WASHINGTON COUNTY HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

 This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado.  .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight  Late day showers and thunderstorms are likely in the mountains and foothills. Some of the storms may produce heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible, especially over the burned areas. Scattered showers and storms can be expected over the plains.  .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday  There will be a higher risk of storms with locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding Monday afternoon and evening. While burn areas would be most at risk, the threat of flash flooding may also spread into portions of the I-25 Urban Corridor and Palmer Divide. The stronger storms could produce 2 inches of rain in 45 minutes. There is more uncertainty in the forecast roughly along and northeast of a line from Estes Park to Boulder and Denver, as instability may be limited in those areas.  A gradual drying trend is expected late Tuesday through Wednesday. The weather looks mostly dry and warm Thursday and Friday, but storm chances could increase next weekend.  .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...  Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.  

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