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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1010 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

COZ030>051-271715-
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-
1010 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN VERY COLD ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO
TODAY AS AN ARCTIC AIRMASS HAS MOVED INTO THE STATE. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY BE IN THE MID TO UPPER TEENS. AREAS OF
LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS WITH VERY
LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

ANOTHER PERIOD OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON IN
THE MOUNTAINS AND SPREAD ONTO THE PLAINS BY LATE AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING. AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE EMBEDDED IN THE
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW OVER THE STATE WILL PRODUCE THE SNOW. MOUNTAIN
AREAS MAY PICK UP AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW BY LATE
TONIGHT. ON THE PLAINS...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN
3 INCHES. IF THE SNOW SPREADS ONTO THE PLAINS BY EARLY EVENING...
ANOTHER LONG EVENING COMMUTE MAY BE IN STORE FOR MOTORISTS ALONG
THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND WITH A FEW INCHES OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION EACH DAY.
COLD TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO WITH A GOOD
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY NIGHT.
OTHERWISE...THERE WILL BE JUST A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
FRIDAY AND SUNDAY

NEXT WEEK...ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM MAY AFFECT THE AREA TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY...BRINGING A CHANCE OF SNOW ALONG WITH COLDER
TEMPERATURES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$



Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
728 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

COZ035-036-038>041-043-045-270500-
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-
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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FORT COLLINS...
HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...
LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BENNETT...BYERS...
DEER TRAIL...LEADER
728 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS AND URBAN CORRIDOR THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. SNOWFALL
RATES OF ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON.
WITH EMBEDDED HEAVIER SNOWFALL...RATES UP TO AN INCH IN ONE HOUR
WILL BE POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A
QUARTER MILE AT TIMES AND CREATING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

$$



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