396  
FNUS75 KPUB 181355  
FWSPUB  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SPRING FIRE...CO-DFPC  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
755 AM MDT WED JUL 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0900 MDT ON JULY 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (719) 948-9429, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRIER AND WARMER CONDITIONS ARE PROJECTED OVER THE SPRING BURN  
SCAR THROUGH THURSDAY, ALTHOUGH ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS(THE STRONGEST OF WHICH WOULD BE  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING ON THE RECENT BURN SCAR  
IF THE BURN SCAR TOOK A DIRECT HIT FROM ONE OF THE ISOLATED  
STRONGER STORMS).  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(31 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1300.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300, THEN 2.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-86F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........15-24 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH WITH LOCALIZED  
WIND GUSTS AROUND 18 MPH AT TIMES.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1300.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1100, THEN GOOD.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(54 PERCENT) UNTIL 2200, THEN  
PARTLY CLOUDY(38 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2100.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2100, THEN 1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-63F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........47-56 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 6 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2100.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 4 MPH UNTIL 0200, THEN  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2000, THEN FAIR UNTIL 2100, THEN  
POOR.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(38 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-89F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........10-19 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST-SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 6 MPH WITH LOCALIZED  
WIND GUSTS AROUND 15 MPH AT TIMES. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER 1200.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0700, THEN 15000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 1700, THEN SOUTH AROUND  
8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. GOOD AFTER 0900.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
 

 
REQUESTED BY...SETH YEARY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1812961.1/PUB  
.DELDT 07/18/18  
 
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