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

COZ030>051-151200-
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-
500 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAINS WILL END TODAY AS FLOW ALOFT TURNS
SOUTHERLY. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS
THAN 2 INCHES. A FEW FLURRIES OR LIGHT SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
LATER TODAY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. THERE WILL BE SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS LATE TONIGHT AS
PACIFIC SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOWFALL WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD OVER MAINLY EASTERN PORTIONS OF
THE OUTLOOK AREA DURING THE DAY SUNDAY. PORTIONS OF ELBERT...
LINCOLN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES WILL SEE PERIODS OF LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOWFALL SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THE SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN POTENTIALLY
CREATING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IN
THIS AREA MAY RANGE FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES BY MONDAY AFTERNOON. OVER
AND ALONG THE FRONT RANGE...LIGHT SNOWFALL DURING THE SAME PERIOD
COULD TOTAL ANYWHERE FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES ON THE PLAINS AND FROM 2
TO 7 INCHES OVER THE FRONT RANGE. LESSER SNOW AMOUNTS ARE
ANTICIPATED IN MOUNTAIN AREAS WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

A STORM SYSTEM OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO IS FORECAST TO TRACK
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE TEXAS PANHANDLE ON SUNDAY AND OVER WESTERN
KANSAS BY MONDAY. NORTHEAST COLORADO IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ON THE
WESTERN EDGE OF THIS STORM SYSTEM. DRY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL
THEN RETURN TO THE REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE NEXT
PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY ON THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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MEIER/BAKER


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