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FWFPUB  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND  
SOUTHEAST PLAINS TODAY...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A DANGEROUS WIND STORM WAS ONGOING ACROSS THE I-25 CORRIDOR  
REGION THIS MORNING. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE  
MORNING AND WILL ONLY SLOWLY DECREASE LATER THIS AFTERNOON. WIND  
GUSTS TO 60 TO 80 MPH WITH ISOLATED GUSTS TO 100 MPH WILL BE  
POSSIBLE THIS MORNING, WITH AREAS IN THE PIKES PEAK REGION AND  
SOUTHERN I-25 CORRIDOR REGION SEEING THE STRONGEST WINDS. WINDS  
WILL BE LESS OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS WELL EAST OF I-25. BY LATE  
THIS AFTERNOON THE WINDS WILL DECREASE ALL AREAS.  
 
WINDS OF 60 TO 80 MPH WITH ISOLATED GUSTS TO 100 MPH HAVE BEEN  
OBSERVED ACROSS THE I-25 CORRIDOR REGION EARLIER THIS MORNING.  
 
FOR THE REST OF THIS PERIOD, THE WEATHER SHOULD BE MORE TRANQUIL,  
ALTHOUGH WE WILL SEE PERIODS OF SNOW OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE  
THIS WEEKEND INTO NEXT WEEK. THE TEMPERATURES OVER THE REGION  
SHOULD BE AT OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
SMOKE DISPERSION WILL BE EXCELLENT TODAY AND POOR TOMORROW.  
 
--- THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ---  
 
COZ220-022330-  
UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING LAKE COUNTY AND CHAFFEE  
COUNTY-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(54 PERCENT). SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING,  
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
BLOWING SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. PATCHY  
BLOWING SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....27-47F...EXCEPT 15-27F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-49 PERCENT...EXCEPT 48-60 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.90 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-20 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 20-30 MPH MOUNTAIN  
TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 62-81 MPH DECREASING TO 52-70 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1700, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 41 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1000, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1600, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(30 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING SNOW  
IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-21F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........56-68 PERCENT...EXCEPT 66-82 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH DECREASING TO  
35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 43-59 MPH DECREASING TO 42-52 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(67 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-44F...EXCEPT 21-32F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-47 PERCENT...EXCEPT 30-46 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 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 35-49 MPH INCREASING TO 46-61 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 23 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
LOWS 17 TO 29. HIGHS 24 TO 46. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 35 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS  
14 TO 29. HIGHS 18 TO 44. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
40 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
LOWS 9 TO 23. HIGHS 13 TO 39. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 35 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 3 TO 18.  
HIGHS 14 TO 40.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 4 TO 18. HIGHS  
13 TO 38.  
 

 
 
COZ221-022330-  
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE INCLUDING PIKES PEAK AND FLORISSANT  
FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
PATCHY BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY  
BLOWING SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-55F...EXCEPT 22-32F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-35 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 64-83 MPH DECREASING TO 56-75 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 39 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600,  
THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-19F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........47-72 PERCENT...EXCEPT 46-54 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH  
DECREASING TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 46-61 MPH DECREASING TO 45-55 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(48 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-45F...EXCEPT 28-36F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-34 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 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....WEST 40-51 MPH INCREASING TO 48-62 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22 TO 28. HIGHS 32 TO 46. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 30 TO 48. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 17 TO 27. HIGHS  
24 TO 42. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 13 TO 25.  
HIGHS 23 TO 40.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 12 TO 24. HIGHS  
22 TO 39.  
 

 
 
COZ222-022330-  
FREMONT COUNTY INCLUDING CANON CITY/HOWARD/TEXAS CREEK-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(39 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN  
THE MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE  
MORNING, THEN PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-62F...EXCEPT 22-29F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-30 PERCENT...EXCEPT 50-55 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 20-30 MPH MOUNTAIN  
TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 72 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 7000 FT AGL UNTIL  
1500, THEN 5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 42 MPH UNTIL 1700, THEN AROUND 32  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1000, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600,  
THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-22F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........59-73 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-10 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 5-15 MPH MOUNTAIN  
TOP WINDS. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH DECREASING TO 20  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 52 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(56 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-50F...EXCEPT 28-31F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT...EXCEPT 39-46 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 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....WEST 43-55 MPH INCREASING TO 51-63 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 31. HIGHS 38 TO 53. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 23 TO 36. HIGHS  
36 TO 60. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 19 TO 32. HIGHS  
31 TO 51. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 15 TO 29.  
HIGHS 30 TO 49.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 15 TO 28. HIGHS  
29 TO 48.  
 

 
 
COZ223-022330-  
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS INCLUDING WOLF  
CREEK PASS AND CREEDE-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(55 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BLOWING SNOW IN THE  
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW LATE IN THE  
MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-40F...EXCEPT 19-29F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-51 PERCENT...EXCEPT 41-67 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.80 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 68-86 MPH DECREASING TO 55-74 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1500, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(32 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(57 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING SNOW EARLY  
IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-16F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........79-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH  
DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 46 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 18 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY  
BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-40F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-56 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 50 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 14 TO 21. HIGHS  
29 TO 45. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 24 TO 43. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 35 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
LOWS 14 TO 23. HIGHS 20 TO 39. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 35 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 10 TO 20.  
HIGHS 20 TO 38.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 9 TO 18. HIGHS  
18 TO 36.  
 

 
 
COZ224-022330-  
SAN LUIS VALLEY INCLUDING ALAMOSA/DEL NORTE/FORT GARLAND/SAGUACHE-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(44 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-46F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-39 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 70-87 MPH DECREASING TO 56-75 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH UNTIL 1200. WEST AROUND  
25 MPH AFTER 1600.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600,  
THEN FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY(60 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN  
THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-17F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96-100 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 43-58 MPH DECREASING TO 43-53 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-45F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37-50 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 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....WEST AROUND 51 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9 TO 21. HIGHS 43 TO 50. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 22 TO 30. HIGHS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP  
TO 30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 22. HIGHS 40 TO 45.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 13 TO 20.  
HIGHS 37 TO 43.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 12 TO 18.  
HIGHS NEAR 40.  
 

 
 
COZ225-022330-  
SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE INCLUDING SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS/WET  
MOUNTAINS/LA VETA PASS-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(44 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING. BLOWING SNOW AND BLOWING DUST  
THROUGH THE DAY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-56F...EXCEPT 21-33F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-38 PERCENT...EXCEPT 39-56 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 75  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 67-85 MPH DECREASING TO 61-79 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 42 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(36 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-21F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69-96 PERCENT...EXCEPT 64-78 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH  
DECREASING TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 46-63 MPH DECREASING TO 46-56 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(61 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-52F...EXCEPT 24-37F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-46 PERCENT...EXCEPT 39-50 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 54 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 27 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 31. HIGHS 32 TO 53. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 38. HIGHS 29 TO 54. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 31. HIGHS 24 TO 49.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 13 TO 28.  
HIGHS 24 TO 47.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 12 TO 27. HIGHS  
21 TO 45.  
 

 
 
COZ226-022330-  
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING MONUMENT AND BLACK FOREST-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-60F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-25 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 60 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1500. 1500 FT AGL AFTER 1700.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH UNTIL 1700, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 31 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1500, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1600, THEN FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-15F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61-70 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 48-62 MPH DECREASING TO 45-55 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 26 MPH UNTIL 2200, THEN AROUND 16  
MPH UNTIL 2300, THEN SOUTH AROUND 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(49 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-45F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 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....WEST 38-48 MPH INCREASING TO 46-59 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 47 TO 54. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 24. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 22. HIGHS 37 TO 42.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 21. HIGHS 37 TO 43.  
 

 
 
COZ227-022330-  
SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING FORT CARSON AND COLORADO  
SPRINGS-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-68F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 66 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1100, THEN 5500 FT AGL UNTIL  
1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 31 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1600, THEN FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-16F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-84 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 48-62 MPH DECREASING TO 46-56 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 23 MPH UNTIL 2200, THEN EAST AROUND 16  
MPH UNTIL 2400, THEN SOUTH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(51 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-45F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-30 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 40-52 MPH INCREASING TO 48-62 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH UNTIL 1700, THEN WEST.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21 TO 28. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO  
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24 TO 32. HIGHS 52 TO 59. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 27. HIGHS IN THE 40S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 25. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 25. HIGHS 42 TO 47.  
 

 
 
COZ228-022330-  
PUEBLO COUNTY INCLUDING PUEBLO-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN PATCHY  
BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-67F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 20-30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 85 MPH DECREASING  
TO 75 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 69 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1100, THEN 7000 FT AGL UNTIL  
1500, THEN 5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 37 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1500, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-17F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........73-84 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 49-64 MPH DECREASING TO 46-56 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 27 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 28 MPH UNTIL 2100, THEN SOUTH AROUND 12  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(51 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-48F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-31 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 41-60 MPH INCREASING TO 51-62 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 MPH UNTIL 1300, THEN SOUTH  
AROUND 12 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN NORTHWEST AROUND  
11 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22 TO 30. HIGHS 49 TO 55. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 57 TO 62. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 46 TO 52.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 27. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 26. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ229-022330-  
HUERFANO COUNTY INCLUDING WALSENBURG-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS  
OF BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN  
PATCHY BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-60F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 85 MPH  
DECREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 75 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 72 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 50 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN AROUND 35  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-18F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70-81 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH  
DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 49-63 MPH DECREASING TO 45-55 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 MPH UNTIL 2200, THEN SOUTH  
AROUND 17 MPH UNTIL 0500, THEN AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(53 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-31 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH  
INCREASING TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 55 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 31. HIGHS NEAR 50. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 20S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ230-022330-  
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING TRINIDAD AND THATCHER-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS  
OF BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN  
PATCHY BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-65F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 25-35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 85 MPH DECREASING  
TO 75 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 55-74 MPH INCREASING TO 64-82 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1700, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 51 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN AROUND 33  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-20F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 53-67 MPH DECREASING TO 46-56 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH UNTIL 2100, THEN  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(61 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-30 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 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....WEST AROUND 53 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 19 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 53 TO 58. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 57 TO 62. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 33. HIGHS 50 TO 55. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24 TO 31. HIGHS 46 TO 51.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 23 TO 30. HIGHS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ231-022330-  
CROWLEY COUNTY INCLUDING ORDWAY-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. BLOWING DUST.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 70 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 69 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 48 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1000, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600,  
THEN FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(27 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-15F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35  
MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 54-68 MPH DECREASING TO 47-57 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 22 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN EAST UNTIL  
2400, THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-27 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 40-54 MPH INCREASING TO 51-61 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN  
NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS NEAR  
50. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS NEAR  
60. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 22. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 20. HIGHS 42 TO 47.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 20. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ232-022330-  
OTERO COUNTY INCLUDING LA JUNTA AND WESTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. BLOWING DUST.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 75 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 53-70 MPH INCREASING TO 62-75 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 34 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN AROUND 35  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 0900, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600,  
THEN FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-18F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........64-77 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 54-68 MPH DECREASING TO 46-56 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 26 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN EAST  
AROUND 14 MPH UNTIL 0200, THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND  
13 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(64 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-27 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 43-58 MPH INCREASING TO 49-60 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN WEST  
AROUND 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 29. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 37. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 27. HIGHS NEAR 50. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 25. HIGHS NEAR 50.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 25. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
 

 
 
COZ233-022330-  
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING PINON CANYON-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 70 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 54-73 MPH INCREASING TO 61-78 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 44 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN AROUND 49  
MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN AROUND 33 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600,  
THEN GOOD UNTIL 1700, THEN FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(30 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-20F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........59-66 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 54-68 MPH DECREASING TO 46-56 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH UNTIL 2000, THEN EAST  
AROUND 18 MPH UNTIL 2400, THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND  
17 MPH UNTIL 0500, THEN SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(65 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-15 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....WEST AROUND 52 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 23 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 53 TO 58. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. HIGHS  
59 TO 64. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 50 TO 55.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS  
NEAR 50.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO 30. HIGHS  
45 TO 50.  
 

 
 
COZ234-022330-  
KIOWA COUNTY INCLUDING EADS-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN PATCHY  
BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-64F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 56-75 MPH INCREASING TO 68-78 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 28 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN AROUND  
36 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN NORTH AROUND 33 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1000, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600,  
THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(27 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-13F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-91 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40  
MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 55-74 MPH DECREASING TO 48-59 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 28 MPH UNTIL 2300, THEN EAST  
AROUND 13 MPH UNTIL 0100, THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND  
10 MPH UNTIL 0200, THEN WEST AROUND 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(61 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-46F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 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....WEST 40-51 MPH INCREASING TO 47-61 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 22. HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS NEAR  
60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 20. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 19. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ235-022330-  
BENT COUNTY INCLUDING LAS ANIMAS-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN PATCHY  
BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-65F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 56-71 MPH INCREASING TO 64-77 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN WEST  
AROUND 45 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN NORTHWEST AROUND  
26 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900, THEN GOOD UNTIL 1000, THEN  
EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600, THEN FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(29 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-88 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30  
MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 58-69 MPH DECREASING TO 47-57 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 MPH UNTIL 2300, THEN EAST  
AROUND 12 MPH UNTIL 0200, THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND  
9 MPH UNTIL 0300, THEN SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(68 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-50F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 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....WEST 41-56 MPH INCREASING TO 48-61 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21 TO 29. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 27. HIGHS 47 TO 52.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 25. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S  
TO LOWER 50S.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 25. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
 

 
 
COZ236-022330-  
PROWERS COUNTY INCLUDING LAMAR-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN PATCHY  
BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 65  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 58-71 MPH INCREASING TO 64-78 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN WEST  
AROUND 38 MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN AROUND 31 MPH  
UNTIL 1700, THEN NORTH AROUND 29 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900, THEN GOOD UNTIL 1000, THEN  
EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(29 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........73-88 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35  
MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 58-70 MPH DECREASING TO 47-58 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH UNTIL 0200, THEN WEST  
AROUND 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(68 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-46F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 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....WEST 41-54 MPH INCREASING TO 48-61 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 27. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 35. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 25. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 24. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 25. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
 

 
 
COZ237-022330-  
BACA COUNTY INCLUDING SPRINGFIELD AND EASTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
359 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN PATCHY  
BLOWING DUST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-71F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........16-19 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 60  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 56-70 MPH INCREASING TO 59-77 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 5500 FT AGL UNTIL  
1600, THEN 2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN WEST  
AROUND 44 MPH UNTIL 1600, THEN AROUND 29 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1000,  
THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD UNTIL  
1700, THEN POOR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(35 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........64-70 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5-15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE  
EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 58-69 MPH DECREASING TO 47-57 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 14 MPH UNTIL 0300, THEN  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(69 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-47F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 51 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS  
47 TO 52. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS  
IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
 

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

 
 
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