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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
402 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211300-
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
402 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN
ON TUESDAY. AS THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
NORTHWEST...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD OVER
EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS 35
TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS OVER EXPOSED
HIGHER TERRAIN. 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 NORTH PLATTE NE
332 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-212045-
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-
332 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 /232 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

AS GULF MOISTURE BEGINS TO RETURN TO THE AREA...A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
TUESDAY NIGHT. A STRONG OR ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THE ACTIVITY. LARGE HAIL OR DAMAGING WIND WOULD BE
THE MAIN THREATS IF A STORM BECOMES SEVERE.

STRONG OR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING...AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM
CROSSES THE AREA. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS THAT THE MAIN SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM THREAT AREA WILL BE EAST OF A LINE FROM AINSWORTH TO
BRADY TO MCCOOK.

.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)

$$

TAYLOR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1101 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ030>051-211715-
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-
1101 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR IN
THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON. THE AIRMASS IS MORE
STABLE ON THE PLAINS...BUT ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
STILL POSSIBLE AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

MOUNTAIN AND FOOTHILL SHOWERS AND STORMS MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY...WITH
A QUICK QUARTER INCH OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES...AND UP TO 2
INCHES OF SNOW AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 10500 FEET.

THE AIRMASS WILL STABILIZE THIS EVENING WITH SHOWERS COMING TO AN
END BY LATE EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL CONTINUE SEEING A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. WEATHER ON THE
PLAINS WILL BE MAINLY DRY WITH WARM TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY...THEN
COOLER TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. WARM TEMPERATURES
AND GUSTY WINDS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY MAY ELEVATE FIRE
CONDITIONS ON THE PLAINS THOSE DAYS. NO OTHER HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

BARJENBRUCH/DANKERS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
635 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-211300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
635 AM MDT (735 AM CDT) SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AS A WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
AREA. STORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED TO BECOME SEVERE...BUT A STRONG
STORM OR TWO IS POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
AS WELL AS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WHEN AN UPPER LEVEL
SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE REGION.  WIDESPREAD SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING
HOURS. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ON THURSDAY...BEHIND
THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT...WHEN WINDS COULD GUST OVER 50 MPH
ACROSS THE WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
609 AM MDT SUN APR 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-
609 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS WESTERN COLORADO. MOST OF THESE SHOWERS WILL STAY CONFINED
TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN...ALTHOUGH AN ISOLATED SHOWERS OR STORM MAY
BRIEFLY DRIFT OVER A VALLEY. SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE ENDING
EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

TUESDAY...STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL FORM WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST. WIND GUSTS REACHING 40 TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE EASTERN UTAH DESERT TO WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST COLORADO.
SOME LOWER ELEVATED MOUNTAIN AREAS MAY BE APPROACHING CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM LOW HUMIDITY AND WINDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM OVER WESTERN COLORADO IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-211100-
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 SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE SOUTH OF A MARBLETON TO KAYCEE LINE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

MONDAY NIGHT AND 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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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