Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
440 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

COZ030>051-171145-
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-
440 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL COME TO AN END LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
WITH UP TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE ALONG THE PALMER DIVIDE, FAR EASTERN
PLAINS, AND AROUND THE FOOTHILLS. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND
SLUSHY IN PLACES. TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE SLOW THIS MORNING.

AS SKIES CLEAR TONIGHT, LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS THE MOUNTAIN
VALLEYS AND ALONG THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER VALLEY BELOW DENVER
COULD SEE POCKETS OF DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

DRY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA ON TUESDAY
AND PERSIST THROUGH MOST OF THURSDAY. BY FRIDAY, THE PASSAGE OF
ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING CLOUDS, GUSTY
WINDS AND SNOWFALL TO THE HIGH COUNTRY. AREAS EAST OF THE
MOUNTAINS MAY ONLY SEE A FEW LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN
THE DAY FRIDAY. DRY AND SLIGHTLY WARMER CONDITIONS WILL THEN
RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND, ALTHOUGH THE HIGH COUNTRY COULD SEE
WINTRY WEATHER DEVELOPING ON SUNDAY AS THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM
SYSTEM MOVES IN FROM THE GREAT BASIN.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT, BUT ANY
REPORTS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW OR FREEZING RAIN WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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MEIER/BAKER



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