Travelers Forecast
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
610 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT THROUGH
THE CHRISTMAS WEEK AS A SERIES OF MOIST DISTURBANCES PASS ACROSS THE
STATE. LIGHT SNOW OVERNIGHT TONIGHT WILL INCREASE SUNDAY...BECOMING
HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY BEFORE DECREASING MONDAY NIGHT.
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE BETWEEN ONE TO TWO FEET. STRONG WINDS GUSTING
BETWEEN 50 TO 70 MPH WILL CREATE DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH POOR
VISIBILITIES...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING. THE NEXT BEST CHANCE FOR SNOW WILL THEN ARRIVE
THURSDAY...CHRISTMAS DAY...AS ANOTHER MOIST TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
ENTERS THE STATE.

...THE FORECAST FOR THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS EAST OF VAIL PASS...

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SNOW...DECREASING SOME AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 4 INCHES. LOWS 13 TO 21. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20
MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES.
HIGHS 25 TO 35. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
50 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. VERY WINDY. SNOW MAY BE
HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 11 INCHES. LOWS 14 TO
24. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.
.MONDAY...SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION
GREATER THAN 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. HIGHS 19 TO 29. NORTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW...COLDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES
POSSIBLE. LOWS 5 TO 11. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS
14 TO 22.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS 7 TO 15.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. HIGHS 23 TO 33.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS 13 TO 21.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 19 TO 29.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. COLDER. LOWS 1 TO 7. CHANCE OF
SNOW 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS
9 TO 19.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS 3 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 15 TO 25.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR DENVER ON SUNDAY IS A 1
WHICH IS IN THE LOW CATEGORY.

THE FORECAST WEATHER AND HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR SUNDAY
AT A FEW CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY...

SEATTLE...RAIN AND 53.
SAN FRANCISCO...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 63.
LOS ANGELES...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 68.
SALT LAKE CITY...RAIN AND 51.
LAS VEGAS...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 62.
CHICAGO...CLOUDY AND 38.
DALLAS...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 54.
BOSTON...SNOW SHOWERS AND 36.
NEW YORK CITY...SNOW FLURRIES AND 41.
WASHINGTON DC...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 45.
ATLANTA...CLOUDY AND 52.
MIAMI...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 80.

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