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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
512 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

COZ058>089-093>099-051215-
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-
512 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow showers across the Continental Divide this morning, will
continue to spread north and east across the high mountain valleys
through the eastern mountains through the late morning and early
afternoon. Snow showers and lower elevation rain showers, will then
spread south and east across the Pikes Peak region and I-25 Corridor
later this afternoon and evening, with rain showers moving out
across the far southeast through early Friday morning.

Snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches will be possible over the
higher terrain of the Continental Divide today, greatest across the
southern facing slopes of the eastern San Juan mountains. Snow
accumulations of 2 to 7 inches will be possible across the eastern
mountains, with the highest amounts expected across the Rampart
Range and along the Palmer Divide. Snowfall and expected gusty
northerly winds of 20 to 40 mph will lead to deteriorating travel
conditions across the I-25 Corridor this afternoon and evening,
which may impact the Thursday evening commute.

There will be also be the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm
across the southeast plains this afternoon and early evening. The
main storm threats would be cloud to ground lightning and gusty
outflow winds.

.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.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
likely across the higher terrain of south central and southeast
Colorado today and tonight.

$$

23/STEWARD



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