Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook


This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

After a little freezing drizzle near the Wyoming border and
foothills early this morning, snow showers will spread north
across much of the forecast area. There will be many breaks in the
precipitation, and most of the snow on the plains will be light.
However, the snow will become more persistent and heavier over the
northeast corner of the state this evening. Areas of light
freezing drizzle will likely redevelop for a few hours this
afternoon, mainly along the Palmer Divide and points east toward
Limon and Akron.

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches of snow will be
possible in Sedgwick and Phillips Counties where a Winter Weather
Advisory is in effect through tonight. Meanwhile, the I-25 Urban
Corridor will only see a dusting to 1 inch of snow in the grass.
Mountain areas will see more numerous snow showers with snowfall
amounts of 2 to 6 inches in most areas, although a few spots
around Rabbit Ears Pass could see as much as 10 inches. Travelers
should be prepared for variable road conditions and use caution
when encountering heavier snow showers, light freezing drizzle,
and/or slushy roads.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

Mountain areas will see scattered snow showers through Saturday
and Sunday, but any snow accumulations will be light. The plains
will be dry and warmer over the weekend. Additional light snow
is expected in the mountains Monday and Tuesday. The plains will
be mild with a slight chance of rain through Thursday.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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