Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1028 AM MDT Wed Mar 14 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-
1028 AM MDT Wed Mar 14 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Clouds will increase from the west today with breezy conditions
as lower valleys gust in the 20s with gusts in the 30s for
southeast Utah. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms
will develop by late afternoon over the higher terrain, spreading
into western Colorado and some valleys by evening. Gusty outflow
winds will be the primary concern with some stronger gusts up to
40 mph and potential for small hail across northeast Utah. Severe
wind gusts are no longer deemed a threat over northeast Utah this
afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms will become more widespread Thursday
with cooler air and snow in the mountains. Snow amounts of 3 to 6
inches are possible in the higher terrain, mainly above 10,000
feet MSL. The cold front and disturbance will move through the
area Thursday evening.

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


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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