Short Term Forecast
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
344 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

COZ030>034-037-132345-
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-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...WALDEN...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING...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...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...
LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
344 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE HIGH COUNTRY FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE AFTERNOON WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL OCCURRING UP AROUND THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE IN JACKSON...GRAND...SUMMIT AND PARK
COUNTIES. SNOWFALL RATES AROUND ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR WILL BE
COMMON...WITH CLOSE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR ON THE UPPER WEST
FACING SLOPES...HIGH PASSES AND UP AROUND THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL.
HIGH COUNTRY MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
CONDITION AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES ESPECIALLY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE
10 THOUSAND FEET.

$$

COZ035-036-132345-
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-
INCLUDING...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
344 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO THE FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL MAY
ACTUALLY INCREASE IN INTENSITY AFTER 4 PM AS AN UPPER LEVEL
WEATHER DISTURBANCE NEARS THE AREA. SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE HALF TO
THREE- QUARTER INCH PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON...WITH RATES UP TO ONE
AND ONE-HALF INCH PER HOUR IN THE FOOTHILLS OF BOULDER...JEFFERSON
AND WESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTIES. MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE WET AND
SLUSHY ROADWAYS...AND POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES DUE TO FALLING
SNOW AND FOG.

$$

COZ038>043-045-132345-
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-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN...ARVADA...
BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...
CITY OF DENVER...DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...
LITTLETON...PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...
STONEHAM...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BENNETT...
BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER
344 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
A WIDE BAND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD
OVER THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR NOW THROUGH 5 PM. SNOWFALL RATES
WILL GENERALLY BE LESS THAN ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR...ALTHOUGH
RATES APPROACHING AN INCH PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHERN JEFFERSON AND DOUGLAS
COUNTIES...AND UP AROUND LONGMONT...LOVELAND...WINDSOR AND
GREELEY. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL AT 10 TO 25 MPH. ROADS WILL
MAINLY BE WET...ALTHOUGH BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES COULD BECOME
SLUSHY OR PARTIALLY SNOW COVERED.

$$

COZ046-047-132345-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...
KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER
344 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
A WIDE SWATH OF LIGHT SNOW OR RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW WILL CONTINUE
TO SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS EASTERN ELBERT AND NORTHERN LINCOLN
COUNTIES NOW THROUGH 5 PM. SNOWFALL RATES WILL GENERALLY BE LESS
THAN ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR. NORTHERLY WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH WILL
BE COMMON.

$$

COZ044-048>051-132345-
MORGAN COUNTY-LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-
PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...CROOK...
MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
344 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS
NORTHEASTERN COLORADO NOW THROUGH 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL
RATES WILL GENERALLY BE LESS THAN ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR.
HOWEVER...WITH THE HEAVIEST BAND OF SNOW MOVING ACROSS EASTERN
MORGAN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES...COULD SEE SNOWFALL RATES
SLIGHTLY OVER ONE INCH PER HOUR. WINDS WILL REMAIN NORTHEASTERLY
AT 15 TO 30 MPH...WITH SOME GUSTS TO 40 MPH. MOST ROADS WILL BE
WET...ALTHOUGH ROADS COULD BECOME SLUSHY WITH THE HEAVIER
SNOWFALL.

$$
BAKER



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