Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
246 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

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Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
Including the cities of Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
Rio Blanco, Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Steamboat Springs,
Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Collbran, De Beque, New Castle,
Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs,
Carbondale, Basalt, Skyway, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Montrose,
Hotchkiss, Delta, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford,
Trappers Lake, Gunnison, Cimarron, Ridgway, Glade Park,
Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, Hesperus, Gateway,
Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, Mancos, Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio,
Pagosa Springs, Blanding, Bluff, Mexican Hat, Vernal, Jensen,
Ballard, Fort Duchesne, Randlett, Moab, Castle Valley,
Thompson Springs, Monticello, Canyonlands National Park,
Dead Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon
246 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...Developing Spring Storm to Impact Eastern Utah and Western
Colorado Thursday night through early Saturday....

Another strong spring storm will move across the Great Basin and
into the Four Corners area Thursday night and Friday. The storm is
expected to briefly stall Friday afternoon, before shifting east
southeast across New Mexico Friday night.

Moisture and colder air associated with this system may bring
widespread rain and snow to much of eastern Utah and western
Colorado Thursday night through early Saturday morning. Snow
levels will vary throughout the storm with the best accumulating
snow expected to fall at elevations above 9000 feet. Moderate to
heavy snowfall accumulations will be possible for the higher
mountains with cold rain or rain mixed with snow possible over
the lower valleys.

This is a developing storm and conditions may rapidly change from
warm and dry weather to much colder temperatures with rain and
snow falling in just a few hours. Be sure to check the latest
weather forecast by listening to your favorite media outlet or
visiting our website at weather.gov/gjt.

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