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 far northeast plains of Colorado
this morning, and then diminishing this afternoon. Additional
snowfall will be around an inch or less. Further west towards the
urban corridor, clouds and a few flurries early this morning,
becoming partly cloudy by noon.

Across the mountains, light snow will also continue through this
evening with additional snowfall of 1 to 4 inches. Gusty winds up
to 45 mph will create blowing snow and poor visibilities at times
over the high mountain passes. Expect clearing skies tonight with
cold temperatures.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday

Winds in the high country will increase Friday, spreading down
into the foothills in the evening, with gusts in the 50 to 70 mph
range. Areas of blowing snow will likely cause visibility issues,
especially over passes. A dry cold front will then surge across
the plains near midnight, with north winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. A
quick moving system Saturday evening will bring a short lived
period of snow to the northern mountains. A more substantial and
longer lived system will bring a chance of snow across the entire
forecast area Sunday evening through Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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