Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

A strong westerly flow will remain over Colorado. A weak upper
level disturbance embedded in the flow aloft will pass across the
region this evening. After a fairly dry and warm afternoon, snow
showers will again develop in the mountains late this afternoon
and evening. Snow accumulations will range from 2 to 4 inches.

It will be windy over the ridges and the east slopes of the Front
Range. Winds of 25 to 45 mph will be common in these areas, with
gusts to 65 mph above timberline in the Front Range. Gusty
westerly winds 15 to 25 mph will spread out across the northeast
plains this afternoon and evening but no precipitation is

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday

There will be a break between weather systems Wednesday and
Thursday with seasonal temperatures and less wind in the
mountains. Southerly winds will be increasing across the plains
Wednesday evening through Thursday night. Snow is likely again
for the mountains on Friday, while it will become very windy along
the Front Range and across the plains. Gusts up to 45 mph will be


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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