Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1106 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

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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-
1106 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT FROM
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WILL BE LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.
HOWEVER...ONE OR TWO OF THE STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE SOME
SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

SHOULD A STRONGER STORM IMPACT BURN SCARS OR AREAS WITH LOOSE OR
SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS...THEN LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE. GIVEN THE HIGHER ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE CONTENT ACROSS
SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE AREA TODAY...THE LOCATIONS WITH THE
GREATEST RISK FOR LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE ACROSS THE
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS...THE RATON MESA REGION...AND ALONG THE SOUTHERN
COLORADO BORDER.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST OVER
THE MOUNTAINS EACH DAY FROM FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WEAK
STEERING FLOWS WILL HELP KEEP STORMS OVER AND NEAR THE HIGHER
TERRAIN WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FRIDAY AND SUNDAY...WHERE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY MOVE EAST ACROSS THE PLAINS DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
NEAR THE SOUTHERN COLORADO BORDER.

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