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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
605 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-291315-
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-
605 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS WILL EXIST ACROSS WESTERN
COLORADO TODAY. LITTLE TO NO SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN
THE HIGH COUNTRY. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE CHANCE FOR MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN WILL BE INCREASING
OVER SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO ON THURSDAY EVENING.
THE CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN CONTINUES FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY...WITH RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY OVER SOUTHWEST COLORADO ON
FRIDAY. THE SNOW LEVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 8000 TO 9000 FEET
WITH POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. TOTAL STORM
ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS COULD RANGE FROM 4 TO
8 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED SPOTS REACHING 12 INCHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
820 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

AZZ004>018-037>040-291330-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
820 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

HIGH CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A LOW PRESSURE CENTER OFF THE BAJA COAST WILL STRENGTHEN AND IMPACT
ARIZONA FROM LATE THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. THIS STORM HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL OR A
WATER EQUIVALENT OF RAIN AND MELTED SNOW.

CURRENT PROJECTIONS KEEP THE SNOW LEVEL AT OR ABOVE 8000 TO 8500
FEET THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...THEN FALLING TO AROUND 7000
FEET BY MIDDAY SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE OVER
PORTIONS OF THE AREA ABOVE 8000 TO 9000 FEET. A WINTER STORM WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE WHITE MOUNTAINS...SEE TEXT PRODUCT PHXWSWFGZ
FOR DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1102 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

COZ030>051-291815-
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-
1102 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS IN THE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT. ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE ON THE
LIGHT SIDE...GENERALLY UNDER 2 INCHES. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL GUST UP TO 60 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS AND UP 45
MPH OVER THE PLAINS...ESPECIALLY THE EASTERN HALF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WILL COVER THE OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY WITH JUST A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.

THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA HAS A CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AS ANOTHER SYSTEM CROSSES THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES. LATEST INDICATIONS SUGGEST THAT THIS SYSTEM MAY BE
MOVING FURTHER SOUTH THAN EARLIER PREDICTED. THIS WOULD LESSEN
THE PRECIPITATION THREAT ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND IN THE
NORTHERN REACHES OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. THE SYSTEM WILL BRING
COOLER TEMPERATURES AS WELL WITH ANY PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS BEING
MODEST AT BEST.

BRISK NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BE OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA LATER
SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THERE MAY BE A CHANCE FOR SOME SNOW IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY ON MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
609 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

NMZ501>540-291300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
609 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AFTER A COLD FRONT ARRIVES INTO NEW MEXICO TONIGHT...A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN DEVELOP NEAR THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA ON
THURSDAY. THIS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR A FAIRLY WIDESPREAD AND LONG
DURATION PRECIPITATION EVENT ACROSS NEW MEXICO LATE THURSDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY. WHILE SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY BE RELATIVELY
HIGH...PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEASTERN PLAINS COULD RECEIVE SOME LIGHT
ACCUMULATION WITH MANY OF THE CENTRAL TO WESTERN MOUNTAINS
OBSERVING SIGNIFICANT AND HEAVY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS. THE
HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WOULD GENERALLY FAVOR LOCATIONS ABOVE 8000
TO 9000 FEET IN CENTRAL TO WESTERN NEW MEXICO.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
525 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-291300-
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-
525 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM FOR THE TETON
AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS IN FAR WEST WYOMING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL OCCUR IN THE WEST UNTIL LATE
MORNING...ENDING EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. EAST OF THE DIVIDE...AREAS
OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL OCCUR...ENDING FROM NORTH TO SOUTH BY
EVENING. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 9 AM
ACROSS THE EASTERN BIG HORN BASIN...WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE HOVERING
AROUND FREEZING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING...WITH VISIBILITIES AT A FEW
LOCATIONS DECREASING TO BELOW A HALF MILE...WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS EAST OF THE DIVIDE AS WELL A IN THE JACKSON AND STAR
VALLEYS WEST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...OR ANY ICE
ACCUMULATION.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
436 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-291300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
436 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER THIS MORNING
ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH...WITH THE BEST CHANCE COMING NORTH OF I-80.
LITTLE IF ANY ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
HIGHER TERRAIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST
DURING THE LATTER PORTION OF THE WEEK INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.
THIS SYSTEM WILL SPREAD WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TWO THIRDS OF UTAH BEGINNING THURSDAY
NIGHT...AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE ENDING SATURDAY.
SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS LIKELY ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN UTAH. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN NEAR 7000
FEET...BUT MAY FALL AS LOW AS 6000 FEET AT TIMES. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BRING AN END TO PRECIPITATION LATE SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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