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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
250 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY
AND PORTIONS OF THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITY...

.As a low pressure system dives southeast toward New Mexico on
Friday, winds aloft will strengthen with a pronounced dry slot
accompanying. Deep atmospheric mixing will bring the stronger
winds and low humidity down to the surface Friday afternoon,
leading to critical fire weather conditions. Some uncertainties
still exist in the east central plains with regards to fuel
moisture due to recent rainfall, and this could mitigate the
critical fire weather hazard there.

NMZ104-106-108-301300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0016.170331T1800Z-170401T0200Z/
Northeast Plains-Middle Rio Grande Valley-East Central Plains-
250 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Friday afternoon through
Friday evening.

* AREA AND TIMING...Middle Rio Grande valley and east central
  plains of New Mexico Friday afternoon through early evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...20 to 25 mph with occasional gusts of 35 to 40
  mph. Stronger winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph
  will be possible in portions of the east central plains.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 to 15 percent by late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.

&&

$$

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Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
318 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-300930-
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 9000Ft-
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 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s 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 Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
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-
INCLUDING Climax, Leadville, Bonanza, Alpine, Granite, St Elmo,
Salida, Buena Vista, Sargents, North Pass, South Fork, Creede,
Cumbres Pass, Wolf Creek Pass, Center, Del Norte, Alamosa,
Monte Vista, Manassa, La Jara, Antonito, Sanford, San Luis,
Fort Garland, Blanca, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak,
Cuchara, Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Coaldale, Cotopaxi,
Hillside, Howard, Swissvale, Texas Creek, Silver Cliff,
Westcliffe, Rye, Woodland Park, Pikes Peak, Canon City, Penrose,
Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Peterson AFB, Pueblo, Walsenburg,
Trinidad, Ordway, Olney Springs, La Junta, Rocky Ford, Branson,
Kim, Eads, Sheridan Lake, Las Animas, Lamar, Springfield,
and Walsh
318 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...Another spring storm system to bring rain and snow to the
region through the weekend...

The next in a series of upper level storm systems is expected to
bring another round of heavy mountain snow and widespread moderate
to heavy rainfall to the region. The heaviest precipitation is
expected Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon.

Travel will likely become hazardous in the mountains early Friday
morning, through Saturday morning. Travel along Interstate 25
across Monument Hill and Raton Mesa may also become difficult,
especially late Friday evening into Saturday afternoon.

The heaviest snowfall is expected over the Eastern Mountains, into
the Palmer Divide. Widespread heavy rainfall is forecast across
the Eastern Plains where 1 to 2 inches of liquid rainfall are
possible. How much snow falls over the lower elevations will
depend highly on the rain snow line. This storm appears to be
slightly colder than the previous storms, with snow expected down
to 5000 feet. This would include snowfall by Saturday morning for
Colorado Springs.

A few thunderstorms are possible Friday afternoon along a boundary
that is forecast to develop from Colorado Springs, southeast to
near Springfield. Modest instability and shear will likely keep
storms from becoming severe, however, small hail and gusty winds
may be possible.

Although the computer models are in good agreement that a storm
will track east over New Mexico, there is still uncertainty on the
storms exact track. Slight deviations in the storm track could
bring a shift in who sees the greatest impacts.

Please stay tuned for further updates.

$$

Mozley

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
246 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022-024-025-027>029-300900-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
Including the cities of Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
Rio Blanco, Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Steamboat Springs,
Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Collbran, De Beque, New Castle,
Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs,
Carbondale, Basalt, Skyway, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Montrose,
Hotchkiss, Delta, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford,
Trappers Lake, Gunnison, Cimarron, Ridgway, Glade Park,
Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, Hesperus, Gateway,
Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, Mancos, Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio,
Pagosa Springs, Blanding, Bluff, Mexican Hat, Vernal, Jensen,
Ballard, Fort Duchesne, Randlett, Moab, Castle Valley,
Thompson Springs, Monticello, Canyonlands National Park,
Dead Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon
246 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...Developing Spring Storm to Impact Eastern Utah and Western
Colorado Thursday night through early Saturday....

Another strong spring storm will move across the Great Basin and
into the Four Corners area Thursday night and Friday. The storm is
expected to briefly stall Friday afternoon, before shifting east
southeast across New Mexico Friday night.

Moisture and colder air associated with this system may bring
widespread rain and snow to much of eastern Utah and western
Colorado Thursday night through early Saturday morning. Snow
levels will vary throughout the storm with the best accumulating
snow expected to fall at elevations above 9000 feet. Moderate to
heavy snowfall accumulations will be possible for the higher
mountains with cold rain or rain mixed with snow possible over
the lower valleys.

This is a developing storm and conditions may rapidly change from
warm and dry weather to much colder temperatures with rain and
snow falling in just a few hours. Be sure to check the latest
weather forecast by listening to your favorite media outlet or
visiting our website at weather.gov/gjt.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1244 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-301845-
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 9000Ft-
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 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s 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 Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
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-
1244 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A few lingering rain and snow showers will continue across
southern portions of southeast Colorado. These will diminish
through the afternoon with no additional accumulation expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Another potentially significant Spring Storm is forecast to affect
the region as it moves into the Four Corners Region late Thursday,
and then continues across northern New Mexico through Saturday
and into the Southern High Plains Saturday night. This storm will
have the potential to bring another round of heavy snow to the
mountains and the higher elevations on the Plains, along with
locally heavy rainfall to the lower elevations. A few thunderstorms
could also be possible across portions of southern Colorado on
Friday as well.

A brief break in the weather will be possible Sunday and early
Monday, before another weather system takes aim on the Rockies
later Monday and Tuesday.

People should stay weather aware for the active weather pattern
expected across the area into early next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters will not be needed for the rest of today or
tonight.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1105 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

COZ030>051-301715-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1105 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Areas of light rain will come to an end over southern Elbert and
Douglas counties. Skies will gradually clear through the day with
winds picking up by the afternoon on the plains. Sustained winds
of 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph will be possible. Skies will
clear overnight with lows dipping down into the lower 30s.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A stronger storm system will impact the region Friday and
Saturday with more significant precipitation. Heavy snow may fall
in the Front Range Mountains, Foothills, and Palmer Divide area
late Friday into Saturday. On the plains, temperatures are
expected to be a little colder than this last storm so rain may
mix with and change to snow Friday night and continue into
Saturday. There is a threat of some snow accumulation in the lower
elevations. Stay tuned to the National Weather Service or your
local news media for the latest updates on this spring storm.

After drier and warmer conditions Sunday and Monday, the next
storm system will likely impact the region by Tuesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
1100 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-301700-
Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
1100 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017 /1200 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for east central Colorado...
extreme southwest Nebraska and northwest Kansas.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

Fog may develop late tonight along and east of the Colorado state
line, with visibilities reduced below one mile at times.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Fog may continue to impact parts of northwest Kansas and southwest
Nebraska through the morning hours Thursday, with visibilities
reduced below one mile at times.

From late Thursday night into early Friday morning, fog is expected
to develop across the entire area, and cause significant reductions
in visibility.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
429 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

NMZ501>540-301200-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
429 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winter storm warnings and advisories continue through today across
north central and northeast New Mexico.

A wind advisory is in effect today for the Northeast Plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Another Pacific storm system will impact the area Friday through
Saturday. Friday will feature strong winds and the potential for
critical fire weather conditions across eastern and southern portions
of the area. Winter storm impacts are possible late Friday night
into Saturday across the Northern Mountains and Raton Ridge.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rain and snowfall amounts through
the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq
or by calling 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
309 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-300915-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
309 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Mostly quiet weather will prevail today as a transient ridge of
high pressure moves over the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A very progressive upper level pattern will begin to affect the
area late Thursday evening as a deep upper level trough digs from
the northwest. Cold midlevel temperatures and ample moisture will
support snow, primarily above 6,000 feet. Periods of heavy snow
may make travel difficult at pass level. Terrain enhanced snow
showers will linger through Sunday evening. A quick break gives
way to another strong storm beginning Monday night. Significant
snowfall in mountain zones is expected once again. Snow will
linger through Tuesday afternoon as the storm departs to the east.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall and rainfall amounts to
the National Weather Service in grand Junction.

$$
ADL

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
306 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-301200-
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
306 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017 /206 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------

Additional rainfall is expected, which could lead to some street flooding
and small flooding along streams and tributaries.

Patchy fog is possible with morning with visibilities of 1 to 3 miles.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Flooding: Limited risk
* Lightning: Elevated risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
* Fog: Limited risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

Thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday. Severe weather is unlikely.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Thursday
  No hazards.

* Friday
  No hazards.

* Saturday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Sunday
  No hazards.

* Monday
  No hazards.

* Tuesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

$$

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