Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1059 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

COZ030>051-201700-
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-
1059 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS
AFTERNOON...MOST NUMEROUS IN AND NEAR THE FRONT RANGE
MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS...AND PALMER DIVIDE. FARTHER EAST OVER THE
NORTHEAST PLAINS...THE AIRMASS IS MORE STABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND STORMS POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS FORMING LATE THIS AFTERNOON MAY PRODUCE
BRIEF HEAVY RAIN OVER THE SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS AND PALMER
DIVIDE...BUT MOST TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE UNDER A HALF
INCH. OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET...LOOK FOR
SNOW SHOWERS...SOME OF WHICH WILL BE HEAVY. ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO
4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING FROM THE MOSQUITO
RANGE TOWARD THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL AND MOUNT EVANS AREA.

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE EARLIER THIS
MORNING WILL BRING THE UNSETTLED WEATHER. SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO
DECREASE IN COVERAGE LATER THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON
SUNDAY...MORE NUMEROUS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND PALMER DIVIDE REGION.
MONDAY WILL BE DRIER AND A BIT COOLER MONDAY EXCEPT FOR A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

FOR THE REST OF NEXT WEEK...MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS SHOULD PREVAIL
EXCEPT FOR A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND OVER FAR EASTERN COLORADO. TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE
SEASONAL NORMALS FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK WITH GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES
FROM TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES...
ESPECIALLY ON WEDNESDAY...WILL COMBINE WITH THE WINDS...LEADING
TO ELEVATED FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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BARJENBRUCH/ET


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