Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

While the plains will be sunny today, there will be brisk
northwest winds over the far northeast plains, with gusts up to 30
MPH at times. Besides Middle Park which will be cloudy with
isolated flurries, the mountains should be mostly sunny with wind
gusts up to 40 MPH over higher elevations.

Tonight will see increasing clouds over the mountains with some
light snow developing after midnight, mainly over the northern
mountains. Accumulations of 1 to 2 inches may occur by sunrise
over the mountains near and north of Rabbit Ears Pass and Rocky
Mountain National Park.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday

Snow will continue across the higher elevations Wednesday with a
slight chance of rain turning to snow Wednesday evening for
portions of the eastern plains. Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches
will be possible for the mountains with little to no accumulation
for lower elevations by Thursday. Light snow will continue in the
mountains through Thursday. A warm-up will start Friday with highs
reaching near 70 degrees on the plains by Sunday under mostly
sunny skies.

The next system to bring precipitation to the region will arrive
Monday with colder temperatures in store.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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