Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
348 AM MST TUE FEB 24 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-
348 AM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF SNOW OVER FAR SOUTHWEST COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST UTAH WILL
CONTINUE TO WIND DOWN TODAY...ENDING BY THIS EVENING. THEN LATE
TONIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD INTO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...
ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

PATCHY AREAS OF FOG OVER THE VALLEYS FROM AROUND GRAND JUNCTION
SOUTH WILL DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING. PATCHY FOG WILL AGAIN FORM
IN MANY OF THESE SAME VALLEYS LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SNOW WILL INCREASE OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND SPREAD INTO THE
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS ON WEDNESDAY. THEN MORE SNOW IS
EXPECTED OFF AND ON OVER THE HIGH COUNTRY THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
THE WORK WEEK. THE NEXT MORE SUBSTANTIAL STORM IS SCHEDULED FOR
NEXT WEEKEND.

.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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