Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
530 AM MST Sat Feb 18 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-
530 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow, heavy at times, will continue over the mountains today and
tonight as a moist Pacific storm takes aim at the area. The
southern mountains are favored where 4 to 8 inches with locally
higher amounts of snow are expected. South winds from 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to 35 mph will result in blowing snow in the higher
elevations. Snow accumulations will be more modest in the northern
and central mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Sunday...Expect an additional 2 to 4 inches of snow across the
southern mountains with conditions slowly improving overnight.

Monday and Tuesday...Expect light snow in the northern mountains.

Wednesday through Friday...Unsettled weather returns. Details
limited by less than desirable model agreement.

.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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