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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1111 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

COZ030>051-241715-
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-
1111 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE PALMER DIVIDE...DENVER AREA AND
ADJACENT POINTS EAST OF DENVER THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST PLAINS OF COLORADO WILL
RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THERE WILL ALSO BE A
SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING SEVERE LIMITS ON THE
FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS...MAINLY EAST OF A LINE FROM LIMON TO AKRON.
EXPECT STRONG WINDS...HAIL AND BRIEF RAIN WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS
THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH BRIEF RAIN...SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS.
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING
WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. SHOWERS WILL TURN TO SNOW IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS TONIGHT BUT MINIMAL ACCUMULATIONS.

THE STRONG WINDS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY ARE DUE TO A STRONG
STORM SYSTEM OVER THE GREAT BASIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

INCREASED WINDS OVER THE MOUNTAINS WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS INTO SATURDAY MORNING. LITTLE
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. THERE WILL BE A CONTINUED CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS THROUGH SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW SEASONAL
NORMALS SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WITH DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. THURSDAY COULD SEE THE RETURN OF PRECIPITATION TO THE
REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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