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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO  
600 AM MDT MON APR 12 2021  
   
..COLORADO SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK...WATCHES AND WARNINGS
 
 
COLORADO SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK CONTINUES TODAY WITH  
UNDERSTANDING WATCHES AND WARNINGS.  
 
EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR EACH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE ACROSS  
THE COUNTRY IS MONITORING FOR SEVERE WEATHER. EACH NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE HAS A WEBSITE, A FACEBOOK PAGE, AND A  
TWITTER FEED WHERE YOU CAN FIND VITAL INFORMATION HIGHLIGHTING  
UPCOMING WEATHER HAZARDS. THE HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK, A TEXT  
PRODUCT, HIGHLIGHTS WEATHER HAZARDS SEVEN DAYS IN ADVANCE.  
 
THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OKLAHOMA, AT WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV,  
ALSO FORECASTS THE RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS THE COUNTRY  
SEVERAL DAYS IN ADVANCE. THESE OUTLOOKS WILL TELL YOU IF THERE IS A  
RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER...AND IF YOU ARE IN A MARGINAL, SLIGHT,  
ENHANCED SLIGHT, MODERATE, OR HIGH RISK AREA FOR SEVERE WEATHER.  
 
IF SEVERE WEATHER BECOMES LIKELY WITHIN SIX HOURS, A WATCH WILL BE  
ISSUED, ALERTING YOU TO THE INCREASED RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER. THIS  
IS THE TIME TO REVIEW YOUR SEVERE WEATHER PLANS, AND KNOW WHERE TO  
GO IF HAZARDOUS WEATHER THREATENS. SECURE AND PROTECT OUTDOOR ITEMS  
THAT COULD BE DAMAGED BY HAIL OR WIND.  
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM, TORNADO, AND FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED BY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTERS WHEN HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS  
DETECTED BY RADAR OR REPORTED BY SPOTTERS. THIS IS THE TIME TO TAKE  
IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM HARM.  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS ISSUED FOR WIND GUSTS OF 58 MPH  
OR HIGHER, OR FOR HAIL ONE INCH IN DIAMETER OR LARGER.  
...A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A TORNADO IS IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING.  
...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED FOR RAPIDLY DEVELOPING LIFE-  
THREATENING FLOODING.  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WATCHES AND WARNINGS VISIT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOULDER. IN THE NEWS HEADLINES SECTION, CLICK ON THE  
COLORADO SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEB LINK AND THEN CLICK THE MONDAY  
TAB.  
 
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