Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SYNGJT

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE FORECAST AREA TODAY, BRINGING MOSTLY
SUNNY SKIES AND AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 5 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE
SEASONAL.  ON FRIDAY, UPPER LEVEL WINDS WILL TURN TO A SOUTHWEST
DIRECTION AHEAD OF A LARGE LOW PRESSURE STORM SYSTEM. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE QUITE MILD ON FRIDAY, AND CONDITIONS BREEZY, ESPECIALLY AT
HIGHER ELEVATIONS. CLOUDS WILL MOVE IN THROUGH THE DAY, WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS INCREASING FRIDAY NIGHT. SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS
EXPECTED OVER MANY MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. RAIN AT
LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING AS COLDER AIR MOVES IN. WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY
IMPROVE THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY AS THE SYSTEM MOVES OUT TO THE EAST.



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