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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1114 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

COZ030>051-031815-
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-
1114 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...MAJOR WINTER STORM BEGINS TO WIND DOWN THIS AFTERNOON...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE WINTER STORM THAT BROUGHT HEAVY SNOW TO MUCH OF THE REGION
WILL SLOWLY LOOSEN ITS GRIP ON THE FORECAST AREA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. UNTIL THEN...GUSTY WINDS UP TO 35 MPH
ROUGHLY ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM MERINO TO BRUSH...DEER
TRAIL...AND KIOWA WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING SNOW AND
DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL CONDITIONS. MANY ROADS REMAIN
CLOSED ON THE EASTERN PLAINS.

OTHERWISE MAINLY LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE
REST OF THE AFTERNOON. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO BEGIN TO ABATE
TOWARD MID AND LATE AFTERNOON...FINALLY DIMINISHING OVER THE
EASTERN PLAINS BY DARK OR SHORTLY THEREAFTER.

GRADUAL CLEARING TONIGHT WILL BRING VERY COLD TEMPERATURES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

DRY WEATHER WILL RETURN TO NORTHEAST COLORADO ON WEDNESDAY AS
NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT DEVELOPS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS ON WEDNESDAY BUT WITH ONLY LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS. ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE
WILL BRUSH THE AREA BRINGING SOME SNOW SHOWERS TO THE HIGH
COUNTRY. TEMPERATURES ON THE PLAINS WILL REMAIN COOL THROUGH
FRIDAY. IT WILL BE DRY AND WARMER ON SATURDAY...BEFORE TURNING
COLDER WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SNOWFALL REPORTS WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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