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.

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHWEST UNITED STATES WILL KEEP A MOIST
SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED OVER MAINLY THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF THE
FORECAST AREA FROM THIS SYSTEM, WITH LESS PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE
NORTH. PRECIPITATION WILL BE RAIN IN THE LOWER VALLEYS WITH MOUNTAIN
SNOW EXPECTED. SOME AREAS MAY SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW. THIS
PATTERN WILL PERSIST THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY, BEFORE DRIER AIR
BEGINS TO MOVE IN FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE FAIRLY MILD WITH ABOVE NORMAL
READINGS TODAY INTO NEXT WEEK.

AN UNSETTLED NORTHWEST FLOW WILL SET UP ACROSS THE NORTH BRINGING
PERIODS OF MAINLY LIGHT SNOW TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS, WHILE THE
REST OF THE FORECAST AREA REMAINS DRY HEADING INTO NEXT WEEK.


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