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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1105 AM MDT SAT AUG 22 2015

COZ030>051-231715-
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-
1105 AM MDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS UNTIL
7 PM MDT...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH BACK SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST ACROSS
THE NORTHEAST PLAINS OF COLORADO THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL TURN MORE NORTHEASTERLY BEHIND THE
FRONT WITH SMOKE AND HAZE ALSO INCREASING. PEOPLE SENSITIVE TO
RESPIRATORY ISSUES MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE PRESENCE OF THE SMOKE.

MEANWHILE...THE NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS
WILL CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS...CREATING
HIGH FIRE DANGER DUE TO THE DRY FUELS IN THOSE LOCATIONS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR
EARLY EVENING SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70...PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO
50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

COOLER TEMPERATURES AND SMOKEY CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY WILL GIVE WAY
TO WARMER TEMPERATURES...COUPLED WITH LESS HAZE AND SMOKE EARLY
NEXT WEEK...AS UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS OVER THE
REGION. SOME MONSOONAL MOISTURE MAY FLOW NORTH OVER PORTIONS OF
THE OUTLOOK AREA TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...RESULTING IN A BETTER
CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY
OVER THE MOUNTAINS. DRIER CONDITIONS SHOULD THEN RETURN FOR
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

DB/COOPER



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