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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
437 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-071045-
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-
437 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL SWEEP OVER THE
REGION AGAIN TODAY INTO TONIGHT AS REMNANTS OF THE PACIFIC LOW
LINGER. STRONGER STORM CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE OF GENERATING BRIEF
HEAVY RAIN AND WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH. EXPECT SNOW IN THE HIGH
PASSES ABOVE 10000 FEET...MAINLY THIS MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...MILDER WITH DECREASED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. PRECIPITATION LARGELY CONFINED TO THE HIGHER
TERRAIN.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE AS
ANOTHER PACIFIC SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE AREA.

MONDAY AND TUESDAY...DECREASED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
IMPACTING MAINLY THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
905 PM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

COC029-037-045-051-077-097-070415-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EAGLE CO-DELTA CO-MESA CO-PITKIN CO-GUNNISON CO-GARFIELD CO-
905 PM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1015 PM MDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN EAGLE...DELTA...MESA...WESTERN PITKIN...
NORTHWESTERN GUNNISON AND SOUTHERN GARFIELD COUNTIES...

AT 901 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED LESS INTENSE RAIN SHOWERS
DURING THE PAST HOUR.  STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY WASH BEDS THAT HAVE
BEEN RUNNING HIGH WILL BE RECEDING FOR THE REST OF THE NIGHT.  SOME
SHOWERS WILL PERSIST DURING THE NEXT HOUR...THEREFORE THE URBAN AND
SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES.  MANY AREAS HAVE RECEIVED
0.50 TO 1.50 INCHES OF RAIN DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
GRAND JUNCTION...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...FRUITA...RIFLE...DELTA...
GYPSUM...CARBONDALE...NEW CASTLE...BASALT...ORCHARD CITY...SILT...
PALISADE...CEDAREDGE...PAONIA...PARACHUTE...COLLBRAN...DE BEQUE...
MARBLE...SNOWMASS AND MESA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3861 10906 3941 10905 3975 10694 3894 10691

$$

PF




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