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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
309 AM MDT Mon May 29 2023

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-
309 AM MDT Mon May 29 2023

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

With high pressure building overhead, expect isolated afternoon
thunderstorms across northeast Utah and northwest Colorado,
favoring the higher terrain. Gusty winds will be the main threat,
though frequent lightning, small hail, and brief heavy rain will
still be possible. Activity will diminish after sunset or shortly
after. Localized red flag conditions will be possible today due
to increased winds and low humidities, though fuels are not

Rivers and creeks continue to run high due to snowmelt for much
of the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

The high pressure breaks down Tuesday with isolated thunderstorms
possible across the northern mountains and along the Continental
Divide. Wednesday onwards will see showers and thunderstorms
increasing as the next system approaches and moves through with
storms becoming widespread across eastern Utah and Western
Colorado by Friday. Localized red flag conditions will be possible
each afternoon through Wednesday due to increased winds and low
humidities, though fuels are not critical.

Rivers and creeks will continue to run high for much of the area
through early June due to snowmelt.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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