Sat, 25 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 77°, L: 47°

Grand Junction’s weather conditions for today, created at 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 77. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 47. Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Then later, Sunday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Sunrise today will be at 5:53 am and the sun will set at 8:28 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. A few showers and storms are possible over the Uinta mountains this afternoon. The rest of the CWA will remain dry and sunny. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Moisture returns to the region Monday through mid week as another storm system moves across the region. Cooler temperatures are expected with lower elevation rain and mountain snow possible Monday night into Tuesday morning. Drier and warmer conditions return for the latter half of the week. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Fri, 24 May: Partly sunny, with Hazards – H: 66°, L: 44°

Today’s Grand Junction Colorado weather conditions, reported at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Today, partly sunny, with a high near 66. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 44. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 75. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Then, Saturday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 48. Sunrise today will be at 5:54 am and the sun will set at 8:28 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Isolated showers and thunderstorms will develop over the high terrain this afternoon, mainly across northeast Utah and northwest Colorado. Elsewhere, dry and milder conditions will return with mostly sunny skies. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Dry southwest flow this weekend will bring warmer temperatures closer to normal with mostly sunny skies. Moisture returns to the region Monday through mid week as another storm system moves across the region. Cooler temperatures are expected with lower elevation rain and mountain snow possible on Monday night into Tuesday morning. Drier and warmer conditions return for the latter half of the week. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Thu, 23 May: Showers likely, with Hazards – L: 45°, H: 56°

Today’s forcast for Grand Junction Colorado, reported at 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Overnight, showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Next, Thursday, periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. High near 56. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Thursday Night, scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Then, Friday, isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 10%. Sunrise today will be at 5:55 am and the sun will set at 8:27 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. A storm system and cold front will move across the region today, with widespread valley rain, high elevation snow and scattered thunderstorms. Significant accumulations are expected across the eastern Utah mountains, Grand Mesa and San Juans above 8000 feet. The heaviest precipitation is expected with the cold front. Conditions will improve this evening as the system moves out and skies clear. Freezing temperatures are possible in the southwest Colorado valleys tonight. Please visit our website at weather. gov/gjt for the latest information. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible Friday mainly up north. Overall, dry southwest flow returns this weekend with milder temperatures near normal. Cooler, wet and unsettled weather returns early next week as another system moves across the region. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Wed, 22 May: Scattered showers, with Hazards – L: 42°, H: 61°

Grand Junction’s weather outlook for today, reported at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Overnight, scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Then, Wednesday, scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Wednesday Night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Then, Thursday, showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:55 am and the sun will set at 8:26 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Periods of heavy snow will continue over the southern San Juan mountains through mid morning. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon with an increase in precipitation late this evening over eastern Utah. Significant snow is possible above 8000 feet over the mountains of eastern Utah tonight. Please visit our website at weather. gov/gjt for the latest information. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. Rain and high elevation snow showers with blowing snow will occur Thursday for the region with accumulating snow in the mountains mainly above 9000 feet. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will also be possible. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible Friday through Monday with the least coverage on Saturday and Sunday, with mostly dry and mild conditions prevailing. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Tue, 21 May: Scattered showers, with Hazards – L: 42°, H: 59°

Grand Junction’s forecast for today, created at 5:15 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Next, Tuesday, scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tuesday Night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Then, Wednesday, scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Sunrise today will be at 5:56 am and the sun will set at 8:25 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Locally heavy snowfall is expected to continue across the northern and central Colorado mountains this morning through the early afternoon with improving conditions by late afternoon. Snow levels will be as low as 6000 feet in some areas this morning and raise to above 9000 feet by afternoon. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon. Snow looks to return to the San Juans tonight. Please visit our website at weather. gov/gjt for the latest information. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Another system will move through the area Wednesday evening through Thursday, bringing additional valley rain and mountain snow to the region. There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms through Thursday with accumulating snow likely for the mountains above 9000 feet. Dry southwest flow develops Friday into the weekend, resulting in a warmup towards near normal temperatures. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Mon, 20 May: Scattered showers, with Hazards – L: 45°, H: 55°

Today’s weather conditions for Grand Junction Colorado, created at 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Overnight, scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Then, Monday, scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Monday Night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Then later, Tuesday, showers likely before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:57 am and the sun will set at 8:24 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: Isolated showers between noon and 4pm, with Hazards – H: 64°, L: 40°

Today’s Grand Junction Colorado weather conditions, created at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Today, isolated showers between noon and 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Then, Tonight, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Monday, scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Looking ahead, Monday Night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Sunrise today will be at 5:58 am and the sun will set at 8:23 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and continue through tonight. Gusty outflow winds to 50 mph, small hail and locally heavy precipitation will occur with the stronger storms. Snow levels will rise to near 9000 feet by this afternoon and lower back to near 7000 feet by Monday morning. Locally heavy snowfall is expected across the San Juan Mountains tonight. Please visit our website at weather. gov/gjt for the latest information. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms each day with accumulating snow likely for the mountains above 9000 feet. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

Special Weather Statement. Strong Pacific storms to impact the region this week with high elevation snow, valley rain, and periods of strong winds. The first in a series of Pacific storms that brought snow to the higher elevations Friday and today, will exit to the east tonight. The second and third in a series of strong Pacific storms will move inland over the western U. this coming week. The second storm system will begin impacting eastern Utah and western Colorado on Sunday with strong southwesterly winds gusting 50 to 60 mph in the mountains. Precipitation will increase late Sunday and continue through Monday for much of the region, with greatest impacts over the higher terrain of Colorado during the day Monday. Showers will persist Monday night and Tuesday, then the third storm will bring another round of widespread precipitation and gusty winds to the region beginning Tuesday night and lasting through at least Thursday. Temperatures 20 to 25 degrees below normal for this time of year will be in place for much of the coming week. The snow levels will start out above 9000 feet late Sunday, but drop to around 7500 feet by Monday morning. Thereafter, the snow level will fluctuate between 7000 and 9000 feet through Thursday. Snow accumulations will be greatest above 9000 feet where 1 to 2 feet of fresh snow is possible through the week. There will be times, especially at night and in the morning, when snow will accumulate on roads and highways as low as 8000 feet. Drivers should check latest forecasts and road conditions before starting out and be prepared for snow covered and slick roads. One half to one inch of rain is possible for the lower elevations with over 2 inches of liquid possible for the mountains.

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Sat, 18 May: A 40 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 43°, H: 62°

Today’s Grand Junction Colorado weather conditions, as of 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Overnight, a 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 43. And then, Saturday, a chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Saturday Night, increasing clouds, with a low around 47. Then, Sunday, a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Sunrise today will be at 5:58 am and the sun will set at 8:22 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur through this afternoon with dry conditions expected overnight. Gusty outflow winds to 30 mph, small hail and locally heavy precipitation will occur with the stronger storms. Snow levels will rise to near 9000 feet by this afternoon. Please visit our website at weather. gov/gjt for the latest information. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms each day with accumulating snow likely for the mountains above 9000 feet. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Fri, 17 May: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 55°, H: 63°

Grand Junction’s weather conditions for today, created at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Overnight, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Looking ahead, Friday, scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 8am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday Night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Then, Saturday, isolated showers before 1pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then isolated showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Sunrise today will be at 5:59 am and the sun will set at 8:22 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur through tonight. Gusty outflow winds to 50 mph, small hail and locally heavy precipitation will occur with the stronger storms. Snow levels will lower to 9000 feet by this evening. Please visit our website at weather. gov/gjt for the latest information. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms each day. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Thu, 16 May: Increasing clouds, with Hazards – H: 83°, L: 53°

Today’s weather forecast for Grand Junction Colorado, created at 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 16th of May. Today, increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. And then, Tonight, isolated showers and thunderstorms, then scattered showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Friday, scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Next, Friday Night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Sunrise today will be at 6:00 am and the sun will set at 8:21 pm.

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Urgent – weather message. Wind advisory in effect from noon today to 10 pm Mountain Daylight Time this evening. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 10 PM Mountain Daylight Time this evening. Locations. Including the cities of Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Gateway, Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, and Mancos. Winds. South 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Timing. From NOON until 10 pm Mountain Daylight Time this evening. 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.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Winds gusting up to 55 mph are expected this afternoon across east-central and southeast Utah and west-central Colorado. In addition, isolated to scattered thunderstorms over the mountains will occur this afternoon and into the overnight hours. Snow showers will fall at elevations at or above the treeline so impacts will be minimal. Please visit our website at weather. gov/gjt for the latest information. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. Friday through Tuesday. Snow levels could lower to near 8500 feet with the passage of a Pacific storm and its associated cold front. This may lead to impacts for travellers over the mountain passes Friday and Saturday. Thunderstorms become likely with the storm`s passage. Another system is poised to move through the area Sunday and Monday which is also expected to bring additional snow to the mountains and locally heavy rainfall to the valleys. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed.

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