Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
512 PM MST THU JAN 12 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-
512 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
TONIGHT. THE BEST SNOW CHANCES AND HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS...WITH DECREASING
CHANCES AND ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY ACROSS THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AREA...LIKELY BRINGING 10 TO 20 MORE INCHES OF
SNOW TO THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...AND 5 TO
10 INCHES ACROSS THE EASTERN SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO
RANGES...ALONG WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. THIS WILL CAUSE A
MODERATE TO HIGH IMPACT TO TRAVEL ACROSS MOUNTAIN PASSES AND
ADJACENT LOCATIONS ONCE AGAIN.

MEANWHILE...MUCH OF THE SOUTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS WILL LIKELY SEE
A WINTRY MIX OF SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION SATURDAY INTO
MONDAY...CAUSING A MODERATE TO HIGH IMPACT TO TRAVEL. THE RISK
FOR FREEZING RAIN WILL BE MOST LIKELY ACROSS KIOWA...BENT...
PROWERS...AND BACA COUNTIES. PRIMARILY DURING SUNDAY. THEN...WHEN
COLDER AIR ALOFT MOVES INTO SOUTHEAST PLAINS...A BAND OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE FORECASTS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND PLAN
ACCORDINGLY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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


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