Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
312 AM MDT Mon Mar 20 2017

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-
312 AM MDT Mon Mar 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A weak trough will bring isolated mountains showers and a few
thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.

Moderate southwest wind combined with dry conditions and above
normal temperatures will require heightened fire weather
awareness this afternoon, especially below 8000 feet.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Tuesday will be drier with only a a slight chance for mountain
showers, mainly during the afternoon and early evening hours.

Increasing wind combined with dry conditions and above
normal temperatures may lead to heightened fire weather
conditions below 8000 feet this afternoon.

Wednesday through Thursday night...A strong Pacific storm is
expected to bring widespread rain and snow to much of eastern Utah
and western Colorado starting late Wednesday afternoon. The best
chance of precipitation will be on Thursday. Much cooler weather
will accompany this system.

Friday and Saturday...Precipitation will decrease from west to
east Friday with scattered rain and snow showers ending in the
Colorado mountains. Saturday should be drier but becoming windy.

Saturday and Sunday...Another Pacific storm system will move
through the area.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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