Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1144 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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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 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-
1144 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
THE MOUNTAINS BY MIDDAY. THESE STORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE
AND BECOME MORE SCATTERED IN NATURE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...THEN
SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS THROUGH THE EVENING. STORM
THREATS TODAY WILL INCLUDE LIGHTNING...HAIL UP TO 1/2 INCH IN
DIAMETER...BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45
MPH. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE A CONCERN WITH ANY OF THE STRONGER
STORMS DUE TO SATURATED SOILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP EACH DAY OVER
THE MOUNTAINS AND MOVE OFF INTO THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS. STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WITH HAIL TO AROUND
HALF DOLLARS...WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH...AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE. THE GREATEST THREAT WILL BE NEAR THE COLORADO
KANSAS BORDER. ALL THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AS WELL AS LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WITH THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY FOR BURN
SCARS AND AREAS WITH SATURATED GROUND. THE HIGHER PEAKS WILL SEE
SOME ACCUMULATING SNOW AT TIMES...MAINLY ABOVE 11000 FEET.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD FRIDAY AND
FRIDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. THE MAIN
THREAT WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
FLASH FLOODING. FLOWS WITHIN CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY
INCREASE AGAIN ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS DUE TO INCREASED
RUNOFF.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL STAY MORE CONFINED TO THE
SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS ON SATURDAY WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND HAIL UP
TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS POSSIBLE MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF I-25.
THE WEATHER STARTS TO DRY OUT AND WARM UP FOR SUNDAY INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK THOUGH THERE WILL STILL BE THE THREAT FOR AT LEAST
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT OVER MOST OF SOUTHERN COLORADO.

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