Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Light snow will continue over the higher mountains through
tonight, with scattered showers in the valleys west of the Front
Range. Accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected by Monday
morning, with higher amounts around Rabbit Ears Pass. Winds will
be lighter this morning, then increase again by this evening with
30 to 50 mph gusts common above timberline and in the higher Front
Range foothills. The plains will continue to have seasonal
temperatures with occasional wind gusts to 30 mph possible near
the foothills and Wyoming border.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday

Periods of light to moderate snow are expected in the mountains
and mountain valleys, as a series of upper level disturbances move
across the state through the week. The next system will move
across the region on Monday. The best chance of accumulating
snowfall will be in the morning, then decreasing in the afternoon
and evening. This will be followed by another weak system on
Tuesday, then another one Thursday night into Friday.

In the Front Range foothills and mountains east of the
Continental Divide, it could get very windy at times, with gusts
up to 60 mph possible. It will be dry for the most part across the
northeast plains with temperatures near to slightly above normal.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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