WASHINGTON COUNTY HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS, FOOTHILLS, PARK COUNTY, AND PALMER DIVIDE AREA...  This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado.  .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight  There will be a higher risk of storms with locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding this afternoon and evening. While burn areas would be most at risk, the threat of flash flooding also exists outside of the burn areas across the foothills and Palmer Divide area. Heavier rain and urbanized flooding will also be possible in portions of the Denver metro area and adjacent plains, should the airmass destabilize sufficiently. Stronger storms could produce 2 inches of rain in less than 45 minutes.  Be weather aware this afternoon and evening, and do not drive on flooded roads.  .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday  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. However, any reports of heavy rainfall or flooding would be appreciated.  

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