Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
610 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

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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 9000FT-
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 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY  ABOVE 8500FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500FT/PIKE`S 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 VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FEET-
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-
610 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING SNOW TO THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE AND SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS TO REST OF THE AREA
TODAY. THE SNOW ALONG THE DIVIDE WILL BE HEAVIEST THIS MORNING
BEFORE DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON. IT WILL THEN PICKUP AGAIN
OVERNIGHT AS THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVES IN. ELSEWHERE...SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON AND THEN DECREASE FROM
WEST TO EAST LATE IN THE DAY.

ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES
ACROSS THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...PIKES PEAK AND THE HIGHER TERRAIN
OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS. ELSEWHERE...LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO
3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY ON GRASSY AREAS ABOVE 6000
FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SERIES OF PACIFIC STORMS WILL TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO
THROUGH THE PERIOD. ROUNDS OF HEAVY...BLOWING SNOW WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WITH PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVER THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS. ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...THERE
WILL BE CHANCES FOR SNOW SHOWERS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY OVER THE
PIKES PEAK REGION AND ALSO ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHEAST PLAINS. THE
BEST CHANCES FOR SNOW ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL BE SATURDAY
EVENING...AND AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE EXTENDED PERIOD WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS
COULD SEE SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW. ACROSS THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR 2 WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY THROUGH TONIGHT OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND PIKES PEAK REGION.

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