Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
509 AM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
509 AM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
COLORADO...NORTHWEST COLORADO...SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
SOUTHWEST COLORADO...WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...UT...EAST CENTRAL
UTAH...NORTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS THE NEXT LATE WINTER STORM
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST AND NORTH. SNOW WILL BEGIN ACCUMULATING
IN THE MOUNTAINS...GENERALLY ABOVE 8000 FEET ELEVATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A VIGOROUS STORM AND COLD FRONT WILL BRING MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS
WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN
COLORADO. SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW SHOULD TO ACCUMULATE WITH LOCAL
AMOUNTS UP TO A FOOT BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER VALLEYS...AS WELL AS THE
MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST UTAH. TRAVEL THROUGH THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS
WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS FROM SNOWPACKED AND SLUSHY ROADS.

THE NEXT CHANCE OF WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL COME TUESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AS ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM MOVES THROUGH THE
AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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CUOCO



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