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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
452 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

COZ030>051-021100-
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-
452 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...SNOWFALL MAY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN
PASSES LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COMPACT STORM SYSTEM ORGANIZING OVER UTAH EARLY THIS MORNING IS
FORECAST TO TRACK ACROSS COLORADO TODAY AND THIS EVENING. A COLD
FRONT ACCOMPANYING THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING AND DOWN ACROSS THE NORTHEAST PLAINS OF
COLORADO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL DEVELOP WITH THE STORM`S PASSAGE...ALONG WITH THE SNOW LEVEL
LOWERING TO NEAR 10 THOUSAND FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND ABOUT 8500
FEET THIS EVENING. AREAS ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET COULD SEE 4 TO 7
INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. TRAVEL OVER THE
HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES AND UP AROUND THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL MAY BECOME
DIFFICULT LATER TODAY DUE TO FALLING SNOW AND ICY AND SNOW
COVERED ROADWAYS. SNOWFALL IN THE HIGH COUNTRY IS EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT...AND THE RAINFALL OF THE PLAINS ENDING
WELL BEFORE MORNING WITH THE STORM SYSTEM EXITING THE STATE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO THURSDAY EVENING
WITH A FEW SHOWERS OVER NORTHERN COLORADO SECTIONS BORDERING
WYOMING AND NEBRASKA. COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE
FRONT ON FRIDAY.  BY FRIDAY MORNING...LOW TEMPERATURES MAY DROP
CLOSE TO FREEZING SO PROTECTION OF LINGERING CROPS AND SENSITIVE
VEGETATION MAY BE NEEDED.

DRY CONDITIONS WITH A WARMING TREND IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE
WEEKEND OVER THE ENTIRE AREA. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB
BACK TO SEASONAL NORMALS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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BAKER/ENTREKIN



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