Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
448 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

COZ030>051-221200-
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-
448 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG OVER THE HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS, MAINLY MIDDLE PARK,
AS WELL AS AREAS NEAR AND EAST OF THE PALMER DIVIDE INCLUDING
LINCOLN COUNTY WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY TO HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES
THIS MORNING. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION IN THESE AREAS.

A QUICK MOVING PACIFIC SYSTEM WILL INCREASE SNOW OVER THE
MOUNTAINS TODAY, WITH 1 TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED BEFORE DECREASING
LATE THIS EVENING. NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT, WITH
GUSTS TO 45 MPH POSSIBLE, CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. A FEW
SHOWERS MAY MAKE IT OVER THE URBAN CORRIDOR AND PALMER DIVIDE,
WITH LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW WILL DIMINISH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE MOUNTAINS BUT
EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES
AND EAST SLOPES.

A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY EVENING AND
CONTINUE THROUGH MID WEEK, WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ACROSS LOWER ELEVATIONS...THERE WILL BE A
CHANCE OF SNOW MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY ALONG WITH COLDER
TEMPERATURES. DRIER AND SLIGHTLY WARMER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN
OVER THE PLAINS BY WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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