Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
316 PM MDT Sun Apr 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-
316 PM MDT Sun Apr 15 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Critical fire weather conditions are expected Monday afternoon
and evening ahead of a strong cold front that will be passing
through on Tuesday. Winds gusting 45 to 60 mph and relative
humidity below 15 percent will be widespread. Red Flag Warnings
and Wind Advisories are in effect for parts of the area Monday
afternoon and evening. See www.weather.gov/gjt for further

Scattered to numerous rain and snow showers, mainly over the
mountains will occur Tuesday with light snow accumulations above
6500 feet. Freezing temperatures are possible Wednesday morning for
lower valleys that have vegetation in a tender state. Another
windy day is expected on Thursday with more rain and snow possible


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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