accumulation... 12 to 18 inches with locally higher
amounts on southwest facing slopes.

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

* Impacts... mountain roadways will be slushy to snow packed by
Thursday evening leading to winter driving conditions through
the weekend. Visibilities will be reduced to under a half of a
mile a times with moderate to heavy snow rates occurring.

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.





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Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Record Report
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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