Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1119 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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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 9000 FT-
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 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES 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 AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
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-
1119 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TONIGHT. IN ADDITION...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT...AS
STRONG WINDS REDEVELOP AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY. THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS
WILL SEE SNOW TONIGHT WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF ACCUMULATION BY
MONDAY MORNING. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
OVER PORTIONS OF EL PASO AND TELLER COUNTIES...AND THE SOUTHERN
INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ACCUMULATING
SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS...WITH INTENSE SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR
AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ESPECIALLY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY
MORNING. PERIODS OF SNOW WILL BE SEEN OVER THE REST OF THE
MOUNTAINS AND HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS MONDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED.
BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGHER
TERRAIN...ESPECIALLY MONDAY AND TUESDAY...CAUSING AREAS OF REDUCED
VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGH
MOUNTAIN PASSES.

GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS AND I-25 CORRIDOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. WELL BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN BE
EXPERIENCED ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...AS ANOTHER
ROUND OF ARCTIC AIR SURGES ACROSS THE ROCKIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY OVER THE MOUNTAINS...TELLER AND EL PASO COUNTY...AND THE
SOUTHERN INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR.


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