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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
957 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

COZ030>051-031700-
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-
957 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH HEAVY SNOW AT
TIMES...MAINLY TONIGHT NORTH OF I-70. SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND
POOR VISIBILITIES OVER THE HIGHER PASSES. GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL ALSO PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW OVER DOUGLAS...ELBERT AND
LINCOLN COUNTIES TODAY.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO LATE TONIGHT
WITH LIGHT SNOW DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT NEAR THE WYOMING
BORDER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW WILL FALL OVER THE FORECAST AREA TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...
WITH INCREASED SNOWFALL OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. TOTALS IN
THE MOUNTAINS WILL RANGE FROM 8 TO 16 INCHES WITH UP TO TWO FEET
OVER THE GORE RANGE. THE HIGH VALLEYS AND FOOTHILLS COULD SEE 3 TO
8 INCHES OF SNOW. THE PLAINS...PALMER RIDGE AND PARK COUNTY WILL
SEE 1 TO 4 INCHES...WITH 2 TO 4 OVER THE URBAN CORRIDOR. THE SNOW
WILL DIMINISH OVERNIGHT TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. FROM
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY THE FORECAST IS DRY WITH JUST
A SLIGHT CHANCE POSSIBLE FOR SUNDAY.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS...OVER 30
DEGREES IN FACT FOR THE PLAINS AND FOOTHILLS BOTH TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY. READINGS WILL THEN WARM UP SOMEWHAT THURSDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY BUT STILL STAY BELOW NORMAL VALUES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
427 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SNOW SPREADING FROM THE MOUNTAINS ONTO THE PLAINS TODAY...

.SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING AND
INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF HEAVY SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS. THE
SNOW WILL DIMINISH IN THE MOUNTAINS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

ON THE PLAINS SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A COLD
FRONT THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON AND
MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY IN SOME AREAS THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL
DIMINISH FROM NORTH TO SOUTH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

THERE WILL ALSO BE SOME STRONG WINDS DURING THE DAY TODAY WHICH
WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. THIS WILL MAINLY
AFFECT MOUNTAIN AREAS...BUT COULD BE A FACTOR ON THE PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON BEFORE THE WINDS DIMINISH.

COZ039>041-031930-
/O.NEW.KBOU.WW.Y.0014.150303T2100Z-150304T1200Z/
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
427 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING.
  STEADIER SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON AND MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH IN DENVER
  AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUT SIGNIFICANT SNOW MAY LINGER SOUTH OF
  DENVER INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH UP TO 7 INCHES NEAR
  THE FOOTHILLS AND IN SOUTHERN DOUGLAS AND ELBERT COUNTIES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED
  TODAY...POSSIBLY CAUSING LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW THIS
  AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEAST AND DIMINISH THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY...POSSIBLY BY
  RUSH HOUR THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

GIMMESTAD




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