Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1023 PM MDT TUE APR 14 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-
1023 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE
MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING. THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM ANY STORMS WILL
BE WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AND LIGHTNING. LOCAL SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR 2 WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 10000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN COLORADO
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES
WILL RESULT IN HIGH FIRE DANGER. OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT COULD
GENERATE A SPARK OR FLAME SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR 1 OR 2 STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS OVER
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY AND NEAR THE KANSAS BORDER LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE PRIMARY STORM THREATS WILL BE 1 INCH
DIAMETER HAIL...WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH AND LIGHTNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEKEND...A SLOW MOVING STORM
SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO MUCH OF THE AREA. THE MOUNTAINS
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW WHILE THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
COULD SEE LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS.  THE EXACT TRACK OF THIS STORM
SYSTEM IS STILL UNKNOWN. AS A RESULT...THE EXACT AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL
TO EXPECT IS ALSO UNKNOWN. STAY TUNED TO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN PUEBLO FOR THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT ABOVE 10000 FEET.

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