Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms will develop over the mountains by later
this morning and spread over the plains this afternoon through the
evening hours. The main impacts will be heavy rain with the
potential for localized flooding especially over fire burn scars.
Rainfall rates up to 2 inches in less than one hour are possible
with the stronger storms. There also a marginal threat of a severe
storm as well with hail up to one inch in diameter and damaging
winds to 60 mph. Showers and thunderstorms will gradually diminish
later this evening and overnight.

Moisture levels have increased across all of Colorado today which
will lead to a higher threat of thunderstorms along with cooler

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday

High moisture levels will remain in place over the region through
Sunday before drier air builds into the state for Monday. There
will be a threat for isolated severe thunderstorms during the
afternoons and early evenings across the Palmer Ridge and far
eastern plains Friday through Sunday. Storms will also be capable
of the producing heavy rain each day. Drier air will begin to
build into the region for Monday through Wednesday, however enough
moisture will still be available for scattered afternoon and
early evening thunderstorms.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight, however
heavy rainfall reports will be appreciated.

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