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FNUS55 KPUB 201008  
FWFPUB  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ANTICIPATED  
DURING PRIMARILY THE AFTERNOON INTO THE NIGHTTIME HOURS THIS  
WEEK, WITH THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL FOR MORE WIDESPREAD  
PRECIPITATION PROJECTED FROM TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY.  
 
THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON MONDAY AFTERNOON, THE FAR SOUTHEAST  
PLAINS SHOULD EXPERIENCE GENERALLY VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT SMOKE  
DISPERSION, WITH THE REMAINDER OF THE FIRE DISTRICT GENERALLY  
NOTING GOOD SMOKE DISPERSION.  
 
--- THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ---  
 
COZ220-202215-  
UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING LAKE COUNTY AND CHAFFEE  
COUNTY-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(42 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-80F...EXCEPT 56-69F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-23 PERCENT...EXCEPT 24-32 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 5-7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH UP TO 7 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL UNTIL 1100, THEN 11000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 3 MPH UNTIL 1400, THEN SOUTH  
AROUND 6 MPH UNTIL 1700, THEN EAST AROUND 10  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1400.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-49F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........74-89 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 5-11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 9 MPH UNTIL 2200, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 2000, THEN POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(65 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-80F...EXCEPT 55-66F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-27 PERCENT...EXCEPT 28-38 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 14 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1100, THEN 11500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1200.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 50. HIGHS  
54 TO 76. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO  
49. HIGHS 55 TO 79. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO  
50. HIGHS 53 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 48.  
HIGHS 53 TO 75.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 49.  
HIGHS 54 TO 77.  
 

 
 
COZ221-202215-  
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE INCLUDING PIKES PEAK AND FLORISSANT  
FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY(67 PERCENT).  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-80F...EXCEPT 58-70F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT...EXCEPT 25-36 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST UP TO 6 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 11 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1300.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL  
EARLY MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-54F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........68-84 PERCENT...EXCEPT 64-73 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2000 FT AGL AFTER 2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 6 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2000. POOR AFTER 0400.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(67 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-77F...EXCEPT 55-67F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT...EXCEPT 34-47 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 6-16 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 12-23  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 10500 FT AGL AFTER  
1200.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800. VERY GOOD AFTER 1200.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 54. HIGHS  
55 TO 73. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 52.  
HIGHS 58 TO 76. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 54. HIGHS  
57 TO 76. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 53.  
HIGHS 57 TO 76.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 54.  
HIGHS 59 TO 76.  
 

 
 
COZ222-202215-  
FREMONT COUNTY INCLUDING CANON CITY/HOWARD/TEXAS CREEK-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(39 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-90F...EXCEPT 64-68F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 5-7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST UP TO 6  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200, THEN 11500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 4 MPH UNTIL 1400, THEN EAST AROUND  
8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1300, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1500, THEN  
GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL  
EARLY MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-60F...EXCEPT 46-49F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-86 PERCENT...EXCEPT 61-73 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 7-17 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5-12  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2000. POOR AFTER 0400.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(69 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-85F...EXCEPT 61-65F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-31 PERCENT...EXCEPT 33-36 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 7-17 MPH INCREASING TO 12-22 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 11000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 13 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1200.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 46 TO 60.  
HIGHS 63 TO 81. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 46 TO  
57. HIGHS 66 TO 83. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 48 TO 59.  
HIGHS 66 TO 82. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 46 TO 59.  
HIGHS 66 TO 82.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 47 TO 59.  
HIGHS 67 TO 84.  
 

 
 
COZ223-202215-  
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS INCLUDING WOLF  
CREEK PASS AND CREEDE-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(39 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-75F...EXCEPT 57-67F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 5-11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 10000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 4 MPH UNTIL 1400, THEN  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1500.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN  
THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-49F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........76-89 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....EAST AROUND 11 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 2200, THEN  
NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900, THEN FAIR UNTIL 2000, THEN  
POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN  
THE MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-75F...EXCEPT 55-65F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 14 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 10500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 49. HIGHS  
56 TO 72. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO  
47. HIGHS 56 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41 TO  
50. HIGHS 54 TO 71. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 47.  
HIGHS 55 TO 72.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 48.  
HIGHS 56 TO 73.  
 

 
 
COZ224-202215-  
SAN LUIS VALLEY INCLUDING ALAMOSA/DEL NORTE/FORT GARLAND/SAGUACHE-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(41 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-27 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 5-11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5-8  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 12000 FT AGL AFTER  
1200.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 3 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN NORTH AROUND  
5 MPH UNTIL 1400, THEN SOUTHEAST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1500.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL  
EARLY MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........89-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2000 FT AGL AFTER 2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN WEST  
AROUND 9 MPH UNTIL 2300, THEN NORTH AROUND 8  
MPH UNTIL 0200, THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900. POOR AFTER 0400.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(66 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY  
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-78F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 14 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 11500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1200.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 51.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO  
49. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID  
TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.  
 

 
 
COZ225-202215-  
SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE INCLUDING SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS/WET  
MOUNTAINS/LA VETA PASS-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(39 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-83F...EXCEPT 57-68F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-29 PERCENT...EXCEPT 30-38 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 5-8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST UP TO 7 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1300.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-56F...EXCEPT 40-47F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MAX HUMIDITY........74-86 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 2100, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900, THEN FAIR UNTIL 2000, THEN  
POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(68 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-80F...EXCEPT 56-67F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-39 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200, THEN 10000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 55. HIGHS  
57 TO 77. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 53.  
HIGHS 59 TO 78. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO  
55. HIGHS 57 TO 78. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 54.  
HIGHS 58 TO 78.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 54.  
HIGHS 59 TO 79.  
 

 
 
COZ226-202215-  
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING MONUMENT AND BLACK FOREST-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY(58 PERCENT).  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-86F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH AROUND 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 11500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(69 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-58F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH AROUND 13 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 1500 FT AGL AFTER 2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN NORTHWEST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(65 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-82F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 6-16 MPH INCREASING TO 14-24 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 10500 FT AGL AFTER  
1200.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 57.  
HIGHS 71 TO 79. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO  
56. HIGHS 74 TO 82. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 51 TO  
56. HIGHS 74 TO 81. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 51 TO 56.  
HIGHS 74 TO 82.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57.  
HIGHS 74 TO 82.  
 

 
 
COZ227-202215-  
SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING FORT CARSON AND COLORADO  
SPRINGS-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT).  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-91F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 5-8 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 12500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(67 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-58F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........72-79 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE  
EVENING.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH AROUND 12 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 1500 FT AGL AFTER 2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2100, THEN POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-86F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 7-17 MPH INCREASING TO 16-26 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 11000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN AROUND 15  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1200.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID  
TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 75 TO 82. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 78 TO 85. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 78 TO 84. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID  
TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 78 TO 85.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 79 TO 85.  
 

 
 
COZ228-202215-  
PUEBLO COUNTY INCLUDING PUEBLO-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(45 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-94F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 5-7 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 7 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 12500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 6 MPH UNTIL 1400, THEN SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(63 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-60F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........72-80 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 1500 FT AGL AFTER  
2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 2100, THEN WEST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2100, THEN POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(59 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-89F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-26 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 10-20 MPH INCREASING TO 16-26 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN SOUTH  
AROUND 6 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN NORTH AROUND 12  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1400.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 78 TO 85. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 88. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 81 TO 88. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 80 TO 88.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS 82 TO 89.  
 

 
 
COZ229-202215-  
HUERFANO COUNTY INCLUDING WALSENBURG-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(67 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........15-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 12000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 4 MPH UNTIL 1400, THEN SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1400, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(65 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-59F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO 11-21 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2000 FT AGL AFTER 2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2000, THEN FAIR UNTIL 2100, THEN  
POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(58 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-26 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 19 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 10500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1200.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 77 TO 82. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID  
TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 85.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.  
 

 
 
COZ230-202215-  
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING TRINIDAD AND THATCHER-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(69 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-92F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5-7 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 13000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1300, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1500, THEN  
VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(69 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-61F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-77 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH INCREASING TO 12-23 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2000 FT AGL AFTER  
2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 2000, THEN GOOD UNTIL 2100,  
THEN POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(58 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-28 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 10500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 11 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1200.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO  
59. HIGHS 79 TO 86. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS 79 TO 86. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID  
TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 86.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS  
81 TO 86.  
 

 
 
COZ231-202215-  
CROWLEY COUNTY INCLUDING ORDWAY-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(43 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-95F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5-6  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 12500 FT AGL AFTER  
1200.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN  
SOUTHEAST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1600.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(59 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 5-12 MPH INCREASING TO 7-17 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 1500 FT AGL AFTER  
2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 16 MPH UNTIL 2300, THEN  
NORTHWEST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2100, THEN POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(59 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-88F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-28 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHEAST 8-18 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 14-25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 9 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN SOUTH  
AROUND 8 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN NORTHEAST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1400, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1500, THEN  
GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
COZ232-202215-  
OTERO COUNTY INCLUDING LA JUNTA AND WESTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(59 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-95F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
UP TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 12500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1500.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(61 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-63F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-78 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST 5-12 MPH INCREASING TO 12-22 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2000 FT AGL AFTER  
2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH UNTIL 2100, THEN SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(62 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-88F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-29 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHEAST 6-16 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 15-25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 8500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH UNTIL 1200, THEN WEST  
UNTIL 1400, THEN NORTHEAST AROUND 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1500.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
COZ233-202215-  
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING PINON CANYON-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-92F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........19-26 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 5-8 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 7 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 12500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(68 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-62F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78-89 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST 5-14 MPH INCREASING TO 13-24 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 0400. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-86F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 14-25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST  
12-23 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 9000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 0900.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 61.  
HIGHS 79 TO 84. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS 79 TO 85. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 78 TO 86. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 79 TO 86.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 81 TO 87.  
 

 
 
COZ234-202215-  
KIOWA COUNTY INCLUDING EADS-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(40 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-94F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-28 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST UP TO 6 MPH INCREASING TO 5-6 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 12500 FT AGL AFTER  
1200.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(52 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-63F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-87 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 5-11 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST 8-18 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 1500 FT AGL AFTER  
2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 2100, THEN FAIR UNTIL 0100,  
THEN POOR.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(62 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-41 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 8-18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 7-17 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 82 TO 87. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS 82 TO 87. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
COZ235-202215-  
BENT COUNTY INCLUDING LAS ANIMAS-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(57 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........19-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 5-7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST UP TO 6  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 13000 FT AGL AFTER  
1200.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(56 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-64F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........75-81 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 5-11 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST 12-22  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2500 FT AGL AFTER  
2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-88F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 12-23 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 8-18  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
COZ236-202215-  
PROWERS COUNTY INCLUDING LAMAR-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(53 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-96F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-26 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 5-11 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 5 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 13000 FT AGL AFTER  
1200.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(54 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-64F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-87 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST 5-8 MPH INCREASING TO 7-17 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2000 FT AGL AFTER  
2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2000. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(69 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING, THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-44 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................3.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 25-44 MPH BECOMING WEST 13-24 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.  
 

 
 
COZ237-202215-  
BACA COUNTY INCLUDING SPRINGFIELD AND EASTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(50 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 11500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 19 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(65 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-90 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................2.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST 5-11 MPH INCREASING TO 8-18 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2500 FT AGL AFTER 2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON,  
THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-84F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-46 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................4.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTH 28-46 MPH BECOMING WEST 17-29 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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