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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
616 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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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-
616 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF DENVER...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Slightly cooler air with more moisture will spread into northern
Colorado today, but areas south and southeast of Denver will still
be very warm, dry, and windy. Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph can be
expected across Douglas and Elbert counties as well as in the
mountains. There will be scattered snow showers in the mountains
today, then increasing snow in the high country overnight with
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches by morning, mainly north of
Interstate 70.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Snow is expected in the mountains Thursday and Thursday night
with a chance of snow continuing from Friday well into next week.
For the lower elevations there will be a chance of snow Thursday
into Friday morning. Significant accumulations are not expected
with this storm. Temperatures will cool down to below seasonal
normals Thursday through Saturday, then they will warm up Sunday
and Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Reports of snowfall or strong winds will be appreciated.

$$

Gimmestad/RJK

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
602 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Ft-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County above 9000Ft-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Ft-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide below 10000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
602 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong winds, low humidities and dry fuels will result in another
day of high fire danger across the plains. The severity of
today`s conditions will exceed yesterday`s by a large margin,
being much more widespread and extreme. Burning or any other
activities that could accidentally start a fire should be
postponed.

Wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph will be possible over the area today,
especially in and near the mountains. Winds in this range may
limit visibilities locally due to blowing dust and debris.
Additionally, they can lead to hazardous travel conditions,
particularly for high profile vehicles.

Precipitation through tonight will be confined to snow showers
along the Continental Divide. Local accumulations of 1 to 3 inches
will be possible along the Divide by Thursday morning. Winds
gusting to 50 mph at times will cause areas of blowing snow and
poor visibilities, resulting in hazardous travel at times through
the mountain passes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Snow is expected across the higher terrain Thursday through early
Friday, with more significant snowfall forecast for the
Continental Divide. Another round of snow will return to the
Continental Divide for Saturday through Tuesday, with the focus
area expected to be the central mountains.

Breezy, warm and dry conditions will lead to increased fire
danger across the Interstate 25 corridor and portions of the
southeastern Colorado plains on Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
possible through tonight along the Continental Divide.

$$

50/27

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
453 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
453 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty southwest winds up to 50 mph will encompass much of eastern
Utah and western Colorado through tonight. The exception will be
across extreme northeast Utah and northwest Colorado where a cold
front will push into the area today. Expect scattered rain and
snow showers along and north of this boundary with the rain and
snow spreading south across the remainder of the region tonight.
Snowfall accumulations up to 8 inches are expected for the
mountains north of Interstate with light amounts elsewhere.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

There is a good chance for valley rain showers and mountain snow
showers each afternoon and evening as a series of moist Pacific
storms pass through. Colder air moving in may flip the valleys
over to all snow by Thursday morning. Expect moderate to heavy
snow accumulations for the mountains with light accumulating snow
in the valleys Thursday. A brief break will arrive Friday and
Saturday, although more rain and snow arrives Sunday and will be
sticking around through Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
421 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

WYZ103>106-109>116-231130-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
Central Carbon County-North Snowy Range Foothills-
Southwest Carbon County-Sierra Madre Range-
Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-Laramie Valley-
South Laramie Range-
421 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Wyoming and southeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Widespread accumulating snow will redevelop this afternoon with
periods of snow continuing through the night outside the
mountains. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for all of Carbon and
Albany county across southeast Wyoming for significant snow
accumulations beginning this afternoon and this evening. Please
refer to the Winter Storm Watch for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Widespread accumulating snow will continue Thursday and possibly
into early Friday. Wind direction will be variable Thursday and
Thursday night since the low pressure system will be over the
area...but will gust between 20 to 30 MPH at times resulting in
drifting snow but also some patchy blowing snow at times.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotters are urged to report snow accumulations Thursday and
Friday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
421 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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231130-
Dawes-Box Butte-Scotts Bluff-Banner-Morrill-Kimball-Cheyenne-
North Sioux-South Sioux-Converse County Lower Elevations-
Niobrara County-East Platte County-Goshen County-
South Laramie Range Foothills-Central Laramie County-
East Laramie County-
421 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for western Nebraska and for
southeast Wyoming along and east of Interstate 25.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Widespread accumulating snow will begin tonight and continue
through early Friday. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the
eastern plains of southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska for
significant snow accumulations beginning after midnight tonight.
Please refer to the Winter Storm Watch for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Widespread accumulating snow will continue Thursday and possibly
into early Friday. East to northeast winds will increase between
15 to 25 MPH with higher gusts on Thursday resulting in drifting
snow but also some patchy blowing snow at times. The heaviest snow
accumulations should be north of Interstate 80.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotters are urged to report snow accumulations Thursday and
Friday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
357 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-231100-
Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
357 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017 /457 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for east central Colorado...
extreme southwest Nebraska and northwest Kansas.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Elevated fire weather conditions will continue through this
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

Near critical fire weather conditions are possible along and south
of Highway 40 in Kansas and Colorado Thursday afternoon ahead of a
strong cold front.

A dramatic change is expected as this cold front moves through the
region by Thursday evening, with windy and colder conditions
expected Thursday night through Friday night. Any rain that develops
ahead of the front will change to snow after the front passes
Thursday evening. Light snow accumulations are possible Thursday
night and Friday mainly north of Interstate 70.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service North Platte NE
437 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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Sheridan-Eastern Cherry-Keya Paha-Boyd-Brown-Rock-Holt-Garden-
Grant-Hooker-Thomas-Blaine-Loup-Garfield-Wheeler-Arthur-McPherson-
Logan-Custer-Deuel-Keith-Perkins-Lincoln-Chase-Hayes-Frontier-
Western Cherry-
437 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /337 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western and
north central Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

Elevated fire danger is likely this afternoon across all of
western and north central Nebraska.

A winter storm system will begin to affect the region late
tonight, as rain quickly changes over to snow across the
northwest sandhills.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

A winter storm system will continue to affect the region Thursday
into Friday. Snow will spread east on Thursday, impacting the
sandhills and north central Nebraska. At this time, the greatest
threat for accumulating snow is along and north of Interstate 80,
with heavy accumulations expected across north central Nebraska.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

Get your weather, hydrological, and climate information at
http://www.weather.gov/northplatte

$$

KAR

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
417 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
417 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /317 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------
Afternoon relative humidity values will fall back into the 15 to
20 percent range late this afternoon. Afternoon wind speeds will
range from 10 to 15 mph.



Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Fire weather: Limited risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

Critical fire danger levels will be possible across southwest
Kansas on Thursday. A Fire Watch has been issued Thursday
afternoon and Thursday evening. Please refer to the latest RFW
statement for more information.

Very windy conditions will be possible late Thursday night and
Friday. Wind gusts of 40 to near 50 mph will be possible on
Friday.

Limited to elevated Fire weather conditions will occur each day from
Friday through Tuesday.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Thursday
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
  - Fire weather: Significant risk

* Friday
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Saturday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Sunday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Tuesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

$$

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NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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