Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
514 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 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-
514 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...Red Flag Warnings are in effect for many of the valleys of
west-central and southwest Colorado this afternoon and evening...

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions are expected this 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 this afternoon and
evening. See www.weather.gov/gjt for further details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

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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