Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
605 AM MST THU DEC 11 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-
605 AM MST THU DEC 11 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.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

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 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...THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM BRINGS A CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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