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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
206 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ290-020000-
/O.CAN.KGJT.FW.A.0001.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150402T0000Z/
PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-
206 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 290...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THURSDAY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 290...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR THURSDAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 PARADOX
  VALLEY FORECAST AREA.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH...DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT...IMPROVING AFTER 6 PM MDT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
  GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL MAKE ANY FIRES DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1250 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 7 PM TODAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND 226
THROUGH 237...INCLUDING THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...EL PASO...PUEBLO...
EASTERN HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY...OTERO...KIOWA...BENT...
PROWERS...AND BACA COUNTIES...

...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 6 PM THURSDAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224...230
AND 233 WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...

COZ224-021100-
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0004.150402T1800Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0004.150402T1800Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-
1250 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY. THIS REPLACES THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH THAT WAS IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND
  SPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1250 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 7 PM TODAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND 226
THROUGH 237...INCLUDING THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...EL PASO...PUEBLO...
EASTERN HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY...OTERO...KIOWA...BENT...
PROWERS...AND BACA COUNTIES...

...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 6 PM THURSDAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224...230
AND 233 WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...

COZ226>229-231-232-234>237-020100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
HUERFANO COUNTY-CROWLEY COUNTY-OTERO COUNTY-KIOWA COUNTY-
BENT COUNTY-PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
1250 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
226...227...228...229...231...232...234...235...236 AND 237...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...
  231...232...234...235...236 AND 237.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND
  SPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
137 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

.HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND BREEZY WINDS
ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS SUPPORT AN
ENVIRONMENT WHERE RAPID WILDFIRE GROWTH WILL OCCUR. AN ABUNDANCE
OF VERY DRY LIGHT FUELS WILL FAVOR FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT
TO CONTROL. IN ADDITION... LIGHTNING FROM AN ISOLATED DRY
THUNDERSTORM OR TWO THIS AFTERNOON MAY IGNITE A FIRE. EXPECT
WINDS TO CHANGE IN SPEED AND DIRECTION UNPREDICTABLY IN AND
AROUND THE LIGHT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

KSZ043-061>063-074>076-084>086-020100-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/
SCOTT-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-MORTON-STEVENS-
SEWARD-
137 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 043...061...062...063...074...075...076...084...085 AND
086...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 062 KEARNY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 HASKELL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS
  AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 8 PM CDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 80.

* OTHER THREATS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...RAPIDLY SPREADING FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
  CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1132 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...CRITICAL WILDFIRE DANGER IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA
THIS AFTERNOON...

.THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING ALONG A COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON MAY
PRODUCE DRY LIGHTNING.

NEZ209-210-219-020300-
/O.CON.KLBF.FW.W.0013.150401T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-FRENCHMAN BASIN-LOESS PLAINS-
1132 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE LOUP RIVERS AND FRENCHMAN
BASINS AND FOR THE LOESS PLAINS...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 209 LOUP
  RIVERS BASIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 210 FRENCHMAN BASIN AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 219 LOESS PLAINS.

* THUNDERSTORMS...THERE IS A RISK OF DRY LIGHTNING WITH
  THUNDERSTORMS AFTER NOON MDT (1 PM CDT) UNTIL THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...HIGHLY VARIABLE WITH GUSTS EXCEEDING 30 MPH
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING MAY START FIRES IN THE EXTREMELY DRY CURED
  GRASSES. THERE IS ALSO A RISK OF SUDDEN CHANGES IN WIND SPEED
  AND DIRECTION. AS A RESULT...THE FIRE FRONT MOVEMENT WILL BE
  UNPREDICTABLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LBF

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
955 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ254-KSZ027-028-041-042-020200-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0007.150401T1600Z-150402T0200Z/
CHEYENNE CO-WALLACE-LOGAN-GREELEY-WICHITA-
955 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 027...028...041...042 AND 254...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254 CHEYENNE
  CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 WALLACE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 028 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 GREELEY AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 042 WICHITA.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH THEN TURNING
  TO THE NORTH BY EARLY EVENING AND GUSTING UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY FROM THE MID MORNING TO THE EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...RANGING FROM THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S.

* LIGHTNING...SCATTERED HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE A
  FEW DRY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL BEGIN EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR ARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLD (ALL LOWER CASE)


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
427 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-022130-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
427 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /327 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HIGH TO CRITICAL WILDFIRE DANGER WILL EXIST ACROSS CENTRAL AND
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. A THUNDERSTORM MAY
DEVELOP IN THESE AREAS. LITTLE RAINFALL IS EXPECTED FROM THE
STORMS...AND THIS POSES A RISK THAT A WILDFIRE MAY IGNITE FROM A
LIGHTNING STRIKE. GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

TAYLOR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
314 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-022115-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
314 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 40 IN
EASTERN COLORADO AND NORTHWEST KANSAS TODAY. IN ADDITION ELEVATED
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE DUE TO THE LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND BREEZY WINDS.

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRIMARILY EAST OF
HIGHWAY 283 IN NORTHWEST KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
LARGE HAIL UP TO ONE INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS OF 60 MPH
WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. TO THE WEST TO HIGHWAY 25 STRONG TO
POSSIBLY SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLY WITH THE PRIMARY THREAT BEING
WIND GUSTS OF 60 MPH. IN ADDITION THERE IS THE CHANCE FOR BLOWING
DUST AS WELL AHEAD OF ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT DO DEVELOP WITH THE
STRONG WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

A COUPLE INCHES OF WET SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY
NIGHT WEST OF THE COLORADO BORDER...WITH QUICKLY DIMINISHING EAST
OF THE COLORADO BORDER. BREEZY NORTH WINDS COULD PRODUCE AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 25. ANY STORM REPORTS ARE GREATLY
APPRECIATED THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA OR BY PHONE.

$$
JTL

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
120 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-021930-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
120 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND
SOUTHEAST PLAINS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES WILL RESULT IN HIGH FIRE DANGER. ANY ACTION THAT COULD
PRODUCE A SPARK OR FLAME SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

A FEW HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DRIFT ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS WILL BE LIGHTNING
AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH. SPOTTY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS LESS
THAN AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 10000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ON THURSDAY...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO THE SAN LUIS
VALLEY AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTY FROM NOON TO 6 PM. GUSTY WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES WILL RESULT IN ANOTHER AFTERNOON OF HIGH FIRE
DANGER. OTHERWISE...SCATTERED SHOWERS...AND POSSIBLY A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS
WILL SPREAD SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS. THE
SNOW LEVEL WILL FALL TO THE LOWEST ELEVATIONS OF THE PLAINS BY
FRIDAY MORNING. WET SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM A DUSTING
OVER THE PLAINS UP TO SEVERAL INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

ON SATURDAY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY START TO
REAPPEAR AGAIN OVER PARTS OF THE PLAINS. THEN...ON SUNDAY AND
MONDAY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
THE ENTIRE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

50/50

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1248 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-021800-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
1248 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  ELEVATED HAIL RISK.
  ELEVATED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK.
  LIMITED FLOODING RISK.
  ELEVATED LIGHTNING RISK.
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

  HAZARDS WEATHER RISK...

  THURSDAY...
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.

  FRIDAY...
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  LIMITED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  SATURDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  SUNDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  MONDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  TUESDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATER TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT OUR WEBPAGE HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC/?N=HWO

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1105 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ030>051-021715-
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-
1105 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RETURN TO WINTRY WEATHER THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN APPROACHING WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. THESE WILL
BEGIN DRY AND HIGH BASED WITH GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS TO AROUND 45 MPH
THE MAIN IMPACT. FIRE DANGER WILL ALSO BE ELEVATED THROUGH EARLY
EVENING WITH WARM...DRY...AND BREEZY CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT
VERY LATE TONIGHT AS COLDER AIR FILTERS INTO THE AREA. BY SUNRISE
THURSDAY MORNING SNOW LEVELS MAY LOWER TO NEAR 6000 FT MSL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

RAIN AND SNOW WILL RETURN TO MOST OF NORTHEASTERN COLORADO ON
THURSDAY. THERE LOOKS TO BE A RAIN SNOW MIX DURING THE
DAY...CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY LATE AFTERNOON BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF
A COLD FRONT. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO PIN DOWN AT
THIS POINT...WITH SUCH WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES MELTING WILL BE
LIKELY. 2 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FRONT
RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR AND PALMER DIVIDE BY DAYBREAK FRIDAY...MAINLY
ON GRASSY SURFACES. THE FOOTHILLS MAY SEE 6 TO 12 INCHES...WITH A
TRACE TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE FURTHER EAST ON THE PLAINS.

TRAVELERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF QUICKLY CHANGING CONDITIONS
INCLUDING LOW VISIBILITY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH
LOCALIZED AREAS OF MORE INTENSE SNOWFALL. ROADS COULD BECOME
SLUSHY ALONG THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR THURSDAY EVENING INTO
FRIDAY MORNING AS TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING. SNOWPACKED
ROADS IN THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH AFTER MIDNIGHT THURSDAY
NIGHT...WITH DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY. UPPER LEVEL HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BRING WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER THIS WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

BARJENBRUCH/KALINA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
600 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
600 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WILL
INCREASE THE RISK OF AGRICULTURAL AND DITCH BURNS ESCAPING. A RED
FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO TO
ACCOUNT FOR THIS. LOCAL WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH ARE LIKELY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY OVER THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WILL PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT
PRECIPITATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY AS DRY
CONDITIONS AND GUSTY WINDS CONTINUE. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL
MOVE OVER THE REGION BRINGING COOLER AIR AND ANOTHER ROUND OF
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. AFTER
THAT...WEAK RIDGING BUILDS IN BRINGING A WARM UP FOR THE WEEKEND.
THE NEXT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION LOOKS TO BE TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ032>034-020000-
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-
INCLUDING...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. THE SNOW LEVEL
WILL BE AROUND 12 THOUSAND FEET. THE STORMS WILL PRODUCE BRIEF
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH...WIND GUSTS
TO 45 MPH ALONG WITH CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ035-036-038>041-043-045-020000-
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-
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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FORT COLLINS...
HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...
LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BENNETT...BYERS...
DEER TRAIL...LEADER
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
OVER LARIMER...BOULDER AND NORTHERN AND WESTERN WELD COUNTIES
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. THE STORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS TO 40
MPH ALONG WITH SOME CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...BUT LIMITED
RAINFALL. THE SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP TO THE SOUTH AND
EAST THROUGH 6 PM.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-LOGAN COUNTY-
WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...
STONEHAM...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...CROOK...
MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS
MORGAN..WASHINGTON...LOGAN....SEDGWICK AND PHILLIPS COUNTIES
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. THE STORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS TO 40
MPH AND SOME CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...BUT LITTLE IF ANY
RAINFALL.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ046-047-020000-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...
KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER
417 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS
EASTERN ELBERT AND NORTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. THE STORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS TO 40 MPH AND SOME
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...BUT LITTLE IF ANY RAINFALL.

$$

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