Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GUNNISON SNOWFALL...GUNNISON OEM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
943 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1000 MST ON JANUARY 19.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL TRACK ACROSS THE AREA
WITH LIGHT SNOWFALL EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL PICK UP AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING. EXPECTING ANYWHERE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL
ALONG THE HIGHWAY 50 CORRIDOR THROUGH GUNNISON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING, WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 8 OUT TOWARDS CERRO SUMMIT.
SNOW WILL BE ON AND OFF AGAIN THROUGHOUT THIS PERIOD. A STRONGER
STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY, WITH THE
BETTER CHANCE OF SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL. THE MOUNTAINS AROUND
CRESTED BUTTE WILL SEE 10 TO 14 INCHES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50%). PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30 F.
SURFACE WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100%.
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69%.
SURFACE WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MATT ALEKSA
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT MORRILL
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER
.TAG 1700558.0/GJT


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