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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1107 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

COZ030>051-061715-
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-
1107 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS
AND PALMER DIVIDE...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON...DECREASING FROM SOUTH TO NORTH THIS EVENING.
WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN IS EXPECTED...BUT THERE MAY BE
A FEW AREAS OF PERSISTENT HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
RAIN IN 2 TO 3 HOURS...WHICH COULD PRODUCE FLOODING. FLOOD PRONE
FOOTHILLS AREAS AS WELL AS PLACES THAT HAD HEAVY RAIN LAST NIGHT
SUCH AS THE HIGHER FOOTHILLS WEST OF DENVER AND ELBERT COUNTY WILL
BE AT GREATEST RISK. MINOR STREET AND FIELD FLOODING WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF THE HEAVIER SHOWERS OR STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE COOL AND WET WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
THIS WEEKEND. MOIST SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE EACH
DAY WITH DAYTIME HEATING CAUSING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO
DEVELOP. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER THAN NORMAL. THE THREAT OF
SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE MINIMAL...BUT LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY WHICH MAY CAUSE SOME FLOODING PROBLEMS.

OVER THE WEEKEND...AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE IS FORECAST
TO MOVE ACROSS THE STATE WHICH WILL INCREASE THE COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY OF RAINFALL. THIS WEATHER SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING COOLER
TEMPERATURES TO THE STATE WHICH MAY DROP SNOW LEVELS DOWN TO THE
HIGHER FOOTHILL LOCATIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...REPORTS OF HEAVY RAINFALL OR FLOODING PROBLEMS WILL BE
APPRECIATED.

$$

GIMMESTAD/COOPER




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