Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NZUS99 KGJT 291003
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FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO, HERE IS THE LATEST WEATHER
SYNOPSIS.

HOT AND UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEK WITH
MOISTURE SLOWLY INCREASING EACH DAY UNDERNEATH AN AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED OVER UTAH THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A
SLIGHT INCREASE IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AND COVERAGE EACH DAY, WITH
STORMS MAINLY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN AND A FEW DRIFTING INTO THE
VALLEYS LATE IN THE DAY.  EXPECT GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS, SMALL HAIL AND
BRIEF HEAVY RAIN WITH STORMS THAT FORM.  A FEW DISTURBANCES WILL
MOVE DOWN THE FRONT RANGE ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, PUSHING THE
RIDGE FURTHER WEST AND BRINGING IN DRIER AIR FROM THE NORTHWEST.
THIS WILL RESULT IN A DECREASE IN STORM COVERAGE LATE IN THE WEEK
HEADING INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND, WITH SOME AFTERNOON STORMS
POSSIBLE OVER THE SAN JUANS AND ALONG THE DIVIDE.



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