weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for: Grand Junction CO
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
449 AM MDT Wed Jun 19 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-201200-
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-
449 AM MDT Wed Jun 19 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A passing shower or brief storm is possible over the Continental
Divide. Outside of that, sunny and dry conditions expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Some gusty winds will increase fire weather concerns on Thursday
for southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado. A Fire Weather
Watch has been issued for Thursday afternoon and evening to
account for expected critical fire weather conditions. Showers
and storms return Friday and Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
339 AM MDT Wed Jun 19 2019

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207 IN COLORADO AND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203,
290 AND 292 BELOW 6500 FEET IN COLORADO AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 490
IN EASTERN UTAH...

.Strong wind gusts above 35 mph will combine with relative
humidity values below 15% and dry fuels tomorrow afternoon.
Critical fire weather conditions will be possible during the
afternoon and early evening hours.

COZ203-290-292-192300-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0003.190620T1800Z-190621T0300Z/
Lower Colorado River-Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
North Fork Forecast Area-
339 AM MDT Wed Jun 19 2019

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203, 290 AND 292 BELOW 6500 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...

     In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower Colorado River
                  Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley Forecast
                  Area
                  Fire Weather Zone 292 North Fork Forecast Area
                  below 6500 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 to 18 percent.

* IMPACTS...Should these conditions develop, rapid rates of fire
  growth and spread are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gjt




U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE