Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NZUS99 KGJT 170905 RRA
SYNGJT

FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO, HERE IS THE LATEST WEATHER
SYNOPSIS.

A WARM AND DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL BE OVER THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH
THURSDAY, BRINGING SUNNY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES AND AFTERNOON HIGHS 5
TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. AFTERNOON SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME
BREEZY, ESPECIALLY ON THURSDAY. DRY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND CRITICALLY
DRY VEGETATION WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF
WESTERN COLORADO ON THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE WEST
WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND, BRINGING A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY FOR HIGHER
ELEVATIONS. TEMPERATURES MAY COOL A FEW DEGREES, BUT WILL REMAIN
ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.



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