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National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1125 AM MST Fri Dec 9 2016

.UPDATE...
Issued at 1107 AM MST Fri Dec 9 2016

There is still some snow falling along and just east of the
divide in the high mountains. This is especailly the case from 
I-70 northward. Will leave the advisory going in zones 31 and 33 
through late afternoon. Temperatures have warmed into the 40s over
the greater Denver area and the Palmer Ridge. Will change some of
the sky cover grids with way less cloudiness over the east. Will 
lower pops over the high mountains south of I-70. Will warm 
temperatures a bit over some of the plains and foothills. All this
is based on real data.

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BACA County, Colorado Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory
Ag. Weather Forecast Parameter Maps: Spraying Conditions , Dewpoint Temperatures, Livestock Heat Stress

Regional Hourly Observations For BACA County
200 PM MST FRI DEC 09 2016
...PIKES PEAK/PALMER DIVIDE AND SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLO. SPRINGS  PTSUNNY   49  27  42 S12       30.09S                  
A. F. ACADEMY  FAIR      47  26  44 SW7       30.08S                  
SCHRIEVER AFB  NOT AVBL                                               
ELLICOTT       FAIR     N/A N/A N/A SW10      30.09R                  
FALCON         PTSUNNY   47  22  37 S6        30.12R                  
FORT CARSON    FAIR      48  28  45 SE13      30.07S                  
LIMON          FAIR      51  21  30 SE7       30.09R                  
MONUMENT HILL  FAIR      45  19  36 S6        30.11S                  
TRINIDAD       FAIR      58  17  20 CALM      30.10F                  
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Colorado
Based on observations at 200pm MST, Friday December 09, 2016
Across Colorado...temperatures are near 36 degrees west, near 52 degrees central, and near 39 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 30%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 7 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 58 degrees at TRINIDAD. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at SUNLIGHT.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BACA County,CO
1111 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

 DAY ONE  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, HOWEVER ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL
REMAIN UNDER AN INCH.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE REGION,
ESPECIALLY THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES, THROUGH
NEXT WEEK. ONE BATCH OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL BE FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY SUNDAY, WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES. ANOTHER
BATCH OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL STRIKE THE SAME LOCATIONS ON TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.


7-Day Forecast For BACA County, CO
1105 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016
REST OF TODAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE 33 TO 42. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22 TO 30. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SATURDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 37 TO 46. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 22 TO 29. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS 33 TO 41. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 22. HIGHS 31 TO 39.
TUESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 26 TO 34.
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 9 TO 14. HIGHS 27 TO 33.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE TEENS. HIGHS 32 TO 38.

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Colorado
                             COLORADO                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 15-19    DEC 17-23    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Below                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 9TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1786...
A second great snowstorm in just five days brought another 15 inches of
snow to Morristown NJ, on top of the eight inches which fell on the 7th and
8th, and the 18 inches which fell on the 4th and 5th. The total snowfall
for the week was thus 41 inches. New Haven CT received 17 inches of new
snow in the storm. Up to four four feet of snow covered the ground in
eastern Massachusetts following the storms. (9th-10th) (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
...1917...
A severe winter storm struck the Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes Region. It
produced 25 inches of snow and wind gusts to 78 mph at Buffalo NY. The
storm produced 26 inches of snow at Vevay IND, with drifts fourteen feet
high. By the 16th of the month people could walk across the frozen Ohio
River from Vavey into Kentucky. (8th-9th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
The fifth storm in nine days kept the northwestern U.S. wet and windy.
Winds along the coast of Washington gusted to 75 mph at Oceans Shores and
at Hoquiam, and the northern and central coastal mountains of Oregon were
drenched with three inches of rain in ten hours, flooding some rivers.
Snowfall totals in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State ranged up to
36 inches in the Methow Valley. High winds in Oregon blew a tree onto a
moving automobile killing three persons and injuring two others at Mill
City. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A winter storm blanketed the Southern and Central Appalachians with up to
ten inches of snow. Arctic air invaded the north central U.S. bringing
subzero cold to Minnesota and North Dakota. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
A strong storm produced wind gusts of 40 to 65 mph from the Alaska
Peninsula to the North Gulf Coast of Alaska. Southeasterly winds gusted to
75 mph in the Anchorage hillside. Gusty winds associated with a strong cold
front caused a power outage across much of the island of Hawaii. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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