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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
804 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-220015-
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
804 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...WET WEATHER TO CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY...

A STRONG SURGE OF MOISTURE WORKED THROUGH SOUTHWEST COLORADO EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING. THIS AREA OF SHOWERS WILL LIFT THROUGH WEST
CENTRAL COLORADO THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING. SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL FAVOR
EASTERN UTAH AND FAR NORTHWEST COLORADO.

TONIGHT THE NEXT ROUND OF HEAVY SHOWERS WILL MOVE INTO THE
DURANGO AREA AND THE GREATER SAN JUAN MOUNTAIN REGION.

DRIER AIR WILL BEGIN TO WORK INTO SOUTHEAST UTAH ON MONDAY BUT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN
COLORADO THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

LOCALIZED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING. NEVER DRIVE THROUGH RUNNING WATER.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
630 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-221230-
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-
630 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE THIS AFTERNOON
AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. GUSTY WINDS TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AT
THE ONSET OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SMALL HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN
WITH LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL ACCOMPANY THE STRONGER STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST DURING
THE DAY ON MONDAY AS DRIER AIR MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. SOME
CONVECTION WILL DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS BUT WILL BE
CONFINED IN AND NEAR THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

THE NEXT THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ON
FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM
SYSTEM APPROACHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OR ANY OBSERVED
FLOODING TO THE GRAND JUNCTION FORECAST OFFICE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
551 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

COZ030>051-221200-
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-
551 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY
AS MOISTURE INCREASES ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO. MOST OF THE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE OVER THE MOUNTAINS. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD
PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN...ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IN ONE TO TWO
HOURS. THIS IS MOST LIKELY IN THE MOUNTAINS WEST AND SOUTHWEST OF
DENVER. ON THE PLAINS SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL OCCUR MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THERE WILL BE A GOOD CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING THEN THINGS DRY OUT FOR THE FORECAST AREA.
HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  THERE
WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LATE DAY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR
THE MOUNTAINS ON TUESDAY. DRY CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED OVER
ALL AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. THE SLIGHT CHANCE OF LATE DAY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE MOUNTAINS FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

GIMMESTAD/RJK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
527 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-221200-
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-
527 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FAIRLY NUMEROUS ACROSS THE
OUTLOOK AREA TODAY. STORMS WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF FROM THE
SOUTHWEST LATE THIS AFTERNOON WITH THIS TREND CONTINUING INTO
TONIGHT. LOCAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOSTLY CONFINED TO THE
NORTHEASTERN HALF OF THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY AND WILL END MONDAY
EVENING.

WARM DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

SOUTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AND BECOME GUSTY ACROSS THE
WESTERN OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL SPREAD
INTO THE EASTERN OUTLOOK AREA ON FRIDAY AND CONTINUE OVER THE
WEST.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA BY THE
END OF THE WEEK.

.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 CHEYENNE WY
435 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

WYZ101>119-221045-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SHIRLEY BASIN-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
435 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...
SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY EARLY MORNING FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE VALLEYS WEST
OF THE LARAMIE RANGE. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP LATER
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.
BRIEF MODERATE RAIN...GUSTY WINDS AND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN
THREATS FROM THE THUNDERSTORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
AS A PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE ROCKIES. A FEW
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EAST OF INTERSTATE 25 MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGIC...AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CHEYENNE

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-221200-
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 SUN SEP 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WEST AND SOUTH
THIS AFTERNOON...SPREADING NORTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

MONDAY...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA.

THURSDAY...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...MAINLY FROM
ROCK SPRINGS TO CASPER.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM COULD IMPACT THE AREA
WITH THUNDERSTORMS BOTH DAYS...AND THE POSSIBILITY OF MOUNTAIN
SNOWFALL SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE URGED TO REPORT STRONG WIND GUSTS OR HAIL. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1011 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

COZ001>003-006>013-UTZ023>025-211715-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-LOWER YAMPA
RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL
COLORADO RIVER BASIN-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-CENTRAL
YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
VALLEYS-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-TAVAPUTS
PLATEAU-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
1011 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.NOW... AT 1008 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN COLORADO THIS
MORNING.  THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE AND
OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SHOWERS AT TIMES.  EXPECT SOME PONDING OF WATER
ON ROADS. SOME GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO OCCUR AS THIS PRECIPITATION
MOVES THROUGH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GLENWOOD SPRINGS...VERNAL...RIFLE...GYPSUM...CARBONDALE...NEW
CASTLE...BASALT...SILT...PALISADE...MEEKER...RANGELY...PAONIA...
PARACHUTE...COLLBRAN...DE BEQUE...DINOSAUR...MESA...RIO BLANCO...
BATTLEMENT MESA AND NAPLES.

$$

TGR

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