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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1035 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

COZ030>051-201645-
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-
1035 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RAIN AND HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. TOTAL RAINFALL FROM THE FOOTHILLS EASTWARD ACROSS THE
PLAINS IS EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 1 AND 1.5 INCHES...POSSIBLY
UP TO 2 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS AND IN SOUTHERN
WASHINGTON AND LINCOLN COUNTIES. SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL
LIKELY SEE MINOR FLOODING CONCERNS...SPREADING TO MAINSTREAM
RIVERS INCLUDING THE CACHE LA POUDRE AND SOUTH PLATTE ALONG THE
FRONT RANGE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE FARTHER EAST ON THE PLAINS
THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. PEOPLE ALONG STREAMS AND IN LOW
LYING AREAS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT FOR RISING WATER LEVELS.

SNOW IS EXPECTED ABOVE 9000 FEET AND POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN DOWN
TO 8000 FEET. TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 10 TO 20 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED
BY THIS EVENING ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN WHICH MAY PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS INCLUDING LOW VISIBILITY AND SLUSHY
OR SNOWPACKED ROADS UNDER THE HEAVER SHOWERS/STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNING WILL BE DRIER...BUT THERE WILL
STILL BE A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS  ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.

ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.
THIS SYSTEM MAY BRING MORE WIDESPREAD AND SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION
TO THE AREA. TEMPERATURES LOOK SLIGHTLY WARMER AS WELL...WHICH MAY
BRING HIGHER SNOW LEVELS. WILL BE WATCHING CLOSELY TO TODAY`S
SNOWPACK AND HOW MUCH MELTING HAPPENS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
BEFORE THE POTENTIAL OF GETTING RAIN THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY.

FOR THE WEEKEND IT WILL REMAIN UNSETTLED WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS BOTH DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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KRIEDERMAN



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