Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
530 AM MDT SUN JUL 17 2016

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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 MDT SUN JUL 17 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO EAST-
CENTRAL UTAH AND NORTHWEST COLORADO. MEANWHILE...WIDELY SCATTERED
AFTERNOON/EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS ARE
POSSIBLE. THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE HIGH BASED PRODUCING STRONG GUSTS
WINDS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WITH LITTLE RAIN. CONSEQUENTLY...THERE
IS A HIGH PROBABILITY OF FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING...ESPECIALLY
OVER SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A SURGE OF MONSOON MOISTURE WILL BRING INCREASED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES THROUGHOUT THE
COMING WEEK. BY MIDWEEK...SOME STORMS MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL POSSIBLY LEADING TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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