Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1035 AM MDT WED MAY 18 2016

COZ030>051-191645-
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 WED MAY 18 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON THE
PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO TODAY...MAINLY UP AGAINST THE FRONT
RANGE FOOTHILLS AND OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE PALMER DIVIDE
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF DENVER AND THE CHEYENNE RIDGE UP NEAR THE
WYOMING BORDER. LIGHT RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS TO 30 MPH AND
OCCASIONAL CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRINCIPAL THREATS
WITH THESE STORMS. IN THE THE HIGH COUNTRY...EXPECT SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP AROUND MIDDAY AND GRADUALLY
BECOME MORE NUMEROUS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...PARTICULARLY SOUTH OF
THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR. LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL...SNOWFALL
ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET...GUSTY WINDS AND LIGHTNING WILL BE
POSSIBLE. ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE MINIMAL.

THIS SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD DISSIPATE IN MOST
AREAS BY 9 PM THIS EVENING.

SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE WILL BE AN ONGOING CHANCE OF LATE DAY SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THROUGH SATURDAY.
WITH THE PLAINS ONLY SEEING A SLIGHT CHANCE THROUGH THURSDAY WITH
A DRYING TREND STARTING FRIDAY. SUNDAY AND MONDAY LOOK DRIER IN
THE MOUNTAINS WITH ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LATE DAY STORMS.
TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE WEEK AND WARM TO ABOVE
SEASONAL NORMALS BY SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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BAKER/BOWEN



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