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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
634 AM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
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-
634 AM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ALONG WITH ISOLATED
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE REGION
THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION WILL FALL ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS WITHIN TWO WAVES...ONE THIS MORNING...AND A
SECOND ROUND COMING IN LATER TONIGHT.  SNOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN HIGH
TODAY WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE THIS MORNING
ABOVE 10000 FEET BEFORE RISING TO ABOVE 11000 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.
LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT WITH THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY...THOUGH BRIEF LOCALLY INTENSE SNOWFALL RATES MAY ALSO
ACCOMPANY THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. AFTER A BRIEF
LULL THIS AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL SPREAD BACK INTO THE REGION LATER
TONIGHT WITH ANOTHER 2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

SHOWERS WILL SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS THE VALLEYS AND INTO THE SANGRE
DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS LATER THIS MORNING...HOWEVER ANY PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN SPOTTY AND LIGHT.

WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT.  WINDS WILL
GUST TO AROUND 30 TO 40 MPH ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS BY THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH WINDS GUSTING TO OVER 50 MPH ACROSS THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS.  THIS WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR WIND DRIVEN SNOW
AT TIMES ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.  LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS UP TO
60 MPH MAY SPREAD DOWN THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT...THOUGH THE STRONGER GUSTS APPEAR TO STAY CONFINED TO THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 TO 10000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS FROM SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY NIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY AROUND SIX
INCHES DURING THIS TIME-FRAME...ALTHOUGH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW
AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. IN ADDITION...SOME
ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE OVER NORTHERN EL PASO
COUNTY AND THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS FROM LATER MONDAY INTO MONDAY
NIGHT. GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES FROM SUNDAY INTO
SUNDAY NIGHT. FINALLY...A WIDESPREAD HARD FREEZE IS ANTICIPATED
ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND
SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS FROM LATER MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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