Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
711 AM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
711 AM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF ONE OR TWO BRIEF LANDSPOUT TORNADOES
DEVELOPING OVER THE FAR EASTERN PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR LANDSPOUT DEVELOPMENT WILL OCCUR AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS AND INTERACTS WITH A SLOW MOVING SURFACE
BOUNDARY OVER THE REGION. THE BEST CHANCE FOR A LANDSPOUT TO DEVELOP
WILL BE BETWEEN 1 PM AND 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

ELSEWHERE...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE PLAINS.
GUSTY WINDS TO 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS. THE BEST CHANCE OF STORMS WILL BE ACROSS THE SAN JUANS.
LOCAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN ANY
THUNDERSNOW SQUALLS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS FROM STORMS WILL BE LIGHTING AND
WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH. LOCAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR ELEVATIONS GENERALLY ABOVE 9000 FEET.

ON SUNDAY...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION THROUGH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION
WILL INCREASE OVER ALL OF SOUTHEAST COLORADO. A FEW STRONG TO
SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FOR
AREAS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50. MOUNTAIN AREAS ABOVE 8000 FEET CAN
EXPECT TO SEE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL SUNDAY INTO MONDAY MORNING.
TRAVEL OVER THE PASSES COULD BECOME PARTICULARLY HAZARDOUS BY
MONDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL FROM AROUND 8000 TO AROUND
6500 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING...AND ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE
POSSIBLE FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FEET. SNOWFALL WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH OVER THE MOUNTAINS ON TUESDAY AS THE STORM PULLS AWAY TO
THE EAST. THIS IS A DYNAMIC STORM AND EVERYONE SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS REGARDING THIS
STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

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