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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1048 AM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

COZ030>051-251700-
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-
1048 AM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...MORE RAIN EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME LIKELY OVER THE MOUNTAINS...ADJACENT
PLAINS AND PALMER DIVIDE BY EARLY AFTERNOON AND THEN SHIFT OVER
THE NORTHEAST PLAINS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.
EXPECT HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. THERE
IS THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING ON THE PLAINS...MAINLY FROM
LIMON TO FORT MORGAN AND POINTS EAST AND NORTH. RAINFALL RATES
WILL BE UP TO 1 INCH IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS. SOILS ARE ALREADY
SATURATED OVER THE PLAINS FROM PREVIOUS RAINFALL...SO ANY
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO ADDITIONAL FLOODING.

STORMS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT ON THE
EASTERN PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY WILL BE
CONFINED TO THE MOUNTAINS AND NEARBY PLAINS WITH THE ATMOSPHERE
BECOMING SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER. ON TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES WILL DECREASE AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AND DRIER AIR MOVE
IN FROM THE WEST. WEDNESDAY WILL PROBABLY BE THE WARMEST DAY OF
THE WEEK...BUT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN
EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON WITH THE PASSAGE OF A WEAK WEATHER
DISTURBANCE. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE ON
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR FLOWS IN AHEAD OF
ANOTHER LARGE SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. THESE MOIST AND
UNSETTLED CONDITIONS COULD LINGER WELL INTO SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...REPORTS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING WILL BE
APPRECIATED.

$$



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