Travelers Forecast
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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
610 PM MDT THU APR 19 2018

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE FOUR CORNERS REGION TO
THE EASTERN PLAINS OF COLORADO ON FRIDAY BRINGING HEALTHY AMOUNTS OF
PRECIPITATION WITH IT. RAIN WILL DOMINATE IN AREAS BELOW 6000 FEET
AS LESS THAN AN INCH IS EXPECTED IN DENVER. OVER THE MOUNTAINS, A
WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 6AM FRIDAY THROUGH NOON ON
SATURDAY AS 6 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THIS WILL CREATE
POOR DRIVING CONDITIONS DURING THIS TIME FRAME BUT CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE DURING THE AFTERNOON ON SATURDAY. THE SUN WILL COME OUT ON
SUNDAY AS TEMPERATURES WARM UP ABOVE AVERAGE WITH NO PRECIPITATION
EXPECTED.

...THE FORECAST FOR THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS EAST OF VAIL PASS...

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO NOON MDT
SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING, THEN SNOW
LIKELY AND CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
1 TO 4 INCHES. LOWS 24 TO 34. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,
THEN SNOW, CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
5 TO 7 INCHES. HIGHS 29 TO 39. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING
TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING, THEN SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
4 TO 6 INCHES. LOWS 18 TO 26.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. HIGHS 31 TO 41. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS 21 TO 29. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

...LOOKING FURTHER AHEAD FOR THE MOUNTAIN AREAS...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS 41 TO 51.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 32.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW, SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 43 TO 53. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 25 TO 31. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW. HIGHS 39 TO 49.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO 30.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 41 TO 51.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 24 TO 32. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40 TO 50.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR DENVER ON FRIDAY IS A 3
WHICH IS IN THE MODERATE CATEGORY.

THE FORECAST WEATHER AND HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR FRIDAY
AT A FEW CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY...

SEATTLE...RAIN AND 60.
SAN FRANCISCO...SUNNY AND 65.
LOS ANGELES...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 68.
SALT LAKE CITY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 63.
LAS VEGAS...SUNNY AND 81.
CHICAGO...SUNNY AND 58.
DALLAS...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 69.
BOSTON...PARTLY CLOUDY AND 51.
NEW YORK CITY...SUNNY AND 53.
WASHINGTON DC...SUNNY AND 56.
ATLANTA...SUNNY AND 69.
MIAMI...SUNNY AND 86.

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