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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
540 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

COZ030>051-260045-
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-
540 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE IN TO NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTERN
COLORADO ON CHRISTMAS DAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE HIGH MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT AS A WINTER STORM MOVES
INTO COLORADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

WIDESPREAD SNOW IS EXPECTED ON CHRISTMAS DAY IN THE MOUNTAINS BY
MORNING...THEN OVER THE FOOTHILLS AND PLAINS BY AFTERNOON BEHIND A
LATE MORNING COLD FRONT. SNOW COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES OVER THE
FOOTHILLS THE URBAN CORRIDOR AND PALMER RIDGE BY LATE AFTERNOON.
SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WELL INTO FRIDAY BUT CERTAINLY
DECREASES IN INTENSITY.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BY FRIDAY NOONTIME WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 12
INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...2 TO 5 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAIN VALLEYS...
...6 TO 12 INCHES OVER THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS....4 TO 8 OVER
THE URBAN CORRIDOR...AND 2 TO 5 INCHES OVER THE REST OF THE PLAINS.
NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH ON THE PLAINS THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO
THE EVENING WILL PRODUCE SOME BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

A STORM SYSTEM INTENSIFYING OVER THE FOUR CORNERS AREA THURSDAY
NIGHT WILL SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS COLORADO ON FRIDAY. MOIST UPSLOPE
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT RANGE AND OUT
ACROSS THE PLAINS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON BEHIND A COLD FRONT. LIGHT
SNOW AND BLUSTERY NORTHERLY WINDS MAY LINGER FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

SNOWFALL COULD RETURN TO THE MOUNTAINS ON SUNDAY AND TO THE HIGH
PLAINS BY SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW AND COLD TEMPERATURES MAY THEN
LINGER THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK WITH THE PASSAGE OF
ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM. THIS SYSTEM MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY
MUCH COLDER ARCTIC AIR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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