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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
446 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ207-290-011900-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0001.150401T1800Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0001.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
DURANGO FORECAST AREA-PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-
446 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 BELOW 8000 FEET AND ZONE 290...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 BELOW 8000 FEET AND ZONE 290...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207
  BELOW 8000 FEET...THE DURANGO FORECAST AREA...AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 290 THE PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH TODAY...
  BECOMING WEST ON THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
  GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL MAKE ANY FIRES DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

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

&&

$$

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

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
311 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...NORTHWEST AND NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW
SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS/LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT
INSTABILITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOWPACK DUE TO
STRONG WINDS/LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT INSTABILITY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDING ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES...A VERY DRY AIRMASS AND GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS WESTERN AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A LARGE AND POTENTIALLY MORE
SIGNIFICANT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER EVENT IS EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY
ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MOST OF THE LOWLANDS ARE
STILL IN THE PRE GREENUP STATE SO FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER
THE EXPECTED ATMOSPHERIC AND FUEL CONDITIONS. FIRE DANGER IS LOWER
ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN AREAS BUT THE LOWER ELEVATION RANGES OF THE
MOUNTAINS SHOULD SEE HIGH FIRE DANGER.

NMZ101-102-106-109-011400-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0005.150402T1800Z-150403T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0004.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
NORTHWEST PLATEAU/FARMINGTON BLM/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS/WESTERN CARSON-SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
311 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...THIS INCLUDES THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND
  WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS BELOW BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK AS WELL
  AS THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WESTERLY 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS BETWEEN 5 AND 8 PERCENT LOWLANDS
  AND 9 TO 15 PERCENT HIGHLANDS.

* 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 RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$
50/42


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
446 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ207-290-011900-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0001.150401T1800Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0001.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
DURANGO FORECAST AREA-PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-
446 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 BELOW 8000 FEET AND ZONE 290...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 BELOW 8000 FEET AND ZONE 290...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207
  BELOW 8000 FEET...THE DURANGO FORECAST AREA...AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 290 THE PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH TODAY...
  BECOMING WEST ON THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
  GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL MAKE ANY FIRES DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

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

&&

$$

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

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
301 AM MST WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT ON THURSDAY FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM
MST FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

AZZ109>114-116-117-139-140-020100-
/O.CON.KFGZ.FW.A.0001.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
109)-CHINLE VALLEY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110)-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111)-
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)-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 116)-
WHITE MOUNTAINS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 117)-
BLACK MESA AREA (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 139)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
140)-
301 AM MST WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...

* AFFECTED AREA...MOGOLLON RIM AND WHITE MOUNTAINS NORTHWARD TO
  THE FOUR CORNERS REGION.

* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING EXCEEDING
  CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THRESHOLDS FROM 10 AM THURSDAY THROUGH 8
  PM MST.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ024-027-012130-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY TO CAUSE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER...

WEST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY NEAR 15
PERCENT CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS
LINCOLN COUNTY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL MAKE AGRICULTURAL BURNING
DIFFICULT. DELAY AGRICULTURAL BURNING UNTIL A DAY WITH LIGHTER
WINDS AND HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ028>030-012130-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY TO CAUSE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER...

WEST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY NEAR 15
PERCENT CAN BE EXPECTED AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS
SWEETWATER COUNTY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL MAKE AGRICULTURAL BURNING
DIFFICULT. DELAY AGRICULTURAL BURNING UNTIL A DAY WITH LIGHTER WINDS
AND HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY.


$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ019-012130-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY TO CAUSE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER...

WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY NEAR 15 PERCENT CAN BE EXPECTED AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS THE GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL MAKE AGRICULTURAL BURNING DIFFICULT. DELAY
AGRICULTURAL BURNING UNTIL A DAY WITH LIGHTER WINDS AND HIGHER
RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ025-026-012130-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY TO CAUSE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER...

WEST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY NEAR 15
PERCENT CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS
SUBLETTE COUNTY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL MAKE AGRICULTURAL BURNING
DIFFICULT. DELAY AGRICULTURAL BURNING UNTIL A DAY WITH LIGHTER
WINDS AND HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ016>018-012130-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
302 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY TO CAUSE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER...

ERRATIC WINDS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT TO 20 PERCENT CAN BE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN. THESE CONDITIONS
WILL MAKE AGRICULTURAL BURNING DIFFICULT. DELAY AGRICULTURAL BURNING
UNTIL A DAY WITH LIGHTER WINDS AND HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

$$

JB/KA


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-021100-
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-
500 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY WEST WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE WILDFIRE RISK
ACROSS SWEETWATER AND SUBLETTE COUNTIES. PLEASE AVOID
AGRICULTURAL AND DEBRIS BURNING IN THESE AREAS TODAY.

OTHERWISE...COOLER TEMPERATURES WITH RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE
IN THE NORTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS TODAY WITH AN OUTSIDE CHANCE FOR A
THUNDERSTORM. EXPECT SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS IN THE STRONGER SHOWERS
AND REMEMBER...WHEN THUNDER ROARS...GO INDOORS!

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

SUNDAY...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS COULD POTENTIALLY INCREASE FIRE
DANGER AHEAD OF A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
340 AM MST WED APR 1 2015

AZZ004>018-037>040-020700-
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-
340 AM MST WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH AND DRY COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH NORTHERN
ARIZONA TODAY. EXPECT SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 35 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. LOOK FOR SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF
35 TO 45 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
MOGOLLON RIM TOWARDS THE FOUR CORNERS.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF NORTHEAST ARIZONA
THURSDAY...SEE PHXRFWFGZ FOR DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
559 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NMZ501>540-011200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
559 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

STRONG WEST WINDS WILL GUST FROM 30 TO A LITTLE OVER 40 MPH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON MAINLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND
ADJACENT SECTIONS OF THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS AS WELL AS A PORTION
OF WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...THEN GUSTING FROM 30 TO NEARLY 50
MPH THURSDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS NEARLY ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO FROM THE ARIZONA LINE EAST TO AT LEAST THE WESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE PLAINS. IN THIS LARGE PORTION OF THE STATE BOTH
DAYS AREAS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE
LIKELY...ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES IN BLOWING DUST.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

43

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
552 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-011200-
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-
552 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON COULD INCREASE THE
RISK OF AGRICULTURAL OR DITCH BURNS ESCAPING. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. LITTLE RAIN IS EXPECTED BUT
OUTFLOW WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

GUSTY WINDS CONTINUE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN MOST VALLEYS
THURSDAY...FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
551 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-011300-
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-
551 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE AREAWIDE AHEAD OF THE COLD
FRONT TODAY AND REMAIN STRONG ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH BEHIND THE
FRONT TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ACROSS NORTHWEST
UTAH LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT WITH GUSTS OVER 50
MPH EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT AND REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK.
FREEZING NIGHTTIME TEMPERATURES ARE A GOOD POSSIBILITY ACROSS
MANY AREAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A HARD FREEZE IS
POSSIBLE IN THE OUTLYING AREAS OF MAINLY NORTHERN UTAH ESPECIALLY
ON THURSDAY NIGHT. SHOULD THESE TEMPERATURES MATERIALIZE...THERE
WOULD BE A THREAT TO SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

.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

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