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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
434 AM MDT Wed Apr 1 2020

COZ030>051-021045-
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-
434 AM MDT Wed Apr 1 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Expect scattered showers and a few thunderstorms to  develop over
the northern mountains this afternoon and continue into this
evening. Across the plains, another warm day today with a slight
chance for late day showers and possibly a thunderstorm over the
far northeast plains by later in the afternoon.

A cold front will move southward over the plains later tonight
and will usher in much colder temperatures and low clouds after
midnight. There is also the potential for patchy drizzle and even
freezing drizzle for locations along and north of the Interstate
76 corridor.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Snowfall will increase across the mountains Thursday morning, with
some areas seeing rates of near 1 inch per hour at times. Across
the plains and lower foothills, areas of drizzle, freezing
drizzle and flurries will occur, though with warm ground
temperatures from the previous few days, impacts should be
minimal. A surge of colder air late afternoon will increase
snowfall rates in the mountains and turn precipitation to all snow
across the plains Thursday evening and overnight. The northern
mountains could see 6 to 12 inches total snowfall, while the
plains will likely see less than 2 inches.

Cool, cloudy and stable conditions will be left in the storms wake
for Friday, with snow showers and fog in the foothills and
adjacent plains. Saturday through Tuesday will feature a warming
and slight drying pattern, yet the mountains will see daily
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$



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