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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1208 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

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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-
1208 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

FOG WILL PERSIST IN THE STERLING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. DRIVERS
ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AND USE LOW BEAMS OR FOG LIGHTS IF
ENCOUNTERING FOG. FOG WILL LIKELY RETURN TONIGHT...THIS TIME TO
PHILLIPS AND SEDGWICK COUNTIES.

AN APPROACHING WINTER STORM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OVER
THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT. MOISTURE WILL INCREASE OVER THE MOUNTAINS
THIS AFTERNOON WITH SHOWERS INCREASING LATE THIS AFTERNOON TO
BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS EVENING. 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.

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