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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
632 AM MST SUN JAN 15 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-
632 AM MST SUN JAN 15 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND TOMORROW. THIS
SYSTEM WILL BRING BANDS OF FREEZING RAIN TO THE PLAINS, MAINLY EAST
OF A LINE FROM LA JUNTA TO KIM. WEST OF THIS LINE, BANDS OF SNOW
WILL BE POSSIBLE. AS THE DAY PROGRESSES, THE LINE DELINEATING THE
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW WILL MOVE TO THE EAST, AND WILL REACH THE
KANSAS STATE LINE BY EARLY THIS EVENING. BY LATER ON THIS EVENING,
SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION.

ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF 0.25 TO 0.50 WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE KANSAS
AND COLORADO STATE LINE WHILE LESSER AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR FARTHER
WEST.

SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE PLAINS TODAY AND
TOMORROW. IN THE MOUNTAINS, HEAVIER SNOW WILL OCCUR WITH UP TO A
FOOT OR MORE IN THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS. THE SAN LUIS VALLEY WILL SEE
SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW, ESPECIALLY THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE VALLEY.

THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL SEE ADDITIONAL
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE REGION BY THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND LAST INTO THE WEEKEND.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY. ADDITIONAL
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER MOUNTAINS
AREAS, WHILE AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
PLAINS. SNOW WILL COME TO AN END, GENERALLY FROM WEST TO
SOUTHEAST, MONDAY EVENING.

THE NEXT UPPER STORM SYSTEM LOOKS TO MOVE INTO THE REGION LATE IN
THE WEEK. LIGHT SNOW MAY MOVE INTO THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AS EARLY
AS THURSDAY AFTERNOON, WITH INCREASING SNOW FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.
ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVIER SNOW MAY BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY
ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, BUT HIGH UNCERTAINTY EXISTS AT THIS
TIME DUE TO STORM TRACK AND TIMING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT OVER THE ENTIRE REGION.

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