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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
421 AM MDT Thu Mar 15 2018

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
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
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
421 AM MDT Thu Mar 15 2018

...Red Flag Warning this afternoon for eastern Elbert and Lincoln
...High Wind Watch late tonight through Friday morning for the
...Winter Weather Advisory tonight through early Friday morning
in the central and northern Mountains...

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and a few thunderstorms will develop over the mountains
and nearby plains this afternoon before spreading over the
remainder of the plains this evening. Snowfall may be heavy at
times in the mountains later this afternoon and tonight with
accumulations of 5 to 10 inches by Friday morning. In addition,
strong and gusty winds are possible over the Front Range foothills
by later tonight with wind gusts up to 75 mph possible.

The rain showers will continue over the far northeast plains
through the night and some mixed with snow near the northern
borders of Wyoming and Nebraska.

Critical fire weather conditions can be expected across Lincoln
and Eastern Elbert counties this afternoon and early evening with
low humidities and gusty southerly winds. Conditions will improve
by later this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Rain possibly mixed with snow will linger over the far northeast
plains Friday morning before ending around midday.  Snow will
gradually diminish in the mountains by mid morning.

Gusty west to northwest winds will increase over the mountains
and plains Friday morning as a storm system moves away from the
area. Wind gusts up to 75 mph will be possible over the higher
terrain and up to 45 mph over the plains.

Another storm system will move across the region on Sunday with
another chance of showers and cooler temperatures.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight, however
reports of heavy mountain snowfall and high wind reports will be


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