Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…Winter Storm Warning Mountains and Foothills Today through
…Winter Weather Advisories Higher Valleys, I-25 Corridor and
Palmer Divide Today through Monday…

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Freezing drizzle along the foothills and out onto the northeast
plains early this morning will change to snow by late morning.
Snow will also develop over the mountains today as a winter storm
develops over Colorado today. Snow is expected to become moderate
to heavy at times in the mountains and on the plains late this
afternoon and tonight. Significant snow accumulations are expected
from this storm. Snow amounts on the plains will range from 2 to 4
inches east of a Fort Morgan to Limon line, and 4 to 8 inches over
the I-25 corridor and near the foothills. Mountain areas could se
up to a foot of snow. Temperatures will also be remaining very
cold. The primary impacts from this storm will be felt on the
roads and highways. Snow covered and snowpacked roads should be
expected this evening and again on Monday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday

Light snow will continue Monday morning but should gradually end
during the afternoon. Additional accumulations up to a few inches
will be possible.

Meanwhile, a stronger storm system will affect the area Tuesday
through Wednesday, with the potential for heavy snow Tuesday
afternoon into Wednesday. Weather conditions should improve by

The airmass will be cold through much of the week with record low
temperatures possible Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight but
snowfall reports would be appreciated.

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