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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1112 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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-
1112 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...URBAN
CORRIDOR AND ADJACENT PLAINS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN BY
MIDDAY WITH ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY DEVELOPING ALONG THE FRONT RANGE
BY EARLY AFTERNOON WHICH WILL THEN SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS THE
PLAINS BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE
FROM SOME OF THE STORMS FROM THE SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS ACROSS THE
PLAINS...WITH A LESSER THREAT FURTHER NORTH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES IN A
FEW LOCATIONS. AS A RESULT...THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING DOES
EXIST. THE THREAT WILL BE THE GREATEST FROM DENVER SOUTH TO THE
PALMER DIVIDE AND EASTWARD TOWARDS LIMON...BUT BURN SCARS IN THE
FOOTHILLS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN GENERAL WILL ALSO BE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING.

WHILE HEAVY RAIN IS THE MAIN THREAT...THERE IS ALSO A SMALL
THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON WITH
HAIL UP TO ONE INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

IT WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY COOL WITH A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON SATURDAY. A FEW OF THE
STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN...GUSTY WINDS AND HAIL.

A WARMING AND DRYING TREND IS EXPECTED OVER THE FOURTH OF JULY
WEEKEND...WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING BACK INTO THE 90S BY TUESDAY
OF NEXT WEEK. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON STORMS OVER
THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND PLAINS THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE A WETTER
PATTERN RETURNS THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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