Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1106 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

COZ030>051-230515-
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-
1106 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. A FEW STORMS OVER THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO MAY
BECOME SEVERE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS...WITH
THE THREAT MAINLY EAST OF A LINE FROM STERLING TO LIMON. WIND GUSTS
OF UP TO 70 MPH AND HAIL TO ONE INCH IN DIAMETER ARE THE MAIN
THREATS...ALTHOUGH A FEW TORNADOES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THE SEVERE
WEATHER THREAT WILL END BY MID EVENING.

HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR WITH SOME OF THE STORMS ESPECIALLY OVER THE
PLAINS WHERE TRAINING OF CELLS MAY OCCUR. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY SEE
UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS THAN AN HOUR. IN THE FOOTHILLS AND
MOUNTAINS A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN IN 30
MINUTES WHICH COULD LEAD TO SOME MINOR FLOODING IN THE BURN SCARS.
THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN WILL END IN THE FOOTHILLS BY MID
EVENING...AND ON THE PLAINS AROUND MIDNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING THE OUTLOOK AREA ANOTHER CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. IT WILL ALSO
TURN COOLER ON SUNDAY WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. THERE IS A
SLIGHTLY LOWER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY...THEN A BETTER
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY WITH THE PASSAGE
OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT. DRIER AND SOMEWHAT WARMER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO RETURN ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

FORMAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY...BUT SPOTTERS
ON THE PLAINS SHOULD REPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER THAT IS OBSERVED.

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GIMMESTAD/BAKER


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