Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Periods of snow and gusty winds from 50 to 60 mph, will lead to
hazardous driving conditions in the mountains today and tonight.
The worst conditions will be over the higher mountains passes.
Meanwhile, over South Park, blowing snow along Highway 285 will
lead to poor visibilities at times due to wind gusts to 60 mph.

Across the plains, very windy conditions will occur through this
afternoon. Northwest winds will gust up to 50 mph at times. Along
I-25, from Wellington to the Wyoming border, gusts up to 60 mph
may occur with dangerous crosswinds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday

Light snow will be likely in the mountains on Tuesday along with
a chance of snow over the plains. Strong northerly winds are also
expected over the plains Tuesday and Tuesday evening. Mountain
areas will see a few inches of snow accumulate while the plains
should receive less than an inch of snow. There will be another
chance of snow in the mountains Thursday afternoon and night and
again on Sunday afternoon and night. The plains will be dry after
Tuesday. Temperatures will warm to above seasonal normals Saturday
and Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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