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Colorado, Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft

Tornado Watch

Statement as of 12:05 PM MDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on May 26, 2016


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
eastern Colorado

* effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 1205 PM
until 700 PM MDT.

* Primary threats include...
a couple tornadoes possible
scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
    to 2 inches in diameter possible
scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

Summary... thunderstorms are expected to develop over the foothills
of eastern co... and eventually into the eastern plains this
afternoon. Intense cells capable of large hail and perhaps a
tornado or two are forecast.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 65 statute
miles north and south of a line from 25 miles northwest of Pueblo
Colorado to 20 miles southeast of Burlington Colorado. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (wous64 kwns wou3).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings.


Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface
wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to
500. Mean storm motion vector 25030.


... Hart

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 11:32 AM MDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 27, 2016


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to noon MDT Friday...

* location... higher elevations of the northern Sangre de Cristo
Mountains... and the Wet Mountains.

* Cause and timing... an upper low coming out of the 4 corners
region will move across the area tonight.

* Snow accumulation... 5 to 10 inches.

* Impact... heavy wet snow is likely. Roads will be snowpacked
and slushy.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.





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Alaska - Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
California - Freeze Watch , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Tornado Watch , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
Texas - Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Air Quality Alert
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning

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