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
Denver metro area, northern Foothills, central Mountains, South
Park…

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 this evening, 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 south of E-470.

.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 in the early morning.

There will be a warming trend through Saturday, then it will be
colder again Sunday with snow likely. It will remain cool with a
chance of snow into the early part of next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Snowfall reports from spotters will be appreciated.

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