Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…This Afternoon and Tonight

A cold front will reach the Wyoming border by 3 PM and the Denver
metro area around 5 PM. Scattered rain and snow showers will
develop behind the front. Mountain areas could see a dusting to 2
inches of snow. No snow accumulation is expected in lower
elevations except perhaps a dusting over the Palmer Divide and
Wyoming border. Winds will gust to 40 mph for a few hours behind
the front, then diminish in the early evening. Strong winds will
continue over the ridges and higher east slopes of the Front Range
overnight, with 40-50 mph gusts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday

Dry and warmer weather is expected to return Sunday through
Tuesday. An approaching weather system will bring light
precipitation back to north-central and northeast Colorado
Wednesday and Thursday. Mountain areas should see light snow begin
by Wednesday afternoon which will continue overnight. The plains
will see light rain in the afternoon, changing to light snow in
the evening. Lingering shower activity Thursday morning is
expected to clear out by afternoon. Friday should be dry.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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