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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
636 AM MDT THU AUG 21 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-
636 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS
AROUND NOON...WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  THE MAIN
THREAT WITH THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WILL BE LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS UP TO 45
MPH AND LIGHTNING...ALONG WITH BRIEF AND SPOTTY MODERATE RAINFALL.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST AND
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHES THE REGION.  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS...PARTICULARLY NORTH
OF HIGHWAY 50. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BECOME AN INCREASING
THREAT AS MONSOON MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM SPREADS IN
FROM THE WEST LATER TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED EACH
DAY...WITH INCREASED COVERAGE FOR FRIDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING.

FOCUS FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND
PLAINS FOR SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
INTO THE REGION. THIS FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING LOW LEVEL
MOISTURE IN EASTERLY UPSLOPE FLOW. A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS...WITH HAIL TO NEAR 1
INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH POSSIBLE...ALONG
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT IN AND NEAR THE BURN SCARS.

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