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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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7-Day Zone Forecast for Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin
Issued by: National Weather Service Grand Junction, CO
Last Update: 958 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014




Rest Of Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows 15 to 25.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the morning...then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Sunday Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and snow. Lows in the 20s.

Monday: Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the morning...then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs in the 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows 15 to 25. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday And Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. Lows 15 to 25.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 35 to 45.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 to 25.

Christmas Day: Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 to 45.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow in the evening. Lows 10 to 20.

Friday: Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the 20s.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 5 to 15.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 25 to 35.







Zone Forecast: Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin

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