Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1122 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

COZ011-012-014-017>021-131815-
PARADOX VALLEY/LITTLE DOLORES RIVER-CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE
RIVER BASIN-FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH
MOUNTAINS-UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU/DALLAS
DIVIDE-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-NORTHWESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1122 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
AT 1118 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF AN AREA
OF RAIN AND SNOW MOVING INTO THE WESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.  ABRUPT
WEATHER CHANGES WILL OCCUR WITH HEAVY SHOWERS...FALLING TEMPERATURES
AND SNOW LEVEL LOWERING BETWEEN 5500 TO 6000 FEET. GUSTY WINDS TO 30
MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE ONSET OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION.

IN THE HIGH COUNTRY...SNOW SQUALLS WILL BE BRING HEAVY SNOW WITH
SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 3 INCHES AN HOUR.

FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXPECT PERIODS OF RAIN OR RAIN MIXED WITH
SNOW WITH LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON GRASSY OR DIRT SURFACES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONTROSE...GUNNISON...TELLURIDE...MOUNTAIN VILLAGE...OURAY...
RIDGWAY...SILVERTON...CRAWFORD...LAKE CITY...RICO...SAWPIT...LOGHILL
VILLAGE...OPHIR...CAMP BIRD...COLONA...IOLA...POWDERHORN...STONER...
FALL CREEK AND DUNTON.

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