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Montezuma County Emergency Alert System
Monday January 8th, 2018 :: 09:02 p.m. MST
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Winter Storm Warning until 12:00AM Thursday

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions during the morning and evening commutes on Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches, with localized amounts up to 2 feet, are expected.

* WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas, West Elk and Sawatch Mountains, Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* WHEN...From 6 PM Tuesday to midnight MST Wednesday night. The heaviest accumulations are expected Wednesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS ... NORTHWESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ... SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ... WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS

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Address/Location
Montezuma County Emergency Alert System
730 E Driscoll St
Cortez, CO 81321

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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