Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
400 AM MST Thu Nov 16 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-
400 AM MST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Mid and high clouds will be thickening through the day however
temperatures will remain above normal. This moisture will work
it`s way down to mountain tops by this evening with widespread
precipitation likely over all the mountains by sunrise on Friday.
Accumulating snow and gusty winds could impact travel over the
high passes tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

This system will push a cold front down from the northwest by
Friday afternoon and will bring snowfall down to mountain bases
with it`s passage. Snowfall amounts will generally be in the 8 to
16 inch range for the mountains. Valley rain for the northern and
central valleys will be common with a switch over snow in the
north by Friday evening. Drier should scour out the snow showers
by mid-day Saturday in most locations.

High pressure will builds in by the second half of the weekend
bringing a return to sun and warming temperatures.

.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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