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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1103 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

COZ030>051-021715-
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-
1103 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...THERE IS A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE MOUNTAINS FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT IS MOVING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS LATE THIS MORNING AND
CROSS THE NORTHEAST PLAINS OF COLORADO DURING THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP WITH THE FRONTAL
PASSAGE. SNOW LEVELS WILL ALSO DROP TO NEAR 10 THOUSAND FEET THIS
AFTERNOON AND 8500 FEET OVERNIGHT. AREAS ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET
COULD SEE 4 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
TRAVEL OVER THE HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES AND AROUND THE EISENHOWER
TUNNEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT LATER TODAY DUE TO FALLING SNOW ALONG
WITH ICY AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS. SNOWFALL IN THE HIGH COUNTRY
IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH THE RAINFALL ON THE
PLAINS ENDING BEFORE MORNING AS THE STORM SYSTEM EXITS THE STATE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NORTHEAST COLORADO THURSDAY EVENING
WITH A FEW SHOWERS ALONG THE WYOMING AND NEBRASKA BORDERS.
CONTINUED COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT ON
FRIDAY. BY FRIDAY MORNING...LOW TEMPERATURES MAY DROP CLOSE TO
FREEZING...SO PROTECTION OF LATE SEASON GARDENS AND SENSITIVE
VEGETATION MAY BE NECESSARY.

DRY CONDITIONS WITH A WARMING TREND ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
WEEKEND ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST COLORADO. AFTERNOON
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO SEASONAL NORMALS THROUGH THE
FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$




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