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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1129 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-231730-
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-
1129 AM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE SPREADING ACROSS THE
WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SPREADING
EAST ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS DURING THE EARLY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THE MAIN THREAT WITH THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL UP TO 1/2 INCH IN
DIAMETER...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH AND DANGEROUS CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING. AS STORMS SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS...ONE OR TWO STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE ACROSS
NORTHEAST EL PASO AND KIOWA COUNTIES DURING THE AFTERNOON. HAIL UP
TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS...AND LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.

THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL...WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING ON AREA
BURN SCARS. HOWEVER STRONG WINDS ALOFT ARE EXPECTED TO CONTRIBUTE
TO QUICK NORTHWARD STORM MOTIONS WHICH MAY LIMIT HEAVY RAINFALL
POTENTIAL TO ONLY THE MOST INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH THE
THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE WIDESPREAD...THOSE
IN AND NEAR BURN SCARS SHOULD REMAIN ESPECIALLY VIGILANT TODAY.
THE WINDOW FOR THE GREATEST THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
THROUGH 6 PM.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH DURING THE EVENING HOURS AS THE STORM
SYSTEM LIFTS INTO NORTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ANTICIPATED
FROM SATURDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. A FEW STORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF
BECOMING STRONG...WITH HAZARDOUS LIGHTNING...HAIL TO NEAR ONE INCH
AT TIMES...WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AT TIMES AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
347 PM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

COZ086-089-093-222215-
CROWLEY COUNTY CO-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY CO-
PUEBLO VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FEET CO-
347 PM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN CROWLEY...
NORTHWESTERN OTERO AND EAST CENTRAL PUEBLO COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM
MDT...

AT 346 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 15 MILES SOUTH OF FOWLER...OR 28 MILES WEST OF LA
JUNTA...MOVING NORTH AT 35 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FOWLER...MANZANOLA...OLNEY SPRINGS AND CROWLEY.

LAT...LON 3788 10419 3836 10412 3831 10378 3784 10397
TIME...MOT...LOC 2146Z 194DEG 31KT 3791 10406

$$

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