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National Weather Service Denver/Boulder Colorado
318 PM MST Monday Jan 26 2015

Short term...(this evening through tuesday)
issued at 318 PM MST Monday Jan 26 2015

With the high pressure ridge axis remaining over Colorado
tonight...another warm day is in store on Tuesday. Cross sections
do not show any high level moisture arriving over the forecast
area until after noon. Temperatures should be back around as warm
as they got to today. Winds will generally be light as the surface
high lingers over the area and winds aloft are light and
northwesterly...just downstream of the upper ridge axis.

Long term...(tuesday night through monday)
issued at 318 PM MST Monday Jan 26 2015

The warm and dry weather will be pretty much done beginning
Tuesday night as the upper ridge moves to our east. This allows a
weak upper trough and associated weak qg ascent to cross the County Warning Area
early Tuesday night bringing a small threat of some snow to the
high country Tuesday night through Wednesday. Not expecting
anything of significance in the quantitative precipitation forecast Arena with this system but
cooler temperatures and increased winds are anticipated in its
wake. Short wave ridging is expected Wednesday night and Thursday
bringing a brief respite of drying prior to the arrival of the
next system. Synoptic scale ascent with this next system is broad
and relatively long-lived but not terribly strong. Consequently a
prolonged light to moderate quantitative precipitation forecast event should unfold in the high
country with at least a slight chance of some precipitation at
lower elevations Saturday as low level flow turns to upslope.
Nothing of significance expected on the plains with this system.
Drying and warming anticipated early next week as upper level
ridging invades the central rockies.


Aviation...(for the tafs through 00z Tuesday late afternoon)
issued at 318 PM MST Monday Jan 26 2015

Clear skies and unlimited visbilities will continue through midday
tomorrow when some high clouds begin coming in from the south.
North to northeast winds late this afternoon will turn southerly
overnight and come back to light and northerly again tomorrow
afternoon. No aviation impacts.


Bou watches/warnings/advisories...none.



Short term...dankers

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