Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
558 AM MDT WED APR 9 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-
558 AM MDT WED APR 9 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DRY FUELS...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL LEND THEMSELVES TO
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY AND POSSIBLY AGAIN TOMORROW
FOR SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF WESTERN COLORADO. BECAUSE OF THESE
CONDITIONS...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT TODAY AND A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT TOMORROW FOR SIMILAR CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SOME LIGHT SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT AS A
WEAK DISTURBANCE GRAZES NORTHERN ZONES. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR
SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION WILL BE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AS TWO
DISTURBANCES MOVE OVER THE AREA. AFTER THAT...AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT WILL INCREASE PRECIPITATION CHANCES TUESDAY AND BEYOND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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