Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
616 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

COZ030>051-241330-
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-
616 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Snow will become widespread in the mountains this morning. The
snow will generally be light in the valleys, but there will be
areas of heavier snow in the higher mountains north of Interstate
70. Storm totals will be 8 to 14 inches in the mountains, with 4
to 8 inches in the lower elevations of Grand and Jackson counties
and the foothills north of Interstate 70. Snow will spread across
the northern portions of the plains today, with showers moving
across Denver and east along interstate 70. Accumulations of 3 to
6 inches are possible north of Fort Collins and Sterling, with an
inch or two possible in areas further south. North winds gusting
to 35 mph may cause areas of blowing and drifting snow along the
northern border overnight tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Light snow is expected in the mountains on Friday, but it
decreases Friday night. A chance of snow will develop over the
mountains again by late Saturday and continue through Tuesday
night. Wednesday looks dry in the mountains at this time. The
plains can expected a chance of light snow Friday morning, then
dry conditions are forecast through next Wednesday. Significant
snowfall accumulations are not expected over the forecast area
through next Wednesday. Temperatures now look to stay below
seasonal normals Thursday through next Tuesday, then they may
warm to near normals on Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Reports of snowfall will be appreciated.

$$

Gimmestad/RJK



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