Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
652 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 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-
652 AM MDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS AND PIKES PEAK REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  THE
MAIN THREAT WITH THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. THIS
WILL INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING SHOULD A
STRONGER STORM IMPACT ONE OF THE BURN SCARS. HAYDEN PASS AND WALDO
BURN SCARS WILL BE AT GREATEST RISK GIVEN THE FOCUS FOR MORE
WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN COLORADO TODAY.  OTHER STORM THREATS WILL
INCLUDE SMALL HAIL...LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS UP 40 MPH.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DRIFT EASTWARD INTO THE ADJACENT PLAINS
THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH LIGHTNING...BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL...AND
WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

THE HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 12000 FEET MAY PICK UP SPOTTY SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS OF AN INCH OR TWO THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

GENERALLY HIGHER TERRAIN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING HAZARDOUS LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL...PERIODS OF LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES INTO
WEDNESDAY. IN ADDITION...ELEVATED NEAR CRITICAL TO POTENTIALLY
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT TIMES ARE ANTICIPATED MONDAY
AND TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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