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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1117 AM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

COZ030>051-261830-
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-
1117 AM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...STRONG WINDS OVER THE FRONT RANGE AND SNOW IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY IN AND NEAR THE FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS. WINDS OF 25 TO 50 MPH WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD IN
AREAS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON. PEAK WIND GUSTS ARE
EXPECTED TO REACH 75 TO 90 MPH IN WIND PRONE FOOTHILLS AREAS.
WIND SPEEDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH WILL BE MORE
COMMON EAST OF I-25.

IN THE MOUNTAINS...LIGHT SNOW WILL COMBINE WITH VERY STRONG WINDS
TO PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES...AND HAZARDOUS WINTER
TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ANOTHER 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED
BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH 6 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS IN THE MOUNTAINS FROM
THE RABBIT EARS PASS AREA NORTHWARD. LATER TONIGHT A BAND OF SNOW
IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON THE NORTHEAST PLAINS. LOCAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WHERE THIS BAND SETS
UP...AT THIS TIME MOST LIKELY FROM WELD COUNTY TOWARD THE FORT
MORGAN AND LIMON AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SNOW WILL START TO DIMINISH EARLY WEDNESDAY WITH A FEW INCHES IN
ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS. GUSTY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING AS WELL WITH GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH OVER
MOUNTAIN PASSES...THE SNOW COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED AND CAUTION IS
URGED FOR MOUNTAINS TRAVELERS EARLY WEDNESDAY.

THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS WITH A HIGHER CHANCE OUT ON THE
PLAINS...ACCUMULATION WILL REMAIN LIGHT. WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE FOOTHILLS.

FOR THANKSGIVING DAY THROUGH SATURDAY IT WILL BE DRY. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO
WITH PARTLY CLOUDY TO SUNNY SKIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL OR GUSTY WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 60 MPH WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

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GIMMESTAD/BOWEN


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