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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
342 AM MDT Sat May 27 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-
342 AM MDT Sat May 27 2023

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms will develop over the higher terrain of
northeastern Utah and northwestern Colorado this afternoon with
coverage less than previous days. Gusty winds will be the main
threat, though frequent lightning and brief heavy rain will still
be possible. Activity will diminish after sunset or shortly after.
Localized red flag conditions will be possible this afternoon due
to increased winds and low humidities, though fuels are not

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Showers and thunderstorms are possible each afternoon and evening
through early next week over the Uinta Mountains and along the
Divide in Colorado through Tuesday. Beginning Wednesday, showers
and thunderstorms will spread west from the Divide, becoming
widely scattered across eastern Utah and Western Colorado by
Friday. Rivers and creeks will continue to run high through early
June due to snowmelt for much of the area. Localized red flag
conditions will be possible each afternoon through Wednesday due
to increased winds and low humidities, though fuels are not


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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