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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
359 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

NMZ501-503-504-506-507-510>519-521>523-527>537-292200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FF.A.0011.150729T1800Z-150730T0900Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-
359 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...CURRY
  COUNTY...DE BACA COUNTY...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...ESTANCIA VALLEY...FAR
  NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...GUADALUPE
  COUNTY...HARDING COUNTY...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...LOWER CHAMA RIVER
  VALLEY...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA...
  NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500
  FEET/RED RIVER...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...QUAY
  COUNTY...RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...ROOSEVELT COUNTY...SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...SANTA FE METRO AREA...
  SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET...UNION COUNTY...
  UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL
  MOUNTAINS AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* VERY MOIST EAST AND SOUTHEAST LOW LEVEL FLOW BEHIND A BACKDOOR
  FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH A WEAK UPPER LEVEL WAVE MOVING SOUTH TO
  NORTH TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLASH
  FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1101 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-301715-
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-
1101 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
THE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN COLORADO BORDER REGION LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WITH
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WILL BE LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.
THIS THREAT WILL BE GREATEST TO THE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50...WITH THE
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO SEE THE GREATEST
THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE. ALTHOUGH HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE
SPOTTY IN NATURE TODAY...IF IT SHOULD IMPACT BURN SCAR
AREAS THEN LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. EAST
PEAK...AND WEST FORK BURN SCARS APPEAR TO HAVE THE GREATER THREAT
TODAY.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY MOVE OUT ONTO THE ADJACENT I-25
CORRIDOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BUT SHOULD WEAKEN AND
DISSIPATE AS THEY MOVE INTO THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST OVER
THE MOUNTAINS EACH DAY FROM THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WEAK
STEERING FLOWS WILL HELP KEEP STORMS OVER AND NEAR THE HIGHER
TERRAIN WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SATURDAY AND TUESDAY...WHERE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY MOVE EAST ACROSS THE PLAINS DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS SOUTH
OF HIGHWAY 50.


$$

31/23

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1100 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

COZ030>051-301700-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1100 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

IT WILL BE A PLEASANT SUMMER DAY ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO WITH
TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL. A FEW SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY OVER PARK COUNTY...THE
FOOTHILLS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY AND ACROSS THE PALMER DIVIDE. BRIEF
HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT
FROM THE THUNDERSTORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THROUGH THE
PERIOD. OVER THE PLAINS...THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BE MORE
ISOLATED IN COVERAGE. STORMS WILL MAINLY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND
BRIEF RAINFALL. TEMPERATURES WILL FLUCTUATE FROM THE UPPER 80S
FOR THE WEEKEND INTO THE LOWER 90S BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
457 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

NMZ501>540-301130-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
457 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A BACKDOOR FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH A VERY MOIST AIRMASS TO
PRODUCE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT.
THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN WHICH COULD
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH
OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT. FAVORED AREA FOR THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS TODAY AND
TONIGHT IS EXPECTED FROM THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN SANGRE
DE CRISTOS SOUTH THE THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SANDIA AND MANZANO
MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

PLENTIFUL LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL COMBINE WITH DAYTIME HEATING TO
PRODUCE DAILY ROUNDS OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
454 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-301100-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
454 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS FAVORED OVER THE SOUTHERN
DIVIDE AND EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY CAN BE EXPECTED TO
PERSIST OVER SOUTHERN COLORADO AND UTAH THROUGH THE LATE WEEK
PERIOD. MOISTURE WILL SATURATE THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVERHEAD BY
THE WEEKEND AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BE SPREADING INTO THE
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE REGION. THE THREAT OF HEAVY
RAIN WILL INCREASE AS THE SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE PERSISTS INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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