Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
538 AM MDT THU JUL 21 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-
538 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN BY LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE SAN
LUIS VALLEY AND ADJACENT PLAINS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
STORM ACTIVITY WILL BE MORE ISOLATED IN NATURE ACROSS THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS.

THE PRIMARY STORM THREATS WILL INCLUDE LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS UP
TO 50 MPH. HOWEVER, SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS WILL ALSO BE CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF DIMES AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. IF A STORM IMPACTS A FLOOD PRONE LOCATION SUCH AS A BURN
SCAR OR URBAN AREA, OR IF A STORM SITS OVER ANY SPOT FOR TOO LONG,
FLASH FLOODING COULD OCCUR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AROUND NOON...THEN SPREADING INTO THE ADJACENT PLAINS
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THUNDERSTORMS THREATS WILL INCLUDE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50
MPH...LIGHTNING...AND SMALL HAIL UNDER 1/2 INCH IN DIAMETER.
HOWEVER...THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR ONE OR TWO STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY AS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE INCREASES BEHIND A COLD FRONT. HAIL
TO AROUND 1 INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH WILL
BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE ISOLATED IN COVERAGE BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK WITH THE MAIN STORM THREATS BEING LIGHTNING AND
LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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