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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1050 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO
FIRE ZONES 207 AND 290...

COZ207-290-211500-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0016.170921T1900Z-170922T0100Z/
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
1050 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT
THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 207 AND 290...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest
  Colorado Lower Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox
  Valley Forecast Area.

* WINDS...By early afternoon south winds will be increasing to
  15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in portions of Southwest
  Colorado.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts and existing fires could be difficult or
  impossible to control due to fast rates of spread.

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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gjt


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
908 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017


COZ001-002-007-008-UTZ022-027-029-211200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WI.Y.0008.170921T1800Z-170922T0300Z/
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Debeque to Silt Corridor-Central Colorado River Basin-
Southeast Utah-Arches/Grand Flat-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
908 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
  De Beque, New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle,
  Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Blanding, Moab, Castle
  Valley, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park,
   and Fry Canyon.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase by mid-morning Thursday and reach
  maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult...
  especially 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
231 PM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

CAZ560>563-566>568-210945-
/O.NEW.KPSR.WI.Y.0023.170921T1800Z-170922T0800Z/
Joshua Tree NP West-Joshua Tree NP East-Imperial County Southwest-
Salton Sea-Imperial County West-Imperial Valley-Chiriaco Summit-
Including the cities of Cottonwood Visitor,
Lost Horse-Keys Village, Mountain Spring, Desert Shores,
Coolidge Springs, Salton City, Winona, Coyote Wells, Ocotillo,
Plaster City, El Centro, Calexico, Alamorio, Brawley,
and Chiriaco Summit
231 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM Thursday to 1 AM PDT
Friday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Western Imperial County and portions of eastern
  Riverside county, including Joshua Tree National Park.

* TIMING...11 AM Thursday to 1 AM PDT Friday

* WINDS...Sustained westerly winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40
  to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions, especially for high
  profile vehicles. In addition, briefly lowered visibilities to
  well under a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Affected
  roadways include, but are not limited to, Interstate 10,
  Interstate 8, and California State Route 111.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between
30 and 40 mph are expected, or wind gusts of between 40 and
58 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. In addition, strong winds over desert
areas could result in briefly lowered visibilities to well under
a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
217 PM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

AZZ004>017-039-040-211400-
/O.NEW.KFGZ.WI.Y.0030.170921T1700Z-170922T0300Z/
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-
Black Mesa Area-Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
Including the cities of Jacob Lake, Fredonia, Page, Lees Ferry,
Grand Canyon Village, Supai, North Rim, Valle, Prescott,
Seligman, Ash Fork, Keams Canyon, Kaibito, Canyon De Chelly,
Chinle, Kayenta, Window Rock, Ganado, Wupatki N.M, .Tuba City,
Winslow, Holbrook, Snowflake, St. Johns, Springerville,
Flagstaff, Williams, Munds Park, Heber, Happy Jack, Forest Lakes,
Show Low, Greer, Pinetop, Navajo N.M., Dilkon, and Kykotsmovi
217 PM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM to 8 PM MST Thursday.

* TIMING...Winds will strengthen late Thursday morning, continuing
  into the evening hours across much of northern Arizona.

* WINDS...Southwest winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 50
  mph are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph...are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles.
Consider securing loose belongings on your property. Additional
weather information is on the web at www.weather.gov/flagstaff.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
211 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017

AZZ001-003-036-CAZ523-524-NVZ015>022-211200-
/O.NEW.KVEF.WI.Y.0039.170921T1800Z-170922T0600Z/
Northwest Plateau-Northwest Deserts-
Lake Mead National Recreation Area-Western Mojave Desert-
Eastern Mojave Desert-Lincoln County-Northeast Clark County-
Western Clark and Southern Nye County-Sheep Range-
Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon-Las Vegas Valley-
Southern Clark County-
Including Colorado City,
Pipe Spring National Monument, Tuweep, Mt Trumbell,
Western Grand Canyon, Kingman, Golden Valley, Dolan Springs,
Valentine, Wikieup, Yucca, Bullhead City, Oatman, Mohave Valley,
Barstow, Daggett, Fort Irwin, Baker, Mountain Pass,
Mitchell Caverns, Caliente, Pioche, Panaca, Hiko, Alamo, Rachel,
Mesquite, Overton, Moapa, Pahrump, Indian Springs, Desert Rock,
Amargosa Valley, The Town Of Mt Charleston, Red Rock Canyon,
Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Hoover Dam,
Laughlin, Primm, .Searchlight, and Cal-Nev-Ari
211 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017 /211 PM MST Wed Sep 20 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/ TO 11 PM
PDT /11 PM MST/ THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/ to 11 PM
PDT /11 PM MST/ Thursday.

* TIMING...Strong and gusty winds will develop late Thursday
  morning, peak in strength during the afternoon, and gradually
  subside during the evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Localized
  wind gusts to 55 mph possible in the Spring Mountains near Red
  Rock and downwind of Mount Charleston.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will create areas of blowing dust.
  Outdoor furniture and garbage cans may be blown over or blown
  away. High profile vehicles will be susceptible to strong wind
  gusts. Boaters on area lakes will be exposed to dangerous winds
  and waves which may lead to capsizing.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means strong winds gusting over 40 mph can make
driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

Boaters in the Wind Advisory area should use extreme caution when
venturing onto area lakes. Strong winds over the open waters will
make the lake water rough and hazardous...and may result in high
waves which may tip or swamp smaller craft. For your personal
safety...avoid the open waters. Stay close to shore or around
protected areas.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
211 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017

CAZ525-211200-
/O.NEW.KVEF.WI.Y.0039.170921T1800Z-170922T0800Z/
Morongo Basin-
Including Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley,
and Twentynine Palms
211 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM Thursday to 1 AM PDT
Friday.

* TIMING...Strong winds will develop Thursday afternoon and linger
  into the early morning hours.

* WINDS...25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will create areas of blowing dust.
  Outdoor furniture and garbage cans may be blown over or blown
  away. High profile vehicles will be susceptible to strong wind
  gusts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means strong winds gusting over 40 mph can make
driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
248 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

UTZ013-015-016-019>021-211100-
/O.NEW.KSLC.WI.Y.0019.170921T1800Z-170922T0300Z/
San Rafael Swell-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-
Including the cities of Green River, Hanksville, Delta, Fillmore,
Beaver, Cedar City, Milford, St George, Kanab, Escalante,
and Bullfrog
248 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday.

* AFFECTED AREA...West-central and southwest Utah, Utah`s Dixie
  and Zion National Park, south-central Utah, the Glen Canyon
  Recreation Area, and the San Rafael Swell.

* WINDS...Southwest winds 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds increasing late Thursday morning, becoming strong
  and gusty by Thursday afternoon. Winds will decrease Thursday
  evening, while turning northwesterly across west-central and
  southwest Utah.

* IMPACTS...Crosswinds may impact travel along east-west routes
  such as Highway 50 across western Utah, Highway 89 across far
  southern Utah, I-70 across the San Rafael Swell, and portions of
  I-15 across southwest Utah. Occasional reductions in visibility
  may be possible in blowing dust.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 31
mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Motorists in the advisory
area should be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds which can
make driving difficult.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential travel impacts visit...
http://udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
141 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...Increasing West to Southwest Winds Across the Mountains and
Deserts Thursday into Thursday Night...

.A deepening trough will bring increasing West-Southwest winds to
the mountain peaks to the desert floor Thursday into Thursday
night.

CAZ055-056-058-060>062-065-211300-
/O.NEW.KSGX.WI.Y.0028.170921T1800Z-170922T0800Z/
San Bernardino County Mountains-Riverside County Mountains-
San Diego County Mountains-Apple and Lucerne Valleys-
Coachella Valley-San Diego County Deserts-
San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Including the cities of Big Bear City, Julian, Victorville,
Hesperia, Apple Valley, Indio, La Quinta, Coachella,
Borrego Springs, and Desert Hot Springs
141 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from 11 AM Thursday to 1 AM PDT
Friday.

* Winds...West to Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 40 to 50
  mph.

* Timing...Thursday afternoon into Thursday night.

* Location...Mountain tops to the desert floor. Windiest along the
  desert mountain slopes and through passes.

* Visibility...Patchy blowing dust could lead to visibility
  restrictions to briefly a half mile or less across portions of
  the deserts.

* Impacts...Difficult travel for high profile vehichles and
  potential for sudden reductions in visibility.

* Outlook...Winds will gradually diminish early Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Strong winds can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Blowing dust in the deserts can lead to
restrictions in visibility. Drive with extra caution.

&&

$$
Gregoria


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
950 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-211300-
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-
950 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A cold front will linger over northwest Utah tonight. Occasional
gusty southwest winds remain possible south of the front and
gusty northwest winds are possible north of the front, mainly
through the late evening hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A strong cold front continue to move slowly across the outlook
area Thursday through Friday morning. This system will bring
widespread valley rain and mountain snow to the northern and
western outlook area with significant new snowfall in the
northern and central mountains.

Strong and gusty southwest winds will develop ahead of the front
on Thursday across the south and east.

Cool unsettled weather is expected Friday through the weekend.

.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

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
227 PM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

AZZ004>018-037>040-211400-
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-
227 PM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for Apache...Coconino...
Northern Gila...Navajo...and Yavapai Counties in Northern
Arizona.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Expect mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions today. Daytime
temperatures will be right around normal.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Windy conditions will develop Thursday and Friday as a cold front
slowly moves toward the region. A wind advisory is in effect for
most of northern Arizona on Thursday, with southwest wind gusts
in excess of 40 mph expected.

Colder conditions are expected Friday and into the weekend, with
high temperatures ranging 10 to 15 degrees below normal. Moisture
will be limited with this front, but a few showers are possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

KD

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
426 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

NMZ501>540-211100-
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 Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/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-
426 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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...Thursday through Tuesday

An upper level trough is forecast to stall west of New Mexico this
weekend steering a steady stream of moisture for showers and
thunderstorms north and northeastward across the eastern plains.
Friday afternoon through Sunday evening the potential exists for
some severe thunderstorms to develop east of the central mountain
chain where large hail, damaging winds and an isolated tornado will
be possible. Areas of heavy rain are also expected with 1-3 inches of
accumulation across much of plains, and locally over 4 inches
possible across east central and northeast areas. In addition, strong
south southwest winds are expected Friday afternoon when gusts could
reach 50 mph along and east of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near
the Colorado border.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required across portions of the eastern
plains Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
237 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-210845-
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-Flat Tops-
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-
237 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Breezy to windy conditions will persist today as a strong upper
level disturbance begins to impact the region. The strongest winds
are expected across areas north of I-70 with the peak gusts
up to 40 mph at lower elevations. Travel may be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Breezy to windy conditions will persist into the late week period
under the continued influence of the strong upper level
disturbance. A return to more unsettled weather as well as a
significant cool down is looking probable by late this week as a
cold front treks through the region which should lead to snow
levels lowering in the mountains going into the weekend,
especially further north.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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