Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
645 AM MST SUN MAR 1 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-
645 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TODAY AND TONIGHT.  IN ADDITION...BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS LATER
TODAY AND OVERNIGHT...AS STRONG WINDS REDEVELOP AND CAUSE
SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY.
THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS WILL SEE SNOW TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH
SEVERAL INCHES OF ACCUMULATION BY MONDAY MORNING.

THIS AFTERNOON SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD TO THE WET MOUNTAINS...
TELLER COUNTY...PIKES PEAK...AND ACROSS FREMONT COUNTY.  THE SNOW IS
THEN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN THESE AREAS THROUGH THE NIGHT...WITH A
COUPLE TO SEVERAL INCHES OF ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.  SNOW IS ALSO
FORECAST TO SPREAD OVER THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT WITH GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS...BUT COULD
RESULT IN SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.
THE SAN LUIS VALLEY WILL ALSO HAVE PERIODS OF SNOW TODAY AND
TONIGHT...BUT ANY ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE LIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ACCUMULATING
SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. PERIODS
OF SNOW WILL BE SEEN OVER THE REST OF THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH
MOUNTAIN VALLEYS MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED. BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS CAN ALSO
BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN...ESPECIALLY MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...CAUSING AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES.

GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS AND I-25 CORRIDOR MONDAY MORNING...AND AGAIN
FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. WELL BELOW
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN BE EXPERIENCED ACROSS THE AREA
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...AS ANOTHER ROUND OF ARCTIC AIR SURGES
ACROSS THE ROCKIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY OVER THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND WILL BE POSSIBLE
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT IN THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...TELLER
COUNTY AND ALONG THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR.

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