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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
646 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

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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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN...ARVADA...
BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...
CITY OF DENVER...DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...
LITTLETON...PARKER...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN
646 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

.NOW...
DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR THROUGH ABOUT
9 AM MST WITH VISIBILITIES NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. MOTORISTS SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION AND USE LOW BEAMS WHILE DRIVING IN THE POOR
VISIBILITY.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
531 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

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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-
531 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY ALONG THE FOOTHILLS AND I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR
THIS MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ALONG THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS
AND OVER THE I-25 CORRIDOR FROM DENVER TO FORT COLLINS THIS
MORNING. VISIBILITIES ARE DOWN TO LESS THAN ONE-QUARTER MILE IN
PLACES. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THE
RESTRICTED VISIBILITY. THE FOG IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LIFTING BY 9
AM MST...AND SHOULD BE FULLY DISSIPATED BY NOON MST. NO OTHER
HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A FEW WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN
COLORADO LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY WHICH WILL PRODUCE SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS. ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN A FEW AREAS. GUSTY WEST WINDS FROM 50 TO
60 MPH AT TIMES WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND POOR
VISIBILITIES OVER THE HIGHER PASSES.

AT LOWER ELEVATIONS THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVER
THE PLAINS SUNDAY EVENING. LOCATIONS IN AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS
AND NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER WILL HAVE GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES THROUGH
MONDAY.

FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY IT WILL BE DRY EXCEPT FOR A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS ON TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTINUE ABOVE NORMAL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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Dense Fog Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
417 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...VERY DENSE FOG FROM DENVER TO FORT COLLINS THIS MORNING...

.MOIST AND WEAK EASTERLY FLOW OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO LAST
EVENING CAUSED AREAS OF FOG TO DEVELOP. AS THE FOG MOVED AGAINST
THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS IT BECAME DENSE WITH VISIBILITIES LESS
THAN A HALF MILE BEING COMMON. AS THE FOG LINGERS OVER THE I-25
URBAN CORRIDOR THIS MORNING...VISIBILITIES BETWEEN ZERO AND ONE-QUARTER
MILE WILL CONTINUE. THE FOG SHOULD BEGIN DISSIPATING BY MID-
MORNING AND BE ALL CLEARED OUT BY NOON.

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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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...
BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...PARKER...EATON...FORT LUPTON...
GREELEY...ROGGEN
417 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE BETWEEN FORT COLLINS AND DENVER
  AND FROM THE FOOTHILLS EASTWARD TO HIGHWAY 85...INCLUDING
  INTERSTATE 25.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO DRIVE MUCH SLOWER...USE LOW
  BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND EXERCISE EXTREME CAUSTION WHILE DRIVING IN
  THE DENSE FOG. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES MAY ALSO HAVE ICY
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD
OF YOU.

&&

$$



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