Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
308 PM MST SUN JAN 22 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-
308 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY WIND DRIVEN SNOW
INTO THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
WILL PROBABLY SPREAD INTO THE CREST OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WHERE 4 TO 6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY MONDAY
MORNING. MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWPACKED WITH
POOR VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. THE CREST OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS WILL SEE UP TO 3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL BY
EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS COLORADO THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
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...MAINLY IN THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND ALONG AND
NEAR THE I-25 CORRIDOR. THE BEST CHANCES FOR SNOW AT THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY 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...
ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY TONIGHT ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS.

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