Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NZUS99 KGJT 171005
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FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO, HERE IS THE LATEST WEATHER
SYNOPSIS.

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENING OVER THE DESERT SOUTHWEST,
WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER OF THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE DRY THROUGH SUNDAY, AND TEMPERATURES WILL
BE WARMER THAN NORMAL FOR MID MARCH. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL RUN AT 10
TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE SEASONAL, WITH RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY. UPPER LEVEL WINDS WILL SLOWLY TURN TO THE WEST
SOUTHWEST, WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS SATURDAY BECOMING WINDY ON SUNDAY.
THESE WINDY, WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL HEIGHTEN FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS, ESPECIALLY FOR SUNDAY. A WEAK DISTURBANCE AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST
MONDAY AFTERNOON.



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