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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
632 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

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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-
632 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS...MORE NUMEROUS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY...WILL OCCUR
TODAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION TODAY
AND EARLY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE LIMITED TO ABOVE 9000 FEET WITH
ANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS LIMITED TO THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ON SUNDAY.

TUESDAY...STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL FORM WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST. SOME LOWER ELEVATED MOUNTAIN AREAS MAY BE APPROACHING
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM LOW HUMIDITY AND WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
315 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

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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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...
TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...
NUCLA...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...
IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY
315 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS COULD RISE QUICKLY THIS WEEKEND...

SCATTERED TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO THIS MORNING THROUGH THE EARLY
EVENING HOURS. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM ABOUT 8500
FEET THIS MORNING TO NEAR 10000 FEET BY NOON. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO
MELT SOME OF THE WINTER SNOWPACK...THEREFORE SMALL STREAMS AND
CREEKS COULD RISE QUICKLY. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING THROUGH THE
BACKCOUNTRY OR TRAVELING NEAR LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG SMALL
DRAINAGES. PLEASE RELAY REPORTS OF RISING WATER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN GRAND JUNCTION.

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