Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Elevated fire danger can be expected this afternoon over the
mountains, high valleys, and northern foothills near the Wyoming
border with gusty westerly winds up to 50 mph. Otherwise, dry and
warmer conditions on the plains today. Increasing moisture from
the west will lead to a few showers or thunderstorms by this
evening over the mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday

Showers and storms will be possible Friday afternoon and evening
as a cold front moves across the plains. The northern most
counties of Colorado will be favored for precipitation from this
system. Conditions dry out and become warmer and windier on

Very strong winds are possible on Sunday with gusts up to 40 mph
over the plains and 50 mph over the mountains. Due to relative
humidities reaching as low as 10 percent, there will be elevated
to critical fire danger over the plains and mountains valleys.

Temperatures will cool Monday through Wednesday as a cold front
moves through. Isolated showers and storms will be possible each
day mainly over the eastern plains.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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