Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
644 AM MST FRI JAN 13 2017

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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-
644 AM MST FRI JAN 13 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP DURING THE
MORNING AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE EVENING.  THE SNOW WILL
BE THE HEAVIEST OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.

SOME PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS BACA AND
PROWERS COUNTY LATER TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING
MAINLY OVER PROWERS AND BACA COUNTY. THIS MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE
ROADWAYS TO BECOME ICY IN SPOTS.

THERE WILL BE A BETTER CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE PLAINS, MAINLY FROM LA
JUNTA EASTWARD TO THE KANSAS STATE LINE. LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL ALSO
BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST OF THE PLAINS. THIS FREEZING PRECIPITATION
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE VERY DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY, SNOW WILL LIKELY DEVELOP OVER THE PLAINS
AND ADJACENT SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS. ALTHOUGH SNOW IS FORECAST TO OCCUR
ACROSS ALL OF THE PLAINS, THE BEST CHANCE OF STEADY, LOCALLY HEAVY,
SNOW WILL OCCUR GENERALLY SOUTH AND EAST OF LA JUNTA. SOME FREEZING
RAIN MAY ALSO OCCUR AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY SUNDAY EVENING.

SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN ALL OF THE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY. SEVERAL INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS LIKELY.

THE NEXT CHANCE OF SNOW WILL BE OVER CENTRAL MOUNTAINS STARTING
THURSDAY AND LASTING INTO THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY OVER THE MOUNTAINS NEAR THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TODAY AND
TONIGHT.

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