Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FPUS75 KGJT 131543
NOWGJT

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
943 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

COZ002-004-005-008-010-013-131630-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-FLATTOPS-ELKHEAD AND PARK
MOUNTAINS-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GORE AND
ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
943 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
AT 935 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF AN AREA
OF RAIN AND SNOW...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
CRAIG TO NEAR MEREDITH IN SOUTHERN EAGLE COUNTY MOVING NORTHEAST AT
20 MPH.

DARK CLOUDS FROM THE SOUTHWEST MARKS THE ARRIVAL OF A SUDDEN WEATHER
CHANGE THAT WILL BRING SNOW...BRIEFLY PRECEDED BY A FEW RAIN DROPS.
TEMPERATURES WILL FALL TO THE LOWER 30S AS THE SNOW BAND ARRIVES.
GUSTY WINDS TO 25 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH WIND DRIVEN SNOW AT THE
ONSET OF THE SNOW SQUALL.  ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED ON GRASSY
AND DIRT SURFACES WITH POSSIBLE PONDING OF WATER OR SLUSH ON ROADS
AND SIDEWALKS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CRAIG...EAGLE...GYPSUM...AVON...VAIL...MINTURN...REDCLIFF...
EDWARDS...BOND...GILMAN...MC COY...STATE BRIDGE...DOWD...
BURNS...AXIAL...WOLCOTT...LOYD...SWEETWATER AND HAMILTON.

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PF



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