Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1148 AM MDT MON APR 25 2016

COZ030>051-261748-
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-
1148 AM MDT MON APR 25 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE HIGH
COUNTRY THIS AFTERNOON...AND SPREAD TO THE PLAINS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS ABOVE 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE STORMS.
BY EARLY EVENING...SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL CHANGE TO SNOW...
BY LATE EVENING SNOW WILL ALSO DEVELOP IN THE FOOTHILLS. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 5 INCHES IN THE
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9000 FEET....THE VALLEYS MAY SEE UP TO 2 INCHES OF
SNOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SHOWER CHANCES WILL INCREASE FOR THE HIGH COUNTRY ON TUESDAY
TOGETHER WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY CHANGE TO ALL SNOW IN THE HIGH COUNTRY BY
NIGHTFALL WITH A FEW INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE AT HIGHER
ELEVATIONS BY MORNING. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...THERE IS A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF STRONG COLD FRONT AROUND
MIDDAY. A FEW STORMS ON THE PLAINS COULD PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY
RAINFALL...STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL.

THERE IS A CONTINUED CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WITH SNOW IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY AND RAIN AT LOWER ELEVATIONS. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
SHOULD GENERALLY BE LIGHT. TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON THE
PLAINS MAY BE COLD ENOUGH FOR A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WITH LITTLE
TO NO ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

THIS COOLER...WET AND UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN MAY EXTEND WELL
INTO THE WEEKEND WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM
MOVING ACROSS COLORADO FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. AREAS OVER AND ALONG
THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS COULD POSSIBLY SEE SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM. IT IS TOO EARLY TO KNOW
WITH ANY CERTAINTY IF PRECIPITATION ON THE PLAINS WILL BE RAIN OR
SNOW.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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