Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1149 AM MDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
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-
1149 AM MDT Sun Mar 18 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Snow will continue along the Continental Divide today and tonight.
Snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches with local amounts of up to
12 inches will be possible across the Eastern San Juans, eastern
Sawatch and western Mosquito ranges by late tonight.

Meanwhile strong winds and low relative humidity values will lead to
high fire danger across the plains this afternoon. Southwest winds
will gust up to 30 to 40 mph with the strongest winds across
southern sections of the area.  A cold front will move across the
area this evening bringing northwest to north winds. Gusts to
around 50 mph will be possible behind the front which will
continue through early Monday morning.

Wind driven snow will spread into the Palmer Divide this evening.
Poor visibilities and hazardous driving conditions can be
expected tonight across this region.

Precipitation is more likely to fall as a rain then rain and snow
mix across the rest of the plains tonight. Little to no
accumulation is expected for the majority of the plains, however
winds gusting up to 50 mph will be possible through early Monday

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Another round of generally light accumulating snow will be possible
across the Continental Divide Thursday and Friday. In addition,
increasing winds associated with the weather system bringing snow
to the Continental Divide, will also lead to expected high fire
danger across portions of South Central and Southeast Colorado
both Thursday and Friday.


Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
likely across south central and southeast Colorado today and



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