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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1010 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

COZ030>051-011715-
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-
1010 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE
DAY. ON THE PLAINS...A FEW LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS WILL
DEVELOP AS THE DAY PROGRESSES...MOST OF THESE HOLDING OFF UNTIL
AFTERNOON.

THE CHANCE OF ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ON THE PLAINS WILL INCREASE
LATE THIS EVENING BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. THE AIRMASS
WILL BECOME MORE UNSTABLE SO LOCALLY HEAVY AND BANDED SNOW SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE. MOST LOCATIONS SHOULD SEE LESS THAN 1 INCH OF
ACCUMULATION...BUT ANYWHERE HEAVIER BANDS SET UP COULD SEE A QUICK
2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AT THIS
TIME...THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVIER SHOWERS WOULD FAVOR THE WESTERN
AND SOUTHERN DENVER SUBURBS INTO THE FOOTHILLS AND PALMER DIVIDE
AREA FROM LATE THIS EVENING INTO THE PRE-DAWN HOURS SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE
30S OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO. WINDY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL OCCUR
BY MONDAY WITH A GOOD CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS. ONLY LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. TUESDAY WILL BE MILD AND
DRY OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND SOME GUSTY WINDS IN THE FOOTHILLS. A WEATHER
DISTURBANCE MAY BRING COLDER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW ON WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WOULD BE
APPRECIATED.

$$




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1049 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

COZ039>041-011200-
/O.NEW.KBOU.WW.Y.0007.150201T0549Z-150201T1200Z/
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
1049 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 3 AM...THEN
  DISSIPATING FROM NORTH TO SOUTH BEFORE DAWN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES BY SUNDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL
  RATES UP TO 2 INCHES IN ONE HOUR IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW BANDS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH COUPLED WITH
  HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN 50 YARDS IN
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL QUICKLY BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED.

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.

&&

$$




Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
819 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

COZ035-036-038>040-043-010600-
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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
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...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN
819 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
EXPECT SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TO CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER LARIMER
AND WELD COUNTIES THROUGH THE EVENING...AND EXPAND SOUTHWARD OVER
BOULDER AND DENVER AREAS BETWEEN 9 AND 10 PM. SNOWFALL RATES WILL
BE AROUND A HALF INCH PER HOUR IN THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

$$




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