Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Patchy dense fog over the urban corridor and northeast plains will
dissipate by mid morning. Until that time, visibilities could
drop to less than 100 yards in spots. Otherwise it will be mostly
sunny and dry but remain cold. Gusty southwest winds 20 to 35 mph
with gusts to 45 mph will develop in the mountains above
timberline this afternoon. Across the northeast plains, southeast
winds 10 to 20 mph can be expected.

A ridge of high pressure will bring a dry and stable airmass to
the region through this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Thursday through Tuesday

Areas of light snow will develop over the mountains Thursday and
increase on Friday. Meanwhile, the plains will have areas of fog
and there is a chance of freezing drizzle over the eastern part of
the plains Thursday morning.

A strong weather system will move over the central Rockies Friday
and onto the northern plains Saturday. The main feature for
Colorado will be strong winds. There is a threat of high winds
over the Front Range and the northeast plains Friday night and
Saturday. Otherwise, it will be windy late Friday and Saturday and
then a bit less windy on Sunday. There will be a chance of rain
and snow showers during this period, mainly Friday evening and
mainly close to the northern Colorado border.

Somewhat warmer weather with less wind is expected for the early
part of next week, though there will still be some wind and a
chance of light snow in the higher mountains.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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