Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
640 AM MDT THU MAY 21 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-
640 AM MDT THU MAY 21 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOME LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PIKES PEAK REGION
DURING THE EVENING HOURS. LOCAL FLOODING COULD OCCUR DUE TO THE
SATURATED GROUNDS ACROSS THE EL PASO COUNTY REGION.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN
THREAT.

SNOW WILL FALL ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY OCCUR ABOVE 10000 FEET. 4 TO 8 INCHES
OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...WITH LESSER
AMOUNTS ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE PEAKS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE
FAR EASTERN PLAINS. DIME SIZE HAIL AND LIGHTNING ARE THE PRIMARY
THREATS.

A DRYLINE IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON OVER EASTERN
COLORADO WITH STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. HAIL LARGER
THAN ONE INCH IS POSSIBLE...AND SHEAR PROFILES INDICATE A SMALL
TORNADO THREAT.

SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION SUNDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. GIVEN THAT GROUNDS ARE SATURATED AND RIVERS/STREAMS ARE
RUNNING HIGH...ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS.
LOCATIONS ABOVE 10000 FEET COULD SEE A FEW INCHES OF SNOW
ACCUMULATION THROUGH THE DAYS 2 THROUGH 7 TIME PERIOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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