Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Light snow will fall near Rabbit Ears Pass and Muddy Pass today
with around an inch expected. Late this afternoon, snow showers
will spread across the north-central mountains and will continue
through tonight. The central mountains near the I-70 corridor will
see the heaviest amounts as 1-3 inches are expected. Across the
urban corridor and plains, light snow showers will develop this
evening with less than an inch expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday

Light snow is likely Friday morning, mainly in the mountains and
south of Interstate 76. Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are
possible along with wind gusts to 40 mph.

It will be windy again in the higher mountains and foothills
Saturday and Sunday. The strongest winds are expected on
Saturday, when there is a small chance of high winds up to 80 mph.
Otherwise, 30 to 50 mph winds can be expected at times in wind
prone areas of the mountains and foothills.

Snow is expected in the higher mountains from late Saturday
through the middle of next week, and it may remain windy as well.
Periods of light snow are likely in the mountain valleys. For the
plains there is a chance of snow again on Tuesday or Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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