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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
549 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ030>051-211300-
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-
549 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OF NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND
INCREASE TONIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY MORNING...WITH LIGHTER AMOUNTS IN
NORTH AND MIDDLE PARKS. ON THE PLAINS IT WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH TEMPERATURES SIMILAR TO FRIDAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW WILL BE LIKELY IN THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY...THEN WIDESPREAD
SUNDAY NIGHT WELL INTO MONDAY NIGHT. HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE WITH
ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO 24 INCHES IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9000
FEET THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING AT DAWN. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING
SNOW ARE EXPECTED MAKING TRAVEL QUITE HAZARDOUS.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW OVER THE PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY NIGHT...WITH SOME RAIN MIXED IN MONDAY AFTERNOON.
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE VERY LIGHT TO NONE AT ALL.

THERE IS THE POTENTIAL OF ANOTHER STORM FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
BUT THE UNCERTAINTY IS SUBSTANTIAL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

GIMMESTAD/RJK


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