Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1134 AM MDT SAT APR 30 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-
1134 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS
AND INTERIOR VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW AT
TIMES OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE AND RATON MESA DOWN TO ABOUT 6000
FEET. SPOTTY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE...MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS.

TONIGHT...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ACROSS MOST OF THE
REGION...WITH STEADIER SNOW DEVELOPING OVER THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE
CRISTO AND SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OVERNIGHT WILL AVERAGE LESS THAN 2 INCHES MOST
AREAS...THOUGH A FEW MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS NEAR THE NEW MEXICO BORDER
COULD SEE AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO COLORADO ON SUNDAY...SPREADING
RAIN AND SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST SUNDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN BETWEEN 7000 TO 7500 FEET DURING THE
DAY...AND DROP TO AROUND 6000 FEET BY SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE MOUNTAINS FROM SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT ARE
EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 8 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...WHILE THE LOWER ELEVATIONS COULD SEE SOME
SPOTTY ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO SEVERAL INCHES. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY
WIND DOWN ON MONDAY...BUT SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON AND
EVENING FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN
AREAS. MAIN THREATS WILL INCLUDE LIGHTNING AND SMALL HAIL.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION LATE THURSDAY OR
FRIDAY...AND WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING MORE SNOW TO THE
MOUNTAINS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF SEVERE WEATHER TO THE PLAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

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