Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms will develop over the mountains this
afternoon and move into the adjacent plains during the mid
afternoon and the evening. One or two storms could become severe
as they move off the foothills into the adjacent plains with hail
up to around quarter size, and wind gusts up to 60 mph possible.
Dangerous cloud to ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall
will also accompany the stronger storms. Thunderstorms will move
eastward into the plains during the late evening before
diminishing towards midnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday
with lightning, locally heavy rainfall, and gusty winds up to 40
mph possible. A stronger system will move across Colorado on
Sunday bringing a renewed threat for scattered thunderstorms, some
potentially severe, along the I-25 corridor and northeast plains
during the afternoon and evening.

Drier air will spread in for Monday through Thursday but
sufficient moisture will be present for at least isolated
thunderstorms across the mountains each day. Another fast moving
disturbance may bringing another increase in thunderstorm coverage
for Wednesday across the mountains and plains, with drier weather
returning for Thursday.


Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
be possible along the lower eastern slopes of the foothills and
adjacent I-25 corridor this afternoon and evening.

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