Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1230 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 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-
1230 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW TO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AND BECOME WIDESPREAD OVER THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND PIKES PEAK REGION DURING THE MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS...AND THEN SLIP SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS
AND ADJACENT PLAINS DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.
ELSEWHERE...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

WHILE THE CHANCES FOR SEVERE WEATHER ARE LOW TODAY...THERE IS A
THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN WHICH COULD CREATE PROBLEMS FOR URBAN AREAS AND
BURN SCARS.  THE POTENTIAL FOR URBAN OR FLASH FLOODING WILL NEED TO
BE MONITORED AS THE PRECIPITATION MOVES THROUGH THE AREA LATER TODAY
AND TONIGHT.  OTHER WEATHER HAZARDS TO WATCH FOR WILL INCLUDE
LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AND SMALL HAIL. ALSO...THERE
WILL BE SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET BY THIS EVENING.
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH UP TO A HALF FOOT OR MORE
ON TOP OF PIKES PEAK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ON WEDNESDAY...THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING
STORMS MAINLY IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS. THE PRIMARY STORM THREATS
WILL BE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...HAIL AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN.

THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...WARMER AND DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO
COLORADO. THERE WILL STILL BE A CHANCE OF STORMS EACH DAY BUT
THOSE CHANCES WILL MAINLY BE CONFINED TO AREAS IN AND NEAR THE
MOUNTAINS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.
PRIMARY STORM THREATS DURING THIS PERIOD WILL BE LIGHTNING AND
GUSTY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER MUCH OF SOUTHERN
COLORADO.

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