Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
451 PM 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-
451 PM MST FRI JAN 13 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. IT
WILL BE HEAVIEST OVER THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS WHERE 3 TO 5 INCHES
IS EXPECTED BY SATURDAY MORNING. OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...1 TO
3 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED.

SOME PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS BACA AND
PROWERS COUNTY LATER TONIGHT. THIS COULD RESULT IN AREAS OF SLICK
ROADS...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

.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
SLICK ROADS...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

THERE WILL BE A BETTER CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE PLAINS...MAINLY FROM LA JUNTA EASTWARD TO
KANSAS. LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. THE FREEZING
RAIN AND FOG COULD 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 BE 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 OTHER MOUNTAIN AREAS SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY...WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW LIKELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY TONIGHT ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

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