Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will push east and southeast
over the mountains and adjacent plains through mid afternoon.
Gusty winds up to 45 mph and light rainfall is expected with this
activity. Further east over the far plains of northeast Colorado,
scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain, hail up to one inch in
diameter, and wind gusts to 60 mph will be possible. The best
chance for a severe storm will be east a line from Yuma to

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Thursday through Tuesday

Slight cooling and a better chance of showers and thunderstorms
can be expected through Friday. The chance of showers will then
decrease over the weekend. Scattered to widespread storms can be
expected in the afternoons and evenings for Thursday through
Friday. Brief heavy rainfall will be the primary threat from
thunderstorms along with some strong winds. Over the weekend,
enough moisture will be available Saturday through Monday for
isolated afternoon and early evening showers and thunderstorms.
Gusty winds will be the primary threat from weekend storms.


Spotter activation may be needed over the far plains of northeast
Colorado today, mainly after 3 pm.

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