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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
908 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 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-
908 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND LOW LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW WILL PROVIDE THE
FOCUS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE INTO TONIGHT.
AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN AND THE BURN SCARS...INCLUDING THE WEST
FORK COMPLEX BURN SCAR...WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING.
ELSEWHERE...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG WITH
FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ON MONDAY...A SUBTROPICAL DISTURBANCE WILL CARRY MONSOON MOISTURE
THROUGH THE REGION. THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA...MAINLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...WITH PRIMARY THREATS OF
LIGHTNING...HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING...ALONG WITH GUSTY
WINDS AND SOME SMALL HAIL. EAST OF INTERSTATE 25 AND SOUTH OF
HIGHWAY 50...A FEW STORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COULD BE
ON THE STRONG TO SEVERE SIDE...WITH HAIL UP TO AN INCH DIAMETER
AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

TUESDAY...THE MONSOON WILL START TO SHIFT SOUTH OF THE REGION FOR
A COUPLE DAYS...AS DRIER AIR MOVES IN FROM THE WEST. THERE WILL
STILL BE STORMS AROUND THIS DAY...BUT FEWER THAN ON MONDAY. PRIMARY
STORM THREATS WILL INCLUDE LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN...BUT GUSTY
WINDS WILL BECOME AN INCREASING CONCERN.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WILL BE MOSTLY DRY WITH JUST A FEW SPOTTY
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. PRIMARY STORM THREATS
ON THESE 2 DAYS WILL BE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS.

ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INLAND ACROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA INTO THE GREAT BASIN...PULLING A
STRONG SURGE OF MONSOON MOISTURE NORTH INTO COLORADO. THE MOISTURE
WILL START TO SHOW UP ON FRIDAY...BUT THEN REALLY BLANKET THE
REGION ON SATURDAY. THE THREATS OF HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING
WILL RETURN...ALONG WITH THE CONTINUED THREATS OF LIGHTNING AND
GUSTY WINDS.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE INTO TONIGHT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...THE SAN LUIS
VALLEY...PALMER DIVIDE AND RATON MESA.

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