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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
400 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-262200-
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-
400 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM CAN BE EXPECTED
OVER AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE BEST
COVERAGE OF STORMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS INTO THE PIKES
PEAK REGION...AS A MINOR WEATHER DISTURBANCE CONTINUES TO MOVE
ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL GRADUALLY
MOVE ONTO THE PLAINS BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WITH A FEW STRONGER
STORMS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE LATE EVENING...MAINLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY
50.

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM STORMS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND GUSTY TO AROUND 40 MPH. A FEW OF THE STRONGER STORMS ON THE
PLAINS LATER TONIGHT WILL BE CAPABLE OF WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50
MPH AND HAIL UP TO 1/2 INCH IN DIAMETER.

SOME SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS IN THE
MOUNTAINS. A TOTAL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 6 AM
SUNDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD MOUNTAIN SNOWS
AND LOWER ELEVATION RAIN TO MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
COLORADO SUNDAY AND MONDAY. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WITH
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST AND
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS SUNDAY MORNING...WITH SNOW LEVELS STARTING OFF
AROUND 10000 FEET. PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD FROM WEST TO EAST
ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT AS THE LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO.
SNOW LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY DROP TO BETWEEN 6000 AND 7000 FEET
BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING WITH HEAVY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE
ABOVE 7000 FEET THROUGH MONDAY. THE SANGRE DE CRISTO AND WET
MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...AND SOUTHERN I-25 CORRIDOR OF
HUERFANO AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES ARE ANTICIPATED TO BE
HARDEST HIT...WITH 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN
AREAS...AND 6 INCHES OR MORE ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. THE
HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL FALL WEST OF INTERSTATE 25...AND
LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS. GIVEN THE POSSIBILITY FOR INTENSE SNOWFALL
RATES OF 2 INCHES PER HOUR...RAPIDLY DETERIORATING TRAVEL CONDITIONS
WILL BE LIKELY...AND HEAVY SNOW LOADS ON NEWLY LEAFED OUT TREES
MAY RESULT IN TREE DAMAGE WITH POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE. MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE FARTHER TO THE
NORTH AND WEST...ACROSS THE TELLER COUNTY...FREMONT
COUNTY...CHAFFEE COUNTY AND THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE COUNTY...AS WELL
AS THE EASTERN SAN JUANS AND LA GARITAS. THESE AREAS COULD SEE
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
WITH IN EXCESS OF 8 INCHES FOR THE MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS. THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 10000 FEET COULD PICK UP OVER 12 INCHES IN SOME
SPOTS. LOCATIONS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE EDGES OF THE SAN
LUIS VALLEY COULD ALSO PICK UP SOME MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS SUNDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.

UNTIL SNOW LEVELS DROP SUFFICIENTLY SUNDAY EVENING...BURN SCARS
WILL NEED TO BE MONITORED CLOSELY FOR THE POTENTIAL OF LOCALLY
ENHANCED RUNOFF AND POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING...PARTICULARLY FOR THE
WALDO CANYON AND EAST PEAK BURN SCARS.

THERE WILL BE A SMALL WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR STRONG AND POSSIBLY
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS HUERFANO AND
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES. ABUNDANT WIND SHEAR AND MODEST
INSTABILITY WILL LIKELY LEAD TO THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS AND HAIL NEARING ONE INCH IN DIAMETER.

WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE EASTERN
PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST
PLAINS COULD RECEIVE UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL...PARTICULARLY TO
THE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50. ENHANCED RUNOFF IN NORMALLY DRY WASHES
AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

DAILY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST
OVER THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH INCREASING CHANCES
LATER IN THE WEEK. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE LIGHTING...GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS AND SMALL HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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23/31

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
406 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-260915-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
406 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY. SOME
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY
NIGHT. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. HEAVY
RAIN MAY ALSO LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

$$

GOEHRING

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1018 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-261630-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
1018 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE
THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING HOURS. A FEW OF THESE STORMS
COULD BECOME SEVERE DURING THE EVENING HOURS WEST OF A LINE FROM
BENKELMAN TO GOODLAND TO TRIBUNE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATER THIS EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
421 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-260930-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
421 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

  HAZARDS WEATHER RISK...

  SUNDAY...
  LIMITED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM RISK.

  MONDAY...
  LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.

  TUESDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  WEDNESDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  THURSDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  FRIDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT OUR WEBPAGE HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC/EHWO

$$

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