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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
632 PM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

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-
632 PM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Rain and snow will continue to spread across the southeast plains
with snow levels wavering around 6000 feet. Locally intense
snowfall will be possible above this elevation under the heavier
precipitation bands tonight with snowfall rates of an inch or two
an hour. Additional snowfall amounts of 1 to 5 inches will be
possible across the Palmer Divide and the southern I-25 corridor
south of Colorado City as well as the northern slopes of the Raton
Ridge. The Pikes Peak region, Wets and southern Sangre De Cristo
could see an additional 2 to 7 inches. Strong north winds 20 to 40
mph will cause areas of poor visibility blowing snow, mainly
during the heavier snowfall due to the heavy wet nature to the

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Friday morning, some light accumulations of snow will still be
possible over the eastern facing slopes of the southern Sangre de
Cristo mountains and Raton Mesa until noon.

Winds increase across the region for Saturday and again for Monday
and Tuesday with near critical fire weather conditions possible
across the plains depending on how much rain falls with the
current system and the condition of the fuels.

For Tuesday night and Wednesday, light accumulating snow will be
possible along the Continental Divide.


Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
likely across the higher terrain of south central and southeast
Colorado and portions of the I-25 corridor through tonight.



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