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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
601 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

COZ030>051-191215-
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-
601 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT EASTWARD ACROSS
COLORADO INTO WESTERN KANSAS TONIGHT. ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE
STORM THERE WILL BE PLENTIFUL SHOWERS...SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
RAIN ON THE PLAINS. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ON THE
PLAINS. WHILE THE SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL NOT BE AS HEAVY AS
THE LAST FEW DAYS...THE SHOWERS COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES.
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE
HIGHER MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY MORNING...WITH 2 TO 6 INCHES IN THE
VALLEYS AND FOOTHILLS. SNOW MAY MIX WITH THE RAIN IN THE FRONT
RANGE CITIES TONIGHT...BUT THE ONLY AREA WHERE ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED IS SOUTH OF DENVER WHERE AN INCH OR TWO IS POSSIBLE
OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW ON THE
PLAINS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL
DECREASE ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY OVER THE MOUNTAINS WITH ONLY A
SLIGHT CHANCE EXPECTED...AND NOTHING FOR THE PLAINS. TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY ARE DRY OVER ALL AREAS...THEN PRECIPITATION
INCREASES LATER WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH THE NEXT UPPER
LEVEL STORM. THE LATE WEEK SYSTEM DOES NOT LOOK SIGNIFICANT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

GIMMESTAD/RJK


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