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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
417 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

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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-
417 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected for
areas north of the I-70 corridor through this evening. Localized,
brief critical fire weather conditions are likely south of the
I-70 corridor.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Wednesday: Expect scattered thunderstorms over the central and
southern mountains of western Colorado during the afternoon and
evening. Localized, brief critical fire weather conditions are
possible, mainly south of the I-70 corridor.

Thursday: Strong and gusty southwest winds may bring a return of
widespread and prolonged critical fire weather conditions to much
of the region. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible
over the Elkhead, Park and Flat Top Mountains.

Friday: Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible, mainly
over the northern and central Colorado mountains. Localized,
brief critical fire weather conditions are possible across the
Four Corners region. Expect accumulating snow above treeline in
the northern mountains.

Saturday and Sunday: Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the
mountains of the Continental Divide. Additional snow will fall
across the northern and central Colorado mountains with total
accumulations up to 6 inches for areas above 10,000 feet.
Localized, brief critical fire weather conditions are possible
across the Four Corners region.

Monday: Isolated afternoon thunderstorms are possible along the
Continental Divide.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



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