Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
522 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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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-
522 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNINGS ABOVE 8000 FEET REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS
OF NORTHEAST UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO...
...NUMEROUS WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES ALSO REMAIN IN
EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH THIS
EVENING. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 8000 FEET WHERE
WINDS WILL GUST TO OVER 60 MPH CREATING WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN 1/4 MILE.
TOTAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MOUNTAINS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 FEET BY
TONIGHT WITH UP TO A FOOT ACROSS THE HIGHER VALLEYS. THIS STORM
MOVES OUT LATE TONIGHT WITH SNOW ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST. PLEASE
VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/GJT FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

ANOTHER STORM WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY BRINGING
A CHANCE OF SNOW TO MUCH OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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