Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Partly cloudy with some mountain wave cloud formation through the
day. Temperatures will be slightly warmer today across the lower
elevations with highs reaching into the lower 50s. Winds over the
higher terrain will increase with gusts up to 65 mph by the
evening and into the overnight hours. Some areas along the
foothills could see some gusting up to 25 mph this evening as
well.

Areas of light snow is possible across the higher elevations of
the northern mountains overnight into Tuesday with gusty winds
creating blowing snow. Accumulations are expected to be in the 1
to 3 inches range with localized amounts up to 7 inches possible
for areas mainly along and north of the I-70 corridor.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday

Areas of light snow, gusty winds, and blowing snow can be
expected over the mountains Tuesday morning. Additional accumulations
of a few inches will be possible. People planning travel into the
high country should be prepared for winter travel conditions
during this time.

Lower elevations will remain dry, but a period of gusty winds can
be expected in and near the foothills. Peak gusts may reach 60
mph in wind prone areas of the foothills.

Another weak system may bring light snow to the mountains
Wednesday night into Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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