Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT…

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

An upper level weather disturbance will be moving over Colorado
today, producing light and moderate snow in the mountains through
much of the day. Snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches are expected
in the mountain areas above 9000 feet. Lower elevations in the
mountains will see 2 to 5 inches of fresh snow. Snow in the
mountains will continue through the evening and then taper off
after midnight.

On the plains, a cold front will sweep down out of Wyoming this
morning bringing gusty north winds and cooling temperatures. Rain
showers are expected to develop during the afternoon which will
change to snow by early evening. Snow will then continue through
about midnight and then begin to diminish. Snow accumulations on
the plains will be less than a couple inches, but the evening
commute may be slowed down by slippery roads from the mix of rain
and snow.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Thursday through Tuesday

Thursday through Friday will be cooler and unsettled as an
upper level system moves across the area. Periods of light
snow will continue in the mountains on Thursday with a chance
of light snow elsewhere. The snow may increase in the mountains
Thursday night into early Friday. Eslewhere steadier snow
may also occur Thursday night in the foothills and along the I-25
corridor.

The snow will end on Friday with dry and warmer conditions for
the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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