Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NZUS99 KGJT 152137
SYNGJT

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

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
AND PROGRESS NORTHWARD IN A STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW, WITH
STORMS BECOMING WIDESPREAD, AS THE STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARDS THE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL ALSO
PROGRESS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS, USHERING IN
COOLER AIR.

HEAVY RAIN, SMALL HAIL AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS, WITH HEAVY WET SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS,
GENERALLY ABOVE 9000 FEET. ALTHOUGH SNOW LEVELS COULD LOWER TO 8000
FEET WITH CONVECTION.  THE BEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL START OVER
THE SAN JUANS THIS MORNING IN SOUTHERLY FLOW BEFORE SPREADING INTO
THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS BY THIS AFTERNOON.
MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING
AS THE LOW EXITS THE REGION.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM ON THE HEELS OF THIS CURRENT SYSTEM WILL BRING
MORE UNSETTLED AND COOL WEATHER TO THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK.



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