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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
626 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

COZ030>051-181230-
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-
626 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS THROUGH TONIGHT...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH PARK AND DOUGLAS AND WESTERN
ELBERT COUNTIES TODAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG AND MOIST SPRING STORM WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST ACROSS
COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH
RAIN ON THE PLAINS. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST ON THE EAST SLOPES
OF THE FRONT RANGE...WHERE STORM TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 FEET BY SATURDAY
MORNING. OTHER MOUNTAIN AREAS CAN EXPECT 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW.
THERE WILL STILL BE SOME SNOW IN AREAS SOUTH OF DENVER AND NEAR
THE FOOTHILLS. ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED IN DOUGLAS
AND WESTERN ELBERT COUNTIES...THOUGH WARM TEMPERATURES WILL ALLOW
FOR PLENTY OF MELTING ON STREETS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE UPPER LEVEL STORM WILL MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD RIGHT OVER THE
FORECAST AREA ON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT AND BE OVER WESTERN
KANSAS BY SUNDAY MORNING. THERE WILL BE MOISTURE AROUND AND
INSTABILITY SO THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH MAYBE SOME THUNDER SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. THE PLAINS WILL SEE A CHANCE OF MAINLY RAIN SHOWERS
SATURDAY INTO THE EVENING WITH SOME THUNDER TOO...THEN SOME SNOW
MIXED IN SATURDAY NIGHT. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL NOT BE SIGNIFICANT
ANYWHERE OVER THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL
BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVER THE PLAINS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS FOR ALL AREAS ON
MONDAY...THEN IT DRIES OUT UNTIL THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVES IN LATER
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM SPOTTERS WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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GIMMESTAD/RJK



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