Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Areas of light snow will continue over the mountain ridges through
today, but little accumulation is expected. Wind gusts up to 55
mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow over the ridges
and higher east slopes mainly north of Interstate 70.

On the plains, wind gusts of 25 to 35 mph will develop near the
northern border and northeast corner of the state this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

Strong and gusty downsloping winds are expected over the mountains
and foothills Saturday into Monday. The strongest wind gusts will
be Saturday afternoon and evening in and near the foothills of
Larimer and Boulder counties with speeds of 60 to 70 mph likely.
The wind will not be as strong over the plains, but gusts to 50
mph will still be possible Saturday evening near the Wyoming and
Nebraska borders. There will be a chance of snow in mountains off
and on through the period but significant accumulations are not
expected. The plains will be dry through most of the period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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