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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
613 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-251215-
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-
613 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
COLORADO...NORTHWEST COLORADO...SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
SOUTHWEST COLORADO...WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...EAST CENTRAL UTAH...
NORTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP AND
EXPAND THIS MORNING...BECOMING NUMEROUS IN THE WESTERN COLORADO
HIGH COUNTRY. WETTING RAINS IS EXPECTED FOR MOST MOUNTAIN SPOTS.
IN THE VALLEYS...BRIEF HEAVY SHOWERS WILL ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST
THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH. FREQUENT AND
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL ACCOMPANY
THUNDERSTORMS.

LOCALIZED MUD DEBRIS FLOWS OR FALLING ROCKS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
THOSE AREAS PRONE TO SUCH ACTIVITY...LIKE STEEP TERRAIN.

MOST STORM ACTIVITY WILL DIE DOWN BY MIDNIGHT WITH SOME LINGERING
INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

EXPECT STORMS TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN ON FRIDAY WITH SOME
DRIFTING OVER VALLEY LOCATIONS THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. DRIER
AIR MOVES IN FOR THE WEEKEND WITH A DOWNTURN IN STORM ACTIVITY.
STORMS WILL STILL DEVELOP EACH AFTERNOON BUT MAINLY BE ANCHORED TO
THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EXPECT SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...PRIMARILY OVER THE MOUNTAINS...EACH
DAY. A FEW STORMS WILL DRIFT OFF THE MOUNTAINS LATE IN THE DAY AND
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF SHOWERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

A SLIGHT POSSIBILITY THAT SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED THIS
AFTERNOON...BUT NOT LIKELY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
512 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

NMZ501>540-251200-
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-
512 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FAVOR
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO TODAY AND THIS EVENING...INCLUDING THE SAN
JUAN OR TUSAS...JEMEZ...AND CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...AS WELL AS THE
NORTHWESTERN PLATEAU. SOME SLOW-MOVING STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY
SHIFT TO THE NORTHERN TIER OF NEW MEXICO FRIDAY. AN INCREASE IN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS THEN EXPECTED SATURDAY...SUNDAY...AND
THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK...ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTHEASTERN
QUADRANT OF NEW MEXICO WHERE SOME STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...HAIL...AND GUSTY WINDS IN EXCESS OF
50 MPH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY HEAVY RAINFALL OR FLOODING
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE AT 1.888.386.7637
OR VIA THE WEB AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ. SPOTTERS CAN ALSO SUBMIT
WEATHER REPORTS AND PHOTOS TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR VIA TWITTER
USING THE HASHTAG N M W X.

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