Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop over
the northeast plains this afternoon before diminishing in the
evening. The Palmer Divide and Cheyenne Ridge appear to be the
areas with the best chances of seeing thunderstorms. Through the
late afternoon and evening, additional storms may develop along
outflow boundaries from the initial storms. A few storms could
become severe with large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain.
Rainfall rates up to one and a half inches in less than an hour
may produce some localized flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

Showers and thunderstorms containing heavy rain will be likely
for both Saturday and Sunday as the weather environment becomes
more moist and unstable. A few storms may become severe Saturday
afternoon across the Palmer Ridge and eastern plains with large
hail and damaging winds.

There will be a higher chance for severe thunderstorms across the
Palmer Ridge and eastern plains for Sunday afternoon and evening.
All thunderstorms across northeast Colorado Sunday will carry the
potential for heavy rainfall and localized flooding.

A drier and more stable pattern will develop across the region
for Monday into Tuesday. Scattered gusty thunderstorms coverage
can be expected, however severe weather is not expected either


Spotter activation may be needed across the northeast plains after
2 pm.

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