Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1105 AM MDT FRI SEP 4 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-
1105 AM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAIN
AND HIGH VALLEY AREAS THROUGH THIS EVENING. ISOLATED STORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND SOUTHEAST
PLAINS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE PRIMARY STORM
THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS OF AROUND 40 MPH AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL OCCUR ALONG AND NEAR
THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS WILL ALSO BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL AROUND 1/2 INCH IN DIAMETER.

ALL STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

OVERNIGHT...THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME ISOLATED STORMS
OVER THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS AND THE SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY. THE PRIMARY STORM
THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA ON SATURDAY...WITH THE BEST COVERAGE OF STORMS OVER AND NEAR
THE HIGHER TERRAIN. THE MAIN THREATS FROM THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
LIGHTING AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH...HOWEVER LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN AND SMALL HAIL MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST
STORMS.

DRIER WESTERLY FLOW DEVELOPS ACROSS THE AREA FOR SUNDAY AND
MONDAY...BRINGING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS. THE MAIN THREATS FROM
STORMS THAT CAN DEVELOP WILL BE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS.

INCREASING MOISTURE AND A FEW PASSING DISTURBANCES WILL BRING BETTER
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST COLORADO TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH THE BEST CHANCES
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE INCREASING MOISTURE WILL BRING THE THREAT
OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...ALONG WITH LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS AND
POSSIBLE SMALL HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE  OVER SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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HODANISH



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