Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…Winter Storm Watch Saturday through Saturday Night Northeast
Plains of Colorado…

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

A disturbance will bring a mix of light freezing rain, sleet and
snow to the region this afternoon into the early evening hours.
Most areas could see light snow with accumulations ranging from a
trace to 2 inches with the higher amounts over the eastern
plains, Palmer Divide region and into Park county. Overnight there will
be some lingering light snow over the mountains and possibly over
the plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

The next winter storm will move from southern Colorado into
eastern Colorado Saturday 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 during the day on
Saturday, and continue Saturday night with near blizzard
conditions on the plains. Further west along the Urban Corridor,
snowfall is still 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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