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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1037 AM MDT Wed May 31 2023

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-
1037 AM MDT Wed May 31 2023

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Locally heavy rain will be possible today over all of the
mountains and valleys of southern Colorado. Rainfall amounts of up
to a half of an inch will be possible with the strongest storms.
If heavy rain falls on one of the many burn scars across the
region, then flash flooding may occur. In addition to the heavy
rain, areas of small hail, which could accumulate on roadways,
will be possible. If traveling in the mountains today, be alert
for rocks on the roadways and possible flash flooding.

There will be a chance of isolated marginally severe storms along
with locally heavy rain this afternoon across the plains. The
greatest chance for severe thunderstorm activity will be along the
Colorado and Kansas border, and along the Colorado and New Mexico
border. Hail up to 1 inch in diameter will be possible along with
wind gusts to 60 mph. Local flash flooding will be possible,
especially in areas which saw heavy rain yesterday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across the entire area on
Thursday, with the main threats being wind gusts to 50 mph, small
hail and cloud to ground lightning. There is the potential for
severe thunderstorms over the far southeast corner of Colorado,
producing wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail up to one and a half
inches in diameter. As moisture increases across the area, periods
of heavy rain and excessive rainfall will become a concern
starting on Thursday, and lasting over the weekend.

The weather pattern will remain quite unsettled over the weekend,
and locally heavy rain will be likely, In addition, strong storms
will continue to be a threat, but the intensity of the storms may
be less due to the cooler temperatures.


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



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