Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 1030 am MST, Dec 2nd 2022
Eagle CO-Garfield CO-
1007 AM MST Fri Dec 2 2022
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
* Snow Squall Warning for...
West central Eagle County in west central Colorado...
Southeastern Garfield County in west central Colorado...
* Until 1030 AM MST.
* At 1006 AM MST, a dangerous snow squall was located along a line
extending from 16 miles northwest of Gypsum to near Silt to near
Parachute, moving southeast at 20 mph.
HAZARD...Flash freeze on roads. Intense bursts of heavy snow and
gusty winds leading to blowing snow and rapidly falling
visibility. Wind gusts up to 35 mph.
IMPACT...Dangerous and life-threatening travel conditions are
expected to develop rapidly in the warning area.
This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 69 and 136
including Glendwood Canyon.
Colorado 13 between mile markers 1 and 5.
Colorado 82 between mile markers 1 and 7.
Locations impacted include...
Glenwood Springs, Rifle, New Castle, Silt, Parachute, Battlement
Mesa, Dotsero and Shoshone.
Wet roadways will quickly freeze. Black ice will cause roads,
bridges, and overpasses to become slick and dangerous. Slow down and
be prepared for a sudden loss of traction.
If traveling on a highway, find the nearest exit or rest area and
park safely away from traffic. Allow snow squalls to pass before
attempting to resume travel.
LAT...LON 3961 10698 3948 10720 3937 10749 3937 10809
3949 10824 3962 10769 3985 10721
TIME...MOT...LOC 1706Z 303DEG 20KT 3980 10717 3959 10762 3947 10815
SNOW SQUALL...RADAR INDICATED
SNOW SQUALL IMPACT...SIGNIFICANT
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