Upper Gunnison River Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 5:05 PM MST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 8 am MST Tuesday...

* what... moderate to occasionally heavy snow and blowing snow
occurring. Plan on slippery Road conditions, including during
the evening commute. In addition, significant reductions in
visibility are expected. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4
inches, with localized amounts of 6 to 8 inches, are expected.
The highest amounts will favor the western end of the Gunnison
basin towards Cerro Summit and Blue Mesa Summit.

* Where... upper Gunnison River Valley.

* When... until 8 am MST Tuesday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 40 mph will
cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.




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