Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
417 AM MST MON DEC 29 2014

COZ030>051-301130-
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-
417 AM MST MON DEC 29 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW AND FRIGID TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED FOLLOWING THE
PASSAGE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT THIS MORNING. NORTH TO NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
PLAINS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND WIND CHILL
TEMPERATURES FROM 10 TO 20 BELOW ZERO. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST
IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70....AS
WELL AS THE URBAN CORRIDOR FROM DENVER SOUTH TO MONUMENT AND
SOUTHEAST TOWARDS LIMON.

AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL SETTLE IN OVER THE FRONT RANGE AND NORTHEAST
PLAINS WITH UPSLOPE CONDITIONS DEVELOPING IN AND NEAR THE FRONT
RANGE FOOTHILLS AND PALMER DIVIDE. IN ADDITION...AN UPPER TROUGH
WILL DIG TO THE SOUTH AND WEST OF COLORADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL BE OVER THE AREA TUESDAY. MANY LOCATIONS
WILL NOT CLIMB ABOVE ZERO ON TUESDAY. LIGHT SNOW WILL DECREASE
DURING THE DAY AS DRIER AIR MOVES IN FROM THE NORTH. TOTAL SNOW
FALL FOR THIS SYSTEM WILL BE 3 TO 6 INCHES BY TUESDAY EVENING
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES ALONG THE FOOTHILLS
AND PALMER DIVIDE. CLEARING SKIES TUESDAY NIGHT WILL ALLOW
TEMPERATURES TO FALL WELL BELOW ZERO WITH LOWS OF 10 BELOW ZERO TO
20 BELOW ZERO ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO.

THERE WILL BE SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHT SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS
THURSDAY THROUGH THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE WEEK AND WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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