Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
301 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

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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-FLATTOPS-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
301 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

...WET WEATHER TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH SOME HIGH
MOUNTAIN SNOW POSSIBLE...

AN UNSEASONABLY COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE AREA WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER MUCH OF EASTERN
UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN STILL POSSIBLE.

OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS...COLDER AIR FILTERING INTO THE REGION
WILL RESULT IN SNOWFALL AT HIGH ELEVATIONS MAINLY ABOVE 12000
FEET INTO TONIGHT. HOWEVER..SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY BE
MINIMAL.

THIS FALL-LIKE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BE EXITING THE REGION LATE TONIGHT
...FOLLOWED BY DRIER AIR AND A WARMING TREND INTO THE WEEKEND.
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THIS STORM VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GJT OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.

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