Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Drier and warmer weather will spread across north central and
northeast Colorado today, but it will be windy over the mountains
and foothills. It may also be a little breezy over the northern
plains. Strong westerly flow aloft will be developing over
Colorado today, bringing the warmer temperatures and the wind.
Wind gusts over the mountain ridges and higher eastern slopes will
be 50 to 60 mph, which will cause areas of blowing and drifting
snow. Lighter wind speeds will be felt in the valleys. The gusty
winds will continue into this evening, and then decrease
overnight.

On the plains, wind gusts of 25 to 35 mph will develop this
afternoon near the foothills and along the northern border of the
state. These winds will continue well into the evening before
decreasing by midnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday

There will be a good chance of snow in the mountains Sunday night
into Monday morning. Gusty winds will produce areas of blowing
snow. Eslewhere it will be dry with gusty winds spreading from the
foothills across the plains Monday afternoon and night.

Tuesday will be dry with gusty winds continuing over the higher
terrain. Another system will affect the mountains late Wednesday
with another chance of snow.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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