Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1108 AM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

COZ030>051-241715-
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-
1108 AM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASING ACROSS THE PLAINS TODAY
AS AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE STATE FROM
THE WEST. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARM AGAIN...WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS
OF 15 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...WITH UP TO GUSTS TO 40 MPH. IN
THE MOUNTAINS...IT WILL BE VERY WINDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON
HOURS. WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH WILL OCCUR ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

THIS EVENING...THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE OUT OVER THE
PLAINS...GENERATING SHOWERS THAT PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS BUT LITTLE
RAINFALL. WIND GUSTS FROM 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE UNDER THE
SHOWERS. OVERNIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL PRODUCE A
FEW INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION MAINLY ALONG HIGHER WEST FACING
SLOPES. GUSTY WINDS WILL PERSIST IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.
ON THE PLAINS...WINDS WILL DIMINISH AS THE SHOWER ACTIVITY
DECREASES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ON SUNDAY IT WILL BE WINDY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS...AND
MOST OF THE PLAINS. PEAK GUSTS WILL BE AROUND 60 MPH OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN...WITH GUSTS ON THE PLAINS BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH.
SOME SNOW WILL ALSO OCCUR IN THE MOUNTAINS MAINLY NORTH OF I-70
WHERE 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED.

BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THE NEXT APPROACHING STORM
SYSTEM MAY BRING A THREAT OF A COUPLE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THE
EASTERN PLAINS. THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING A BETTER CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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