Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Low clouds along with patchy fog and drizzle can be expected over
the plains this morning. the cloudiness will partially dissipate
this afternoon, with better clearing overnight tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday

Warm and dry conditions across the plains with strong southerly
winds will increase fire weather concerns across Elbert and
Lincoln counties. Isolated thunderstorms may occur across the
mountains Wednesday afternoon, spreading onto the northern plains
late afternoon into the evening. Main hazards would be lightning
and strong gusty winds.

A strong storm system will push across the area Thursday, with
rain changing over the snow across the plains, and strong
northerly winds gusting up to 40 mph. Biggest impacts will likely
be north of I-76. Widespread snow in the mountains will likely be
heaviest along the Front Range mountains and foothills, mainly
north of I-70. Precipitation will decrease quickly in the evening
with cold overnight lows in the teens to single digits.

Lighter mountain snow showers will still occur Friday, with a
chance over the urban corridor. After warmer and drier conditions
Saturday and Sunday, another system will bring additional
precipitation and colder temperatures Sunday into Monday.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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