Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1109 AM MDT Sat Aug 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-
1109 AM MDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms will move into the Interstate 25 corridor
by early this afternoon and then spread eastward into the
southeastern Colorado plains from later this afternoon into this
evening. A few storms along and east of the I-25 corridor may
become severe, with hail to the size of ping pong balls and wind
gusts around 60 mph. Storms may also produce locally heavy rain,
leading to possible flash flooding, especially over recent burn
scars, locations that have received recent heavy rainfall and
across the eastern plains. Outside of the severe thunderstorms,
other storms that develop across southern Colorado this afternoon
and evening will be capable of producing hazardous lightning,
gusty winds around 45 mph, and small hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Sunday and Monday will be relatively dry compared to recent days,
with only isolated storms expected to be confined to the high
terrain. The main hazard with these storms will be lightning.
Thunderstorm activity should pick up again Tuesday and Wednesday,
with storms developing over the high terrain and spreading east
onto the I-25 corridor and eastern plains. Storms on Tuesday and
Wedensday will be capable of producing small hail, wind gusts to
45 mph, heavy rain, and lightning. A few of these storms could
produce hail to one inch in diameter and wind gusts to 60 mph.


Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
possible this afternoon and evening.


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