Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop over the mountains
east of the Continental Divide and over the foothills right around
noon-time. Storms will then spread onto the plains through the
afternoon and evening hours. The strongest storms will likely be
east of the Interstate 25 corridor, where a few of the storms may
become severe with hail over one inch in diameter and wind gusts
to 60 mph. Heavy rainfall is also possible with the stronger
storms and this may cause flash flooding in localized and flood
prone areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday

Scattered afternoon thunderstorms are expected on the plains
Friday, with less activity over the mountains. One or two storms
on the plains could be severe. Saturday and Sunday look to be hot
and dry with elevated fire danger over the mountains. Some cooling
is expected for early next week with a return of isolated


Spotter activation may be needed across the northeast plains of
Colorado after 2 pm.

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