Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO, HERE IS THE LATEST WEATHER
SYNOPSIS.

DRY AND UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TODAY, AS A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE PASSES OVER THE FORECAST AREA. UPPER LEVEL WINDS WILL
BE SOUTHWESTERLY, WITH A FEW MORE CLOUDS OVERHEAD.  SOUTHERLY
MOISTURE WILL ALLOW FOR A FEW SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS
LATE TONIGHT.

A PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE STORM SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. SATURDAY WILL BE WINDY AND
FAIRLY MILD, AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT, WITH MAINLY HIGHER ELEVATION
SHOWERS. COOLER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY,
BEHIND THE SYSTEMS COLD FRONT. THE BEST CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION WILL
OCCUR SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT, WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW OVER HIGHER
ELEVATIONS. SHOWERS WILL END LATE MONDAY, AS THE SYSTEM MOVES OUT TO
THE EAST.



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