Adams County, Colorado
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Blizzard Watch
COZ045-046-231900-
/O.NEW.KBOU.BZ.A.0001.170324T0900Z-170324T1800Z/
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
500 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Blizzard
Watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Friday
morning.

* TIMING...Rain will change to snow late tonight and continue
through midday Friday before decreasing in the afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 6 inches.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...North winds will increase to 35 to 45 mph late
tonight with gusts up to 65 mph at times through early Friday
afternoon. Visibilities will be near zero at times.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow, strong winds and poor visibilities will
create hazardous winter driving conditions. Roads will be icy
and snow packed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Watch means there is a potential for falling and/or
blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very
dangerous.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
COZ216-239>242-244>251-232045-
/O.CON.KBOU.FW.W.0018.170323T1800Z-170324T0000Z/
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
County-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Northeast Weld County-Morgan County-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
643 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR Southern Foothills,
Palmer Divide and Northeast Plains, including Denver...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 216...239...240...241...
242...244...245...246...247...248...249...250 and 251.

* Timing...Gusty southerly winds will develop by midday and
continue through this afternoon with the relative humidities
dropping to around 10 percent.

* Winds...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid ignition of
dry vegetation, fire growth and spread. Any outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged, and in some areas, illegal. Check with
local law enforcement.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$
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