Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
634 AM MST SAT NOV 26 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-
634 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA
MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING...THEN SPREAD NORTHWARD THROUGH THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL
OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...WHERE UP TO 5 INCHES OF
SNOWFALL IS LIKELY BY SUNRISE ON SUNDAY. LESSER AMOUNTS OF SNOW
WILL FALL OVER THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...AND EASTERN SAWATCH AND
MOSQUITO RANGES...WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION LIKELY BY
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG SOUTHWEST
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH...WITH A FEW GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE.
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER HIGHER TERRAIN LOCATIONS...INCLUDING WOLF
CREEK...MANGA...CUMBRES...NORTH...AND MONARCH PASSES.

ELSEWHERE...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE EASTERN
MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS TOWARD SUNRISE ON SUNDAY...WITH AN
INCH OR TWO OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE...MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS
OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...MAINLY ACROSS THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING...THEN TAPER OFF. THE SNOW WILL
CONTINUE TO CAUSE TRAVEL IMPACTS ACROSS THE CONTINENT DIVIDE
MOUNTAIN PASSES. THE MOST INTENSE SNOWFALL RATES WILL LIKELY OCCUR
SUNDAY MORNING...MAINLY ACROSS THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND
A PORTION OF THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS. IN ADDITION...GUSTY WINDS
WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

KEEP AN EYE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS AND WINTER WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS...AND
PLAN YOUR DRIVING ACCORDINGLY.

MEANWHILE...WINDY CONDITIONS WITH LOW HUMIDITY WILL BRING AN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TO THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS OF COLORADO SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. OUTDOOR BURNING...OR ACTIVITIES THAT COULD START A FIRE
ARE STRONGLY DISCOURAGED ALL DAY SUNDAY ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST
PLAINS.

LATER NEXT WEEK...THERE WILL BE MORE CHANCES FOR SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS...BOTH LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY AND LATER
FRIDAY...MAINLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...ADJACENT HIGH VALLEYS...AND
I-25 CORRIDOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY ACROSS THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND ADJACENT HIGH VALLEYS OVERNIGHT.

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