Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
509 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

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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-FLAT TOPS-
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 MST SUN JAN 31 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE FORECAST
AREA AS THE SECOND PORTION OF THE STORM BRINGS MORE SNOW TO THE
REGION.  THE FOCUS OF PRECIPITATION HAS DROPPED TO THE SAN JUANS
WHERE IT WILL STAY FOR MUCH OF THE DAY BEFORE SHIFTING NORTHWARD
THIS EVENING BRINGING HEAVY SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS AND MANY
VALLEYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH TUESDAY WITH SOME AREAS IN THE MOUNTAINS
SEEING A FEW FEET OF NEW SNOW WHILE VALLEYS WILL SEE ANYWHERE
FROM 4 TO 10 INCHES. SNOWFALL ENDS WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS. THIS HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS THROUGH FRIDAY WHEN A QUICK
SYSTEM DROPS DOWN FROM THE NORTHWEST BRINGING SNOW TO THE PARK AND
GORE RANGES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION.

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