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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
930 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ030>051-181630-
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-
930 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL SLOWLY LIFT AND DISSIPATE OVER NORTHEAST
COLORADO THIS MORNING...AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS.
BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM THE MOSQUITO
RANGE THROUGH THE BOREAS PASS AND MOUNT EVANS AREA...WITH AN INCH
OR LESS IN THE REST OF THE MOUNTAINS. MOUNTAIN ROADS WILL BECOME
SNOW COVERED AND SLICK IN AREAS THAT SEE ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

ON THE PLAINS...THIS AFTERNOON THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVER
THE PALMER DIVIDE...WITH ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OVER THE REST OF THE PLAINS LOOK FOR LOWER
CHANCES OF SNOW WITH ONLY A LIGHT DUSTING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SOME SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL LINGER OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
THURSDAY WITH ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE
NEXT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO THE STATE
LATE SUNDAY AS A STRONG AND MOIST JET STREAM APPROACHES FROM THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN THE MOUNTAINS
SUNDAY ALONG WITH THE THREAT OF STRONG WINDS OVER THE FOOTHILLS
AND ADJACENT PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY
BECOME HEAVY IN THE MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY AS WINDY CONDITIONS ALSO
CONTINUE OVER THE FOOTHILLS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.



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