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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
331 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ009-012-017>019-UTZ023-028-251045-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0012.140426T1200Z-140428T0000Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...
MARBLE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
331 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A LATE-
SEASON WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA SATURDAY
  MORNING. GREATEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT
  WITH PRECIPITATION DECREASING FROM THE WEST BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 9000 FEET ON SATURDAY THEN LOWERING TO
  MOUNTAIN BASES SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH SATURDAY BECOMING
  NORTHWEST BY SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE IN PERIODS OF HEAVIER
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSHY AND EVENTUALLY
  SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT...HINDERING TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
314 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ058-060-061-066-068-250515-
/O.NEW.KPUB.WS.A.0010.140426T1800Z-140427T1800Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS
314 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  10000 FEET AND THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN
  MOSQUITO RANGE ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG UPPER LEVEL WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE
  ACROSS THE AREA...BRINGING ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND THE POTENTIAL
  FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
  CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...9 TO 15 INCHES BY MIDDAY SUNDAY.

* IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES ALONG THE CONTINENTAL
  DIVIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN
THE WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY
ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
325 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...POSSIBLE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY AFTERNOON
EAST OF THE PALMER DIVIDE...

.AN APPROACHING STORM WILL PUSH WARM...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS
OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS OF COLORADO SATURDAY.

COZ246-247-250500-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.A.0002.140426T1800Z-140427T0200Z/
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
325 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR LINCOLN
AND EASTERN ELBERT COUNTIES...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 246 AND 247...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 246 AND 247.

* TIMING...STARTING AROUND NOON ON SATURDAY UNTIL 8 PM...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD WILL
  BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY FIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
301 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FROM NOON TO 8 PM SATURDAY...FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222 AND 226 THROUGH 237...WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS...FREMONT COUNTY AND THE INTERSTATE 25
CORRIDOR...

COZ222-226>237-251315-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0010.140426T1800Z-140427T0200Z/
FREMONT COUNTY-NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-
PUEBLO COUNTY-HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
CROWLEY COUNTY-OTERO COUNTY-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
301 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229...230...231...
232...233...234...235...236 AND 237...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...
  229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 AND 237.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF FIRE GROWTH
  AND SPREAD WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY FIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
425 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101>119-251300-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
NIOBRARA COUNTY-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...SCOTTSBLUFF...
GERING...HARRISBURG...BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...KIMBALL...SIDNEY...
HARRISON...AGATE...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...LUSK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...ARLINGTON...
ELK MOUNTAIN...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...
RIVERSIDE...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING...LARAMIE...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
425 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...UNSETTLED WEATHER TO RETURN TO SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THIS WEEKEND...

A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A PERIOD OF UNSETTLED
WEATHER TO SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE
BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY. THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE FOR RAIN AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A PACIFIC COLD
FRONT THAT WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 8500 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH SNOW BEGINNING TO
MIX WITH RAIN DOWN TO THE VALLEY FLOORS THROUGH THIS TIME AS WELL.
THE CHANGEOVER TO ALL SNOW IN THE VALLEYS LOOKS TO OCCUR MORESO ON
SUNDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL RATES IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS COULD BE
MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY...WITH SOME ACCUMULATION EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS AS WELL.

ACROSS THE PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE...LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH A GRADUAL CHANGEOVER TO SNOW
OCCURRING SUNDAY EVENING AND SUNDAY NIGHT BEHIND THE FRONT. TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE VERY UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME AS THE
CHANGEOVER TO SNOW WILL DEPEND HEAVILY ON THE MOVEMENT OF THE COLD
FRONT.

IN ADDITION...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG AND GUSTY BEHIND
THE FRONT...AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK ESPECIALLY
DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS.

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE TO THE EAST ON MONDAY BUT WILL
REMAIN OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT PLAINS FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.
AS A RESULT...EXPECT COOL...WINDY...AND WET CONDITIONS TO REMAIN
IN THE FORECAST THROUGH AT LEAST MIDWEEK. MOTORISTS PLANNING
TRAVEL OR OTHERS PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THIS WEEKEND MAY WANT
ADJUST PLANS ACCORDINGLY AS THIS UNSETTLED WEATHER RETURNS TO THE
REGION.

$$

RJM

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
315 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ001>008-010-011-013-014-020>023-UTZ022-024-025-027>029-250915-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...CEDAREDGE...
DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...
GUNNISON...CIMARRON...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...RANDLETT...MOAB...
CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
315 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION AND STRONG WINDS THIS WEEKEND...

A STRONG LATE SEASON WINTRY STORM WILL BRING STRONG WINDS AND
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS TO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL BECOME GUSTY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. MOISTURE INCREASES OVER
THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. COLDER UNSETTLED AIR
ON SATURDAY BRINGS INCREASING SHOWERS WITH LATE-DAY THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS ON SATURDAY.

SNOW LEVELS PLUMMET SATURDAY EVENING WHEN A STRONG COLD FRONT
SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION. SNOW ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE OVER MOST
MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS AND POSSIBLY INTO THE HIGHER VALLEYS. SNOW
SHOWERS MAY LINGER IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS INTO
MONDAY.

TRAVEL THIS WEEKEND MAY BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS
AND POSSIBLY EVEN HIGHER VALLEY LOCATIONS DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS ON THIS DEVELOPING
WEATHER SYSTEM AT OUR WEBSITE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GJT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-252145-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
COLORADO...NORTHWEST COLORADO...SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
SOUTHWEST COLORADO...WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...UT...EAST CENTRAL
UTAH...NORTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WILL BECOME
COMMON ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE PARADOX VALLEY AND LOWER
DOLORES RIVER VALLEY...AND THE DELTA...MONTROSE AND SURROUNDING
AREAS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE

THIS WEEKEND...A POTENTIALLY STRONG SPRING STORM WILL BRING
GUSTY WINDS...RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE REGION. ISOLATED
THUNDESTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS
POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
HIGHER VALLEYS. SNOW SHOWERS MAY CONTINUE INTO MONDAY...
ESPECIALLY FOR NORTHWEST COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1045 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ030>051-251645-
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-
1045 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

IT WILL BE DRY AND MILD TODAY. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST
TO 30 MPH ALONG THE WYOMING BORDER AND NORTHEAST PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

IT WILL BE DRY AND WARM WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...
INCREASING WINDS...AND HIGHER FIRE DANGER OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS
ON FRIDAY AND EVEN MORE SATURDAY...MAINLY SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM
STERLING TO LIMON DUE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY.

BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MAY
BEGIN TO IMPACT THE AREA. FAR NORTHEAST COLORADO COULD SEE
CONVECTION SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING WITH A SEVERE STORM
POSSIBLE...BUT THE MAIN THREAT OF ANY SEVERE WEATHER SHOULD STAY
FARTHER EAST INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS STATES. IN THE MOUNTAINS...
HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW AND HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.
IN LOWER ELEVATIONS...LOOK FOR A GOOD CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS...WITH TEMPERATURES TURNING COLD ENOUGH FOR A
LITTLE SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED IN SUNDAY EVENING INTO THE NIGHT.

COOL WEATHER WILL THEN PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK
ALONG WITH A SMALL CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
D_L/KRIEDERMAN

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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