Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook


This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Today will be an active weather day. thunderstorms will develop
over the mountains early this afternoon and move east across the
plains from late afternoon through the evening. A fairly well
organized line of thunderstorms is expected to push east across
the area, with most storms producing gusty winds of 40 to 50 mph,
a period of heavy rain and small hail, and frequent lightning.
However, embedded severe storms may produce damaging winds up to
65 mph and hail greater than 1 inch in diameter. There is a small
threat of tornadoes from just east and southeast of Denver to the
Limon area in the late afternoon and early evening.

The main threat of severe weather will be between 2 PM and 5 PM in
the foothills, 4 PM and 7 PM in the Denver area, and from 6 PM
through 10 PM on the plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday

Dry conditions can be expected for Monday with a better chance for
afternoon showers and thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon, especially
across the far eastern plains. Another disturbance and
accompanying cold front will bring a better chance of showers and
thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and night over the area. Dry
conditions and much cooler temperatures can be expected for
Thursday. Trending gradually warmer into the weekend, but remaining
mostly dry across the region.


Spotter activation will be needed after 2 PM.

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