889  
WWUS85 KGJT 170903  
SPSGJT  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
303 AM MDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
COZ019-021-022-170945-  
ANIMAS RIVER BASIN CO-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS CO-  
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER CO-  
303 AM MDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL MONTEZUMA AND  
SOUTHWESTERN LA PLATA COUNTIES UNTIL 345 AM MDT...  
 
AT 301 AM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG  
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CORTEZ TO 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF FLORA  
VISTA. MOVEMENT WAS EAST-NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING, HEAVY RAINFALL AND WINDS IN  
EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CORTEZ, MANCOS, BONDAD, BREEN, REDMESA, KLINE, MARVEL AND MESA VERDE  
NATL PARK.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
U.S. HIGHWAY 550 IN COLORADO BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.  
U.S. HIGHWAY 491 IN COLORADO BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 27 AND 29.  
U.S. HIGHWAY 160 IN COLORADO BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 32 AND 66.  
COLORADO 140 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 19.  
COLORADO 145 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 5, AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS  
14 AND 18.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD TO  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3733 10872 3752 10838 3700 10774 3700 10832  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0901Z 249DEG 13KT 3731 10858 3701 10822  
 

 
 
MDA  
 
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