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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
559 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

COZ030>051-211200-
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-
559 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The mountains will remain breezy today with mild temperatures,
resulting in another day of very high fire danger. Wind gusts to
30 mph will be common, and the higher mountains could have gusts
to 50 mph at times. It will also be breezy on the plains behind a
weak cold front this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Winds increase Wednesday and continue through early Thursday
ahead of a cold front. This combined with dry conditions will
elevate the fire danger. A storm system will move across the
Central Rockies this weekend. This system will bring a good chance
for snow Saturday night and Sunday along with cold temperatures.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

Gimmestad/Meier




Air Quality Alert

COC013-123-001-031-059-035-005-014-069-202200-
Boulder-Weld-Adams-Denver-Jefferson-Douglas-Arapahoe-
Broomfield-Larimer-
510 PM MDT Mon Oct 19 2020

...ACTION DAY FOR PARTICULATES FROM 400 PM MONDAY UNTIL 400 PM
TUESDAY...

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has
issued the following...

WHAT...Action Day for Particulates.

WHERE...Douglas, Jefferson, Denver, western Arapahoe, western
Adams, Broomfield, Boulder, Larimer, and Weld Counties

WHEN...400 PM Monday October 19 to 400 PM Tuesday October 20

IMPACTS...Action Day for Particulates is now in effect for the
seven-county Denver-Boulder metropolitan area. Requests to limit
driving of non- ZEV vehicles (i.e., gas or diesel) are now in
effect until at least 4 PM Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  Moderate to
heavy smoke can be expected through Tuesday morning for locations
in Larimer and Boulder counties near the Cameron Peak, Calwood,
and Lefthand Canyon wildfires. Lesser, but moderate, amounts of
smoke can be found below these fires along the Front Range Urban
Corridor, particularly from Ft. Collins southward to Loveland,
Longmont, and Boulder. However drier and windier weather during
the day on Tuesday could increase fire activity, so an increase in
smoke will be possible by Tuesday afternoon for larger sections of
the Front Range from Ft. Collins southward to Denver. CDPHE
requests that activities, such as driving non-ZEV vehicles (i.e.,
gas or diesel), be reduced to lessen the impacts on neighboring
air quality. Additional air pollution in this region may directly
worsen air quality or contribute to precursors which may also
adversely affect air quality.  For Colorado air quality
conditions, forecasts and advisories, visit:
https://www.colorado.gov/airquality/colorado_summary.aspx

HEALTH INFORMATION...If smoke is thick or becomes thick in your
neighborhood you may want to remain indoors. This is especially
true for those with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very
young, and the elderly. Consider limiting outdoor activity when
moderate to heavy smoke is present. Consider relocating
temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is making you ill. If
visibility is less than 5 miles in smoke in your neighborhood,
smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy.

$$



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