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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1102 AM MST SUN NOV 23 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-
1102 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AFTER A BRIEF LULL THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SNOWFALL ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL INCREASE AGAIN LATER TONIGHT AS ANOTHER
DISTURBANCE APPROACHES. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 10
INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT WITH THE HEAVIEST FALLING
ALONG THE NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES OF THE SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO
RANGES.

SNOWFALL OVER THE WET MOUNTAINS....THE SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE AND
THE ADJACENT SOUTHERN INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR WILL GRADUALLY TAPER
OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.

ELSEWHERE...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH FOR MOST AREAS THIS
AFTERNOON...BUT LINGERING INSTABILITY BEHIND THE SYSTEM WILL KEEP
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS
THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SOME BRIEF BUT
LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW BURSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH SOME OF THESE
BEFORE THEY DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO SIX INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE
COUNTIES FROM MONDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS
GUSTING IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE ALSO LIKELY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN
LOCATIONS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE DURING THIS TIME-FRAME. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS MAY PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ACROSS THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES OF
LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES FROM FROM MONDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY TODAY AND TONIGHT IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

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