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Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Afternoon And Evening Over Northwest Colorado And Northeast Utah

Published 2019-08-25

A trough moving through the Northern Rockies will cause winds to increase this afternoon and combine with already hot, dry conditions and dry fuels to produce critical fire weather conditions in northwest Colorado and northeast Utah. A Red Flag Warning is in effect this afternoon and evening for those areas.

Proposed Change to NWS Grand Junction Radar - Public Input

Published 2019-08-23

The National Weather Service is proposing to lower the elevation scan of the WSR-88D Doppler Radar in Grand Junction, CO. This will allow for better scanning of the atmosphere from a radar that is located over 10,000 feet in elevation. These improvements will provide better radar coverage for much of eastern Utah and western Colorado.

Storm Summary: August 4th Lake Christine Fire Burn Scar Flooding

Published 2019-08-05

Event summary for the flooding and debris flows that occurred on the Lake Christine Fire burn scar on the evening of August 4, 2019.

A Look Back at July 2019 Weather

Published 2019-08-04

A look back at July 2019 weather across eastern Utah and western Colorado.

Monsoonal Moisture Will Bring Numerous Showers and Storms Today

Published 2019-07-31

A surge of monsoon moisture will gradually spread east today and focus precipitation over western Colorado. Light rain showers will be widespread with locally heavy showers and thunderstorms. High rain may cause rock and mud slides as well as minor flooding.

Hot and dry conditions today with critical fire weather conditions.

Published 2019-07-17

Hot temperatures will continue today with triple digit heat in some lower elevations. In addition, critical fire weather conditions will occur across most lower elevations of eastern Utah and western Colorado this afternoon and evening.

Upcoming Spotter Training Classes for 2019

Published 2019-07-12

Spotter Training Classes have been scheduled for the month of August with a few more hopefully coming in September. Keep checking the calendar and save the date.

Fourth of July Climatology

Published 2019-07-04

Check out our Fourth of July climatology for various sites across eastern Utah and western Colorado.

A Look Back at June 2019 Weather

Published 2019-07-03

A look back at June 2019 weather across eastern Utah and western Colorado.

A Look Back at the Spring 2019 Season

Published 2019-06-12

A look back at the Spring 2019 season across eastern Utah and western Colorado.