Short Term Forecast
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

COZ039-040-045-230045-
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-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...
AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL EXPAND NORTHWARD OVER JEFFERSON...BROOMFIELD...
DENVER...WESTERN ADAMS AND WESTERN ARAPAHOE COUNTIES NOW THROUGH 6
PM. SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER INCH
PER HOUR. ALTHOUGH AREAS ROUGHLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 AND EAST
OF INTERSTATE 25 COULD SEE SNOWFALL RATES UP TO THREE-QUARTER
INCH PER HOUR WITH A BAND OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL FORMING OVER THE
AREA. MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER ICY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS
PARTICULARLY IN DOUGLAS AND ELBERT COUNTIES.

$$

COZ043-044-048>051-230045-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-LOGAN COUNTY-
WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BRUSH...
FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...
PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...
SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER THROUGH THE AFTERNOON ACROSS
SOUTHERN WELD...MORGAN...WASHINGTON...LOGAN...SEDGWICK AND
PHILLIPS COUNTIES. SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE-
QUARTER INCH PER HOUR. HOWEVER...SNOWFALL RATES MAY APPROACH
THREE-QUARTER INCH PER HOUR IN SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON COUNTY WITH A
HEAVIER BAND OF SNOW MOVING UP FROM THE SOUTH.

$$

COZ041-046-047-230045-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...
PUNKIN CENTER
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
A BAND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL EXPAND NORTHEASTWARD OVER
EASTERN DOUGLAS...ELBERT AND LINCOLN COUNTIES FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL RATES WILL RANGE FROM ONE-QUARTER TO
THREE-QUARTER INCH PER HOUR...WITH LOCALLY AROUND AN INCH PER
HOUR WITH THE HEAVIER SNOW BAND OVER EASTERN DOUGLAS AND WESTERN
ELBERT COUNTIES. MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE ICY AND SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND PERHAPS REDUCED VISIBILITY IN FALLING SNOW AND FOG.

$$

COZ036-230045-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...
IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS OF
JEFFERSON...DOUGLAS AND NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES FOR THE REMAINDER
OF THE AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL RATES WILL GENERALLY BE LESS THAN ONE
QUARTER INCH PER HOUR. HOWEVER...HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS OVER
SOUTHERN JEFFERSON AND WESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTIES COULD PRODUCE A
QUICK INCH OF SNOW IN UNDER AN HOUR. MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE
ICY AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS AND PERHAPS REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
FALLING SNOW AND FOG.

$$

COZ031-033-034-230045-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 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-
INCLUDING...EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...
GORE PASS...RABBIT EARS PASS...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE GENERALLY
LESS THAN ONE-HALF INCH PER HOUR.

$$

COZ030-032-230045-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...WALDEN...
DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...
KREMMLING
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
THE MOUNTAIN VALLEYS WILL CONTINUE TO SEE INTERMITTENT LIGHT
SNOWFALL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL RATES WILL
BE GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE-QUARTER INCH PER HOUR.

$$

COZ037-230045-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
345 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
SNOWFALL WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ACROSS
SOUTH PARK NOW THROUGH 6 PM. SNOWFALL RATES CURRENTLY AROUND ONE-
QUARTER INCH PER HOUR MAY INCREASE TO NEARLY ONE INCH PER HOUR
OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE PARK AFTER 5 PM...CREATING
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

$$
BAKER


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