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FNUS75 KPUB 111453  
FWSPUB  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR RANGE 105 FIRE...FORT CARSON FIRE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
753 AM MST MON DEC 11 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0700 MST ON DECEMBER 11.  
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
 
 
AIRMASS REMAINS VERY DRY TODAY UNDER PERSISTENT UPPER LEVEL HIGH  
PRESSURE. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTH THROUGH  
NEBRASKA INTO KANSAS TODAY. THIS WILL SEND A WEAK COLD FRONT  
SOUTH THROUGH THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS AT THE BURN SITE  
MAY START OUT BRIEFLY FROM THE NORTH THIS MORNING BUT THEN WILL  
TURN EAST TO SOUTHEAST BEHIND THE FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. MOSTLY  
CLEAR SKIES WILL NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........4-9 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 5-15 MPH THIS MORNING BECOMING  
EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1200, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1400, THEN  
GOOD UNTIL 1500, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1600, THEN  
POOR.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 3-8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 0400, THEN  
NORTHWEST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........7-12 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH EARLY BECOMING EAST TO  
SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...WALROD  
REQUESTED BY...MARK ANDERSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1719820.0/PUB  
 
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