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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
614 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-231215-
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-
614 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOWER
VALLEYS. SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE MAY PRODUCE EVEN STRONGER WIND GUSTS. SHOWERS AND WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ON
WEDNESDAY.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MAY BRING STRONG AND
GUSTY WINDS ON SATURDAY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WITH
MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ABOVE 9000 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
959 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

COZ001-002-006-011-020-021-UTZ022-024-027-029-230800-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-140423T0800Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-SOUTHEAST UTAH-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...PALISADE...CEDAREDGE...DELTA...
HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
MANCOS...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...VERNAL...JENSEN...
BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...
THOMPSON SPRINGS
959 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM MDT WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH 2 AM MDT WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. ISOLATED
  STRONGER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND DEPOSIT
  ANOTHER LAYER OF DUST ON SNOW. THE STRONG WINDS WILL ESPECIALLY
  AFFECT TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT A SIGNIFICANT WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

PEOPLE...ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES... HEART
DISEASE...THE ELDERLY...AND CHILDREN ARE RECOMMENDED TO STAY
INDOORS AND AVOID PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXERCISE OR HEAVY EXERTION
DUE TO WIND-BLOWN DUST.

&&

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