…HIGH WIND WATCH FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS AND WYOMING BORDER FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT…
This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight
Southerly winds gusting up to 45 mph will prevail through early
this evening across the eastern plains.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday
A strong quick moving Pacific storm system will move across
Colorado Friday. This system will bring snow to the mountains and
strong, gusty winds to all locations. In the high country, snow
will develop Friday morning. Roads will become snow covered and
slippery, and visibility will be reduced due to blowing snow.
There may be a brief period of more difficult travel late Friday
morning into early afternoon with a burst of heavier snowfall.
Snow will then taper off by Friday evening. Total accumulations
of 3 to 6 inches can be expected, with up to 8 inches in the
mountains from Rabbit Ears Pass northward.
Across the Front Range Foothills, I-25 Corridor, and adjacent
plains, it will become very windy. Peak gusts will reach 50 to 60
mph in most locations, with gusts in excess of 75 mph possible
across wind prone areas in and near the foothills. Travelers of
high profile vehicles should consider avoiding travel Friday
afternoon and evening when the strongest winds will blow.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.