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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
446 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

COZ030>051-191100-
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-
446 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
PARK...SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...AND ALL OF THE NORTHEAST
PLAINS OF COLORADO...

...LATE SPRING STORM MAY BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE FRONT RANGE
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

This afternoon, isolated to scattered thunderstorms concentrated
in the southern part of the forecast area (generally Park County,
the Palmer Divide and adjacent plains) will bring lightning, gusty
winds, hail, and light rainfall. There is a marginal risk of
severe hail and wind. Storms should exit east by early evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Very warm, dry and breezy weather will result in near-critical to
critical fire weather conditions across South Park, Southern
Foothills, Plains and Palmer Divide on Thursday.

A late season storm system may bring heavy snow and hazardous
driving conditions to the Front Range Mountains and Foothills from
late Thursday night through noon Saturday. The lower elevations
will mainly see rain with possibly some light snow Friday night
into Saturday morning. Accumulations are expected to be light;
however, further south across the the Palmer Divide a few inches
of accumulation will be possible. in addition, many plains
locations could see a freeze Saturday and Sunday morning as
temperatures are expected to drop below 32 degrees.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight, though
hail and wind reports would be appreciated this afternoon and
evening.

$$



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
409 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...LATE SPRING STORM MAY BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE FRONT RANGE
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

.Confidence is increasing in moderate to heavy snowfall in the Front
Range mountains and foothills, mostly above 7000 feet and primarily
along the eastern slopes, late Thursday through Saturday morning.
There is still a lot of uncertainty in snowfall totals but
significant impacts seem likely, especially to mountain travel.

COZ034-036-182100-
/O.NEW.KBOU.WS.A.0006.220520T1800Z-220521T1800Z/
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest
Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties
Above 9000 Feet-Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above
6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below
9000 Feet-
Including the cities of Evergreen, Georgetown, Indian Peaks,
Idaho Springs, Eisenhower Tunnel, East Slopes Southern Gore
Range, Mount Evans, Central City, East Slopes Mosquito Range,
Breckenridge, Winter Park, Williams Fork Mountains, Bailey,
Kenosha Mountains, Westcreek, and Berthoud Pass
409 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations generally
  between 4 and 12 inches with locally higher amounts possible.

* WHERE...The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and
  the Indian Peaks, and The Southern Front Range Foothills.

* WHEN...From Friday afternoon through Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Roads will likely become slick and hazardous. Snow
  covered roads will make travel hazardous. Travel may become very
  difficult to impossible due to heavy snowfall on roadways. Travel
  could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions
  could impact the Friday evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

Persons should consider delaying all travel. Motorists should use
extreme caution if travel is absolutely necessary.

Roads will be slick resulting in slow and hazardous travel. Allow
extra time to reach your destination.

&&

$$

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