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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1225 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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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-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-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...
BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...
FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...
LEADER
1225 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
ACROSS THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR...AND
ADJACENT PLAINS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. STRONGER STORMS INITIALLY
IN THE FOOTHILLS...NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER...AND DEVELOPING
NORTHWARD FROM ELBERT COUNTY INTO THE BYERS...DEER TRAIL...AND
EASTERN WELD COUNTY AREA WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING UP TO 2
INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR OR LESS. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1117 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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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-
1117 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS AND ADJACENT
PLAINS...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS DURING
THE EARLY AFTERNOON AND ACROSS THE ADJACENT PLAINS BY MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON. A LARGE AREA OF RAIN WILL DEVELOP WITH EMBEDDED SLOW
MOVING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL
PRODUCE RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR THAT MAY STAY
OVER AN AREA FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THE MAIN AREA OF RAIN IS EXPECTED
TO MOVE FROM THE MOUNTAINS ONTO THE PLAINS BY LATE TONIGHT...BUT
ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS
DURING THE NIGHT SO THE HEAVY RAIN THREAT WILL CONTINUE AT LEAST
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

WIDESPREAD RAIN AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH A
BIT LESS IN AREAS EAST OF STERLING AND AKRON. THERE WILL LIKELY BE
AREAS WHERE HEAVY THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP THAT GET 3 TO 6 INCHES OF
RAIN OVER A SEVERAL HOUR PERIOD...WHICH WILL BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE
FLOODING. IT IS TOO EARLY TO TELL EXACTLY WHERE AND WHEN THIS WILL
OCCUR...BUT THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE
MOUNTAINS...FROM MID AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING OVER THE FOOTHILLS
AND FRONT RANGE CITIES...AND OVERNIGHT ON THE PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A COOL AND MOIST AIRMASS WILL BE OVER THE REGION WEDNESDAY WITH
WEAK WINDS ALOFT. IN ADDITION...LOW LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW WILL KEEP
EASTERLY WINDS INTO THE FOOTHILLS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE POSSIBLE FOR MUCH OF THE DAY...WITH HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE. SLOW
MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ONE TO TWO
INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS THAN AN HOUR. IN ADDITION...THE EASTERLY
LOW LEVEL WINDS WILL HELP HOLD SHOWERS AGAINST THE FOOTHILLS. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE FOR MUCH OF NORTH CENTRAL
AND NORTHEAST COLORADO THROUGH 6 PM WEDNESDAY.

FROM THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL REMAIN
OVER COLORADO WITH SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES. THERE WILL BE
ENOUGH MONSOONAL MOISTURE FOR A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY...MAINLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. HEAVY RAIN
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

FORMAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY BUT REPORTS OF
HEAVY RAINFALL OR FLOODING WILL BE APPRECIATED.

$$

GIMMESTAD/LESZCYNSKI



Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
527 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD THREAT WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY RAIN LIKELY FOR THE FRONT RANGE AND EASTERN
PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.MONSOON MOISTURE COMBINED WITH A MOIST EASTERLY UPSLOPE FLOW
WILL PRODUCE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON
INTO WEDNESDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL HELP TRIGGER THE
SHOWERS AND STORMS...WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
NIGHT. ADDITIONAL RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY
AS A SECOND UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM PASSES OVER THE STATE. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH UP TO
3 INCHES POSSIBLE. IF A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVIER RAINFALL
DEVELOPS LATER TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING THIS COULD LEAD TO
EVEN HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN SOME AREAS.


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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-
WASHINGTON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...
NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...
EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...
HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK...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...
BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...
FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...
WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...
LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...
AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS
527 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO...EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...NORTH
  CENTRAL COLORADO AND NORTHEAST COLORADO...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL COLORADO...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
  PARK COUNTY...JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000
  FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000
  FEET AND SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
  BOULDER/GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES
  ABOVE 9000 FEET. IN EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...NORTH AND
  NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN COUNTY
  AND SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN
  COUNTY. IN NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO...LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000
  FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY...LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES
  BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET AND SOUTH AND EAST
  JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/NORTHWEST BOULDER
  COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET. IN NORTHEAST COLORADO...BOULDER AND
  JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD COUNTY...
  CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES...CENTRAL AND
  SOUTH WELD COUNTY...ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES
  ABOVE 6000 FEET...MORGAN COUNTY...NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW
  6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST
  BROOMFIELD COUNTY...NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY AND WASHINGTON
  COUNTY.

* FROM 2 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE 1 TO 3 INCHES
  OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
  TRAIN OR REFORM OVER THE SAME AREAS AND PRODUCE EVEN HIGHER
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN A FEW AREAS.

* FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ALONG WITH ROCK AND MUD SLIDES. IF YOU LIVE IN FLOOD
  PRONE AREAS OR WILL BE TRAVELING...STAY ALERT TO THE WEATHER
  AND BE PREPARED FOR RAPIDLY RISING WATER LEVELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$



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