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Colorado, Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin

Freeze Warning

Statement as of 12:17 AM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Freeze warning remains in effect from 3 am to 8 am MDT this
morning...

* timing: the coldest temperatures are expected between 6 and 7
am MDT.

* Temperature... will range from mid to upper 20s in the lower
elevations of the valleys... with upper 20s to lower 30s in the
higher elevations.

* Impacts... widespread frost may damage buds on blossoming trees
and plants.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.




Special Statement

Statement as of 12:15 AM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 5:45 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Widespread precipitation and strong winds this weekend...

A strong late season wintry storm will bring strong winds and
widespread showers to the region this weekend. Southwest winds
will become gusty Friday into Saturday. Moisture increases over
the forecast area Friday night into Saturday. Colder unsettled air
on Saturday brings increasing showers with late-day thunderstorms
possible. Snow accumulations are possible in the higher
mountains.

Snow levels plummet Saturday evening when a strong cold front
sweeps through the region. There is the potential for heavy snow
in the mountains with accumulation into the higher valleys. Snow
showers may linger in the Colorado mountains and high valleys
into Monday.

Travel this weekend may become difficult through the mountains
and possibly even higher valley locations due to accumulating snow
and blowing snow. Monitor the latest forecasts on this developing
weather system at our website www.Weather.Gov/gjt.


Record Report

Statement as of 5:01 AM MDT on April 24, 2014


... New low temperature record set...

At 4:54 am, the temperature in Grand Junction, as measured at the
Grand Junction regional Airport, dropped to 28 degrees. This sets a
new record low temperature for April 24, breaking the old record of
29 degrees, last reached in 1958.


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Alabama - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Colorado - Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Delaware - Fire Weather Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch
New Hampshire - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Flood Warning , Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
North Carolina - Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Ohio - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Fire Weather Warning
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Texas - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Utah - Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Virginia - Special Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Freeze Warning
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement