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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
412 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2023

COZ058>089-093>099-241015-
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-
412 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2023

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditons are expected from Pueblo, south
along the Interstate 25 corridor this afternoon and evening.
Southwest winds gusting to near 35 mph and low humidity values are
expected.

A couple of thunderstorms may be possible this afternoon, mainly
east of a La Junta to Springfield line.  Lightning and outflow wind
gusts to near 45 mph are the primary thunderstorm risks.

Periods of light snow will continue along the Continental Divide
this afternoon and evening.  Snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches are
possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Off and on chances for rain and snow continue for Friday and persist
and into the beginning of next week. Brief thunderstorm activity may
be possible on our far eastern plains on Friday afternoon, with the
main threats being lightning and gusty outflow winds. Critical fire
weather conditions will be possible for Saturday afternoon along the
southern I-25 corridor, and again towards the middle of next week,
ahead of our next approaching weather system.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
be possible over portions of the region.

$$

88/EHR



Avalanche Warning

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
411 PM MDT TUE MAR 21 2023

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

...AVALANCHE WARNING IN EFFECT 5 PM TUESDAY UNTIL 5 PM THURSDAY...

*WHAT...Heavy snow and strong winds will result in very dangerous
avalanche conditions and a HIGH (Level 4 of 5) avalanche danger. The
avalanche danger is EXTREME (Level 5 of 5) in the southern San Juan
Mountains

*WHERE...San Juan Mountains and Sangre de Cristo Range

*WHEN...Expect very dangerous avalanche conditions to develop on
Tuesday evening and last through Thursday

*IMPACTS...Large, dangerous, and destructive avalanches will be
very easy to trigger in many places. Avalanches will run naturally.
Avalanches will run long distances into valley bottoms.

*PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Travel in backcountry avalanche
terrain is not recommended during the Warning period. Avoid travel
on and under slopes steeper than about 30 degrees. You can find
more detailed information at colorado.gov/avalanche

$$



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