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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
554 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
 
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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-  
554 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST  
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED OVER LAKE COUNTY AND THE  
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF CHAFFEE COUNTY, CREATING POOR VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS MOST OF  
SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO, WITH WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 40  
MPH BEING COMMON, BUT GUSTS IN SOME AREAS COULD OCCASIONALLY BE  
EVEN HIGHER.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
 
LIGHT SNOW, BELOW SEASONAL TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE  
POSSIBLE OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND MANY EASTERN LOCATIONS  
TUESDAY, WITH COLD TEMPERATURES CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY  
MORNING, ALLOWING WIND CHILL VALUES TO DROP TO BELOW ZERO OVER  
MANY LOCATIONS BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
A RETURN TO DRIER AND WARMER CONDITIONS IS THEN PROJECTED TO  
DEVELOP OVER THE MAJORITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO FROM LATER  
WEDNESDAY INTO SATURDAY IN ADVANCE OF NEXT SYSTEM IMPACTING  
PRIMARILY CONTINENTAL DIVIDE LOCATIONS SUNDAY.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE  
LIKELY IN LAKE COUNTY AND THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF WESTERN CHAFFEE  
COUNTY.  
 

 
 
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