Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…Winter Storm Warning Tonight through 8 am Thursday morning
southern Foothills and Palmer Divide…
…Winter Weather Advisory Tonight through 8 am Thursday morning
northern Foothills, central Mountains, South Park and southern
areas of the I-25 Urban Corridor.

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Areas of light snow will continue in the northern mountains today
with gusty winds up to 50 mph at times.

For tonight, snow will gradually increase over the higher terrain
and spread across the I-25 urban corridor and Palmer Divide. Heavy
snow will occur, in the southern foothills and across the Palmer
Divide. Accumulations from 5 to 12 inches will be possible.
Amounts over the northern foothills, central mountains and south
park will be in the 4 to 8 inch range. Across the Denver metro
area, amounts will mainly be in the 2 to 4 inch range, with the
highest over the western and southern suburbs.

Expect hazardous road conditions to develop this evening and
continue into early Thursday morning. This will affect the
morning commute along the I-70 mountain corridor and across the
southern portions of the I-25 urban corridor.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Thursday through Tuesday

Snow will taper off early Thursday morning with some lingering
light snow showers across the southern front range foothills and
Palmer Divide through 8 am. Cool morning temperatures will reach
into the low 40s over the plains and 20s and 30s across the high
country.

Warming trend with dry conditions through Saturday with highs
getting back into the upper 60s. Another shot of colder
temperatures with snow will be possible by Sunday that could
stretch into Monday of next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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