Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
649 AM MDT WED JUL 30 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-
649 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE INTO THIS EVENING WITH
HIGHER TERRAIN LOCATIONS HAVING THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL OF RECEIVING
SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION. DUE TO CONTINUED ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN
THE ATMOSPHERE...THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING. RAINFALL
RATES OF AROUND 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGER STORMS. THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE AREAS FOR LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING WILL BE AREA BURN SCARS...LOCATIONS WITH SATURATED SOILS
FROM RECENT HEAVY RAIN AND LOCATIONS IN AND NEAR STEEP TERRAIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE RISK FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND ASSOCIATED FLASH
FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER MUCH OF SOUTHERN
COLORADO...ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN LOCATIONS FROM
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY AND POSSIBLY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
SCATTERED...PRIMARILY HIGHER TERRAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE ANTICIPATED...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS. IN ADDITION...IF ENOUGH PRECIPITATION FALLS...PORTIONS OF
THE ARKANSAS AND PURGATOIRE RIVERS...ALONG WITH THEIR TRIBUTARY
CREEKS AND STREAMS MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING AT TIMES.

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT AREA BURN SCARS...URBAN AREAS...STEEP
TERRAIN LOCATIONS AND AREAS THAT HAVE RECEIVED RECENT HEAVY
PRECIPITATION WILL BE MOST VULNERABLE TO THE FLASH FLOOD RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO.

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