Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
233 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

COZ017>023-190845-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...
TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...
NUCLA...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...
IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY
233 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS COULD RISE QUICKLY THIS WEEKEND...

SCATTERED TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM ABOUT 8500
FEET IN THE MORNING TO NEAR 10000 FEET BY NOON. RAIN IS EXPECTED
TO MELT SOME OF THE WINTER SNOWPACK...THEREFORE SMALL STREAMS AND
CREEKS COULD RISE QUICKLY. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING THROUGH THE
BACKCOUNTRY OR TRAVELING NEAR LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG SMALL
DRAINAGES. PLEASE RELAY REPORTS OF RISING WATER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAND JUNCTION.

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TGJT



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