Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO
FLUS45 KBOU 211657
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1057 AM MDT Tue Mar 21 2017
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
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
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1057 AM MDT Tue Mar 21 2017
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
Scattered rain and snow showers are expected to develop over the
mountains this afternoon, with the snow level around 10 thousand
feet. There may also be a few thunderstorms over the northern
On the plains, isolated showers or thunderstorms are possible in
the late afternoon and evening. Any precipitation will be light.
The best chance for thunderstorms will be along the urban corridor
and east to a line from the CO/WY/NE line south to Limon. Gusty
winds and cloud-to-ground lightning would be the main hazards.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
Warm, dry and breezy conditions will be possible for Wednesday
and Thursday, which will elevate the fire danger primarily along
the Palmer Divide and portions of the northeast plains. Rain
and snow showers will develop in the mountains Thursday late afternoon
with a slight chance of thunderstorms over the northeast plains
closer to the Kansas border.
Thursday night through Friday, a storm system is expected to
track slowly across Colorado. This system will bring snow to the
mountains along with rain showers to the northeast plains. Some
snow may mix with the rain late Thursday night into early Friday
with a rain and snow mix down to 6500 ft by late Friday. The
Front Range Mountains east of the Continental Divide and higher
foothills could see several inches of snow with moderate to heavy
rainfall across the plains.
Dry and warmer weather will then return on Saturday. The next
system could bring another chance of precipitation to the region
Sunday into Sunday night.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.