Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

000
FLUS45 KBOU 271027
HWOBOU

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
427 AM MDT WED APR 27 2016

COZ030>051-281030-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
427 AM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...COOL AND UNSETTLED WITH HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND
TONIGHT. ANY ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIGHT AND GENERALLY
UNDER 2 INCHES. ACROSS THE NORTHEAST PLAINS...EXPECT A FEW LIGHT
SHOWERS OVER THE FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS AND FURTHER WEST TOWARDS THE
FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMER TODAY...
WITH READINGS MAINLY IN THE 50S OVER THE PLAINS AND 30S AND 40S IN
THE MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ON THURSDAY...A MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE FOUR CORNERS REGION IS EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ON THE
PLAINS AND AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. MOUNTAIN
AREAS GENERALLY SOUTH OF I-70 COULD SEE A SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW
BY LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. AS THIS STORM SYSTEM TRACKS
ACROSS COLORADO ON FRIDAY...PRECIPITATION SHOULD BECOME WIDESPREAD
WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE IN THE FRONT RANGE
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS...THE PRODUCT OF A MOIST UPSLOPE FLOW. AT
LOWER ELEVATIONS...TEMPERATURES MAY TURN COLD ENOUGH DURING THE
DAY FOR SNOW ACCUMULATION ON THE PALMER DIVIDE AND UP AGAINST THE
FOOTHILLS...AND A RAIN-SNOW MIX FARTHER OUT ON THE PLAINS. THERE
ARE INDICATIONS THAT SEVERAL INCHES OF WET HEAVY SNOW COULD
ACCUMULATE IN AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS BY SATURDAY MORNING.

SHOWER CHANCES APPEAR TO DECREASE ON SATURDAY WITH THIS STORM
EXITING THE STATE. HOWEVER ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM ORGANIZING OVER
THE LOWER GREAT BASIN COULD TO TAKE A SIMILAR PATH ACROSS
COLORADO BRINGING MORE RAIN AND SNOW TO THE REGION SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.