Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
308 AM MDT Fri May 25 2018

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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-
308 AM MDT Fri May 25 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Dry and very warm to hot conditions will occur today with sunny
skies. Near record highs are possible across the region.
Otherwise, no hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Dry conditions with very warm to hot temperatures will continue
on Saturday with near record highs possible once again. Winds
will increase on Saturday ahead of an approaching storm system,
leading to critical fire weather conditions for much of western
Colorado. A Red Flag Warning is in effect for all areas where
fuels are deemed critical.

The chance for precipitation will slowly increase Sunday into
early next week as this storm system lifts to the north and east
of the area, with isolated storms favoring higher terrain across
the north at this time. Storms will be more of the dry variety
with gusty outflow winds and lightning the main concerns.
Temperatures Sunday through early next week with be cooler, yet
still warm and a few degrees above normal.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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