Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
308 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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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-
308 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A strong Pacific storm will bring increasing valley rain and
mountain snow mainly above 8000 feet. Isolated to scattered
thunderstorms are likely ahead of and along a strong cold front
that will move through late this afternoon and evening. The best
chance of precipitation will occur over eastern Utah this morning
and spread eastward across western Colorado this afternoon and
evening. There is potential for hazardous winter driving
conditions over the high mountain passes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Friday and Saturday...Precipitation will decrease from west to
east around midnight on Friday with scattered rain and snow
showers ending in the Colorado mountains Friday morning. Saturday
should be drier but becoming breezy.

Sunday and Tuesday...Another series of Pacific storm systems will
move through the area bringing a continued potential for more
winter weather and hazardous driving conditions over the mountain
passes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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