If you are planning travel over the next few days, or have relatives traveling into Grand Junction. Mother Nature could cause you some travel trouble.The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued Winter Storm Warnings and Avalanche Watches and Warnings for areas in the Grand Valley.

National Weather Service-Grand Junction

The Grand and Battlement Mesas in Colorado will become very treacherous over the next couple of days, and a Winter Storm Warning is now in effect until 9:00 AM Wednesday for Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide in Colorado, and an Avalanche Warning effective until 7:00 AM Thursday for Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide in Colorado.

The following areas are under a Avalanche Warning. These areas are not recommended for travel.

The Park Range

Flat Top Mountains

Ruby Range

Elk and West Elk Mountains

San Juan Mountains

San Miguel Mountains

Rico Mountains

Please check with local authorities and CDOT before heading out on the road.