Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
553 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 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-
553 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME NUMEROUS IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY BY EARLY AFTERNOON. GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND
LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THE THUNDERSTORMS. ISOLATED STORMS WILL
BE STRONG AND COULD PRODUCE PENNY SIZED HAIL.

TONIGHT...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY ABOVE 10000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY AND MEMORIAL DAY...UNSETTLED CONDITIONS WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL...AND LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THE
THUNDERSTORMS. ABOVE 9000-10000 FEET...SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH APPRECIABLE ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE
MOUNTAIN PASSES...MOSTLY IN THE EVENING AND AT NIGHT.

TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...THE LOWER DESERT VALLEYS WILL BE DRIER
WITH WARMER CONDITIONS...BUT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON OVER THE WESTERN COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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