Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
817 PM MST SAT FEB 28 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-
817 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.
LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY...AS A
STRONG JET STREAM BRINGS HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE AREA.
SNOW TOTALS BY EARLY WEEK COULD EXCEED 3 TO 4 FEET...WITH
SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER DRIFTS...AND ROAD CLOSURES CAN BE EXPECTED.
AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE TO EXTREME BY THE EARLY PART OF THE
WEEK.

SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...AS WELL AS GUSTY WINDS ARE
ANTICIPATED OVER PORTIONS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...THE
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...THE EASTERN
SAWATCH RANGE...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE...WESTERN CHAFFEE
COUNTY...LAKE COUNTY AND ESPECIALLY THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER PORTIONS OF
THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AROUND 12
INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY SUNRISE SUNDAY. ELSEWHERE...OTHER MOUNTAIN
LOCATIONS THAT CURRENTLY DO NOT HAVE WINTER WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS
HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF EXPERIENCING 2 TO 8 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL
SNOW BY SUNRISE SUNDAY...WHILE LOWER ELEVATION LOCATIONS SHOULD
GENERALLY SEE ADDITIONAL SNOW AMOUNTS OF 2 INCHES OR LESS THROUGH
TONIGHT. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF FOG AT TIMES ARE ANTICIPATED OVER
SOUTHERN COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ACCUMULATING SNOW
WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE SUNDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED
SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. PERIODS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE
SEEN OVER THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH SEVERAL
INCHES EXPECTED. SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED
OVER THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS AND I-25 CORRIDOR...MAINLY SUNDAY NIGHT
AND MONDAY MORNING AND THEN AGAIN FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO MIDDAY
WEDNESDAY. THE SAN LUIS VALLEY SHOULD JUST SEE SOME LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS AT TIMES THROUGH MIDWEEK...WITH MAYBE 2 TO 4
INCHES...BUT LOCATIONS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS WILL SEE A LITTLE MORE.
THE UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY WILL LIKELY SEE 4 TO 8 INCHES OF
ACCUMULATION THROUGH TUESDAY...AND THEN JUST SOME LIGHT SNOW ON
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE LIKELY OVER THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...THE LA GARITA
MOUNTAINS...THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...THE EASTERN SAWATCH
RANGE...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE...WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY...LAKE
COUNTY AND ESPECIALLY THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS TODAY AND
TONIGHT...WHILE WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA
FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO AND TONIGHT.

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