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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1132 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

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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-
1132 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH A FEW POSSIBLE
STORMS CONTINUING THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE SLOWLY MOVES ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO.

THE BEST COVERAGE OF STORMS IS EXPECTED OVER AND NEAR THE HIGHER
TERRAIN...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EAST FACING SLOPES. STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...SUPPORTING THE POTENTIAL
FOR LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY OVER AREA BURN SCARS AND
URBAN AREAS. IN ADDITION TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THE STORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS
TO 45 MPH. SMALL HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.

PEOPLE DRIVING IN THE MOUNTAINS TODAY SHOULD BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
MUDSLIDES ALONG WITH ROCKS IN THE ROAD DUE TO THE HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

MONSOON MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE IN PLACE TUESDAY WITH
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHEAST COLORADO. DRIER AIR MOVES
INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH THUNDERSTORMS CONFINED MAINLY
TO THE MOUNTAINS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY ACROSS
SOUTHEAST COLORADO...BUT DRIER AIR MOVES IN FOR THE WEEKEND.

THE PRIMARY HAZARD WITH THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL AND LIGHTNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST COLORADO.


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