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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
228 AM MDT Sun Jun 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-
228 AM MDT Sun Jun 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Deep moisture remains in place today with scattered showers
continuing through the morning hours. Thunderstorms will continue
over southwest Colorado and track towards the 416 Fire this
morning, causing concerns for flash flooding. Flash flooding
concerns lessen by late morning into the afternoon, but locally
heavy rainfall will remain possible as storms redevelop across
much of the area this afternoon. Drier air moves in from the
west and southwest late afternoon into the evening, pushing shower
activity towards the northeast and out of the region by midnight.
Temperatures will be much cooler today due to increased clouds and

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Dry conditions remain Monday through mid-week with afternoon
storms possible late next week, favoring the higher terrain.
Temperatures will make a return towards normal next week as
conditions dry out.


Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to relay rainfall amounts or any observed
flooding to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction.


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