Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
538 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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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-FLATTOPS-
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-
538 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...NUMEROUS WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT
FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MOISTURE WRAPPING AROUND A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER SOUTHERN
COLORADO WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW TO
EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT. EXPECT LOCALLY
HEAVY SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS WHERE OVER A FOOT MAY ACCUMULATE BY
MIDDAY SATURDAY. THE VALLEYS CAN EXPECT MAINLY RAIN...WITH SOME
SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED IN ABOVE 5000 FEET THIS MORNING.

FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE IN THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION TONIGHT...WITH OTHER LOWER VALLEYS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE
FREEZING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE THREAT OF SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. SCATTERED
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE VALLEYS...WITH SNOW
LEVELS DROPPING AT NIGHT TO AROUND 5000 FEET AND RISING DURING
THE DAY TO AROUND 8000 FEET. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL REMAIN IN THE
REGION THROUGH LATE NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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