Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…Winter Storm Watch for portions of the northeast plains of
Colorado for Saturday morning through Saturday evening…

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Areas of fog is possible across the foothills and into portions of
the Urban Corridor and eastward through the mid-morning hours.
Some areas could see visibilities drop below a quarter mile so
caution is advised for early morning travelers.

A disturbance will bring precipitation to the region by the
afternoon and continue into the early evening hours. Most areas
could see light snow with accumulations ranging from a trace to 2
inches with the higher amounts along the eastern plains, Palmer
Divide region and into Park county. Highs will stay on the cooler
side with temperatures in the 30s across the plains and 20s in the
high country. Tonight will see mostly cloudy conditions with lows
in the 20s and light snow mainly in the mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

The next winter storm will move across southern Colorado late
Friday night through Saturday night. There is the potential for
heavy snow across the northeast plains of Colorado with considerable
blowing snow and strong northerly winds up to 45 mph. Travel may
become very difficult on Saturday with near blizzard conditions on
the plains with the wind and snow. Further west along the Urban
Corridor, snowfall is expected to be lighter. Stay tuned to the
latest forecast with this developing storm.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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