Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NZUS99 KGJT 171211 RRA
SYNGJT

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

A WEAK DISTURBANCE WILL BRING VARIABLE MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDINESS
TODAY, WITH A FEW SNOW FLURRIES OVER THE HIGHER NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.
DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ELSEWHERE.  AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL
BE SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN TUESDAY, RUNNING 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE
AVERAGE, WITH GENERALLY 40S ACROSS LOWER ELEVATIONS. THE RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD BEHIND THE DISTURBANCE, WITH DRY AND
WARMER CONDITIONS FOR THURSDAY. ON FRIDAY, UPPER LEVEL WINDS WILL
TURN TO A MILD SOUTHWEST DIRECTION AHEAD OF A LARGE LOW PRESSURE
STORM SYSTEM PUSHING INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST. THIS SYSTEM WILL
BRING A GOOD CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MID DAY
SUNDAY.



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