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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
548 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

COZ030>051-071200-
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-
548 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

...WET WEATHER PATTERN REMAINS IN PLACE THROUGH THIS WEEKEND...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN AREA OF RAIN WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
THIS MORNING...WHILE SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET. ALONG THE FRONT RANGE ALONG AND
WEST OF I-25...MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THIS MORNING
BEFORE ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND STORMS DEVELOPS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS MAY PRODUCE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE LATE THIS EVENING AS THE
AIRMASS STABILIZES. AREAS OF FOG WILL THEN LIKELY DEVELOP
OVERNIGHT...WITH POCKETS OF DENSE FOG AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IN POOR
VISIBILITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE COOL AND WET WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
THIS WEEKEND. MOIST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY 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 BRING EVEN COOLER
TEMPERATURES TO THE STATE...DROPPING SNOW LEVELS DOWN TO THE
LOWER FOOTHILLS. PERIODS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL EXTEND DOWN TO FOOTHILL LOCATIONS FROM
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. TRAVEL IN THE MOUNTAINS MAY
BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS.

A DRYING TREND IS EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK AS AN UPPER RIDGE
BUILDS OVER UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO. TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO
GRADUALLY RETURN TO SEASONAL NORMALS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF HEAVY RAINFALL OR LOCAL FLOODING ISSUES
WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

$$

BARJENBRUCH/DANKERS




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