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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
305 AM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016

COZ030>051-210915-
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-
305 AM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL LINGER OVER THE NORTHEAST PLAINS THIS MORNING
WITH PATCHY DENSE FOG POSSIBLE TO THE EAST AND NORTHEAST OF
DENVER. VISIBILITIES TOWARDS STERLING...AKRON AND LIMON COULD BE
RESTRICTED TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN SPOTS. THE FOG WILL
DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL BE EVEN WARMER TODAY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. SOME OF
THOSE THUNDERSTORMS WILL DRIFT OFF THE FOOTHILLS. AS THE BOUNDARY
ASSOCIATED WITH THE STRATUS SHIFTS TO THE NORTH AND EAST THIS
AFTERNOON...A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ALONG THIS BOUNDARY AS
WELL. THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NORTH AND EAST OF
A NEW RAYMER TO AKRON LINE.

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE AREA
THROUGH THIS EVENING. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG
A BOUNDARY THAT WILL MOVE TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE DENVER AREA
BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO
50 MPH...BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL AND HAIL UP TO NICKEL
SIZE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE WILL BE ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS MOST
DAYS...FAVORING THE MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEASTERN CORNER OF THE
STATE. THE MAIN THREAT OF ANY SEVERE STORMS DURING THIS PERIOD
WILL BE LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER THE FAR EASTERN
PLAINS OF COLORADO. THE THREAT OF THIS SEVERE WEATHER WILL DEPEND
ON THE EASTWARD PROGRESSION OF A DRY LINE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS LOW...THEREFORE SPOTTER
ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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