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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
540 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

COZ030>051-271145-
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-
540 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A PACIFIC SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES WILL BRING
RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE WILL
BE A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY THIS MORNING WITH SMALL
HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN. SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE TONIGHT IN THE MOUNTAINS. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL FALL
TONIGHT ALLOWING FOR SNOW ACCUMULATION IN THE FOOTHILLS AND
POSSIBLY ALONG THE PALMER DIVIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION FROM THIS LATEST STORM SYSTEM WILL RANGE
FROM 8 TO 16 INCHES IN MOUNTAIN AREAS MAINLY EAST OF THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BY MONDAY AFTERNOON. FOOTHILL AREAS COULD SEE
ANYWHERE FROM 3 TO 8 INCHES...WITH UP TO AN INCH OR TWO OF SLUSHY
SNOW ON THE PALMER DIVIDE. THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO WILL
LIKELY ESCAPE THE SNOW BECAUSE OF WARMER TEMPERATURES. LIGHT
SHOWERS ON THE PLAINS SHOULD COME TO AN END BY MONDAY EVENING...
AND BY LATE MONDAY NIGHT IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WITH THIS STORM
SYSTEM MOVING AWAY FROM COLORADO. DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS RETURN
TO THE OUTLOOK AREA TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS WILL COME THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
WITH A STORM SYSTEM PASSING JUST NORTH OF COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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MEIER/BAKER


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