Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

West to northwest winds gusting to around 40 mph will continue in
the Front Range mountains and foothills north of Interstate 70
this afternoon. Areas above timberline will have gusts to 50 mph.
The winds will diminish in the lower foothills areas this evening,
but continue over the high mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday

Dry and warm conditions are expected on Tuesday. Wednesday
through Friday will become cooler and unsettled as a cold front
moves over the plains, and an upper level disturbance moves over
Colorado from the south. Light snow is expected to develop over
the mountains Wednesday, with rain changing to snow on the plains
by Wednesday evening. Cooler temperatures and the chance of snow
will continue Thursday and Friday as the upper level weather
system slowly moves over the state. The snow in the mountains will
be light through the period, with accumulations over the three
day period ranging from 6 to 8 inches. Overall impacts from the
snowfall should be minimal. It will be dry again by the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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