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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
400 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

AZZ105-109-110-112>114-140-241900-
/O.CON.KFGZ.FW.A.0005.140425T1900Z-140426T0200Z/
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
109)-CHINLE VALLEY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 112)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
113)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
114)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
140)-
400 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS...AND MARBLE AND GLEN CANYON DUE TO STRONG
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* AFFECTED AREA...LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...NORTHEAST
  PLATEAUS...AND THE GLEN AND MARBLE CANYON AREAS.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED FROM
  NOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING FRIDAY.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
400 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

AZZ111-139-241900-
/O.EXA.KFGZ.FW.A.0005.140425T1900Z-140426T0200Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111)-
BLACK MESA AREA (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 139)-
400 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...BLACK MESA...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE
  PLATEAU.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED FROM
  NOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING FRIDAY.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
353 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING AND SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST
CENTRAL PLAINS...AND SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE
TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.AS SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO STRONG
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS...HIGH HAINES AND ABOVE AVERAGE HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW
MEXICO FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES
FRIDAY NIGHT WILL LEAD INTO A DAY OF VERY STRONG WINDS
SATURDAY...CONTINUING THE POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL CONDITIONS.

NMZ103-104-106>108-242130-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0028.140426T1600Z-140427T0300Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0027.140425T1800Z-140426T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS/EASTERN CARSON AND SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107
SANDIA-MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS/EASTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
353 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AND MIDDLE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY. CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. CRITICAL CONDITIONS MAY REDEVELOP MID
  MORNING SATURDAY THEN PERSIST UNTIL AFTER SUNSET SATURDAY
  EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AND WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH  FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
  MPH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 6 TO 10 PERCENT FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND 7 TO 12 PERCENT SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1215 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-242145-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
1215 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION AND STRONG WINDS THIS WEEKEND...

A STRONG LATE SEASON WINTRY STORM WILL BRING STRONG WINDS AND
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS TO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL BECOME GUSTY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. MOISTURE INCREASES OVER
THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. COLDER UNSETTLED AIR
ON SATURDAY BRINGS INCREASING SHOWERS WITH LATE-DAY THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS.

SNOW LEVELS PLUMMET SATURDAY EVENING WHEN A STRONG COLD FRONT
SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW
IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH ACCUMULATION INTO THE HIGHER VALLEYS. SNOW
SHOWERS MAY LINGER IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS
INTO MONDAY.

TRAVEL THIS WEEKEND MAY BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS
AND POSSIBLY EVEN HIGHER VALLEY LOCATIONS DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS ON THIS DEVELOPING
WEATHER SYSTEM AT OUR WEBSITE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GJT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1045 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ030>051-251645-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1045 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

IT WILL BE DRY AND MILD TODAY. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST
TO 30 MPH ALONG THE WYOMING BORDER AND NORTHEAST PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

IT WILL BE DRY AND WARM WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...
INCREASING WINDS...AND HIGHER FIRE DANGER OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS
ON FRIDAY AND EVEN MORE SATURDAY...MAINLY SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM
STERLING TO LIMON DUE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY.

BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MAY
BEGIN TO IMPACT THE AREA. FAR NORTHEAST COLORADO COULD SEE
CONVECTION SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING WITH A SEVERE STORM
POSSIBLE...BUT THE MAIN THREAT OF ANY SEVERE WEATHER SHOULD STAY
FARTHER EAST INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS STATES. IN THE MOUNTAINS...
HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW AND HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.
IN LOWER ELEVATIONS...LOOK FOR A GOOD CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS...WITH TEMPERATURES TURNING COLD ENOUGH FOR A
LITTLE SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED IN SUNDAY EVENING INTO THE NIGHT.

COOL WEATHER WILL THEN PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK
ALONG WITH A SMALL CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
D_L/KRIEDERMAN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
632 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-251200-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
632 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST TODAY ALLOWING A MILD SOUTHWESTERLY
FLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ANOTHER VIGOROUS SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA
LATE IN THE WEEK THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. AHEAD OF THIS
SYSTEM GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN UTAH DURING THE DAY FRIDAY...WITH LOCAL WIND GUSTS
NEAR 45 MPH POSSIBLE. WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND ACCUMULATING
MOUNTAIN SNOW IS EXPECTED BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT ACROSS WESTERN
UTAH...AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY AREAWIDE...AS THIS
SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH THE REGION. SNOW LEVELS IN THE 9000 TO 10000
FOOT RANGE FRIDAY AFTERNOON WILL GRADUALLY FALL TO NEAR 6000 FEET
DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES OFF TO THE EAST
PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY WIND DOWN SATURDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
506 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

AZZ004>018-037>040-250700-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
506 AM MST THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ON FRIDAY....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS FROM 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AND WEST NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM
NAVAJO NATIONAL MONUMENT TO WINSLOW TO FLAGSTAFF WEST THROUGH
SELIGMAN ARIZONA LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY EVENING. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEAST ARIZONA. SEE
PHXRFWFGZ FOR DETAILS.

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. A STRONG LATE SEASON COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN ARIZONA. VERY STRONG SOUTH SOUTHWEST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THE FRONT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW ARE
FORECAST WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. SNOW LEVELS SHOULD
FALL TO AROUND 5500 FEET LATE SATURDAY MORNING IN COCONINO AND
YAVAPAI COUNTIES. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AT THIS TIME...LOOK TO BE 2
TO 5 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET AND 4 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET.
BETWEEN 5000 TO 8000 FEET GROUND AND SURFACE TEMPERATURES WILL BE
WARM ENOUGH TO ALLOW FOR RAPID MELTING OF SNOW ESPECIALLY DURING
BREAKS BETWEEN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS. SO SNOW ACCUMULATION BETWEEN
5000 TO 8000 FOOT ELEVATION WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS TO CONTINUE SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN TAPERING OFF EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING.

ON SUNDAY...EXPECT CLEARING CONDITIONS FROM WEST TO EAST WITH GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED UNTIL FRIDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
601 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-251215-
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-
601 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
COLORADO...NORTHWEST COLORADO...SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
SOUTHWEST COLORADO...WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...UT...EAST CENTRAL
UTAH...NORTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOME HIGH CLOUDS TODAY...BUT NO HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY OR
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY APPROACH CRITICAL FOR SOME
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO...DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY AND
INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS.

THIS WEEKEND...A POTENTIALLY STRONG SPRING STORM WILL BRING
STRONG GUSTY WINDS TO THE REGION ON SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
HIGHER VALLEYS. SNOW SHOWERS MAY CONTINUE INTO MONDAY...ESPECIALLY
FOR NORTHWEST COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-251200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

BREEZY SOUTHWEST WIND COMBINED WITH DRY CONDITIONS EAST OF THE
DIVIDE COULD LEAD TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL BURNING
TODAY. THOSE WHO PLAN ON CONDUCTING BURNS ARE URGED TO CHECK THE
FORECAST BEFORE DOING SO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...BREEZY AND WARM EAST OF THE DIVIDE...WITH ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE
WEST. WESTERN MOUNTAIN PASSES COULD BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...
ESPECIALLY FROM BURSTS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL FROM SHOWER ACTIVITY.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL POSSIBLE.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
854 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ033>036-241800-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING...CAMERON PASS...LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...
RABBIT EARS RANGE...ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...
WILLOW CREEK PASS...BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...
EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...
EISENHOWER TUNNEL...INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...
MOUNT EVANS...WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK...
ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...
CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
854 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE HIGH MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THROUGH THE
MORNING.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
854 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ038-241800-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN
854 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHERN LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES NEAR THE
WYOMING BORDER THROUGH THE MORNING.

$$

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