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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
448 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 7 PM TODAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 224 WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...

COZ224-250100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0024.170424T1800Z-170425T0100Z/
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
448 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 224...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 224.

* Winds...west 20 to 30 gusting to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 13 percent.

* Impacts...conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth and spread of fires.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels could lead
to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
321 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO FROM
10 AM TO 9 PM MDT TODAY DUE TO STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY
AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.Westerly winds aloft will continue to strengthen and will
spread a very dry airmass over a majority of northern and central
New Mexico. Combined with above normal to near record high
temperatures and an unstable atmosphere, expect a widespread
critical fire weather event below snowpack today and into this
evening before conditions moderate.

NMZ101>109-250300-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0023.170424T1600Z-170425T0300Z/
Northwest Plateau-North Central Mountains-Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Plains-Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-East Central Plains-
West Central Highlands-
321 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...Much of northern and central New Mexico below
  significant snowpack, beginning late this morning and
  continuing into this evening before diminishing.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Generally west 20 to 35 mph with gusts to near
  50 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent below snowpack.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

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Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1213 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

COZ058-060-250300-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0018.170425T0000Z-170425T1200Z/
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Climax and Bonanza
1213 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM MDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...The eastern Sawatch and western Mosquito Mountains
  above 11000 feet including Fremont and Monarch Passes.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A weather system will move through the
  central Colorado mountains tonight.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts
  possible.

* WIND...Westerly 20 to 30 gusting to 40 mph resulting in areas
  of blowing snow and poor visibilities.

* IMPACT...Travel will be hazardous due to blowing snow, poor
  visibilities and icy or snow covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
the combination of snow and wind will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for poor visibilities and icy or snow
covered roads. Use caution while driving.

&&

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1109 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

COZ004-010-012-013-250600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0024.170425T0300Z-170426T0300Z/
Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
1109 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Taylor Park, Trappers Lake and many high
  elevation mountain passes including Rabbit Ears Pass, Vail Pass,
  McClure Pass and Independence Pass.

* TIMING...Late this evening through Tuesday evening. Heaviest
  during the overnight hours tonight.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...The moderate to locally heavy snow will make travel
  difficult across many mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1109 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

COZ018-019-250600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0024.170425T0600Z-170426T0300Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
1109 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Telluride, Silverton, Rico and many high
  elevation mountain passes including Red Mountain Pass, Coal Bank
  Pass, Molas Pass, Lizard Head Pass and the Uncompahgre Gorge.

* TIMING...Late tonight through Tuesday evening. Heaviest snow
  will occur during the predawn hours Tuesday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...The moderate to locally heavy snow will make travel
  difficult across many mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1132 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...STRONG WINDS EARLY THIS WEEK...

.Strong west and southwest winds will develop this afternoon as a
broad upper level trough begins crossing the northern and central
Rockies steering the jet stream over New Mexico. Peak gusts
will reach up to 50 mph across much of central and western New
Mexico this afternoon. Strong winds will probably linger over
mountain peaks tonight before spreading to lower elevations and
shifting out of the northwest with a Pacific cold front on
Tuesday. The storm system and jet stream will exit east of New
Mexico on Wednesday allowing winds to weaken.

NMZ502-505>508-512>515-518>526-528-529-539-540-250300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0028.170424T1900Z-170425T0300Z/
Chuska Mountains-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest 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-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-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
1132 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...The central mountain chain and adjacent highlands
  and high plains; Middle and Lower Rio Grande Valley; Upper
  Tularosa Valley; West Central Mountains, Highlands and Plateau;
  the Southwest Mountains and Chuska Mountains.

* WINDS...West and southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50
  mph.

* TIMING...Winds will strengthen around mid day, then become
  hazardous during the afternoon. Speeds should peak in strength
  in the mid to late afternoon, then weaken through early
  evening, except at the highest elevations where strong winds
  may persist through tonight.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced at times in dust prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds will impact north-to-south
  roads like I-25 . Light-weight and unsecured objects may become
  airborne.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1126 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-251730-
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-
1126 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Winds gusting to around 40 mph, low humidities and dry fuels will
result in high fire danger across the San Luis Valley today.
Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition, growth and
spread of fires.  Burning or any other activity that could
accidentally start a fire should be postponed.

A weather system will move through the central Colorado mountains
tonight bringing periods of snow, with accumulations of 3 to 6
inches. Winds gusting to around 40 mph at times will result in
areas of blowing snow and poor visibilities.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A storm system will move across the region Tuesday afternoon and
night. Snow will initially be found along the Continental Divide
Tuesday morning, and will then spread east across the Plains
Tuesday evening before ending Wednesday morning. Snow levels will
likely fall to around 7000 feet in the mountains with several
inches likely. Moderate to heavy rain will be possible across the
southeast plains, especially along the adjacent slopes of the
eastern mountains, into the Interstate 25 corridor.

The next system will move across the region Wednesday into
Thursday. Another round of mountain snow is expected, while
showers on the Plains remain more scattered.

A strong storm will move across the area Friday into Saturday.
This storm has the potential to bring widespread snowfall to much
of southern Colorado, including the lower elevations. There is
still some uncertainty with this storm, but it needs to be watched
closely. In addition, overnight lows Friday night into Saturday
morning will likely drop below freezing.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
likely tonight across the central mountains.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1030 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

COZ030>051-251630-
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-
1030 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Rain and snow showers will increase over the mountains this
afternoon and evening with an approaching disturbance. Higher
mountains could see 2 to 5 inches of snow by Tuesday morning.
There will be gusty westerly winds over the mountains and
foothills at times with speeds up to 45 mph.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms will also develop late
afternoon and evening over the plains with the best chance over
northern Colorado.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A weather system on Tuesday will bring colder temperatures,
northerly winds gusting to 40 mph, and precipitation becoming
widespread by Tuesday evening. Snow levels will drop to bring a
mix of rain and snow to the plains, but accumulations of only a
trace to 2 inches are expected south of the Denver area. 2 to 4
inches are expected over the mountains.

Periods of light to moderate snow are expected in the mountains
through the rest of the period. After Wednesday, the plains will
see chances for showers and some thunderstorms each day.
Widespread precipitation, possibly heavy at times, looks likely
Friday into Saturday with snow levels possibly down to 4500ft by
Saturday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
1119 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-242315-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
1119 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Elevated fire weather conditions are expected today across the
central and western combined Panhandles.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Elevated fire weather conditions are possible across the southern
TX Panhandle on Tuesday. Thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday
afternoon through Saturday, with northern sections having the
higher chances for rain. At this time, the risk for organized
severe weather appears to be low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated fire weather conditions today and Tuesday.

$$

Cockrell

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
436 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

NMZ501>540-251100-
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-
436 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A red flag warning is in effect between 10 am to 9 pm MDT today.
Widespread strong wind...low humidity and an unstable atmosphere will
affect the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Another round of strong wind will favor areas along and south of
Interstate 40 on Tuesday. Longer range weather models are showing a
significant storm system for the Friday and Saturday time frame. Snow
levels could lower enough to provide some impacts across the north
central mountains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
338 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-250945-
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-Flat Tops-
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-
338 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Cooler temperatures are expected today with the possibility of
rain showers for the lower elevations and mountains snows this
evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Cool temperatures with periods of unsettled weather are expected
through the new week as a series of storm systems move through the
area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
408 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-250915-
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
408 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017 /308 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------

Gusty south to southwest winds and low relative humidity will
create elevated fire weather conditions across central and
portions of southwest Kansas this afternoon.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

Showers and a few isolated thunderstorms will be possible late
Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday night. Severe weather is not
expected.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Tuesday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Wednesday
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Thursday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Friday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Saturday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Freeze: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  - Freeze: Elevated risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

$$

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