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 early afternoon into early
evening. 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 later
this afternoon into the night. The best chance for a severe storm
will be east a line from Yuma to Sterling this evening.

There may be isolated showers and thunderstorms across the
forecast area later this evening into the early morning hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Thursday through Tuesday

Slight cooling and a better chance of showers and thunderstorms
can be expected Thursday and Friday. The chance of showers will
then decrease over the weekend. Brief heavy rainfall will be the
primary threat from thunderstorms on Thursday and Friday
afternoons, 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 4 pm.

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