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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
402 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211300-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
402 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN
ON TUESDAY. AS THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
NORTHWEST...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD OVER
EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS 35
TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS OVER EXPOSED
HIGHER TERRAIN. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN
UTAH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. AT TIMES BLOWING DUST MAY LIMIT
VISIBILITY...AND MAY DEPOSIT A LAYER OF DUST ON THE SNOWPACK.

ANYONE PLANNING AGRICULTURAL BURNING AND LAND USE AGENCIES
PLANNING PRESCRIBED BURNING SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
FORECAST. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE FIRE CONTROL DIFFICULT.





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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
635 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-211100-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
635 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SCATTERED TO ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. A FEW STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS AND HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF
QUARTERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MAINLY THE EASTERN HALF OF THE
OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN
PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. DAMAGING
WINDS AND LARGE HAIL COULD BE POSSIBLE.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY ACROSS
THE WESTERN HALF OF THE PANHANDLES. ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF
THE PANHANDLES. ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON
SUNDAY ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF THE PANHANDLES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS IN THE EASTERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE SHOULD BE READY FOR POSSIBLE ACTIVATION THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING. SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS SHOULD
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
NIGHT...AS THE POTENTIAL FOR ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER MAY INCREASE.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON WEDNESDAY AND
SATURDAY...AND FOR ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY.

$$

SCHNEIDER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
242 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-211700-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
242 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014 /342 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

AN ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SMALL HAIL IS
POSSIBLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ON TUESDAY...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE. DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS ON TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG
THE COLORADO BORDER AND MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE
AREA. AT THIS TIME IT WILL BE POSSIBLE THAT A FEW OF THESE STORMS
COULD BECOME SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS THE MAIN
THREAT.

ON WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35
MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH POSSIBLE. THESE STRONG WINDS COMBINED
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ALONG AND WEST OF THE COLORADO BORDER.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE.

ON THURSDAY...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CREATE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
138 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-211000-
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-
138 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 /1238 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON MAINLY ALONG AND
SOUTH OF THE ARKANSAS RIVER AND ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 283. HAIL
TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST STORM
FROM MID AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ON WEDNESDAY, A DRYLINE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHWEST
KANSAS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST
KANSAS ALONG THE DRYLINE. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS, ALONG WITH AN ISOLATED
TORNADO. TO THE WEST OF THE DRYLINE, RED FLAG CONDITIONS COULD
DEVELOP AS LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED ACROSS SOUTHWEST KANSAS DURING THE MID
TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS SOUTH AND WEST OF A SCOTT CITY TO BUCKLIN TO
ASHLAND LINE.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC

$$

UMSCHEID

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1104 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-211715-
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-
1104 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION
THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING THIS EVENING. THE
PRIMARY STORM THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL...AND
BRIEF MODERATE RAINFALL. A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE SOME LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS.

ALTHOUGH LATEST FORECAST SIMULATIONS KEEP THE MAJORITY OF THE
RAINFALL TO THE EAST AND SOUTH OF THE WALDO CANYON BURN
SCAR...THERE IS STILL A SLIGHT CHANCE THAT SOME BRIEF MODERATE
RAINFALL COULD IMPACT THE BURN SCAR THIS AFTERNOON. IF THIS
OCCURS...SOME MINOR RUN-OFF PROBLEMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THOUGH
RAINFALL RATES ARE NOT LIKELY TO BE INTENSE ENOUGH OR LAST LONG
ENOUGH TO CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. A SLIGHTLY GREATER THREAT FOR RUN-
OFF PROBLEMS EXIST ON THE EAST PEAK BURN SCAR WHERE THE GROUND HAS
ALREADY SEEN SOME GENTLE RAIN AMOUNTS OF UP TO .50 INCHES THROUGH
THIS MORNING. IF A STRONGER STORM IMPACTS THIS AREA THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN ENHANCED RUN-OFF AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING
COULD OCCUR.

ABOVE 10000 FEET...LOCAL WET SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW INCHES
WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE
MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY. THE MAIN STORM THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING AND
BRIEF MODERATE RAINFALL.

A DRYING TREND IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK AS INCREASING
SOUTHWEST WINDS...COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
LEVELS...COULD PRODUCE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO TODAY THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1101 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ030>051-211715-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1101 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR IN
THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON. THE AIRMASS IS MORE
STABLE ON THE PLAINS...BUT ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
STILL POSSIBLE AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

MOUNTAIN AND FOOTHILL SHOWERS AND STORMS MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY...WITH
A QUICK QUARTER INCH OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES...AND UP TO 2
INCHES OF SNOW AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 10500 FEET.

THE AIRMASS WILL STABILIZE THIS EVENING WITH SHOWERS COMING TO AN
END BY LATE EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL CONTINUE SEEING A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. WEATHER ON THE
PLAINS WILL BE MAINLY DRY WITH WARM TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY...THEN
COOLER TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. WARM TEMPERATURES
AND GUSTY WINDS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY MAY ELEVATE FIRE
CONDITIONS ON THE PLAINS THOSE DAYS. NO OTHER HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

BARJENBRUCH/DANKERS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
609 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211215-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
609 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN
UTAH.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS WESTERN COLORADO. MOST OF THESE SHOWERS WILL STAY CONFINED
TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN...ALTHOUGH AN ISOLATED SHOWERS OR STORM MAY
BRIEFLY DRIFT OVER A VALLEY. SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE ENDING
EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

TUESDAY...STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL FORM WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST. WIND GUSTS REACHING 40 TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE EASTERN UTAH DESERT TO WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST COLORADO.
SOME LOWER ELEVATED MOUNTAIN AREAS MAY BE APPROACHING CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM LOW HUMIDITY AND WINDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM OVER WESTERN COLORADO IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...ACCUMULATING SNOW OF A FEW
INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE ELKHEAD MOUNTAINS AND PARK RANGE.
SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAIN PASSES
AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
525 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

NMZ501>540-211200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
525 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY. SOME STORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY. SOME STORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST
FORECASTS...WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE AT 1.888.386.7637 OR VIA
THE WEB AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ. YOU CAN ALSO SUBMIT RAINFALL REPORTS
ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR VIA TWITTER USING THE HASHTAG N M W X.

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Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
602 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

NMZ504-507-508-510>514-516>522-524>526-210200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-ESTANCIA VALLEY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CUBA...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...QUEMADO...
RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...
SOCORRO...TAOS
602 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH
ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AS WELL AS RIO GRANDE
VALLEY THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. SOME OF THE SPOT SHOWERS WILL
PRODUCE A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH BUT THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE
BRIEF GUSTS TO 40 MPH...OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
ICE OR SNOW PELLETS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. MOVEMENT WILL
REMAIN TOWARDS THE SOUTH/SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

$$

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
602 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

NMZ515-523-527>539-210200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...
PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...
TUCUMCARI
602 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
WIDELY SEPARATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE EASTERN
PLAINS AND EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS THROUGH THE EARLY
EVENING. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS WILL IMPACT UNION...
GUADALUPE...CHAVES AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES THROUGH 8 PM. THE
STRONGER STORMS WILL CONTAIN FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...
PEA SIZED HAIL...WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN. RAIN
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY RANGE BETWEEN A TENTH TO TWO TENTHS BUT
COULD REACH THREE TENTHS. THE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL MOVE TOWARDS
THE SOUTH/SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
508 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ030>037-210215-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...WALDEN...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...
NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...
EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...
HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
508 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS...AND HIGH VALLEYS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE SHOWERS WILL BE MOST NUMEROUS NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 70. RAINFALL RATES WILL GENERALLY BE LESS THAN ONE
TENTH OF AN INCH. ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET...SOME SNOW CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH LITTLE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
508 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ038>045-210215-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN...ARVADA...
BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...
CITY OF DENVER...DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...
LITTLETON...PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...
STONEHAM...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BRUSH...
FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...
LEADER
508 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DRIFT OFF THE
FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...WITH ADDITIONAL
ACTIVITY OVER CENTRAL WELD AND MORGAN COUNTIES. RAINFALL RATES UP
TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH IN 30 MINUTES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGER SHOWERS AND STORMS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
508 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ048-049-210215-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-
INCLUDING...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...
LAST CHANCE...OTIS
508 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN WASHINGTON
AND SOUTHERN LOGAN COUNTY THROUGH EARLY EVENING. ANY RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
407 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

COZ046-047-049-210115-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
WASHINGTON COUNTY-
INCLUDING...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...
KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS
407 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY THROUGH 5 PM. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
WILL BE LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

$$

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