876  
FNUS55 KPUB 201117  
FWFPUB  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
AFTER A BRIEF BREAK BETWEEN WEATHER SYSTEMS TODAY, SNOWFALL WILL  
RETURN TO AREAS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TONIGHT, WITH PERIODS  
OF HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND  
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS. SNOW WILL SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS ALL OF THE  
MOUNTAINS DURING THE DAY THURSDAY, THEN ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION  
FROM FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY, BEFORE DRIER CONDITIONS RETURN  
LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM BACK  
TO NEAR AVERAGE LEVELS BY FRIDAY, THEN REMAIN NEAR OR SLIGHTLY  
BELOW AVERAGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
SMOKE DISPERSION WILL RISE TO GOOD OR BETTER LEVELS AT MOST  
LOCATIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AS  
MIXING HEIGHTS INCREASE.  
 
--- THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ---  
 
COZ220-202345-  
UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING LAKE COUNTY AND CHAFFEE  
COUNTY-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(52 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS UNTIL  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-27F...EXCEPT 2-15F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-44 PERCENT...EXCEPT 48-69 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 10-20 MPH  
MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 45-60 MPH DECREASING TO 36-49 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL AFTER 0800.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1200. VERY GOOD AFTER  
1400 UNTIL 1500. GOOD AFTER 1700.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....-6 TO 7F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........91-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 23-35 MPH DECREASING TO 17-29 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100. FAIR AFTER 2300.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. NUMEROUS  
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....20-31F...EXCEPT 8-20F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........44-54 PERCENT...EXCEPT 51-72 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.50 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 9500 FT AGL UNTIL  
1700, THEN 5500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 26 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1000, THEN  
GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700,  
THEN VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 2 TO 17. HIGHS 13 TO 33. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 4 BELOW TO 13 ABOVE  
ZERO. HIGHS 9 TO 33. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
35 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 3 BELOW TO 11 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
13 TO 36. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 2 TO 14. HIGHS  
13 TO 37.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 2 TO 16. HIGHS  
17 TO 40.  
 

 
 
COZ221-202345-  
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE INCLUDING PIKES PEAK AND FLORISSANT  
FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(34 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-29F...EXCEPT 7-19F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-37 PERCENT...EXCEPT 42-58 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 41 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 33 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1200.  
AROUND 24 MPH AFTER 1400.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. VERY GOOD AFTER  
1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(44 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(61 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-11F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........66-87 PERCENT...EXCEPT 79-95 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH...EXCEPT SOUTHWEST 5-15  
MPH MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 30-40 MPH INCREASING TO 35-45 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000 UNTIL 0500, THEN FAIR.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(57 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-32F...EXCEPT 10-23F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-44 PERCENT...EXCEPT 49-67 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 34-44 MPH DECREASING TO 26-39 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800. VERY GOOD AFTER 1000.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 8 TO 17. HIGHS  
21 TO 35. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 6 TO 17. HIGHS  
19 TO 35. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6 TO 14. HIGHS 22 TO 39. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 15. HIGHS 23 TO 38.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9 TO 17. HIGHS 26 TO 41.  
 

 
 
COZ222-202345-  
FREMONT COUNTY INCLUDING CANON CITY/HOWARD/TEXAS CREEK-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(31 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-35F...EXCEPT 11-15F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-37 PERCENT...EXCEPT 45-52 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 45 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. VERY GOOD AFTER  
1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(56 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-13F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70-91 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH...EXCEPT SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH  
MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE  
EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 28-39 MPH INCREASING TO 33-51 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(66 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS  
LATE IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-38F...EXCEPT 16-20F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-48 PERCENT...EXCEPT 59-67 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 32-43 MPH DECREASING TO 26-38 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 12 TO 21. HIGHS 26 TO  
43. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 9 TO 22. HIGHS  
24 TO 44. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 7 TO 18. HIGHS 27 TO 45. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11 TO 20. HIGHS 28 TO 46.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 20. HIGHS 30 TO 49.  
 

 
 
COZ223-202345-  
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS INCLUDING WOLF  
CREEK PASS AND CREEDE-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(53 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....7-23F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........39-50 PERCENT...EXCEPT 43-64 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 44-59 MPH DECREASING TO 31-49 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1200. 5500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1400 UNTIL 1500. 3500 FT AGL AFTER 1700.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 32 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. VERY GOOD AFTER  
1100 UNTIL 1500. FAIR AFTER 1700.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....-2 TO 7F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........87-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.70 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH...EXCEPT SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH  
MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 28-46 MPH INCREASING TO 36-54 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 31 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100. GOOD AFTER 2300.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
MORNING. SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-28F...EXCEPT 10-21F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50-62 PERCENT...EXCEPT 56-76 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.70 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH...EXCEPT SOUTH 5-15 MPH MOUNTAIN  
TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 36 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN EXCELLENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 6 TO 17. HIGHS 15 TO 31. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE  
ZERO. HIGHS 13 TO 29. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 2 BELOW TO 6 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
18 TO 32. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 4 TO 10. HIGHS 18 TO 33.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 TO 11. HIGHS 21 TO 34.  
 

 
 
COZ224-202345-  
SAN LUIS VALLEY INCLUDING ALAMOSA/DEL NORTE/FORT GARLAND/SAGUACHE-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(39 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-46 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 43-55 MPH DECREASING TO 35-49 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL AFTER 0800.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD AFTER 0800.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(60 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS  
LATE IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY IN  
THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....-3 TO 7F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE  
EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 32-51 MPH INCREASING TO 40-59 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-32F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 33-52 MPH DECREASING TO 29-46 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 31 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 12 TO 18. HIGHS 30 TO  
35. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 4 TO 10. HIGHS  
27 TO 33. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
27 TO 35. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 1 TO 10. HIGHS 30 TO 36.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 2 TO 11. HIGHS 31 TO 37.  
 

 
 
COZ225-202345-  
SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE INCLUDING SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS/WET  
MOUNTAINS/LA VETA PASS-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(30 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-34F...EXCEPT 6-19F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-39 PERCENT...EXCEPT 38-60 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 10-20 MPH  
MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 39-58 MPH DECREASING TO 37-53 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 5500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 33 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD AFTER 0800.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(42 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(54 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING,  
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2-14F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-96 PERCENT...EXCEPT 83-100 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 32-51 MPH INCREASING TO 44-62 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 31 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100. FAIR AFTER 0200.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(69 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-40F...EXCEPT 10-25F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-48 PERCENT...EXCEPT 52-73 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 38-56 MPH DECREASING TO 30-48 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 0800. EXCELLENT AFTER 1000.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 9 TO 23. HIGHS 19 TO  
43. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 4 TO 21. HIGHS  
17 TO 39. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 3 TO 17. HIGHS 20 TO 44. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 7 TO 19. HIGHS 21 TO 44.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 21. HIGHS 22 TO 46.  
 

 
 
COZ226-202345-  
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING MONUMENT AND BLACK FOREST-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(31 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....27-32F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-34 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 24-36 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 37-47  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 5500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1200.  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH AFTER 1400.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(39 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(59 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-13F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........76-87 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 34 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(54 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-37F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-38 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 37 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 5500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1100, THEN  
VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 12 TO 17. HIGHS  
33 TO 40. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 12 TO 18.  
HIGHS 32 TO 40. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9 TO 14. HIGHS 36 TO 41. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 16. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
30S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10 TO 13. HIGHS NEAR 40.  
 

 
 
COZ227-202345-  
SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING FORT CARSON AND COLORADO  
SPRINGS-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(27 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-35F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-33 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 28-39 MPH INCREASING TO 40-50 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 5500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 14 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1200.  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH AFTER 1400.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(59 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-12F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83-91 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 31-41 MPH INCREASING TO 35-46 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 MPH AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2400. WEST  
AROUND 8 MPH AFTER 0200.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(58 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-40 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 35-48 MPH DECREASING TO 30-47 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 6000 FT AGL UNTIL  
1700, THEN 3500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1100, THEN  
GOOD UNTIL 1700, THEN FAIR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 15 TO 19. HIGHS  
NEAR 40. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 16 TO 21. HIGHS  
38 TO 43. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 13 TO 17. HIGHS 37 TO 42.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 15. HIGHS 40 TO 45.  
 

 
 
COZ228-202345-  
PUEBLO COUNTY INCLUDING PUEBLO-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-39F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-30 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 30-47 MPH INCREASING TO 38-48 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1500. SOUTH  
AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 1700.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(31 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(57 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-15F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 31-43 MPH INCREASING TO 38-55 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 MPH AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100.  
NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH AFTER 2300.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(60 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-43F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-39 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 36-54 MPH DECREASING TO 32-49 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN SOUTH AROUND  
24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1100, THEN  
VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 18 TO 22. HIGHS  
41 TO 46. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
HIGHS 41 TO 47. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 13 TO 17. HIGHS 42 TO 47. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 19. HIGHS 40 TO 45.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 19. HIGHS 43 TO 48.  
 

 
 
COZ229-202345-  
HUERFANO COUNTY INCLUDING WALSENBURG-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-35F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 40 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6000 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(41 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(64 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-15F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........76-87 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 34-44 MPH INCREASING TO 45-55 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100. 1500 FT AGL  
AFTER 2300.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-42F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-36 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 40-56 MPH DECREASING TO 35-48 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900. 8000 FT AGL AFTER 1000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN SOUTH  
AROUND 27 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
20S. HIGHS NEAR 40. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 13 TO 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 20. HIGHS 39 TO 45.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 16 TO 20. HIGHS 42 TO 47.  
 

 
 
COZ230-202345-  
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING TRINIDAD AND THATCHER-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-39F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 42 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(37 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(65 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 36-46 MPH INCREASING TO 43-59 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(60 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-47F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 46-60 MPH DECREASING TO 36-54 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900. 8000 FT AGL AFTER 1000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN AROUND  
36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 21 TO 26. HIGHS  
44 TO 51. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 13 TO 17. HIGHS 42 TO 50. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 23. HIGHS 41 TO 49.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 14 TO 20. HIGHS 44 TO 52.  
 

 
 
COZ231-202345-  
CROWLEY COUNTY INCLUDING ORDWAY-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(27 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-39F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 41 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 5000 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1500. SOUTH  
AROUND 14 MPH AFTER 1700.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100  
UNTIL 1500. FAIR AFTER 1700.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(27 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(58 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-14F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........91-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 30-40 MPH INCREASING TO 43-53 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 MPH AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2400.  
NORTH AFTER 0200.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(62 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-44F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-37 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 44-54 MPH DECREASING TO 36-51 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1400, THEN 4500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1400.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 20. HIGHS 43 TO 48. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 15. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 18. HIGHS NEAR 40.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11 TO 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ232-202345-  
OTERO COUNTY INCLUDING LA JUNTA AND WESTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(26 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-40F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-28 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 35-51 MPH DECREASING TO 36-46 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6000 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1500.  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER 1700.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(37 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(68 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-18F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-96 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 33-44 MPH INCREASING TO 44-56 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 17 MPH AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100.  
WEST AROUND 8 MPH AFTER 2300.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(63 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-48F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-33 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 46-58 MPH DECREASING TO 37-54 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1400.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 25. HIGHS 46 TO 52. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 17. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ233-202345-  
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING PINON CANYON-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-39F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 46 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1500. SOUTH  
AROUND 20 MPH AFTER 1700.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(32 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(61 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-20F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-84 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 37-47 MPH INCREASING TO 41-59 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR AFTER 2000 UNTIL 0400. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(61 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 51-62 MPH DECREASING TO 44-62 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900. 7500 FT AGL AFTER 1000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN SOUTH  
AROUND 39 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22 TO 28. HIGHS 48 TO 53. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
35 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 13 TO 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 24. HIGHS 41 TO 49.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 20. HIGHS 45 TO 50.  
 

 
 
COZ234-202345-  
KIOWA COUNTY INCLUDING EADS-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(40 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-37F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-43 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 36-49 MPH INCREASING TO 43-54 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 5500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100  
UNTIL 1500. FAIR AFTER 1700.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(33 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(65 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-12F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 32-42 MPH INCREASING TO 45-55 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-45F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 47-59 MPH DECREASING TO 41-60 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. FAIR AFTER 1400.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 22. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
HIGHS 36 TO 43. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10 TO 14. HIGHS 39 TO 47. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 16. HIGHS 30 TO 38.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 13. HIGHS 32 TO 43.  
 

 
 
COZ235-202345-  
BENT COUNTY INCLUDING LAS ANIMAS-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(32 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-39F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-35 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 39-55 MPH DECREASING TO 38-48 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 5500 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1500. SOUTH  
AROUND 12 MPH AFTER 1700.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100  
UNTIL 1500. POOR AFTER 1700.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(32 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(63 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-18F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 35-45 MPH INCREASING TO 44-55 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2400.  
AROUND 8 MPH AFTER 0200.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 2000.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-48F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 49-59 MPH DECREASING TO 41-58 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200, THEN 5500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 32 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1200, THEN GOOD UNTIL 1300, THEN  
VERY GOOD UNTIL 1400, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1600, THEN VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 26. HIGHS NEAR 50. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
30 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 19. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 22. HIGHS NEAR 40.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 17. HIGHS 41 TO 46.  
 

 
 
COZ236-202345-  
PROWERS COUNTY INCLUDING LAMAR-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(38 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-39F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34-38 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 46 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6000 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 MPH AFTER 0800.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. VERY GOOD AFTER  
1100 UNTIL 1500. FAIR AFTER 1700.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY(56  
PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-16F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 35-45 MPH INCREASING TO 45-55 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-48F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34-37 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 51-61 MPH BECOMING 47-66 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1400, THEN 4000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 34 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800. VERY GOOD AFTER 1400.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 26. HIGHS NEAR 50. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS  
NEAR 40. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10 TO 16. HIGHS 41 TO 46. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 21. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO  
LOWER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 14. HIGHS 34 TO 41.  
 

 
 
COZ237-202345-  
BACA COUNTY INCLUDING SPRINGFIELD AND EASTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
417 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(29 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-41F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-31 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 45-59 MPH DECREASING TO 43-54 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. 6000 FT AGL  
AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH AFTER 0800 UNTIL 1500. SOUTH  
AROUND 18 MPH AFTER 1700.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR AFTER 0800 UNTIL 0900. GOOD AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(29 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-18F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-96 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 39-49 MPH INCREASING TO 41-56 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AFTER 2000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 19 MPH AFTER 2000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR AFTER 2000 UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 2300  
UNTIL 2400. FAIR AFTER 0200 UNTIL 0300, THEN  
POOR.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(57 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-31 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHWEST 52-62 MPH INCREASING TO 51-69 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1100, THEN 6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 38 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000, THEN GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN  
VERY GOOD UNTIL 1300, THEN EXCELLENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS 51 TO 56.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 40 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 18. HIGHS 45 TO 51. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS 40 TO 50.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 13 TO 17. HIGHS 38 TO 48.  
 

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

 
 
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