Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
549 AM MDT Sat Mar 17 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-
549 AM MDT Sat Mar 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Breezy and mild conditions will occur this afternoon ahead of the
next approaching storm system that will bring rain and snow to
eastern Utah this evening, spreading into western Colorado
overnight. Snow is expected to start in the mountains of northeast
Utah this afternoon, spreading into southeast Utah and western
Colorado mountains tonight. The lower valleys of eastern Utah will
see rain, changing over to and mixing in with snow this evening
and overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Widespread showers will occur Sunday morning through Sunday
evening, with about 5 to 10 inches of snow expected in the
mountains. The lower valleys will see a mix of rain and snow
throughout the day with some valleys picking up a couple inches of
snowfall through Sunday evening. Snow levels will lower to some
valley floors as the front moves through on Sunday afternoon.
Precipitation will come to an end from west to east Sunday night
into Monday morning, with the mountains of western Colorado
seeing lingering snowfall through Monday morning.

Monday through Wednesday looks drier overall as high pressure
moves in by mid-week. Temperatures will warm back to near to
above normal as this occurs. Potential exists for more unsettled
weather for the latter half of the week as another storm system
moves into the area.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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