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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1103 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

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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-
1103 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A STORM SYSTEM OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL BRING NEAR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND NEAR THE NEW MEXICO
BORDER ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE VERY LOW AND
WINDS GUSTING TO NEAR 25 MPH ARE POSSIBLE CREATING THE DANGEROUS
CONDITIONS.

AS THE STORM APPROACHES...SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL MOVE INTO THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE ON SATURDAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
OVER THE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LIGHTNING BEING THE
MAIN THREAT. IN ADDITION...SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER
PEAKS. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
SPREAD HIGH FIRE DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN COLORADO FOR
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED WITH ANY OUTDOOR
BURNING ACTIVITIES.

SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL SPREAD EAST ACROSS ALL OF SOUTHERN COLORADO
ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL LIKELY FALL TO AROUND 8000
FEET. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS
WITH MINOR ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE. IN
ADDITION...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN
PLAINS WITH MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES.

ACTIVE WEATHER WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE MONDAY INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS
SOUTHERN COLORADO. SEVERAL DISTURBANCES WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF
LIGHT MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL AND SHOWER ACTIVITY OVER THE PLAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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