Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
545 AM MDT THU MAY 21 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-
545 AM MDT THU MAY 21 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...BECOME NUMEROUS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY BY LATE
AFTERNOON. GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY
THE THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT OVER SOUTHWEST
AND WEST CENTRAL COLORADO TONIGHT WITH THE SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO
AROUND 9000 FEET. AT 9000 FEET...1-2 INCHES OF SNOW MAY OCCUR WITH
3-6 INCHES ABOVE 10000 FEET OR OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

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 AND WEDNESDAY...THE LOWER DESERT VALLEYS WILL 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 WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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