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FLUS45 KPUB 231101  
HWOPUB  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
501 AM MDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
 
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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-  
501 AM MDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST  
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN LATER THIS AFTERNOON  
AND GOING INTO THE EVENING HOURS, WITH HIGHEST CONFIDENCE OVER THE  
NORTHERN CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND SAWATCH RANGE. TOTAL SNOWFALL  
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ANYWHERE FROM A TRACE TO AN INCH IN THE SAN  
JUAN AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS, AND UP TO 3 INCHES IN THE  
SAWATCH RANGE.  
 
THERE WILL BE INCREASING WINDS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING,  
ALONG WITH LOWERING RH VALUES, WHICH WILL MAKE POSSIBLE SOME  
AREAS OF NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE SOUTHERN  
SAN LUIS VALLEY, AND ALSO FOR AREAS ON THE PLAINS, MAINLY  
SOUTHERN PUEBLO, HUERFANO, AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES.  
 
SNOWFALL WILL TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT FOR THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND  
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS  
THAN AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
 
ACCUMULATING SNOW RETURNS TO THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL  
DIVIDE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT, WITH STRONG WINDS POTENTIALLY  
PRODUCING AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. THE REMAINING  
MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS WILL SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW  
SHOWERS, WITH SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS OF  
THE SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGES. ON THE PLAINS, WINDS WILL BECOME  
STRONG TUESDAY AFTERNOON, WITH INCREASED FIRE DANGER FOR MANY  
LOCATIONS ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 25.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL  
BE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.  
 

 
 
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