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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
650 AM MST FRI FEB 27 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-
650 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW AND FOG ARE ANTICIPATED AT TIMES OVER MANY
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT.  IN ADDITION...A
DEVELOPING FETCH OF PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
HEAVY SNOW OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY BY LATER
TONIGHT.  BY SUNRISE SATURDAY...SNOW AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 12 INCHES
ARE ANTICIPATED OVER PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.
OTHER MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF EXPERIENCING 2 TO 8
INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW BY SUNRISE SATURDAY...WHILE LOWER
ELEVATION LOCATIONS SHOULD GENERALLY EXPERIENCE ADDITIONAL SNOW
AMOUNTS OF 3 INCHES OR LESS THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE FALLING ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...WITH
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS...SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THE EASTERN
MOUNTAINS SHOULD SEE A FEW INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY
AND SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH A BREAK SUNDAY MORNING BUT THEN PICKING
UP AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SEVERAL INCHES OF
SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
AREAS SUNDAY NIGHT. TUESDAY AFTERNOON...ANOTHER FRONT MOVES
THROUGH SOUTHEAST COLORADO...WITH PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TO SPREAD
SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE PLAINS AND I-25 CORRIDOR BEHIND THE FRONT.
THE SAN LUIS VALLEY IS ALSO EXPECTED TO HAVE A FEW TO SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION FROM SATURDAY INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS BEING IN AREAS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY OVER THE MOUNTAINS...AND POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REST OF THE
AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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