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 CENTERED NEAR THE TEXAS PANHANDLE, WILL ALLOW FOR A
MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING.
A DISTURBANCE ASSOCIATED WITH A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE WEST
COAST WILL CONTINUE TO MARCH WESTWARD ACROSS WESTERN COLORADO THIS
MORNING, ALLOWING LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN SHOWERS TO CONTINUE WITH
SOME POCKETS OF HEAVY RAIN AS WELL. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS WELL,
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE, LEADING TO A THREAT OF FLASH
FLOODING.

THE TEXAS HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MIGRATE WEST, AND THE MOIST
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL BE CUT OFF BY FRIDAY. DRIER AIR WILL BEGIN
MOVING INTO THE FORECAST AREA FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST THURSDAY NIGHT
AS THE HIGH PRESSURE SETS UP OVER SOUTHERN ARIZONA. LINGERING
MOISTURE WILL FUEL A FEW MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS, OTHERWISE A DRY AND
WARMER WEEKEND CAN BE EXPECTED.



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