Travelers Forecast
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
625 PM MDT MON MAY 23 2016

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IS CENTERED ALONG THE WEST
COAST OF THE UNITED STATES...WITH A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT OVER
COLORADO. THERE IS ENOUGH MID LEVEL MOISTURE...COMBINED WITH DAYTIME
HEATING...AND AN OCCASIONAL UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TO PRODUCE
SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. PRECIPITATION CHANCES SHOULD
DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY AS DRIER AIR MOVES INTO COLORADO FROM THE
SOUTHWEST. COOLER AND WETTER WEATHER IS EXPECTED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS SOUTHERN
COLORADO. DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND. HOWEVER...THE HIGH COUNTRY SHOULD STILL SEE THE DAILY ROUND
OF SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH
DAY.

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

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE LATE EVENING HOURS. LOWS 28 TO 34. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
48 TO 58. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LOWS 29 TO 35. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 46 TO 56. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 34.

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

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 41 TO 51.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 34. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42 TO 52.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 34.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 46 TO 56.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 36.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 51 TO 61.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 32 TO 38.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50 TO 60.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR DENVER ON TUESDAY IS A 10
WHICH IS IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.

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

SEATTLE...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 67.
SAN FRANCISCO...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 63.
LOS ANGELES...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 67.
SALT LAKE CITY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 73.
LAS VEGAS...SUNNY AND 78.
CHICAGO...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 81.
DALLAS...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND 85.
BOSTON...CLOUDY AND 61.
NEW YORK CITY...SHOWERS AND 70.
WASHINGTON DC...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 80.
ATLANTA...SUNNY AND 84.
MIAMI...SHOWERS AND 86.

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