Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
430 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 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-
430 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH EAST-CENTRAL UTAH AND
WEST-CENTRAL COLORADO FAVORED FOR HEAVY RAIN. THE STRONGEST CELLS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WHICH COULD LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO FUEL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY...BUT MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY...DRIER AND BREEZY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTH SUNDAY. STORM COVERAGE INCREASES
MONDAY WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION
POSSIBLE FOR ALL BUT FAR SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO AS
A PACIFIC STORM DRIVES A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT.
IMPACTFUL EARLY SEASON SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO MOUNTAIN
BASES.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...DRY BUT UNSEASONABLY COOL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OR ANY OBSERVED
FLOODING TO THE GRAND JUNCTION FORECAST OFFICE.

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