Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
247 PM MST FRI DEC 12 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-
247 PM MST FRI DEC 12 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG...REDUCING VISIBILITY DOWN TO A QUARTER MILE...WILL
LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF KIOWA...PROWERS AND BACA
COUNTIES THIS EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE AREAS OF DENSE FOG ACROSS THE FAR EASTERN COUNTIES SHOULD
DISSIPATE BY 9 AM.

A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS NORTHERN NEW MEXICO INTO
THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS LIKELY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY
THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. THE SNOW ACROSS THE EASTERN SAN
JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS SHOULD BEGIN LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND LAST THROUGH THE NIGHT. THE FOCUS FOR HEAVIER SNOWFALL WILL
THEN SHIFT TO THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS FROM LATER SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

AT THIS TIME...SNOWFALL OF SEVERAL INCHES IS EXPECTED FOR MOST OF THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAINS...AND SPANISH PEAKS...WITH LESSER
AMOUNTS FOR THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...I-25
CORRIDOR...AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS.

PAY CLOSE ATTENTION FOR UPDATED FORECASTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
THE FORECAST IS FINE-TUNED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

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