Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
600 AM MST Tue Jan 9 2018

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-
600 AM MST Tue Jan 9 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Significant snowfall is expected to develop in the mountains
beginning this evening through Wednesday night. Snow level is
anticipated to begin around 7500 feet this evening when conditions
will begin to deteriorate.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

The heaviest snow is expected to fall across eastern Utah and
western Colorado early Wednesday morning through the early
afternoon Wednesday. Southwesterly slopes will be favored until
Wednesday morning when winds shift to westerly and northwesterly.
The snow level will drop into higher valley locations Wednesday
morning as cooler air moves in from the northwest. The Wednesday
morning commute could be treacherous across the mountains and
parts of Northwest Colorado.


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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