Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
625 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

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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-
625 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS ALL OF SOUTHERN COLORADO
TODAY...BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TO LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND
FLURRIES THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING LIGHTNING AND SMALL HAIL...WILL BE ALSO BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS THIS MORNING
WILL DROP BRIEFLY TO AROUND 5000 FEET...BEFORE CLIMBING BACK TO
BETWEEN 6000 AND 7000 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS WILL
RANGE FROM A FEW INCHES NEAR THE 6000 FOOT LEVEL TO AROUND A FOOT
OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE...THE WET
MOUNTAINS AND TELLER COUNTY BY EARLY THIS EVENING. DUE TO THE
HEAVY...WET NATURE OF THE SNOW...POWER OUTAGES...TREE DAMAGE AND
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WILL BE POSSIBLE WHERE THE SNOW FALLS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ON
SATURDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET. AFTER A BRIEF LULL IN
THE SNOW AND RAIN SATURDAY NIGHT...ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INTO WESTERN COLORADO ON SUNDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR MORE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN
SAN JUANS...SANGRE DE CRISTOS...WET MOUNTAINS...AND PIKES PEAK
REGION. AT THIS TIME...IT LOOKS LIKE AN ADDITIONAL 6-12 INCHES OF
SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY...ESPECIALLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 25. CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING AND SMALL HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS FROM STORMS.

ANOTHER POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT STORM COULD AFFECT OUR AREA BY
NEXT WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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