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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
425 AM MST Tue Mar 9 2021

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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-
425 AM MST Tue Mar 9 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Brisk southwest winds with gusts of 35 to 45 mph are expected across
the southeast plains late this morning and through the afternoon.
These winds, combined with warm temperatures and low humidity levels
will produce high fire danger across the plains. Care should be
taken with any outdoor activities that could start a fire, as rapid
fire spread is probable.

Isolated to scattered snow showers are forecast along the
Continental Divide this evening, with 2 to 3 inches of new snow
possible by Wednesday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Wednesday...

Red Flag conditions will likely occur across nearly all of the
plains and Fremont county on this day. Winds of 20 to 40 mph along
with humidity values of 8 to 15 percent will allow for extreme
fire behavior if a fire were to start.

Snow showers will be possible in the mountains along the
Continental Divide. A couple of inches of snow will be possible,
especially north of Cottonwood Pass.

Thursday...

Marginal conditions for extreme fire behavior may occur along the
Colorado and New Mexico border during the afternoon.

Snow is expected along the Continental Divide. Light
accumulations are anticipated.

Friday...

Snow will increase over all of the mountains and valleys during
the day Friday. Snow will move onto the northern I-25 corridor
Friday morning and will likely affect all of the corridor by rush
hour Friday afternoon.

Saturday into Sunday morning...

A potentially significant winter storm is forecast to affect all
of the region. Heavy snow is possible along with strong gusty
winds. Please continue to monitor latest forecast for storm
updates.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
possible across the higher terrain of the Continental Divide
tonight.

$$

27/Hodanish



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