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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
528 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

COZ030>051-241230-
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-
528 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9000
FEET THROUGH MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS THROUGH MONDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY THROUGH TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
WILL OCCUR IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET TODAY...WITH ANOTHER 2 TO
5 INCHES EXPECTED TONIGHT. ROADS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY SNOW COVERED
WITH HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

ON THE PLAINS...AN AREA OF LIGHT SNOW MAINLY FROM AROUND DENVER
AND THE PALMER DIVIDE TOWARD LIMON WILL COME TO AN END BY MID
MORNING. UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED OVER DOUGLAS AND
ELBERT COUNTIES.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLDER WITH WIDESPREAD GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY.
VERY POOR VISIBILITIES WILL OCCUR OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES
WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THIS WILL BRING STORM TOTALS INTO THE 10
TO 20 INCH RANGE WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO 2 FEET. AT LOWER
ELEVATIONS IT WILL BE WINDY FROM THE FOOTHILLS ACROSS THE PLAINS.

FOR TUESDAY LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW OVER THE HIGHER PASSES. THE SNOW SHOULD GRADUALLY
END ON WEDNESDAY. OVER THE PLAINS IT WILL BE DRY WITH GUSTY WINDS
AT TIMES. STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR THE
FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

FOR THANKSGIVING DAY AND FRIDAY THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY ABOUT
WHETHER A COLD FRONT WILL AFFECT NORTHEAST COLORADO OR NOT. IF THE
COLD FRONT DOES MOVE INTO NORTHEAST COLORADO THEN THERE WOULD BE A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. STRONG WINDS MAY OCCUR IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL OR GUSTY WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 50 MPH WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

$$

BARJENBRUCH/RPK



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