Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1200 PM MDT Mon Apr 17 2017

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-
1200 PM MDT Mon Apr 17 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible over the plains late this
afternoon and evening. The storms are expected to develop east of
the I-25 corridor and then move east across the far southeast
plains. Conditions are favorable for these storms to become severe,
and produce hail up the size of half dollars and wind gusts to 70

At this time, the most likely area for severe development looks to
be across the plains east of Highway 350 and south of Highway 50
although the threat area does extend farther to the west and
north of these bounds.

High resolution models are showing eastern Las Animas, Baca, Bent
and Prowers counties as prime targets for severe convection
today. Most models have convection initiating around 2 pm and
ending by 9 pm with the prime window for severe convection from 3
pm to 7 pm.

A distance shortwave passing well to the north of southern
Colorado may also help to trigger some convection farther
north. Some of the high resolution models show strong to severe
convection coming close to Kiowa County into the evening hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Light accumulating snow will be possible over the higher terrain
along the Continental Divide Tuesday and Wednesday, especially the
eastern Sawatch and western Mosquito Ranges.

More significant snowfall will be possible across all of the
higher terrain on Thursday and Friday, as a storm system takes aim
on the area. The exact track of this system is still in question,
though it could bring moderate to heavy rain, and higher
elevation snowfall to much of area. Stay up to date on the latest
forecasts with this potentially high impact storm system.


Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
possible late this afternoon and evening over the southeast



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