Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
742 AM MST TUE MAR 3 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-
742 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS
AFTERNOON AND FILL INTO THE VALLEYS AS THE NEXT WAVE IN THIS LONG
DURATION STORM MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. GUSTY WINDS WILL PERSIST AT
THE EXPOSED HIGHER TERRAIN...AND MAY MIX INTO THE VALLEYS FOR A
TIME DURING THE AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH FROM WEST TO
EAST OVERNIGHT. MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND
TONIGHT.

SINCE LAST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...A TOTAL OF 2 TO 4 FEET
OF SNOW FOR THE SAN JUANS...AND 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW IN CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WILL BE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVER THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS ON
WEDNESDAY...MAINLY NEAR THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. THE NORTHERN
DIVIDE MOUNTAINS WILL THEN HAVE ANOTHER CHANCE OF SNOW ON
SATURDAY.

COOLER...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THURSDAY.

.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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