Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1258 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

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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-
1258 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ZONES
THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FAVORING
THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...THE STORM EMPHASIS SHIFTS TO THE
SOUTH WITH WIDESPREAD SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION
SUNDAY MORNING SPREADING INTO THE CENTRAL ZONES OVERNIGHT.
SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR ALL AREAS ABOVE
5000 FEET SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. SNOW
MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 1 TO
2 FEET. SOME SOUTHERN VALLEYS COULD SEE 4 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW.

MORE SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY AND AGAIN NEXT WEEKEND IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED. BUT YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO
SHARE YOUR STORM REPORTS WITH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
GRAND JUNCTION.

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