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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1103 PM MDT MON JUL 28 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-
1103 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS...MAINLY OVER AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE RISK FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING WILL CONTINUE
TOMORROW THROUGH THE REST OF THE WORK WEEK. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS EACH AFTERNOON...WITH
STORMS SPREADING ACROSS THE ADJACENT HIGH VALLEYS AND PLAINS
THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. AS STORMS MOVE INTO THE I-25 CORRIDOR
AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS...THEY MAY BRIEFLY BECOME SEVERE WITH THE
RISK FOR ONE INCH DIAMETER HAIL...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH...ALONG WITH CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THESE COULD MERGE INTO
THUNDERSTORM COMPLEXES...WHICH COULD BRING HEAVY RAINFALL TO
PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS. THE RISK OF FLASH FLOODING WILL
BE HIGHEST TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR A MULTI-DAY RAINFALL EPISODE...IT IS POSSIBLE THAT
PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS AND PURGATORIE RIVERS...ALONG WITH THEIR
TRIBUTARY CREEKS AND STREAMS MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING AT TIMES.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND NEAR THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...BUT THE RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING MAY NOT BE AS
GREAT COMPARED TO THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS.

AREA BURN SCARS...URBAN AREAS...AND STEEP TERRAIN WILL BE MOST
VULNERABLE TO THE FLASH FLOOD RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED FOR THE REST OF TONIGHT.

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
504 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD THREAT EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST COLORADO THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND FOR THE
SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.MONSOON MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY.
THIS MOISTURE WILL COMBINE WITH MOIST LOW LEVEL EASTERLY UPSLOPE
FLOW TO PRODUCE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS
WILL BE SLOW MOVING AND CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.
BURN SCARS...URBAN AREAS...AND LOCATIONS WITH SATURATED SOIL FROM
RECENT HEAVY RAIN WILL BE HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING
THROUGH THIS EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL EVOLVE INTO A
THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS OVERNIGHT WHICH
WILL MAINTAIN A THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING THROUGH WEDNESDAY ACROSS
THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS AS ABUNDANT ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE
REMAINS IN PLACE.

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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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...LEADVILLE...
INDEPENDENCE PASS...MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE...SALIDA...
BUENA VISTA...SARGENTS...BONANZA...NORTH PASS...SOUTH FORK...
CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
504 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL COLORADO...EASTERN
  SAWATCH RANGE...MOSQUITO RANGE AND UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER
  VALLEY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...EASTERN SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS...LA GARITA MOUNTAINS AND UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* MONSOON MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER COLORADO TODAY. AN EMBEDDED
  DISTURBANCE OVER WESTERN COLORADO WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
  TODAY ENHANCING THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
  RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR.

* FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...CREEKS...STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY
  WASHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HEAVY
  RAINFALL ON BURN SCARS MAY RESULT IN DANGEROUS MUD AND ASH
  FLOWS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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