Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
447 AM MDT Thu Mar 15 2018

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-Flat Tops-
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-
447 AM MDT Thu Mar 15 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms this morning, will
increase in coverage this afternoon, becoming more widespread with
periods of rain in the valleys and snow mainly above 10,000 feet.
Snow levels will lower late this afternoon into the evening to
mountain bases as the cold front moves through. Periods of heavy
rain and/or snow as well as blowing snow in the mountains will
cause travel impacts, especially during the evening commute. 4 to
8 inches of snow, with locally higher amounts, is expected over
most mountain areas of western Colorado mainly above 9,000 feet
with lesser amounts below this level.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A break will occur Friday through Saturday afternoon, with
another trough of low pressure bringing more unsettled weather
Saturday evening through Sunday evening. Dry conditions resume
for the early part of next week.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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