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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1048 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

COZ030>051-131700-
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-
1048 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

It will be hot and dry once again today leading to elevated fire
danger. Isolated high based showers will be possible along and
west of the urban corridor. Gusty outflow winds up to 50 mph and a
few sprinkles will be possible with these showers.

A couple strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the
northeast corner of Colorado this afternoon and early evening.
Damaging wind gusts to 60 mph and hail up to quarter size could
occur with the strongest storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Hot and mainly dry weather will keep the fire danger elevated
through the period, especially Thursday through Sunday. Better
chances for showers and thunderstorms return this weekend, though
most storms will only produce light precipitation.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
1100 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-131200-
Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
1100 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020 /1200 PM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020/

This hazardous weather outlook is for extreme southwest Nebraska...
northwest Kansas and east central Colorado.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible across parts of far eastern
Colorado around 6 PM MDT. Severe weather is not expected. A separate
threat for thunderstorms is expected to move into Yuma county around
7 PM MDT with a movement to the east southeast across the Nebraska
Kansas border area through 10 PM MDT (11 PM CDT). The primary hazards
will be wind gusts to 60 mph and hail up to the size of golf balls.

Fog is expected to develop after midnight with visibilities as low as
a mile.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Fog is expected for a few hours after sunrise Thursday morning with
visibilities as low as a mile.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service North Platte NE
1037 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-131545-
Sheridan-Eastern Cherry-Keya Paha-Boyd-Brown-Rock-Holt-Garden-
Grant-Hooker-Thomas-Blaine-Loup-Garfield-Wheeler-Arthur-McPherson-
Logan-Custer-Deuel-Keith-Perkins-Lincoln-Chase-Hayes-Frontier-
Western Cherry-
1037 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020 /937 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western and
north central Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

Scattered thunderstorms become possible later this afternoon and
evening across much of western and central Nebraska. Storms may
become strong to severe with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy
rainfall the main concerns. Storms should begin to diminish by
late evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

Isolated strong storms are possible Thursday afternoon, mainly
across the Sandhills into central Nebraska. A few storms may
contain small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rainfall.

Additional low-end chances for rain and thunderstorm exist daily,
Friday through Monday. The threat for severe weather during this
time frame appears low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and tonight.

&&

Get your weather, hydrological, and climate information at
http://www.weather.gov/northplatte

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
558 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

WYZ101>119-131200-
Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Carbon County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-Southwest Carbon County-
Sierra Madre Range-Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
558 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of east central
Wyoming...south central Wyoming and southeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Gusty winds...hot temperatures and low humidity will create
critical fire weather conditions late this morning that will
continue through the afternoon. Red Flag Warnings are in effect
for the entire area of southeast Wyoming today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Widespread critical fire weather conditions expected again
Thursday. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for the entire
southeast Wyoming area.

Critical fire weather conditions continue on a daily basis through
the weekend...particularly along and west of the Laramie Range.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
558 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-131200-
Dawes-Box Butte-Scotts Bluff County-Banner County-Morrill-
Kimball County-Cheyenne-North Sioux-South Sioux-
558 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of panhandle
Nebraska and western Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are possible across the Nebraska Panhandle
this afternoon. One or two storms could become severe with large
hail and damaging downburst winds from 4 PM through 8 PM this
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Widespread critical fire weather conditions expected
Thursday...mainly across the northern and central portions of the
Panhandle. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for the this area of
the Panhandle.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation may be needed for the Panhandle from 4 PM this
afternoon through 8 PM this evening.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
544 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-131145-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
544 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions will develop across southeast
Utah and portions of west-central and northwest Colorado this
afternoon and will persist into the evening. Consequently, a Red
Flag Warning remains in effect from 11 AM this morning through 8
PM this evening for those areas. Meanwhile, isolated high based
thunderstorms are possible along the Continental Divide which will
generate outflow winds to 40 mph but little rain.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Hot, dry and breezy conditions are expected to redevelop Thursday
and critical fire weather conditions may redevelop as a result. A
Fire Weather Watch has been issued from 1100 Thursday morning
through 8 PM Thursday evening for northwest and a portion of west-
central Colorado.

Otherwise, isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are
expected each day, mainly over the mountains of the Continental
Divide. This activity is likely to continue to generate more wind
than rain.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
502 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-131015-
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
502 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020 /402 AM MDT Wed Aug 12 2020/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------
There is a marginal risk for an isolated strong to severe thunderstorm
late this afternoon and evening, mainly north of Highway 50 and west of
Highway 183. A more organized area of thunderstorms developing across
far northwest Kansas or southwest Nebraska may move or develop far
enough southeast to clip the I-70 corridor late tonight.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Hail: Limited risk
* Thunderstorm wind damage: Limited risk
* Lightning: Limited risk
* Excessive heat: Limited risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------
The best chance for organized thunderstorm activity will be over the
weekend when a weak front is expected to push slowly south into
Kansas.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Thursday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk
  - Excessive heat: Limited risk

* Friday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Excessive heat: Limited risk

* Saturday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Excessive heat: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Tuesday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage
https://weather.gov/crh/ghwo?sid=ddc

$$

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