Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
604 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

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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-
604 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels will result in high fire
danger in Fremont, Teller, El Paso, Pueblo, Huerfano and western Las
Animas counties this afternoon and early this evening.  A red flag
warning will be in effect from 11 am until 6 pm today.   Outdoor
burning is highly discouraged.

Snow showers over the higher elevations along the Continental Divide
tonight, could produce accumulations of around an inch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Scattered snow showers will continue across the higher terrain
along the Continental Divide Wednesday, with only light
accumulations expected. A second round of snow is expected
Thursday through early Friday, which could bring a few inches of
snow to all areas over and near the mountains, with more
significant snowfall forecast for the Continental Divide. A third
round of snow will return to the Continental Divide for Saturday
through Monday, with the focus area expected to be the central
mountains.

Breezy and warm conditions will lead to increased fire danger
across the southeast plains on Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
possible in the higher mountain areas along the Continental Divide
tonight.

$$

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