Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE MOUNTAIN TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY AND
BLOWING SNOW THROUGH TONIGHT…

…BANDED SNOW TO CONTINUE OVER THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND ADJACENT
PLAINS THROUGH THIS EVENING…

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Heavy snow and blowing snow will continue in the mountains making
travel nearly impossible, with increasing avalanche danger and
continued road closures. Conditions will not begin to improve
until near midnight.

Across the I-25 corridor and adjacent plains, banded snow will
continue into the evening, with highly varied snowfall amounts.
Snowfall rates up to 2 inches per hour will occur under the more
intense bands, with visibility dropping rapidly. Light snow
elsewhere will continue before dissipating mid evening. Roads
will be icy and snowpacked for the evening commutes. Slow down and
allow extra time to reach your destination, making sure emergency
kits are in vehicles.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

After a dry period Saturday, snow returns to the mountains
Saturday night and continues into Sunday. Light snow will also
likely develop in and near the Front Range Foothills and I-25
Corridor. If you are planning travel, be prepared for more snow
and slick roads Saturday night into Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight. Snowfall
reports however would be greatly appreciated.

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