Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

This afternoon, clouds will begin increasing over the mountains
again as some Pacific moisture arrives. Light snow is expected to
develop tonight along with a resurgence in strong gusty winds
over the mountain passes and ridges. Up to a few inches of new
accumulation are expected by Monday morning, mainly over Rabbit
Ears Pass and the Park and Gore Ranges. Mountain wind gusts could
be up to 60 mph above timberline, causing areas of blowing and
drifting snow.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday

There will be a good chance of snow in the mountains Monday
morning. Gusty winds will produce areas of blowing snow. Elsewhere
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. The next weather system will bring snow to the mountains
and colder air to all the forecast area Wednesday afternoon
through next Sunday. At this time, significant snowfall amounts
are not expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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