Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
550 AM MDT SAT AUG 1 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-
550 AM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CLOUDS AND SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE TODAY MAINLY SOUTH
OF THE TAVAPUTS PLATEAU IN EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO.
SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL SPREAD OVER THE VALLEYS OF SOUTHWEST
COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST UTAH THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGHOUT
THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS. BRIEF HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THUNDERSTORMS. SOME SMALL STREAMS OR NORMALLY DRY WASH BEDS
MAY EXPERIENCE SOME FLOWS FROM RUNOFF. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED IN THE SAN JUANS...LA SALS...AND ABAJOS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE WEATHER DISTURBANCE PASSING SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH THE FOUR
CORNERS REGION TODAY WILL CONTINUE MOVING NORTH AND REACH THE
WYOMING UTAH COLORADO BORDER ON SUNDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE QUITE NUMEROUS IN COVERAGE ON SUNDAY WITH VERY FEW
LOCATIONS REMAINING DRY DURING THE ENTIRETY OF THE DAY.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES ACROSS WESTERN
COLORADO ON MONDAY. BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE FROM THE STRONGEST STORMS.

DRIER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...ALTHOUGH AN
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM MAY OCCUR OVER THE WESTERN COLORADO HIGH
COUNTRY.

THE SUMMER MONSOON MAY RETURN ON FRIDAY AND BRINGS A CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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