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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1123 AM MDT Wed May 5 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-
1123 AM MDT Wed May 5 2021

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected across
the region through this afternoon. The best coverage of storms is
expected across the Pikes Peak region, spreading south and east
across the Eastern Plains, mainly north of Highway 50. A few
thunderstorms may become strong to severe. Strong outflow wind
gusts in excess of 60 mph may be possible with stronger storms.
Otherwise, the main thunderstorm risks will be lightning, with
gusty outflow winds up to 50 mph and small hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible on Friday
across southern Colorado. One or two strong to marginally severe
storms will be possible across Baca and Prowers Friday afternoon
and evening with hail around 1 inch in diameter and wind gusts to
60 mph possible. Elsewhere, storms will be higher based with gusty
outflow winds up to 50 mph and lightning the primary storm risks.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday.
A few strong to severe storms will be possible across portions of
the southeast plains Saturday afternoon and evening with large
hail and wind gusts in excess of 60 mph possible. Although prone
to change depending on the timing of a cold front, the greatest
risk for severe storms appears to be northeast of a line from
Colorado Springs to Kim.

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across the
southeast mountains and adjacent plains on Sunday behind the cold
front, if sufficient moisture and instability can remain in place. Localized
flash flooding on newer burn scars will also be possible on
Sunday if storms should impact these areas.

Showers and isolated embedded thunderstorms will become more
widespread Sunday night across the adjacent plains with snow
levels dropping to around 9000 feet across the mountains. A few
inches of snowfall will be possible into Monday morning across the

Another round of showers and thunderstorms...a few strong across
the plains...will be possible again on Monday with some light to
moderate wet snow accumulations possible across the mountains.
Then drier and warmer weather returns for Tuesday.


Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
possible this afternoon across the southeast plains.



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