Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
439 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 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-
439 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The threat for significant precipitation increases this afternoon
as the next storm system tracks across the Great Basin. Mountain
snowfall will transition to rain near the 8000 foot mark with
significant snow developing over many of the mountain ranges above
9000 feet tonight. Strong instability will lead to isolated
thunderstorm development this afternoon and evening with the
spring storm. Travel may be impacted by the winter weather.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Unsettled weather continues Tuesday into early Wednesday as this
system progresses eastward. Snow remains a threat in the high
elevations and an isolated thunderstorm will be possible most
areas Tuesday afternoon. After a short break another Pacific
storm systems will move through the area late in the week. This
will again bring the potential for winter weather and hazardous
driving conditions over the mountain passes with mountain snow and
valley rain.

.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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