Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1034 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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-
1034 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

An approaching cold front will move through this evening and
overnight bringing one to three inches of snow to the northern
and central mountains. Before that happens though, gusty winds
are expected across the area today reaching 30 to 40 mph for most
areas. The valleys of northwest Colorado, southeast Utah and
portions of west-central Colorado will see gusts reaching 45 mph
or greater at times with Douglas Pass seeing gusts to 60 mph this
afternoon through early evening. Therefore, a wind advisory has
been issued for these areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The cold front will shift to the east by Saturday morning giving
way to clearing skies. High temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees
cooler than normal. By Sunday, high pressure will build in again
bringing a return to dry and warm conditions for much of next


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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