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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1027 AM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

COZ030>051-151730-
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-
1027 AM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOWFALL AND WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH
CENTRAL COLORADO THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL LIKELY BARE THE BRUNT OF A WEATHER
DISTURBANCE AND STRONG JET STREAM PASSING OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOWFALL AND
WESTERLY WINDS OF 35 TO 65 MPH ON THE MOUNTAIN PASSES AND UP
AROUND THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL COULD AT TIMES PRODUCE WHITE OUT
CONDITIONS. THIS COULD RESULT IN TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY BY LATE TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM
5 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE GREATER TOTALS ON THE HIGHER WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND PASSES. THE FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE STRONG AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS OF
30 TO 50 MPH REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT...WITH EVEN STRONGER GUSTS
TO AROUND 65 MPH IN THOSE AREAS PRONE TO HIGH WINDS. THIS MAY
RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

ON THE PLAINS...EXPECT WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH ALONG
THE BASE OF THE FOOTHILLS AND ALONG THE CHEYENNE RIDGE NEAR THE
WYOMING BORDER. THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS ON
THE NORTHEAST PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING. SNOW ACCUMULATION IS NOT LIKELY.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS MONDAY AND COME TO AN END
LATE MONDAY NIGHT OR EARLY TUESDAY. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
WILL BE UP TO 6 INCHES IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS. GUSTY WEST WINDS UP
TO 60 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND POOR
VISIBILITIES OVER THE HIGHER PASSES. THE PLAINS WILL REMAIN DRY
NEXT WEEK WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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BAKER/MEIER



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