Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1113 AM MDT Fri Apr 13 2018

COZ030>051-141715-
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-
1113 AM MDT Fri Apr 13 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING OVER FAR NORTHEAST COLORADO THROUGH
TONIGHT...
...HIGH WIND WARNING FOR MOST OF THE PLAINS...

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Spring storm will continue to strengthen over the high plains
today. Heavy snow will become widespread from Sterling and Akron
eastward, with areas of lighter snow further west across the
plains. Winds gusting as high as 70 mph will cause Blizzard
conditions to become widespread in areas with snow cover, mainly
east of Brush, Last Chance, and Limon. Near zero visibilities and
extensive drifting snow is expected, with snow accumulations of 5
to 10 inches from Sterling and Akron eastward. Lighter snow from
Fort Morgan to Limon may still be enough to produce difficult
travel by this evening.

A High Wind Warning is in effect for the rest of northeast
Colorado east of the I-25 corridor through tonight for northerly
winds increasing to 35 to 50 MPH with gusts as high as 65 MPH. The
strong winds will create difficult travel and may produce local
power outages, tree damage, and minor property damage.

In the mountains, light to moderate snow will produce 2 to 4
inches of accumulation with locally higher amounts today. Snow in
the mountains will begin to decrease tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Gusty winds will linger Saturday over much of the plains and
scattered snow showers will continue in the mountains. Drier,
warmer and less windy weather is forecast for Sunday through
Tuesday. An upper level disturbance will move into the mountains
Tuesday night with some snow over the Colorado High Country. The
Front Range foothills may also see gusty winds Tuesday night and
Wednesday morning. Another ridge will build over Colorado by
Thursday, with dry weather and seasonal temperatures.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter reports will be appreciated.

$$

Gimmestad/Kalina



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