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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
155 AM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

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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-
155 AM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions are expected over portions of
northwest Colorado this afternoon and early evening as gusty
winds combine with low humidity and dry fuels.

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this
afternoon over the eastern portion of the San Juan and Elk
mountains closest to the Continental Divide. Gusty outflow winds
and lightning are the main concerns.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Dry and hotter than normal weather will continue Friday through
next Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



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