Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
625 AM MST FRI DEC 12 2014

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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-
625 AM MST FRI DEC 12 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOME MORNING DENSE FOG...WITH VISIBILITY AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER OF
A MILE...EXISTS OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST UTAH AND EXTREME
SOUTHWEST COLORADO SOUTH OF CORTEZ.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...BUT NOT TODAY OR TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE ON SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
BECOME GUSTY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE DESERT VALLEY FLOORS AND
EXPOSED MOUNTAIN AREAS ON SATURDAY.

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN THE MOUNTAINS ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SLOW TRAVEL IS VERY LIKELY WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. THE POTENTIAL
EXISTS FOR 6 TO 12 INCHES ON SOUTHWEST FACING ASPECTS. LIGHT
SNOWFALL MAY OCCUR IN SOME OF THE VALLEYS ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF ON SUNDAY.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM BRINGS A CHANCE
OF SNOW TO THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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