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FNUS55 KPUB 241249  
FWFPUB  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA  
FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. SNOW IS  
EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT OVER THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS,  
WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF  
THE FAR SOUTHEAST PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON. UNSETTLED WEATHER  
CONTINUES ON TUESDAY WITH SOME ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.  
 
AS A RESULT OF THE STRONG WINDS TODAY, MOST LOCATIONS WILL HAVE  
EXCELLENT SMOKE DISPERSION.  
 
--- THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ---  
 
COZ220-242315-  
UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING LAKE COUNTY AND CHAFFEE  
COUNTY-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(56 PERCENT). BLOWING SNOW IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE  
AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON, THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-38F...EXCEPT 10-22F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT...EXCEPT 39-64 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.70 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 49-68 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND  
DECREASING TO 37-49 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 37 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 0800, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700,  
THEN VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(54 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
CLOUDY(50 PERCENT). AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY  
IN THE EVENING. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....-6 TO 9F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........65-86 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.40 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 29-44 MPH DECREASING TO 26-38 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(55 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING SNOW  
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-29F...EXCEPT -1 TO 14F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT...EXCEPT 37-61 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTH 33-48 MPH DECREASING TO 16-28 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 5500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 19 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800, THEN GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN  
VERY GOOD UNTIL 1600, THEN GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
15 TO 40. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 4 TO 17. HIGHS  
16 TO 41. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 4 TO 18. HIGHS 20 TO 46. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 4 TO 20. HIGHS 24 TO 50.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 9 TO 23. HIGHS  
23 TO 48.  
 

 
 
COZ223-242315-  
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS INCLUDING WOLF  
CREEK PASS AND CREEDE-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(32 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING  
SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-40F...EXCEPT 15-28F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-38 PERCENT...EXCEPT 33-49 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 51-69 MPH DECREASING TO 38-56 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 5000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 39 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800, THEN GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN  
EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(36 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....-2 TO 9F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........65-79 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 37-54 MPH DECREASING TO 28-45 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
LATE IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-28F...EXCEPT 5-20F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-42 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 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....NORTH 30-48 MPH DECREASING TO 20-31 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800, THEN GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN  
EXCELLENT UNTIL 1600, THEN VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 7 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
21 TO 38. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 6 TO 16. HIGHS 23 TO 42. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6 TO 17. HIGHS 27 TO 45. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 18. HIGHS 29 TO 47.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 22. HIGHS 28 TO 46.  
 

 
 
COZ225-242315-  
SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE INCLUDING SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS/WET  
MOUNTAINS/LA VETA PASS-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW UNTIL LATE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-46F...EXCEPT 15-32F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT...EXCEPT 34-49 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 44-62 MPH BECOMING WEST AND  
DECREASING TO 37-55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900. 6000 FT AGL AFTER 1000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1000,  
THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-17F...EXCEPT -2 TO 7F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MAX HUMIDITY........53-72 PERCENT...EXCEPT 65-83 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 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....NORTHWEST 28-46 MPH DECREASING TO 23-35 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(57 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
LATE IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....17-29F...EXCEPT 4-19F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-33 PERCENT...EXCEPT 31-45 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.20 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5-15 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....NORTH AROUND 28 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 26 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700, THEN FAIR UNTIL 0800, THEN  
VERY GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
23 TO 44. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 24. HIGHS 25 TO 47. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9 TO 25. HIGHS 29 TO 51. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11 TO 27. HIGHS 32 TO 55.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 31. HIGHS 33 TO 55.  
 

 
 
COZ221-242315-  
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE INCLUDING PIKES PEAK AND FLORISSANT  
FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(31 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING SNOW  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN  
THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-39F...EXCEPT 12-27F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-31 PERCENT...EXCEPT 34-53 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH...EXCEPT NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH  
MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 37-55 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 36-49  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 27 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 38 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(36 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-15F...EXCEPT -5 TO 5F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT...EXCEPT 62-79 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST AROUND 34 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(62 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING SNOW.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-25F...EXCEPT 1-15F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-40 PERCENT...EXCEPT 35-51 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 39-56 MPH DECREASING TO 32-49 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800. 4500 FT AGL AFTER 0900.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 28 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN AROUND 33  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 0900,  
THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1500, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL  
1700, THEN GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
23 TO 41. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11 TO 21. HIGHS 25 TO 42. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 22. HIGHS 29 TO 47. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 25. HIGHS 34 TO 52.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 29. HIGHS 33 TO 51.  
 

 
 
COZ222-242315-  
FREMONT COUNTY INCLUDING CANON CITY/HOWARD/TEXAS CREEK-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....27-46F...EXCEPT 18-22F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT...EXCEPT 38-44 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-20 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 15-25 MPH MOUNTAIN  
TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 45-63 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND  
DECREASING TO 35-53 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 9000 FT AGL UNTIL  
1700, THEN 5000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(31 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-21F...EXCEPT 3-6F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MAX HUMIDITY........50-66 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH...EXCEPT NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH  
MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 25-43 MPH DECREASING TO 20-31 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(53 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-35F...EXCEPT 12-16F ABOVE 10000 FEET.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-33 PERCENT...EXCEPT 35-37 PERCENT ABOVE  
10000 FEET.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 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....NORTH 29-47 MPH DECREASING TO 25-37 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800. 7000 FT AGL AFTER 0900.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 28 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800, THEN GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN  
EXCELLENT UNTIL 1500, THEN GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 12 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
31 TO 48. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 13 TO 25. HIGHS 33 TO 51. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 26. HIGHS 37 TO 55. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 29. HIGHS 41 TO 59.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 32. HIGHS 40 TO 59.  
 

 
 
COZ224-242315-  
SAN LUIS VALLEY INCLUDING ALAMOSA/DEL NORTE/FORT GARLAND/SAGUACHE-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-45F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........15-21 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 47-64 MPH DECREASING TO 37-55 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN  
NORTHWEST AROUND 36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-10F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........57-69 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 31-49 MPH DECREASING TO 25-37 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900. POOR AFTER 0500.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(37 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-31F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 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....NORTH 25-37 MPH DECREASING TO 20-31 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 8500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700, THEN FAIR UNTIL 0800, THEN  
GOOD UNTIL 0900, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700,  
THEN VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO. HIGHS  
36 TO 41. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 8 TO 14. HIGHS 40 TO 47. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 9 TO 16. HIGHS 43 TO 50. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 18. HIGHS 46 TO 51.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 22. HIGHS 45 TO 51.  
 

 
 
COZ226-242315-  
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING MONUMENT AND BLACK FOREST-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-44F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-29 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 28-39 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 35-45  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 14 MPH UNTIL 0900. NORTHWEST AROUND  
34 MPH AFTER 1000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900, THEN GOOD UNTIL 1000, THEN  
VERY GOOD UNTIL 1100, THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL  
1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(34 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-15F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-76 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 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....NORTHWEST AROUND 32 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 23 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 2000, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(57 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-28F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 45-62 MPH DECREASING TO 36-47 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 43 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN AROUND 40  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 0700, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 0800,  
THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 2 TO 7. HIGHS 35 TO 40.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 19. HIGHS 38 TO 44.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 20. HIGHS 43 TO 48. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS  
50 TO 55.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS  
48 TO 55.  
 

 
 
COZ227-242315-  
SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING FORT CARSON AND COLORADO  
SPRINGS-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(28 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-49F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 28-46 MPH INCREASING TO 33-48 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 9000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 34 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1000.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(29 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-17F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........58-70 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 26-38 MPH DECREASING TO 22-33 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(49 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....27-33F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-35 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 40-59 MPH DECREASING TO 32-46 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH UNTIL 0700, THEN AROUND 39  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 0800, THEN EXCELLENT.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 TO 9. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 21. HIGHS 43 TO 49.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS 48 TO 53.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID TO UPPER 50S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS  
54 TO 59.  
 

 
 
COZ228-242315-  
PUEBLO COUNTY INCLUDING PUEBLO-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 39 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900, THEN 9500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 34 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1000.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(32 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........59-70 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 26-38 MPH DECREASING TO 18-30 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(47 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
SUNNY(66 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-33 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 34 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 7 TO 12. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS  
48 TO 53. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS 52 TO 57. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS 57 TO 63.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS 57 TO 64.  
 

 
 
COZ229-242315-  
HUERFANO COUNTY INCLUDING WALSENBURG-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-47F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-24 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 35-52 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 30-48  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900. 7000 FT AGL AFTER 1000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 32 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1000,  
THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(28 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-20F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........53-61 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 28-38 MPH DECREASING TO 20-31 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
SUNNY(65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-32F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-34 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 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....NORTHWEST 23-35 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 29-40  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 32 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800, THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 0900,  
THEN EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9 TO 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID TO UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID TO UPPER 50S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
50S.  
 

 
 
COZ230-242315-  
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING TRINIDAD AND THATCHER-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 39 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900. 8000 FT AGL AFTER 1000.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 19 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 32 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1000.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-20F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........56-70 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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 28-39 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 20-31 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(61 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-35 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 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....NORTHWEST 24-36 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 32-49  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6 TO 12. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS  
NEAR 50. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS NEAR 60.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 56 TO 61.  
 

 
 
COZ231-242315-  
CROWLEY COUNTY INCLUDING ORDWAY-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(28 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........19-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 23-35 MPH INCREASING TO 28-43 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 9000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 MPH UNTIL 0900, THEN AROUND 21  
MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN NORTHWEST AROUND 34 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1000.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(33 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-20F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........62-73 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 28-39 MPH DECREASING TO 21-32 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(46 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-35F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-39 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 36-51 MPH DECREASING TO 33-43 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 34 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 13. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
TO UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S.  
 

 
 
COZ232-242315-  
OTERO COUNTY INCLUDING LA JUNTA AND WESTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-53F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 26-38 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 29-46  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 9000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 32 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(31 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-21F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61-67 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST AROUND 32 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 14 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-36F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 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....NORTHWEST 32-51 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 33-46  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 7500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 33 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9 TO 14. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 22. HIGHS IN THE 50S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 60S.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.  
 

 
 
COZ233-242315-  
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING PINON CANYON-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-53F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-23 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 29-46 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 35-52  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000, THEN 8500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH UNTIL 0900. NORTHWEST AROUND  
33 MPH AFTER 1000.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1000.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(28 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-22F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........59-67 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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 31-49 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 25-44 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(62 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-40 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH  
AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 28-46 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 37-49  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 40 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 14. HIGHS 41 TO 47. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 25. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO  
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS 58 TO 63.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 34. HIGHS 59 TO 64.  
 

 
 
COZ234-242315-  
KIOWA COUNTY INCLUDING EADS-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(36 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-49F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 20-31 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 26-38  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 8000 FT AGL AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN AROUND 20  
MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(27 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-21F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST AROUND 33 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(62 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE  
MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-35F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-42 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 33-48 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 32-42  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 39 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 8 TO 11. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 20. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 21. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 22. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S.  
 

 
 
COZ235-242315-  
BENT COUNTY INCLUDING LAS ANIMAS-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(27 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 24-36 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 28-46  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1100, THEN 8000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 11 MPH UNTIL 1000, THEN AROUND 22  
MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN NORTHWEST AROUND 33 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(31 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-22F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........62-70 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 30-46 MPH DECREASING TO 28-39 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(59 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-35F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-41 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 39 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 7000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 26 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 11 TO 15. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 22. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 23. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 20 TO 26. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 60S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 31. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID  
60S.  
 

 
 
COZ236-242315-  
PROWERS COUNTY INCLUDING LAMAR-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(29 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-52F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST  
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 25-37 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 26-45  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1100, THEN 3500 FT AGL UNTIL  
1200, THEN 9000 FT AGL UNTIL 1700, THEN 4000 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 33 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1100, THEN GOOD UNTIL 1200, THEN  
EXCELLENT UNTIL 1700, THEN VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(32 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........65-74 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....NORTHWEST 31-49 MPH DECREASING TO 25-44 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(59 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING CLOUDY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-35F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36-39 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 33-48 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 32-43  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 23 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 39 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10 TO 15. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 21. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 23. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 26. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 60S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 31. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
 

 
 
COZ237-242315-  
BACA COUNTY INCLUDING SPRINGFIELD AND EASTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
549 AM MST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-54F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-28 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH  
AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 29-45 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 32-51  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 7500 FT AGL AFTER 1100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH UNTIL 1100, THEN NORTHWEST  
AROUND 36 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000, THEN FAIR UNTIL 1100, THEN  
EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(30 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-23F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........57-65 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 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....WEST 39-55 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND  
DECREASING TO 30-46 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900, THEN POOR.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(59 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-37F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33-40 PERCENT.  
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 29-47 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 35-47  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800, THEN 6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH UNTIL 0800, THEN NORTH  
AROUND 41 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 10 TO 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO  
MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER TO MID 60S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER TO MID 60S.  
 

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

 
 
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