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.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS OVER SOUTHEAST UTAH AND
SOUTHWEST COLORADO WILL CONTINUE MOVING NORTHWARD THIS MORNING AS A
WEAK DISTURBANCE MOVES THROUGH. COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT, AS SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE SURGES INTO THE REGION FROM
THE SOUTH.  A STRONGER DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION ON
FRIDAY, LEADING TO SOME STRONGER STORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN, SMALL HAIL
AND GUSTY WINDS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN ROCKIES THIS
WEEKEND WITH DRIER AIR PUSHING IN FROM THE WEST.  THIS WILL LEAD TO
A DOWNTURN IN STORM ACTIVITY ON SATURDAY WITH STORMS MAINLY OVER
HIGHER TERRAIN AND LITTLE TO NO STORM ACTIVITY ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO RUN NEAR TO BELOW NORMAL.


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