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One product issued by NWS for: Grand Junction CO

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1243 PM MDT Mon May 20 2024

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Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-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-Tavaputs Plateau-
Arches/Grand Flat-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
1243 PM MDT Mon May 20 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest Colorado, southwest
Colorado, west central Colorado, east central Utah and southeast
Utah.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Warm and windy conditions today ahead of a cold front will bring
wind gusts 30 to 40 mph across the region. Near critical fire
weather conditions this afternoon are expected around the Four
Corners, where fuels remain sub-critical. Showers and
thunderstorms along the front will work through the region this
afternoon and into the overnight hours. Gusty outflows and small
hail are expected in storms today. Accumulating mountain
snows expected above 10000 feet tonight, as cold air behind the
front lowers freezing levels.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue on Tuesday
behind the front. Gusty outflow winds and small hail will remain a
threat in thunderstorms on Tuesday. Quieter conditions return
Wednesday into late week, when unsettled weather returns to the
region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report excessive wind or any observed
wind related damage to the National Weather Service in Grand
Junction.

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