Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
701 AM MDT MON AUG 25 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-
701 AM MDT MON AUG 25 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN COLORADO LATER TODAY AND INTO TONIGHT. THE
PRIMARY THREATS WITH THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL HAIL AROUND 1/2 INCH IN DIAMETER...LOCALLY
GUSTY WINDS AROUND 40 MPH AND HAZARDOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
ONE OR TWO STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS
EVENING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF EL PASO AND KIOWA
COUNTIES. HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS...LOCALIZED WIND
GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH AND INTENSE RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGER STORMS. EVEN AN ISOLATED TORNADO IS NOT OUT OF THE REALM
OF POSSIBILITY.

IN ADDITION...THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...WHICH COULD RESULT
IN LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING ON AREA BURN SCARS SHOULD ONE OF THE
STRONGER STORMS IMPACT THESE AREAS. ALTHOUGH THE THREAT FOR FLASH
FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE WIDESPREAD ACROSS SOUTHERN
COLORADO...THOSE IN AND NEAR BURN SCARS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES AND
THEN MOVES ACROSS THE STATE. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SOUTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS. WITH ABUNDANT
MONSOON MOISTURE OVER THE AREA...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE
POSSIBLE AND COULD THREATEN AREA BURN SCARS. OTHER STORM THREATS
INCLUDE LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH. SOME OF THE STRONGER
STORMS WILL ALSO BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SMALL HAIL.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 12000 FEET.

DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA FOR FRIDAY AND THE
WEEKEND...BUT SOME ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE
OVER THE MOUNTAIN AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF
EL PASO...TELLER AND KIOWA COUNTIES.

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