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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
120 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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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-
120 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND
SOUTHEAST PLAINS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES WILL RESULT IN HIGH FIRE DANGER. ANY ACTION THAT COULD
PRODUCE A SPARK OR FLAME SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

A FEW HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DRIFT ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS WILL BE LIGHTNING
AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH. SPOTTY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS LESS
THAN AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 10000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ON THURSDAY...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO THE SAN LUIS
VALLEY AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTY FROM NOON TO 6 PM. GUSTY WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES WILL RESULT IN ANOTHER AFTERNOON OF HIGH FIRE
DANGER. OTHERWISE...SCATTERED SHOWERS...AND POSSIBLY A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS
WILL SPREAD SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS. THE
SNOW LEVEL WILL FALL TO THE LOWEST ELEVATIONS OF THE PLAINS BY
FRIDAY MORNING. WET SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM A DUSTING
OVER THE PLAINS UP TO SEVERAL INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

ON SATURDAY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY START TO
REAPPEAR AGAIN OVER PARTS OF THE PLAINS. THEN...ON SUNDAY AND
MONDAY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
THE ENTIRE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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