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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
433 AM MDT Sun Mar 18 2018

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-
433 AM MDT Sun Mar 18 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Expect widespread mountain snowfall as the latest in a series of
Pacific storms moves through the area over the next 24 hours. This
system is expected to bring from 5 to 10 inches of snow with
locally higher amounts across the mountains and generally 4 to 8
inches across the plateaus. The lower elevations will see rain,
rain mixed with snow, or snow though accumulations will be
limited to less than 3 inches in those areas receiving steady
snowfall as temperatures limit amounts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Potential exists for more unsettled weather for the latter half
of the week as another storm system moves into the area.


Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.





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