Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
837 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

COZ074-088-094-097>099-020315-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY CO-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT CO-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY CO-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT CO-
SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY CO-
LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY CO-
837 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN LAS ANIMAS...
SOUTHWESTERN PROWERS...NORTHWESTERN BACA AND SOUTHEASTERN BENT
COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM MDT...

AT 835 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EXTENDING FROM 22 MILES EAST OF HIGBEE TO 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF KIM
TO 19 MILES NORTHEAST OF BRANSON TO NEAR RATON PASS...AND MOVING
EAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG
WITH HEAVY RAIN.  THE HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON
ROADWAYS AND WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND
DRAINAGE DITCHES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PRITCHETT...KIM...BRANSON...TRINCHERA AND RATON PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3702 10465 3724 10371 3735 10350 3773 10306
      3761 10251 3716 10286 3705 10309 3700 10339
      3699 10458
TIME...MOT...LOC 0235Z 290DEG 27KT 3766 10306 3735 10343 3723 10366
3703 10451

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