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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1050 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

COZ030>051-190500-
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-
1050 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

...WINTRY WEATHER CONTINUES IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH SHOWERY WEATHER
ON THE PLAINS TODAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE DRIFTING EASTWARD ACROSS
COLORADO THIS AFTERNOON AND MOVE OVER WESTERN KANSAS LATER TONIGHT.
ON THE BACK SIDE OF THIS STORM THERE WILL BE PLENTIFUL
SHOWERS...WITH SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS AND RAIN ON THE PLAINS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE 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 4 TO 8 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY MORNING...WITH 2 TO 5 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

SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO SUNDAY
MORNING WILL DECREASE TO A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. ON THE PLAINS...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SUNDAY
MORNING WILL GIVE WAY TO PARTIAL CLEARING AND GUSTY NORTHERLY
WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON. THEN...LOOK FOR ANOTHER WEATHER DISTURBANCE
TO RACE SOUTH OUT OF WYOMING AND PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW IN
THE HIGH COUNTRY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW MAINLY FOR THE
NEARBY PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. THE HIGH
COUNTRY...PARTICULARLY THE HIGHER PASSES AND NORTHWEST FACING
SLOPES...COULD PICK UP A FEW MORE INCHES OF SNOW WITH THIS NEXT
CLIPPER SYSTEM. FOR THE PLAINS...SNOW ACCUMULATION IS NOT
ANTICIPATED. DRIER AND WARMER CONDITIONS SHOULD THEN RETURN TO THE
OUTLOOK AREA FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH A FAIR WEATHER HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING IN FROM UTAH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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