Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
435 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

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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 Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
435 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered snow showers will continue to today focused
on the mountain ranges but a few will venture into the valley
locations. Snow amounts should remain fairly light but impact
could include quickly dropping visibility along with a quick
dusting of snow on the roadway. Travel could be impacted at times
due to icy and snow packed roadways.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Cold conditions settle into the area tonight as skies clear.
Patchy dense valley fog may develop as a result of these clearing
skies over new snow the new snow pack. Snow re-enters the picture
late Wednesday into Thursday with the next storm system. The
southern to central Colorado mountains will be favored for heavier
snowfall. Another system then arrives late in the week into the
weekend and should bring another round of snowfall to the area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

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