Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
458 AM MST MON DEC 5 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-
458 AM MST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN...AND
PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO TODAY AS A FAST
MOVING DISTURBANCE AND ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT SWEEP ACROSS
NORTHEAST UTAH AND NORTHWEST COLORADO. STRONG WEST WINDS OF 20 TO
30 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH ACROSS HIGHER EXPOSED AREAS
WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANTLY
REDUCED VISIBILITY. SNOW AND WIND DECREASE OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW REDEVELOPS OVER THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
POSSIBLE OVER THE ELKHEAD...PARK...GORE...FLAT TOPS AND ELK
RANGES. AFTER A LULL WEDNESDAY, SNOW WILL REDEVELOP AND CONTINUE
OFF AND ON THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND
WITH THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS FAVORED.

.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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TGJT



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