Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Grand Junction CO
Description: At 447 PM MDT, Doppler radar and weather stations were tracking
gusty outflows associated with strong thunderstorms along a line
extending from 33 miles west of Baggs to 6 miles east of Dinosaur to
48 miles southwest of Rangely. Movement was northeast at 35 mph.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include…
Rangely, Dinosaur, Hiawatha, Elk Springs, Sunbeam, Blue Mountain,
Artesia, Powder Wash, Massadona, Sparks and Greystone.
This includes the following highways…
U.S. Highway 40 in Colorado between mile markers 1 and 57.
U.S. Highway 40 in Utah between mile markers 165 and 174.
Colorado 13 between mile markers 126 and 127.
Colorado 64 between mile markers 1 and 39.
Colorado 139 between mile markers 61 and 72.
Colorado 318 between mile markers 14 and 59.
These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Lower Yampa River Basin; Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus; Eastern Uinta Basin; Central Yampa River Basin; Eastern Uinta Mountains; Tavaputs Plateau
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4247278
CAP MessageType: Alert