Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1144 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 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 FRI MAY 29 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 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND
PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS. A FEW STORMS WILL BECOME STRONG
TO SEVERE IN AND NEAR THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND ACROSS THE
PLAINS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50. HAIL TO AROUND 1 INCH IN DIAMETER OR
SLIGHTLY LARGER...WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 60 MPH...AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY STORM THREATS. LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE TODAY...PARTICULARLY IF THE
STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS IMPACT BURN SCARS OR AREAS WITH SATURATED
SOIL CONDITIONS FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MORE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE MAIN
THREAT BEING BRIEF MODERATE RAINFALL...WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50
MPH...AND LIGHTNING. SOME BRIEF SMALL HAIL UNDER 1/2 INCH IN
DIAMETER WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS. THE HIGHER
PEAKS ABOVE 12000 FEET COULD SEE LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4
INCHES THROUGH TONIGHT.

AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS WILL CONTINUE TO RUN HIGH AND
FAST...ESPECIALLY WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL EXPECTED TODAY.  USE
CAUTION IN AND NEAR WATER WAYS AS BANKS ARE UNSTABLE AND FAST FLOWS
CAN BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY INTO THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE
MOUNTAINS. THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS WILL BE
LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND BRIEF PERIODS OF
HEAVY RAINFALL.

.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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