Travelers Forecast
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
623 PM MDT TUE MAY 17 2016

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA WILL TRACK ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN STATES OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS. THIS PATTERN WILL BRING COOL UNSETTLED WEATHER TO
THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THURSDAY. WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED
BY THE END OF THE WORK WEEK AS UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER
THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION. HOWEVER...THERE SHOULD BE ENOUGH MOISTURE
COMBINED WITH DAYTIME HEATING TO PRODUCE A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY FROM
FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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

.TONIGHT...SNOW LIKELY AND CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG TOWARDS SUNRISE. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. LOWS 24 TO 30. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS
41 TO 51. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 24 TO 32. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 44 TO 54.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...
SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 28 TO 36.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

...LOOKING FURTHER AHEAD FOR THE MOUNTAIN AREAS...

.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50 TO 60.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 33 TO 39.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 52 TO 62. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 32 TO 38. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 50 TO 60. LOWS 26 TO 34.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 43 TO 53.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 33.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 47 TO 57.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR DENVER ON WEDNESDAY IS A 9
WHICH IS IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.

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

SEATTLE...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 64.
SAN FRANCISCO...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 69.
LOS ANGELES...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 70.
SALT LAKE CITY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 73.
LAS VEGAS...SUNNY AND 88.
CHICAGO...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 62.
DALLAS...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 70.
BOSTON...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 66.
NEW YORK CITY...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 65.
ATLANTA...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 82.
MIAMI...THUNDERSTORMS AND 90.

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