Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…Winter Weather Advisory for the mountains this morning…
…Red Flag warning for the Palmer Divide this afternoon…
…High Wind Warning for Front Range Foothills and adjacent plains
today, and for portions of the northeast plains this afternoon…

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Occasional light snow will continue in the mountains through
tonight with gusty winds and blowing snow. Additional snowfall
will be in the 2 to 6 inch range today. Expect winter driving
conditions with icy and snowpacked roads across the mountain
passes.

West winds will increase this morning over the Front Range
foothills and adjacent plains this morning with gusts up to 75
mph possible. Winds will also increase over the northeast plains
this afternoon with gusts up to 65 mph along with blow dust.

The strong winds will gradually decrease by later this evening
over the mountains and plains. Lingering moisture in the mountains
will continue the threat of light snow through the night but
additional accumulations will be a couple of inches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday

Cold and windy conditions will continue in the mountains for
Monday through Wednesday with periods of light snow showers each
day. The plains will be dry for Monday through Wednesday morning
with windy conditions across the plains.

The next storm system will arrive Wednesday afternoon and will
likely bring another round of wintry conditions to the mountains,
foothills, Urban Corridor and plains through Thursday afternoon.
Dry conditions will quickly develop for late Thursday and persist
through Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight, however
reports of high winds and any damage will be appreciated.

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