Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Increased fire weather concerns are expected this afternoon over
the high mountain valleys, foothills and southern urban corridor.
It will generally be windier up near the Wyoming border, with
gusty westerly winds up to 50 mph, and drier further south over
the foothills and urban corridor or Boulder and Jefferson
counties. Care should be taken with any kind of outdoor burning in
these areas.

Increasing moisture from the west will lead to a few showers or
thunderstorms later this evening into the early morning hours
over the mountains. A cold front will drop south across the
plains after midnight.

.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

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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