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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
251 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

COZ004-009-010-012-013-017>019-210900-
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...SNOWMASS...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...
TRAPPERS LAKE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...
LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
251 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ABOVE 10000 FEET ON TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY...

A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING BRINGING PRECIPITATION
IN THE FORM OF RAIN AND SNOW. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL BEGIN AROUND
11000 FEET ON TUESDAY BUT IS EXPECTED TO DROP TO 10000 FEET BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE AT
LOCATIONS ABOVE 10000 FT BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THOSE VENTURING INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
THE POSSIBILITY OF WET SNOW. FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THIS
DEVELOPING STORM...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/GJT OR
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
601 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211215-
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-
601 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

JUST LIKE YESTERDAY...SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER
THE SAN JUANS UP TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS FROM NOON THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS. SOME SHOWERS MAY PERSIST INTO THE NIGHTTIME HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
BRINGING WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TO THE VALLEYS AND SOME ACCUMULATING
SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. BY THURSDAY...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
IN BRINGING A RETURN TO WARMER TEMPERATURES AND SUNNY SKIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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