Short Term Forecast
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

COZ038-042>044-220315-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
INCLUDING...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN...
BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...
FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...
WIGGINS
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT SNOWFALL...GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH AND
FALLING TEMPERATURES ARE TO BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR AND EASTWARD ACROSS WELD AND
MORGAN COUNTIES THROUGH MID-EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES UP AROUND ONE-
QUARTER PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON...WITH LOCAL 1 INCH PER HOUR
SNOWFALL RATES NEAR THE FOOTHILLS AND ACROSS SOUTHERN WELD COUNTY.
MOTORISTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO ANTICIPATE ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
AND LOW VISIBILITIES DUE TO FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

$$

COZ039-040-045-220315-
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-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...
AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL...GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH
AND FALLING TEMPERATURES ARE TO BE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR AND EASTWARD ACROSS ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES THROUGH MID-EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE-
HALF TO ONE INCH PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON...WITH UPWARDS OF 2 1/2
INCHES PER HOUR SNOWFALL RATES NEAR THE FOOTHILLS AND WITH THE
HEAVIER SNOW BANDS SOUTH AND EAST OF DOWNTOWN DENVER. MOTORISTS
SHOULD ANTICIPATE ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES
DUE TO FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES ARE ALSO A
POSSIBILITY.

$$

COZ041-046-047-220315-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...
PUNKIN CENTER
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO FILL IN LOVER EASTERN
DOUGLAS AND ELBERT COUNTIES THROUGH 6:30 PM. SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW PRODUCED BY NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE. SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE-
HALF TO ONE INCH PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON...WITH UPWARDS OF 3 INCHES
PER HOUR SNOWFALL RATES OVER WESTERN ELBERT COUNTY. MOTORISTS
SHOULD ANTICIPATE HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ICY
AND SNOWPACKED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES DUE TO FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES ARE ALSO A POSSIBILITY.

$$

COZ048>051-220315-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...
LAST CHANCE...OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...
HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL LINGER OVER THE NORTHEAST CORNER
OF COLORADO THROUGH MID-EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE-QUARTER TO
ONE-HALF INCH PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON. NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25
MPH WILL ALSO PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. MOTORISTS SHOULD
ANTICIPATE ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES DUE TO
FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES ARE ALSO A POSSIBILITY.

$$

COZ036-037-220315-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...
IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...
SOUTH PARK
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE SOUTHERN FRONT
RANGE FOOTHILLS WEST AND SOUTHWEST OF DENVER...AND ACROSS MAINLY
EASTERN PORTIONS OF PARK COUNTY THROUGH 8 PM. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1
TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON WITH LOCALLY UP TO 3 INCHESPER
HOURS IN THE FOOTHILLS OF SOUTHERN JEFFERSON AND WESTERN DOUGLAS
COUNTIES. MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
DUE TO ICY AND SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITIES TO DUE
TO FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

$$

COZ033>035-220315-
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-
INCLUDING...CAMERON PASS...LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...
RABBIT EARS RANGE...ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...
WILLOW CREEK PASS...BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...
EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...
EISENHOWER TUNNEL...INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...
MOUNT EVANS...WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK...
ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
NORTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. SNOWFALL
RATES UP ONE-HALF INCH PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON...WITH RATES UP
AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR IN THE FOOTHILLS. MOTORISTS SHOULD
ANTICIPATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ICY AND SNOW COVERED
ROADWAYS.

$$

COZ030-032-220315-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...WALDEN...
DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...
KREMMLING
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
THE MOUNTAIN VALLEYS MAY SEE PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOWFALL THIS
EVENING WITH SNOWFALL RATES UP TO ONE-HALF PER HOUR IN JACKSON
COUNTY. MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
WITH ICY AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS MAINLY NORTH OF THE RABBIT
EARS RANGE.

$$

COZ031-220315-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING...EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...
GORE PASS...RABBIT EARS PASS
605 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

.NOW...
THE GORE AND PARK RANGES WILL SEE PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOWFALL
THROUGH THE EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES SHOULD REMAIN GENERALLY UNDER
ONE-HALF INCH PER HOUR.

$$
BAKER



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