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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1047 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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
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
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
1047 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018


This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Today will be warmer with temperatures well above seasonal
normals throughout northeast and north central Colorado. Moisture
will increase over the mountains this afternoon with rain showers
and a few thunderstorms possible by evening. Rain will change to
snow by midnight with the heaviest accumulations expected over
Rabbit Ears Pass and the Gore and Park Ranges which should receive
2 to 4 inches. The plains will see dry conditions through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Mountain areas will see a mix of rain and snow on Friday as an
upper level weather disturbance moves across the area. Additional
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches will be possible in some areas.

On the plains, it will remain warm on Friday with elevated Fire
Danger over Lincoln county. There will be a chance of afternoon
showers and a few thunderstorms mainly over the far northeast

After dry conditions on Saturday, more moisture will begin moving
into the mountains on Sunday with a chance of showers by afternoon.
Unsettled weather is expected for early next week with an
increasing chance of precipitation along with cooler


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
617 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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-
617 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for southeast Wyoming.


There is a chance for rain showers today and tonight with snow
above 9000 feet. Moderate to heavy snow is possible across the
mountains after midnight tonight.


There is a chance for showers and a few thunderstorms on Friday
with snow continuing across the mountains. Unsettled weather is
likely to continue into early next week with widespread snowfall
possible Sunday night and Monday.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be required at this time.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
531 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
531 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will increase along the Continental Divide this evening and
fall moderate to heavily at times towards morning.  Accumulations of
1 to 6 inches will be possible by early Friday morning with the
heaviest falling across the Eastern San Juan mountains.  Southwest
winds will increase to 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph causing
areas of blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibilities over the
mountain passes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Moderate accumulating snow and blowing snow will be possible
across the Continental Divide on Friday. Total new snow amounts
of 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 16 inches, will be
possible by Friday evening. The remainder of the higher terrain
may see 1 to 4 inches of new snow through Friday. Another round
of light to moderate accumulating snow will be possible Monday
night through Wednesday.

Increasing winds will lead to high fire danger across the eastern
plains on Friday, with the potential for critical fire weather
conditions again on Saturday and Sunday.


Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
likely along the Continental Divide tonight.



Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
502 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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-
502 AM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered snow showers will develop in the mountains above 10,000
feet during the day, increasing in coverage tonight with snow
levels lower to 9000 feet in the north and 9500 feet in the south.
Snowfall is expected to impact mountain passes above 9500 feet
with accumulations of 3 to 6 inches likely by sunrise Friday.
Thunderstorms are also possible tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Snow will continue on Friday bringing total snowfall accumulations
of 5 to 10 inches above 9500 feet. Thunderstorms are also
possible. The next chance for significant snowfall comes early
next week.


Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.


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