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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1020 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

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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-
1020 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH EAST CENTRAL COLORADO SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A BAND OF LIGHT SNOW WILL LIFT SLOWLY NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS AND GRADUALLY TAPER OFF LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS IN MOST AREAS WILL BE 2 INCHES OR
LESS...BUT JUST ENOUGH TO CAUSE SLICK ROADS IN SPOTS. ON THE
PLAINS...A FEW FLURRIES OR LIGHT SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG
AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. THERE WILL BE SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHT
FREEZING PRECIPITATION AND LIGHT SNOW OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS LATE
TONIGHT AS PACIFIC SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOWFALL WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA DURING THE
DAY SUNDAY. PORTIONS OF ELBERT...LINCOLN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
WILL SEE PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THIS SNOWFALL MAY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO
FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING...POTENTIALLY
CREATING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. TOTAL SNOWFALL ALONG AND
EAST OF A LINE FROM AKRON TO LIMON MAY RANGE FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES
WITH LOCALLY UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.
FARTHER WEST ACROSS THE PLAINS AND INCLUDING THE I-25 URBAN
CORRIDOR AND FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS, PERIODS OF LIGHTER SNOWFALL
ARE EXPECTED WITH POSSIBLE ACCUMULATIONS IN THE 1 TO 4 INCH RANGE.

A STORM SYSTEM TRACKING FROM SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO INTO KANSAS WILL
BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WINTRY WEATHER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

DRY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL THEN RETURN TO THE REGION TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM BRINGS MORE SNOW TO
THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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