Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…Winter Storm Watch Wednesday night into Thursday morning for
the southern Foothills and Palmer Divide…

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Areas of light snow and blowing snow will continue in the
mountains through tonight. Additional snowfall of 1 to 4 inches
will be possible, with wind gusts up to 50 mph, producing limited
visibility at times over the higher passes.

Overnight, winds will increase over the higher terrain, with a
few gusts up to 65 mph possible in the foothills.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday

The next storm system will bring snow to the mountains starting
Wednesday afternoon and rain changing to snow on the plains
in the late afternoon and early evening. The snow may be briefly
heavy Wednesday evening, then taper off overnight. Snow
accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are possible in the higher
mountains, the foothills west and southwest of Denver, and in
southern Douglas county, with 1 to 4 inches of snow likely
elsewhere. The greatest impact on travel will be Wednesday
evening, likely starting during rush hour.

There will be a warming trend through Saturday, then it will be
colder again with a chance of snow on Sunday.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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