Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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

HIGH PRESSURE ONCE CENTERED TO OUR SOUTHEAST, HAS MOVED WESTWARD TO
SOUTHERN ARIZONA. THIS HAS SHUT OFF THE MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW INTO
THE FORECAST AREA, WITH DRIER AIR NOW SLOWLY MOVING IN FROM THE WEST
NORTHWEST. DESPITE THE DRYING, RESIDUAL MOISTURE WILL BE ADEQUATE
FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY,
ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. FEWER SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL
OCCUR ON FRIDAY, BENEATH A FAIRLY DRY AND STABLE AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE. UPPER LEVEL WINDS TURN TO THE SOUTHWEST FOR THE WEEKEND.
PATCHY MOISTURE IN THE FLOW WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS ACROSS MAINLY THE SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA HIGH COUNTRY. BELOW
SEASONAL TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL WARM TO AROUND SEASONAL BY FRIDAY,
GENERALLY CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


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