Travelers Forecast
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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
643 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED OVER THE WESTERN
UNITED STATES...WITH AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN STATES. COLORADO REMAINS BETWEEN THESE TWO
SYSTEMS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A WEAK NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT. SOME
MONSOONAL MOISTURE CAUGHT UP IN THIS FLOW WILL COMBINE WITH DAYTIME
HEATING WILL PRODUCE SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. ON TUESDAY THE
UPPER RIDGE WILL FLATTEN AND BE PUSHED INTO NORTHERN MEXICO...AS AN
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO. THE LIFT
ASSOCIATED WITH THE DISTURBANCE COMBINED WITH MONSOONAL MOISTURE
WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS THE
HIGH COUNTY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

...THE FORECAST FOR THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS EAST OF VAIL PASS...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. LOWS 35 TO 43.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS 55 TO 65. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 35 TO 43. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 58 TO 68.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 46.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 61 TO 71.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 48.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 58 TO 68. LOWS 39 TO 47.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57 TO 67.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 46. HIGHS 56 TO
66.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 55 TO 65.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR DENVER ON FRIDAY IS A 10
WHICH IS IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.

THE FORECAST WEATHER AND HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR FRIDAY
AT A FEW CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY...

SEATTLE...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 83.
SAN FRANCISCO...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 72.
LOS ANGELES...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 79.
SALT LAKE CITY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 90.
LAS VEGAS...VERY HOT AND 106.
CHICAGO...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 80.
DALLAS...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 86.
BOSTON...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 81.
NEW YORK CITY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 84.
WASHINGTON DC...SHOWERS AND 83.
ATLANTA...THUNDERSTORMS AND 82.
MIAMI...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 90.

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