Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1101 AM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

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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-
1101 AM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED STORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
EVENING OVER THE EASTERN MOUNTAIN RANGES INCLUDING THE RAMPART
RANGE AND SANGRE DE CRISTOS. OVER THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE...SCATTERED STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
MAIN THREATS FROM STORMS WILL BE BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL...WIND GUSTS
TO 45 MPH...AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. ALTHOUGH THE
OVERALL THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING ON BURN SCARS TODAY IS VERY LOW
DUE TO THE HIT OR MISS NATURE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THE WEST FORK
BURN SCAR MAY SEE AN INCREASING THREAT LATER TONIGHT AS A STORM
SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS...WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS OVER
THE VALLEYS. THE MOST NUMEROUS STORMS WILL OCCUR OVER THE
SOUTHWEST SLOPES OF THE SAN JUANS AND ACROSS THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING
OVER THE BURN SCARS IN MINERAL COUNTY COULD OCCUR. A FEW STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF GUSTY WINDS AND HAIL WILL BE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. AN INCH OR TWO
OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE GENERALLY AT OR ABOVE TREELINE SUNDAY
NIGHT OVER THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

MONDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN
PLAINS. A COUPLE OF SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND A TORNADO OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE.
THE BEST CHANCE OF SEVERE STORMS WILL GENERALLY BE EAST OF A LINE
FROM CALHAN TO LA JUNTA TO KIM. RESIDENTS ACROSS THE EASTERN
PLAINS OF COLORADO SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR A POTENTIALLY ACTIVE
WEATHER DAY ON MONDAY.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING OVER THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT.

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