Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
541 AM MDT Tue Jun 22 2021

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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-
541 AM MDT Tue Jun 22 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Widespread critical fire weather conditions redevelop this
afternoon due to dry surface conditions and gusty winds developing
during peak heating. Meanwhile, relative humidity remains
dangerously low and drought stressed vegetation extremely dry.
Temperatures will remain hot, but not as extreme as last week.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

After a period of dry weather, thunderstorms return over the
higher terrain during the latter half of the week. Gusty outflow
winds and lightning are the primary concerns, as initial storm
development will produce minimal rain reaching the ground. Expect
an increase in coverage Thursday into Friday as additional
moisture is pumped into the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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