Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Expect scattered showers and a few thunderstorms to develop over
the mountains by this afternoon and spread over the northern
plains by later this afternoon and evening. Locations along and
north of the Interstate 76 corridor appear to have the best chance
of showers through tonight. Showers will contain light to
moderate rainfall along with gusty winds. Temperatures will be
cooler today with high temperatures only in the 70s across the

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

Dry, warm and windy conditions are expected on Saturday. Wind
gusts could reach 40 mph over the mountains.

Stronger winds are possible on Sunday with gusts up to 45 mph
over the plains and 55 mph over the mountains. Due to relative
humidities reaching as low as 10 percent, there will be elevated
to critical fire danger mainly over the plains and mountains
valleys. Warm and windy conditions will persist on Monday with
elevated fire weather conditions expected over the eastern plains
southeast of I-76.

Temperatures will cool Tuesday through Thursday 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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