Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1100 AM MDT Tue Apr 17 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-
1100 AM MDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...High Wind Warning for the Palmer Divide and adjacent Plains
through early this evening...

...Red Flag Warnings through early evening, Denver Metro area,
Palmer Divide, South Park, southern Foothills and east central

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

High winds with gusts to 60 to 65 mph are expected this afternoon
through the early evening hours across eastern Colorado, including
the Front Range foothills and Urban Corridor.

Extreme fire danger will be in place through early evening across
the Denver metro area, Southern Foothills, South Park, Palmer
Divide extending into Lincoln county and eastern portions of Adams
and Arapahoe counties. Wind gusts to 60 mph will occur along with
low humidity levels.

An upper level disturbance will bring snow to the mountains this
afternoon into the early evening hours with gusty winds at times.
Accumulations of 2 to 4 inches will be possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Wednesday and Thursday will stay dry with highs in the mid to
upper 60s on the plains. Winds will continue to gust on the plains
with speeds up to 30 mph by the afternoon on Wednesday and

The next spring storm will move into the area by Friday bringing
rain and snow to the mountains plains with isolated high terrain
thunderstorms. Moderate snow amounts will be possible over the
mountains and higher foothills with a mix of rain and snow
overnight into Saturday.

Upper level ridging will return by Sunday and continue into Monday
with increasing temperatures.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.


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