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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
700 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND RAIN MIXING WITH OR CHANGING TO
SNOW ON THE PLAINS THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.A storm system will move across Colorado from west to east
through tonight. The Colorado mountains will see the highest
impact from this storm with snow showers producing heavy snow at
times. The foothills will see a mixture of rain and snow turning
to all snow tonight. On the plains, snow levels will lower to
around 5000 feet late tonight into early Saturday, but any
accumulation is expected to be on the light side and mostly
confined to grassy surfaces. The storm will move out of the state
Saturday afternoon, with precipitation gradually decreasing to
scattered showers.

COZ035-036-210900-
/O.CON.KBOU.WW.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-180421T1800Z/
The Northern Front Range Foothills-
The Southern Front Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland,
Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown,
Idaho Springs, and Westcreek
700 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Periods of snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 5
  inches are expected.

* WHERE...The Northern Front Range Foothills and The Southern
  Front Range Foothills.

* WHEN...Until noon MDT Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect
  reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The
latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1103 AM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

COZ030>051-211715-
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-
1103 AM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON WITH WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES ALONG THE
FOOTHILLS...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A strong weather system will move across the central and southern
Rockies through Saturday. Snow showers will continue to become
widespread in the mountains through the day. Some of the showers
will be heavy this afternoon and evening, and a few thunderstorms
are also possible. Accumulations of 6 to 12 inches will be common
over the higher mountains and on the higher east slopes of the
Front Range by this afternoon, with 2 to 6 inches in the mountain
valleys and the lower foothills.

On the plains, scattered rain showers will develop over the
eastern border through the morning and into the afternoon. Rain
will then increase across the plains by the afternoon hours. The
rain is expected to change to snow above about 5500 feet during
the night. Some locations may have an inch or two of snow on
grassy areas, especially in the higher elevations south of Denver.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Snow will continue in the mountains and foothills, with scattered
to numerous rain and snow showers across the northeast plains in
the morning, with rain showers in the afternoon. The storm system
will exit the region by Saturday evening, followed by a warmer and
relatively drier pattern for Sunday and Monday. The next chance
of precipitation for the region will be on Monday night and
Tuesday. Warmer and drier on Wednesday,  then another shot of
showers and cooler temperatures by Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snowfall reports from spotters will be appreciated.

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