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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
336 AM MDT Mon Oct 2 2023

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-
336 AM MDT Mon Oct 2 2023

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms will continue this morning and will
drift eastward through the day as a closed low and surface cold
front approach from the west. Convection will start favoring
the Continental Divide for the afternoon and evening hours.
The cold front will move through overnight bringing subfreezing
temperatures to the northern valleys and possibly the higher
central valleys. Freeze Watches remain in effect for Tuesday

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Pieces of energy will drop down from the northwest Tuesday and may
produce some light precip along the CO/WY border. Elsewhere, cool
temps and partly cloudy skies will be the rule. High pressure then
builds in with warming temperatures heading into the weekend.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


Freeze Warning

National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
909 PM MDT Mon Oct 2 2023

Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Upper Yampa River Basin-
Including the cities of Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
and Steamboat Springs
909 PM MDT Mon Oct 2 2023


* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 expected.

* WHERE...Lower Yampa River Basin, Central Yampa River Basin and
  Upper Yampa River Basin.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM MDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
  sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor


Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.



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