Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1026 AM MDT Fri Mar 23 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-
1026 AM MDT Fri Mar 23 2018

...Winter Weather Advisory for the central and northern mountains
until 6 pm this evening...
...Red Flag Warning for southeast Elbert and southern Lincoln
counties until 7 pm this evening...

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Periods of snow along with a few thunderstorms will occur in the
mountains through this afternoon. Total snowfall amounts of 4 to
7 inches will be possible especially above 10000 feet. Mountain
roads are expected to become slushy and snow covered in places,
especially through the passes. Areas of blowing snow will be
possible as well. Southwest to west winds 20 to 35 mph will occur
with gusts to 60 mph above timberline.

Over the foothills and plains it will be windy with gusts from 40
to 55 mph at times this afternoon. There will also be a chance of
afternoon showers and thunderstorms across the northeast plains.
Over southeast Elbert and southern Lincoln counties, critical
fire danger will exist this afternoon due to continued dry
conditions and gusty winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Fire danger will be elevated over the eastern plains on Saturday
and over the southeastern plains and Park County on Sunday. It
will be dry through the weekend with above normal temperatures.

Moisture will increase Sunday night and Monday ahead of the next
storm system. The storm will move across Monday night and Tuesday,
with another system bringing a chance of precipitation to the
area Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday. Temperatures will be
below normal Tuesday through Thursday.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.


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