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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1026 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

COZ030>051-181630-
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-
1026 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS THROUGH TONIGHT...

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 NORTHEAST ACROSS
COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS 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.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE EASTERN PLAIN...EAST OF A LINE FROM GREELEY
TO LIMON. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE LARGE HAIL...THOUGH A TORNADO OR
TWO CAN`T BE RULED OUT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL KEEP SNOW CONTINUING IN THE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY WITH A RAIN AND SNOW MIXTURE OVER THE
PLAINS LASTING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ON SATURDAY FOR THE REGION WITH SNOW FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND RAIN ON THE PLAINS RETURNING SUNDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL STAY ON THE COOLER SIDE WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S
THEN GET BACK TO SEASONAL NORMALS BY TUESDAY. SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL MOVE IN TUESDAY DRYING
THINGS OUT AND WARMING THINGS UP BEFORE ANOTHER SYSTEM MOVES IN
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM SPOTTERS WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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