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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1106 AM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

COZ030>051-191715-
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-
1106 AM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow showers will continue over the mountains through this
afternoon and then diminish through the evening. Acumulations up
to 2 or 3 inches will be possible above 9000 feet. Gusty west
winds will also increase in the mountains with speeds up to 45 mph
possible.

Across lower elevations, gusty northerly winds up to 35 mph will
continue through most of the afternoon. A few rain showers will be
possible through the afternoon, mainly over the Palmer Divide.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

On Saturday, fire danger will be elevated across the high
mountain valleys and Palmer Divide.

A stronger storm system will arrive Saturday night into Sunday
which will bring snow and areas of blowing snow to the mountains.
Several inches of accumulation will be possible. This will result
in hazardous winter travel conditions. Meanwhile, strong winds
will develop across the Front Range Foothills and adjacent plains.
Peak gusts may reach 60 mph in/near the foothills, and up to 50
mph on the plains. Scattered but mainly light rain and snow
showers can also be expected on the plains.

Mountain snow and gusty winds will likely continue into Monday.
Then drier weather is expected before another storm system brings
snow back into the forecast by Wednesday night and Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$



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