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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
435 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ030>051-021045-
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-
435 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN APPROACHING WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. THESE WILL
BEGIN DRY AND HIGH BASED WITH GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS THE MAIN IMPACT.
AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT ALONG
THE FRONT RANGE AS COLDER AIR FILTERS INTO THE AREA. BY SUNRISE
THURSDAY MORNING SNOW LEVELS MAY LOWER TO NEAR 6000 FT MSL.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

RAIN AND SNOW WILL RETURN TO MOST OF NORTHEASTERN COLORADO. SNOW
LEVELS WILL FLIRT WITH THE SURFACE OVER THE PLAINS...WITH A
SNOW/RAIN MIX LIKELY THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY...THEN BECOME ALL
SNOW BY EVENING. AREAS COULD SEE LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO PIN
DOWN AT THIS POINT WITH SUCH WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES MELTING WILL
BE POSSIBLE. MOST AREAS OVER THE PLAINS WILL SEE TWO TO FOUR INCHES
AND AREAS CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS AND PALMER DIVIDE MAY SEE UP TO
THREE TO SIX INCHES BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...MAINLY ON GRASSY
SURFACES. TRAVELERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF QUICKLY CHANGING
CONDITIONS INCLUDING LOW VISIBILITY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WITH LOCALIZED AREAS OF MORE INTENSE SNOWFALL. SNOW WILL IMPACT
MAINLY THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER FOOTHILLS...WITH
AMOUNTS IN THE 5 TO 12 INCH RANGE POSSIBLE. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH
BY FRIDAY LATE MORNING. COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY EVENING WITH LOWS BELOW FREEZING WHICH WILL
MAKE ROADS ICY FRIDAY MORNING.

WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER RETURNS THIS WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$



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