Travelers Forecast
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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
630 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED OVER SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA...WITH A WEAK NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND FLOW ALOFT OVER
COLORADO. THERE IS JUST ENOUGH MOISTURE AROUND TO ALLOW FOR A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HIGH COUNTRY THIS EVENING. OVER THE
WEEKEND...THE UPPER FLOW WILL BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY AS THE UPPER
RIDGE SHIFTS EASTWARD INTO THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES AND PLAINS STATES
AND AN UPPER TROUGH MOVES INTO THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. THIS
PATTERN WILL ALLOW MONSOONAL MOISTURE TO FLOW INTO COLORADO FROM THE
SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST...RESULTING IN INCREASED AFTERNOON AND EVENING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS. THIS PATTERN WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK...WITH ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND STORMS ACROSS THE HIGH
COUNTRY EACH DAY.

...THE FORECAST FOR THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS EAST OF VAIL PASS...

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE LATE EVENING
HOURS. LOWS 38 TO 46. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS 62 TO 72. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 10 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS 41 TO 49.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41 TO 49. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57 TO 67.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 44. HIGHS 59 TO 69.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41 TO 47. HIGHS 59 TO 69.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 47.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 59 TO 69.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 44.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60 TO 70.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR DENVER ON SATURDAY IS A 9
WHICH IS IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.

THE FORECAST WEATHER AND HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR SATURDAY
AT A FEW CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY...

SEATTLE...RAIN AND 68.
SAN FRANCISCO...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 71.
LOS ANGELES...SUNNY AND 82.
SALT LAKE CITY...SUNNY AND 96.
LAS VEGAS...VERY HOT AND 106.
CHICAGO...SHOWERS AND 76.
DALLAS...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 94.
BOSTON...SUNNY AND 82.
NEW YORK CITY...SUNNY AND 84.
WASHINGTON DC...SUNNY AND 87.
ATLANTA...THUNDERSTORMS AND 85.
MIAMI...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 92.

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