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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
401 AM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

COZ030>051-141115-
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-
401 AM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...DENSE FOG OVER LINCOLN COUNTY THIS MORNING...
...WINTER STORM SYSTEM TO AFFECT THE STATE THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DENSE FOG OVER LINCOLN COUNTY REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN
A QUARTER MILE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MID MORNING WHEN THE FOG IS
EXPECTED TO LIFT AND MOVE EAST OUT OF THE AREA. DRIVERS ARE URGED
TO USE CAUTION AND USE LOW BEAMS OR FOG LIGHTS. FOG WILL LIKELY
RETURN TONIGHT...THIS TIME TO PHILLIPS AND SEDGWICK COUNTIES.

AN APPROACHING WINTER STORM WILL BRING HIGH CLOUDS AND SLIGHTLY
COOLER TEMPERATURES TODAY. MOISTURE WILL INCREASE OVER THE
MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON WITH SHOWERS INCREASING LATE THIS
AFTERNOON TO BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS EVENING...WITH UP TO A FEW INCHES
OF ACCUMULATION BY SUNRISE. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED
TO PUSH SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT...WITH RAIN AND SNOW
TO PUSH EAST ACROSS THE FOOTHILLS AND URBAN CORRIDOR INCLUDING THE
PALMER DIVIDE TOWARDS SUNRISE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO MOST OF NORTHEAST AND
NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO ON SUNDAY. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO
SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR IN THE MORNING
AND THEN ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARM ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLY EVEN A BIT OF LIGHT
RAIN TO MIX IN AT TIMES IN LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS.
THERE WILL BE A THREAT OF MORE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND BLOWING
SNOW WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE COLDER OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE...AS
WELL AS THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE STATE LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE IN THOSE
LOCATIONS. AT THIS TIME...MAINLY LIGHTER SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR.
HOWEVER...THE TRACK OF THE STORM IS STILL SOMEWHAT UNCERTAIN SO
STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AND POTENTIAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS.

IN THE MOUNTAINS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 12 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

MAINLY DRY WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED MONDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER
DISTURBANCE MAY BRING MAINLY LIGHT SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

KRIEDERMAN/BARJENBRUCH


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