WASHINGTON COUNTY HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR SOUTH PARK...THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...I-25 CORRIDOR...AND ALL OF THE NORTHEAST PLAINS...  This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado.  .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight  A warm, dry and gusty pattern continues today for the entire area. Afternoon temperatures will trend near normal; Parts of the plains and urban corridor will reach the lower to mid 70s. The mountains and valleys will reach the mid 40s to upper 50s. Winds will increase late morning through the early evening producing gusts 25-35 mph. The highest gusts will occur in the foothills, Palmer Divide and South Park. Additionally, widespread critical fire weather conditions exist across the Front Range thus avoid any outdoor burning.  .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday  Warm, dry and breezy conditions can be expected Saturday, although winds should be a little weaker than today resulting in slightly relaxed fire weather conditions.  By Monday afternoon and evening, a couple strong to severe storms will be possible across the eastern plains. Tuesday may also feature a few strong storms across the plains as low level moisture and instability increase.  .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...  Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.  

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