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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1042 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ030>051-041745-
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-
1042 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...COLD AND SNOW TO MOVE ACROSS COLORADO TODAY AND TONIGHT...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS BECOMING
MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE
HIGHER MOUNTAINS WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES IN NORTH AND SOUTH PARKS.

ALONG THE FRONT RANGE AND EASTERN PLAINS...LIGHT SNOW WILL
INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY OCCASIONALLY BE HEAVIER
UNDER STRONGER SNOW SHOWERS. THE SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVIER LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A SECOND SURGE FROM THE NORTH MAY
BRING A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MID TO THE LATE THIS
EVENING AS IT PUSHES SOUTH ALONG THE FRONT RANGE. PERIODS HEAVIER
SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE FOR A FEW HOURS...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
FOOTHILLS AND SOUTH OF DENVER THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE DENVER
AREA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH UP TO 7 INCHES NEAR THE
FOOTHILLS AND SOUTH OF DENVER. FOR THE FOOTHILLS 4 TO 10 INCHES
ARE EXPECTED WITH 1 TO 4 INCHES ON THE PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SNOW WILL GRADUALLY END WEDNESDAY MORNING AS THE UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH MOVES EAST OF THE AREA. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW
NORMAL FOR WEDNESDAY. DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER WILL RETURN
THURSDAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND WITH HIGHS IN THE 40S AND
LOWER 50S BY MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS OF SNOWFALL WILL BE APPRECIATED.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
325 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SNOW AND COLD TONIGHT...

.SNOW WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS...AND ADJACENT PLAINS THROUGH THIS EVENING. A SECOND
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PLAINS BRINGING A SHORT PERIOD OF
MORE INTENSE SNOWFALL AND GUSTY WINDS. SOME BLOWING SNOW AND
REDUCED VISIBILITIES CAN BE EXPECTED AS THIS FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

COZ039>041-040630-
/O.CON.KBOU.WW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR
325 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THROUGH THE EVENING
  HOURS. A FEW SHOWERS MAY PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY SNOW. THE SNOW WILL
  GRADUALLY DIMINISH IN THE DENVER AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUT SNOW
  MAY LINGER ON THE PALMER DIVIDE INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
  WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH UP TO 7 INCHES NEXT TO
  THE FOOTHILLS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED
  BEHIND A FRONT THIS EVENING. THE GUSTY WINDS COMBINED WITH THE
  HEAVIER SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY IN SPOTS FOR THE
  EVENING RUSH AND IN ALL AREAS BY OR SHORTLY AFTER SUNSET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$




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