Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
455 AM MST WED FEB 25 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-
455 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOME SHOWERY THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF
NORTHWESTERN COLORADO. EXPECT AN UPTICK IN ACTIVITY THIS
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND
ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

PERIODIC SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
COLORADO MOUNTAINS DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT THOUGH MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL LIKELY BE
SLICK AT TIMES.

ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT STORM IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS AND FOUR CORNERS REGION FROM LATE FRIDAY INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS NEAR 2
FEET ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR AMOUNTS NEAR A FOOT IN
THE FOOTHILL AREAS TO THE SOUTH. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND THE LA SAL
AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST UTAH AND ADJACENT VALLEYS. STAY
TUNED FOR UPDATED INFORMATION ON THIS POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT
WINTER STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

TGJT


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