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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
554 AM MST SAT JAN 31 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-
554 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL
CONTINUE TO PUSH SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE UP ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS AND
INTO WESTERN COLORADO TODAY. THIS AFTERNOON THE SYSTEM WILL SINK TO
THE SOUTH...WHILE ANOTHER SHORTWAVE DROPS DOWN ACROSS MONTANA AND
WYOMING. THIS WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT SOUTH ACROSS THE PALMER DIVIDE
THIS AFTERNOON...PRODUCING RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE EASTERN
PLAINS.

THEREFORE...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS
TODAY...SPREADING EASTWARD ACROSS THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...WITH VALLEY AREAS RECEIVING AROUND
AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL SNOW. THE BEST CHANCE FOR SNOW ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS WILL COME LATER TONIGHT WHERE UP TO AN INCH OF
SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LIGHT SNOW WILL COME TO AN END EARLY SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT PLAINS.  LITTLE IF ANY ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING.

A WEAK DISTURBANCE WILL SPREAD SNOW SHOWERS INTO THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

ANOTHER ROUND OF MOUNTAIN SNOWS AND PLAINS RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY AS THE NEXT SYSTEM DROPS IN FROM THE
NORTHWEST SENDING ANOTHER COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION.  LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS. DEPENDING ON THE STORM STRENGTH...THE SOUTHEAST
MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS MAY SEE SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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