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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
530 AM MDT MON APR 21 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
530 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD OVER EASTERN UTAH
AND WESTERN COLORADO TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE
EVENING. WIND GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH ARE LIKELY...WITH SOME HIGHER
GUSTS POSSIBLE FROM NEARBY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN UTAH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. AT TIMES BLOWING DUST MAY LIMIT VISIBILITY...AND MAY
DEPOSIT A LAYER OF DUST ON THE SNOWPACK.

ANYONE PLANNING AGRICULTURAL BURNING AND LAND USE AGENCIES
PLANNING PRESCRIBED BURNING SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
FORECAST. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE FIRE CONTROL DIFFICULT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
552 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-221200-
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-
552 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM OVER THE HIGH COUNTRY
OF WESTERN COLORADO THIS AFTERNOON...PRIMARILY EAST OF EAGLE...
ASPEN...CRESTED BUTTE...AND TELLURIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF 35 TO 45
MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE DESERT VALLEYS OF EASTERN
UTAH...NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL COLORADO. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FORM ALONG THE HIGHER
TERRAIN...OUTFLOW WINDS MAY ENHANCE THE STRONG WIND GUSTS.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...ACCUMULATING SNOW OF A FEW
INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE ELKHEAD MOUNTAINS AND PARK RANGE.
SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAIN PASSES
AS WELL.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MAY BRING GUSTY WINDS
ON SATURDAY. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY WITH MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ABOVE 9000 FEET
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE SOUTH AND WEST THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY...INCREASING RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE WEST.
VERY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH TUESDAY
WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY RESULT IN RAPID SNOWMELT AND SIGNIFICANT
RISES IN CREEKS AND STREAMS. THE WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS IN THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WILL ALSO RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER.
SIGNIFICANT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS BEGINNING LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT.

WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS. STRONG DOWNSLOPE
WINDS LIKELY ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE MOST AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
458 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
458 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY...MAINLY OVER THE FRONT
RANGE AND ON THE CHEYENNE RIDGE NEAR THE WYOMING-COLORADO BORDER.
OTHERWISE IT WILL BE A DRIER DAY WITH NEAR AVERAGE HIGH
TEMPERATURES. A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE GREAT BASIN TODAY
WILL MOVE OVER THE STATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL SEE A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. ACROSS LOWER
ELEVATIONS...CONDITIONS WILL BE MAINLY DRY WITH WARM TEMPERATURES
ON TUESDAY...THEN COOLER TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.
THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY...
ESPECIALLY OVER FAR NORTHEAST COLORADO. WARM TEMPERATURES AND
GUSTY WINDS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY MAY ELEVATE FIRE CONDITIONS
ON THE PLAINS THOSE DAYS.

A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH COLORADO THIS WEEKEND WITH
ANOTHER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND COOLER
TEMPERATURES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
BAKER/ENTREKIN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
524 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-221030-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
524 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014 /424 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS...WILL LEAD TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. FOR LOCATION EAST OF
HIGHWAY 183 FROM SPRINGVIEW TO ANSLEY...NEAR CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
IS EXPECTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES RANGING FROM 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ON TUESDAY...A BROAD TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE
ROCKIES. A LEAD DISTURBANCE WILL PUSH INTO THE HIGH PLAINS TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO AN INCREASED THREAT FOR
THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT. AT THIS
TIME...STRONG STORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS HAIL ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AND
WEST OF HIGHWAY 61 FROM MERRIMAN TO IMPERIAL.

ON WEDNESDAY...THE MAIN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
EJECT EAST OF THE ROCKIES. AS THIS FEATURE COMBINES WITH A STRONG
COLD FRONT AND GULF MOISTURE...THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN THE
VICINITY OF THE COLD FRONT. AT THIS TIME...THE GREATEST THREAT FOR
SEVERE STORMS IS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM AINSWORTH...TO
NORTH PLATTE...TO HAYES CENTER. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL
BE THE MAIN SEVERE THREATS.

IN ADDITION TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE POSSIBLE WHICH WILL LEAD TO EXTREME TO
NEAR CRITICAL FIRE DANGER WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. AT THIS TIME...THE
MAIN AREA OF CONCERN IS ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 61 FROM MERRIMAN
TO IMPERIAL.

AFTER WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THE THREAT FOR HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

CLB

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