WASHINGTON COUNTY HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

  This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado.  .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight  Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop over the mountains and foothills this afternoon. These storms will eventually move off the higher terrain to the urban corridor and plains mainly south of Interstate 70 by early evening. The storms will produce wind gusts up to 35 mph and a period of moderate to heavy rainfall.  There will be a limited threat of flash flooding in burn areas this afternoon, as a few storms will be capable of producing up to 1.5 inches of rain in an hour. The showers and storms will continue into the evening, then diminish overnight.  .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday  Showers and thunderstorms will be likely in and near the mountains on Sunday and Monday with the storms producing heavy rain. This will lead to an elevated risk of flash flooding over the fire burn scars on Sunday. Locations across the plains will see scattered showers on Sunday. Expect a drier and warmer pattern from late Monday through Wednesday with only isolated to scattered showers in the mountains. The plains will be mainly dry with seasonal temperatures.  .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...  Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight, however heavy rain reports will be appreciated.  

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