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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
509 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

COZ030>051-251215-
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-
509 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9000
FEET UNTIL 5 PM TODAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN AND
NEAR THE FOOTHILLS...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS
MORNING. STRONG WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH SNOWFALL WILL PRODUCE
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES...AND
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TO
GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON WITH A SHARP DECREASE EXPECTED
BY EVENING. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL FALL IN
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET...WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES IN VALLEY
LOCATIONS.

ON THE PLAINS...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
WILL DEVELOP BY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON.

ANOTHER WEATHER DISTURBANCE IN STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL
PRODUCE THE ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AND GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. POOR VISIBILITIES WILL OCCUR OVER THE
HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AT TIMES.
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT WILL RANGE
FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS STRONG WINDS MAY OCCUR ON
TUESDAY WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH IN AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS.

OVER THE PLAINS THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY
EVENING WITH GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES. STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL BE
POSSIBLE AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY IN THE FOOTHILLS. SNOW
WILL END IN THE MOUNTAINS ON WEDNESDAY WITH DRY CONDITIONS OVER
NORTHEAST COLORADO.

FOR THANKSGIVING DAY AND FRIDAY IT WILL BE DRY EXCEPT FOR A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO 15
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL BOTH DAYS OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL OR GUSTY WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 50 MPH WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

$$

BARJENBRUCH/RPK




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