Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
351 AM MST Wed Dec 13 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-
351 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The next storm system will drop into northern portions of eastern
Utah and western Colorado around sunset. This storm will then spread
snow across the northern and central mountains and the northern
portion of the San Juan mountain range overnight. Snow is also
likely to fall in the upper portions of the Yampa...Colorado and
Eagle River Valleys. Winter driving conditions can be expected
tonight and impacts to travel will include icy to snow packed
roadways and reduced visibility due to snowfall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A series of Pacific storms on the Polar Jetstream will break
down the strong Western ridge that has been in place. The next
significant system could arrive by the weekend. Again this will
impact travel over the high country and some lower elevations due
to snow and icy conditions.

.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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