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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
530 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

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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-
530 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE FOCUS FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY SHOWERS TODAY WILL BE
CENTERED FROM NORTHEAST UTAH TO NORTHWEST COLORADO. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NUMEROUS IN COVERAGE BY THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT DECREASING BUT STRONG WIND
AND POTENTIAL HAIL THREAT INCREASING. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD
REMAIN AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPIDLY RISING SMALL STREAMS OR
NORMALLY DRY WASHES ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE CREEKS ARE SWOLLEN
FROM RAIN ON SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED MAINLY
NORTH OF THE BOOKCLIFFS AND TAVAPUTS TODAY.

DRY AIR WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AS THE
THUNDERSTORMS MOVE NORTH OUT OF UTAH AND COLORADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY...SCATTERED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED OVER THE WESTERN COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. THESE STORMS WILL
BE WEAKER AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN IS LOW.

DRIER CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...ALTHOUGH AN
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM MAY OCCUR OVER THE WESTERN COLORADO HIGH
COUNTRY.

THE SUMMER MONSOON RETURNS LATE ON FRIDAY OR SATURDAY AND BRINGS
A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NECESSARY THIS AFTERNOON OVER NORTHEAST
UTAH AND NORTHWEST COLORADO.

$$




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