275  
NZUS99 KBOU 232348  
SYNBOU  
 
HOT-AIR BALLOON FORECAST FOR COLORADO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER, COLORADO  
1745 MDT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
 
* * * * * NORTHEAST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR KFNL 232256Z 18009KT 10SM CLR 29/02 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP121  
T02890017  
METAR KFNL 232156Z 21007KT 10SM CLR 28/02 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP126  
T02830017  
METAR KFNL 232056Z 21008KT 10SM CLR 30/01 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP127 T03000011  
56017  
 
METAR KGXY 232256Z AUTO 22008KT 10SM CLR 30/01 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP140  
T03000006  
METAR KGXY 232156Z AUTO 27008KT 10SM CLR 31/00 A3006 RMK AO2 WSHFT 2102  
SLP138 T03110000  
SPECI KGXY 232122Z AUTO 25011KT 10SM CLR 31/00 A3007 RMK AO2 WSHFT  
2102  
 
METAR KLMO 232335Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM CLR 29/M01 A3010 RMK AO2  
T02871008  
METAR KLMO 232315Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM CLR 30/00 A3011 RMK AO2  
T02961005  
METAR KLMO 232255Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM SCT120 29/00 A3011 RMK AO2  
T02900003  
 
METAR KBDU 232330Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 27/02 A3010 RMK AO2  
METAR KBDU 232312Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM CLR 27/02 A3010 RMK AO2  
METAR KBDU 232248Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR 28/00 A3010 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KEIK 232335Z AUTO 11005KT 10SM CLR 28/M03 A3010 RMK AO2 T02751026  
PWINO  
METAR KEIK 232315Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR 28/M02 A3010 RMK AO2 T02791024  
PWINO  
METAR KEIK 232255Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM CLR 30/M02 A3010 RMK AO2 T02981025  
PWINO  
 
KBJC 232331Z 2400/2424 VRB04KT P6SM SCT120  
FM240200 29007KT P6SM FEW150  
FM241600 VRB05KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220  
METAR KBJC 232250Z 06004KT 10SM BKN150 28/M02 A3015  
METAR KBJC 232151Z 19005KT 10SM BKN150 28/M02 A3015  
METAR KBJC 232059Z 19005KT 10SM SCT150 29/M01 A3015  
 
KDEN 232331Z 2400/2506 02007KT P6SM FEW100 SCT150  
FM240200 16007KT P6SM FEW100 SCT220  
FM240400 21010KT P6SM FEW140 SCT220  
FM241800 12011KT P6SM FEW140 SCT220  
FM250300 23010KT P6SM FEW140 SCT220  
METAR KDEN 232253Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW090 SCT130 29/M01 A3012 RMK AO2  
SLP119 T02941011  
METAR KDEN 232153Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW090 FEW130 29/M02 A3012 RMK AO2  
SLP123 T02891017  
METAR KDEN 232053Z 01008KT 10SM FEW090 FEW120 FEW220 29/M02 A3013 RMK  
AO2 SLP124 T02941017 58018  
 
KBKF 231710Z 2317/2423 32006KT 9999 FEW090 SCT130 QNH3015INS  
BECMG 2321/2322 32009KT 9999 FEW100 SCT130 QNH3015INS  
BECMG 2403/2404 20006KT 9999 SKC QNH3017INS TX28/2321Z  
TN11/2409Z  
METAR KBKF 232258Z 01003KT 10SM FEW090 FEW220 28/M03 A3014 RMK AO2A  
SLP133 T02801030  
METAR KBKF 232158Z 04004KT 10SM FEW090 FEW140 29/M03 A3015 RMK AO2A  
SLP137 T02871035  
 
KAPA 232331Z 2400/2424 VRB05KT P6SM SCT120 SCT220  
FM240200 18007KT P6SM FEW180  
FM241600 23008KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220  
FM241800 15008KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220  
METAR KAPA 232253Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW100 FEW140 27/M03 A3016 RMK AO2  
SLP144 T02671033  
METAR KAPA 232153Z VRB05KT 10SM FEW080 FEW140 28/M03 A3016 RMK AO2  
SLP140 T02831028  
METAR KAPA 232053Z VRB05KT 10SM FEW070 27/M03 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP147  
T02671033 58017  
 
METAR KMNH 232335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/M03 A3027 RMK AO2  
METAR KMNH 232315Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 22/M03 A3027 RMK AO2  
METAR KMNH 232255Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 22/M03 A3027 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KFMM 232335Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM CLR 29/M02 A3006 RMK AO2  
T02891023  
METAR KFMM 232315Z AUTO 01004KT 10SM CLR 28/M03 A3006 RMK AO2  
T02801030  
METAR KFMM 232255Z AUTO 03010G14KT 10SM CLR 29/M03 A3006 RMK AO2  
T02891035  
 
METAR KSTK 232335Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM CLR 30/00 A3000 RMK AO2  
METAR KSTK 232315Z AUTO 36010KT 10SM CLR 30/02 A3000 RMK AO2  
METAR KSTK 232255Z AUTO 01006KT 10SM CLR 31/02 A3000 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KAKO 232253Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 29/02 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP120  
T02890017  
METAR KAKO 232153Z AUTO 33004KT 10SM SCT110 29/03 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP122  
T02940028  
METAR KAKO 232053Z AUTO 30011KT 10SM CLR 29/03 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP125  
T02890028 56018  
 
METAR KLIC 232255Z AUTO 01011KT 10SM CLR 28/M01 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP137  
T02831011  
METAR KLIC 232155Z AUTO 35012G18KT 10SM CLR 28/M01 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP139  
T02831006  
METAR KLIC 232055Z AUTO 32010KT 10SM FEW110 29/00 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP142  
T02890000 56014  
 
METAR KHEQ 232330Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM CLR 30/04 A2999 RMK AO2  
METAR KHEQ 232310Z AUTO 32008KT 10SM CLR 31/02 A2999 RMK AO2  
METAR KHEQ 232255Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM CLR 32/02 A2999 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K2V6 232324Z AUTO 34006KT 10SM CLR 28/03 A3002 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V6 232304Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM CLR 28/02 A3002 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V6 232244Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM CLR 29/02 A3002 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K2V5 232335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 30/02 A2999 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V5 232315Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM CLR 31/02 A2999 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V5 232255Z AUTO 33005G18KT 10SM CLR 31/01 A2999 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KITR 232253Z AUTO 26007KT 10SM CLR 30/03 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP124  
T03000028  
METAR KITR 232153Z AUTO 31009KT 10SM CLR 31/03 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP124  
T03110033  
METAR KITR 232053Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM CLR 31/03 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP126  
T03110033 58015  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 09/23/2020  
FORT COLLINS - 06:49:37 MDT / 18:55:13 MDT  
DENVER - 06:49:11 MDT / 18:54:47 MDT  
STERLING - 06:42:12 MDT / 18:47:48 MDT  
 
DENVER/BOULDER (KFTG) 09/23/20 23:32 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
20000 FT MSL...321/030  
19000 FT MSL...330/030  
18000 FT MSL...332/028  
17000 FT MSL...322/025  
16000 FT MSL...312/019  
15000 FT MSL...338/018  
14600 FT MSL...334/017  
14000 FT MSL...325/019  
13000 FT MSL...317/014  
12700 FT MSL...337/015  
12000 FT MSL...321/010  
11000 FT MSL...321/011  
10000 FT MSL...338/009  
10000 FT MSL...322/007  
9000 FT MSL...345/006  
9000 FT MSL...337/006  
8100 FT MSL...343/006  
8000 FT MSL...346/006  
7400 FT MSL...345/007  
7000 FT MSL...351/007  
6700 FT MSL...342/007  
6200 FT MSL...012/012  
6000 FT MSL...001/009  
6000 FT MSL...342/010  
 
DENVER/BOULDER AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2112 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY AFTERNOON)  
ISSUED AT 312 PM MDT WED SEP 23 2020  
MINIMAL AVIATION IMPACTS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. NORTHERLY WINDS  
THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE GUSTY AT TIMES, UP TO ABOUT 20 KNOTS. WINDS  
SHOULD RETURN TO DRAINAGE SOUTHERLIES AFTER SUNSET. SOME WILDFIRE  
SMOKE IS MOVING OVER THE REGION, BUT SURFACE VISIBILITIES ARE  
EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 6 MILES. SLANT RANGE VISIBILITIES SHOULD  
ALSO BE MINIMALLY AFFECTED SINCE THE MULLEN AND CAMERON PEAK FIRES  
ARE ONLY SHOWING MINIMAL ACTIVITY THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* * * * * SOUTHEAST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR K4BM 232335Z AUTO 11004KT 10SM SCT080 OVC090 13/M05 A3059 RMK  
AO2  
METAR K4BM 232315Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM BKN090 OVC100 13/M05 A3059 RMK  
AO2  
METAR K4BM 232255Z AUTO 16007KT 130V200 10SM OVC080 16/M07 A3058 RMK  
AO2  
 
METAR KAFF 232258Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW110 25/M03 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP151  
T02451030  
METAR KAFF 232158Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/M03 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP146  
T02451030  
 
KCOS 232329Z 2400/2424 21015G25KT P6SM FEW110  
FM240200 35006KT P6SM SKC  
FM241800 17010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KCOS 232254Z 21016G21KT 10SM SCT120 SCT200 26/03 A3020 RMK AO2  
SLP139 T02610028  
METAR KCOS 232154Z 20007KT 170V230 10SM FEW100 SCT120 BKN220 27/03 A3020  
RMK AO2 SLP137 T02670028  
METAR KCOS 232054Z VRB04KT 10SM SCT100 BKN130 BKN220 27/02 A3021 RMK AO2  
SLP140 T02720017 58014  
 
METAR KABH 232258Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM BKN100 25/02 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP167  
T02530020  
METAR KABH 232158Z AUTO 16003KT 9SM CLR 25/01 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP167  
T02510012  
METAR KABH 232058Z AUTO 17009KT 10SM SCT110 BKN130 26/04 A3021 RMK AO2  
SLP160 T02570036 58012  
 
METAR KFLY 232335Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM CLR 24/M01 A3026 RMK AO2  
T02401013  
METAR KFLY 232315Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM CLR 24/M01 A3026 RMK AO2  
T02381010  
METAR KFLY 232255Z AUTO 18003KT 10SM CLR 24/M04 A3026 RMK AO2  
T02411042  
 
KFCS 232249Z 2322/2503 25010G15KT 9999 FEW130 QNH3010INS  
BECMG 2409/2410 31006KT 9999 SKC QNH3020INS TX27/2322Z  
TN11/2412Z  
METAR KFCS 232258Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM CLR 26/02 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP164  
T02570017 $  
METAR KFCS 232158Z AUTO 26013G17KT 10SM CLR 26/01 A3016 RMK AO2 DZB15E19  
SLP164 P0000 T02630008 $  
 
KPUB 232329Z 2400/2424 08010KT P6SM SCT080  
FM240100 29007KT P6SM FEW110  
FM240400 32006KT P6SM SKC  
FM242000 14010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KPUB 232253Z 12005KT 10SM CLR 28/04 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP140  
T02830044  
METAR KPUB 232153Z 15011KT 10SM CLR 28/05 A3011 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S  
SLP141 T02830050  
METAR KPUB 232053Z 08010KT 10SM FEW048 FEW090 27/07 A3012 RMK AO2 PK WND  
03036/2022 RAB25E42 SLP149 P0000 60000 T02720067 55008  
 
METAR KVTP 232336Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM SCT065 SCT085 OVC110 13/00 A3050  
RMK AO2  
METAR KVTP 232318Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM -DZ SCT043 BKN060 OVC090 12/00  
A3050 RMK AO2  
METAR KVTP 232254Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM SCT060 SCT075 12/00 A3049 RMK  
AO2  
 
METAR KTAD 232254Z AUTO 05009KT 10SM CLR 27/03 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP144  
T02720033  
METAR KTAD 232154Z AUTO 36007G17KT 10SM CLR 27/03 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP142  
T02720028  
METAR KTAD 232054Z AUTO 05008G16KT 10SM CLR 27/03 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP143  
T02670033 58011  
 
METAR KLHX 232253Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 32/01 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP119  
T03170006 TSNO  
METAR KLHX 232153Z AUTO 36009KT 10SM CLR 31/01 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP118  
T03110011 TSNO  
METAR KLHX 232053Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 32/00 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP118  
6//// T03220000 56017 TSNO  
 
METAR KLAA 232253Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR 32/00 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP115  
T03170000  
METAR KLAA 232153Z AUTO 13007KT 10SM CLR 32/02 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP114  
T03170022  
METAR KLAA 232053Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 31/04 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP119  
T03110039 57016  
 
METAR KSPD 232256Z AUTO 32006KT 29/02 A3005 RMK AO1 SLP119 T02940022  
METAR KSPD 232156Z AUTO 26004KT 29/03 A3005 RMK AO1 SLP118 T02940028  
METAR KSPD 232056Z AUTO 29/03 A3006 RMK AO1 SLP119 T02940028 57012  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 09/23/2020  
BURLINGTON - 06:38:26 MDT / 18:44:01 MDT  
PUEBLO - 06:47:50 MDT / 18:53:24 MDT  
LAMAR - 06:39:49 MDT / 18:45:23 MDT  
 
PUEBLO (KPUX) 09/23/20 23:40 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
10000 FT MSL...016/010  
9800 FT MSL...003/009  
9000 FT MSL...008/007  
8700 FT MSL...023/010  
8000 FT MSL...007/006  
7900 FT MSL...001/005  
7100 FT MSL...021/007  
7000 FT MSL...009/005  
6500 FT MSL...033/006  
6000 FT MSL...105/008  
 
PUEBLO AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2053 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z THURSDAY EVENING)  
ISSUED AT 253 PM MDT WED SEP 23 2020  
VFR CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AT ALL 3 TAF  
SITES; KPUB, KALS AND KCOS. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND DIURNALLY  
DRIVEN.  
 
* * * * * NORTHWEST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR KCAG 232253Z AUTO 26009KT 10SM CLR 26/M03 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP186  
T02611028  
METAR KCAG 232153Z AUTO 27012KT 10SM CLR 26/M03 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP188  
T02561028  
METAR KCAG 232053Z AUTO 29010G17KT 250V320 10SM CLR 26/M01 A3026 RMK  
AO2 SLP190 T02561011 58015  
 
METAR KHDN 232256Z AUTO 24010KT 10SM CLR 24/M02 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP181  
T02391022  
METAR KHDN 232156Z AUTO 27016KT 10SM CLR 24/M02 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP183  
T02441017  
METAR KHDN 232056Z AUTO 26008G18KT 230V300 10SM SCT090 24/M01 A3029 RMK  
AO2 SLP187 T02391011 58014  
 
METAR KSBS 232335Z AUTO 24009G15KT 10SM CLR 23/M02 A3026 RMK AO1  
T02291024  
METAR KSBS 232315Z AUTO 26011G17KT 10SM CLR 23/M03 A3026 RMK AO1  
T02311026  
METAR KSBS 232255Z AUTO 24010G19KT 10SM CLR 23/M02 A3026 RMK AO1  
T02331021  
 
METAR KC07 232335Z AUTO 30006KT 250V020 10SM CLR 12/M02 A3053 RMK  
AO2  
METAR KC07 232315Z AUTO 31008G16KT 280V340 10SM CLR 13/M02 A3053 RMK  
AO2  
METAR KC07 232255Z AUTO 28007G14KT 10SM CLR 13/M01 A3053 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K33V 232335Z AUTO 28012G16KT CLR 21/M06 A3036 RMK AO1  
METAR K33V 232315Z AUTO 26010G16KT CLR 21/M07 A3036 RMK AO1  
METAR K33V 232255Z AUTO 27010KT CLR 21/M07 A3036 RMK AO1  
 
METAR KEEO 232253Z AUTO 26008KT 10SM CLR 25/M03 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP173  
T02501033  
METAR KEEO 232153Z AUTO 27012G21KT 10SM CLR 25/M03 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP174  
T02501033  
METAR KEEO 232053Z AUTO 24013G21KT 10SM CLR 25/M01 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP178  
T02501011 58015  
 
METAR K20V 232335Z AUTO 36010KT 10SM CLR 23/00 A3031 RMK AO2  
METAR K20V 232315Z AUTO 33007KT 10SM CLR 23/00 A3031 RMK AO2  
METAR K20V 232255Z AUTO 36010G16KT 10SM CLR 23/M02 A3031 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KGNB 232330Z AUTO 26014G17KT 10SM SCT100 21/M03 A3035 RMK AO2  
T02111033  
METAR KGNB 232312Z AUTO 25013G17KT 10SM SCT100 21/M03 A3034 RMK AO2  
T02141034  
METAR KGNB 232252Z AUTO 26014G20KT 10SM BKN100 22/M03 A3034 RMK AO2  
T02201030  
 
METAR K0CO 232335Z AUTO 31018G24KT 10SM CLR 07/M03 A3064 RMK AO2  
PWINO  
METAR K0CO 232315Z AUTO 30021G27KT 10SM CLR 08/M02 A3064 RMK AO2  
PWINO  
METAR K0CO 232255Z AUTO 33020G29KT 10SM CLR 08/M01 A3064 RMK AO2  
PWINO  
 
METAR KC99 232330Z AUTO 30009G18KT 10SM CLR 12/M07 A3053 RMK AO2  
METAR KC99 232312Z AUTO 31008G17KT 10SM CLR 12/M06 A3053 RMK AO2  
METAR KC99 232249Z AUTO 30011G25KT 10SM CLR 13/M05 A3053 RMK AO2  
 
KGJT 232331Z 2400/2424 30005KT P6SM FEW120 FEW250  
FM240200 04005KT P6SM FEW120  
FM240600 10005KT P6SM SKC  
FM241500 13009KT P6SM SKC  
FM241800 16004KT P6SM SKC  
FM242100 29007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KGJT 232253Z 32007KT 10SM CLR 28/04 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP151  
T02780039  
METAR KGJT 232153Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/03 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP150  
T02780033  
METAR KGJT 232053Z 27007KT 10SM CLR 27/06 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP157 T02720056  
58022  
 
KRIL 232331Z 2400/2424 24006KT P6SM FEW110 FEW250  
FM240400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM242000 26012G20KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KRIL 232253Z AUTO 26005G15KT 10SM CLR 28/01 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP156  
T02780011 TSNO  
METAR KRIL 232153Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 28/M01 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP158  
T02831006 TSNO  
METAR KRIL 232053Z AUTO VRB06KT 10SM CLR 28/02 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP161  
T02780022 58027 TSNO  
 
METAR K5SM 232337Z AUTO 26006KT 210V320 10SM SCT070 13/M04 A3058 RMK  
AO2  
METAR K5SM 232331Z AUTO 25006KT 10SM SCT070 13/M05 A3058 RMK AO2  
METAR K5SM 232306Z AUTO 26007KT 10SM CLR 14/M04 A3058 RMK AO2  
 
KEGE 232331Z 2400/2424 VRB04KT P6SM FEW110 SCT250  
FM240300 10004KT P6SM FEW250  
FM241300 00000KT P6SM SKC  
FM242100 24013G21KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KEGE 232256Z VRB05KT 10SM FEW080 26/M01 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP182  
T02611006 PNO $  
METAR KEGE 232156Z VRB04KT 10SM CLR 25/00 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP185 T02500000  
PNO $  
METAR KEGE 232056Z 23011KT 10SM SCT120 26/01 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP183 6////  
T02560011 56026 PNO $  
 
KASE 232331Z 2400/2424 34008KT P6SM FEW110 FEW200  
FM240200 20007KT P6SM SKC  
FM241500 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM241800 35006KT P6SM SKC  
FM242100 30010G15KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KASE 232253Z COR 35006KT 10SM CLR 23/M03 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP157  
T02281028  
METAR KASE 232253Z VRB06KT 10SM CLR 23/M03 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP157  
T02281028  
METAR KASE 232253Z COR 35006KT 10SM CLR 23/M03 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP157  
T02281028  
 
METAR KCCU 232335Z AUTO 27009G14KT 10SM SCT065 SCT075 14/M04 A3062 RMK  
AO2  
METAR KCCU 232315Z AUTO 28005G20KT 10SM SCT055 SCT075 13/M05 A3062 RMK  
AO2  
METAR KCCU 232255Z AUTO 29013G21KT 10SM BKN055 OVC075 15/M03 A3062 RMK  
AO2  
 
METAR KLXV 232253Z AUTO 31010KT 10SM OVC090 16/M03 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP175  
T01561028  
METAR KLXV 232153Z AUTO 33009G22KT 10SM OVC095 16/M03 A3046 RMK AO2  
SLP169 T01611028  
METAR KLXV 232053Z AUTO 30011G16KT 10SM FEW100 17/M07 A3046 RMK AO2  
SLP164 T01721072 58010  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 09/23/2020  
RANGELY - 07:04:27 MDT / 19:10:03 MDT  
GRAND JUNCTION - 07:03:34 MDT / 19:09:08 MDT  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS - 06:56:37 MDT / 19:02:13 MDT  
 
GRAND JUNCTION (KGJX) 09/23/20 23:39 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
14000 FT MSL...004/015  
13000 FT MSL...025/013  
12000 FT MSL...331/012  
11800 FT MSL...320/007  
11100 FT MSL...309/016  
10400 FT MSL...347/007  
10000 FT MSL...023/005  
9900 FT MSL...317/011  
 
GRAND JUNCTION AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2001 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY AFTERNOON)  
ISSUED AT 1134 AM MDT WED SEP 23 2020  
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. EXPECT SOME  
CLOUDS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN THIS AFTERNOON, BUT NO  
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. WINDS WILL BE TERRAIN DRIVEN, WITH SOME  
AFTERNOON GUSTINESS.  
 
* * * * * SOUTHWEST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR KAJZ 232335Z AUTO 27012G18KT 10SM CLR 30/M04 A3016 RMK AO2  
T02961044 PWINO  
METAR KAJZ 232315Z AUTO 27013G17KT 10SM CLR 30/M04 A3016 RMK AO2  
T03001043 PWINO  
METAR KAJZ 232255Z AUTO 27012G21KT 10SM CLR 30/M04 A3016 RMK AO2  
T03021039 PWINO  
 
KMTJ 232331Z 2400/2424 34005KT P6SM FEW120 FEW250  
FM240200 15006KT P6SM SKC  
FM241500 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM241800 35005KT P6SM SKC  
FM242100 32008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KMTJ 232253Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM CLR 27/00 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP169  
T02670000  
METAR KMTJ 232153Z AUTO 29005KT 10SM CLR 26/01 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP169  
T02610011  
METAR KMTJ 232053Z AUTO 29010KT 10SM CLR 26/03 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP176  
T02610033 58019  
 
METAR KGUC 232256Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM CLR 22/M02 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP207  
T02171017  
METAR KGUC 232156Z AUTO 04006KT 10SM OVC110 23/M02 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP204  
T02281017  
METAR KGUC 232056Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM BKN100 BKN110 23/M01 A3032 RMK AO2  
SLP205 T02281011 56020  
 
METAR K7BM 232335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/M07 A3046 RMK AO2  
METAR K7BM 232315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT100 17/M09 A3046 RMK AO2  
METAR K7BM 232255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN100 17/M09 A3046 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KAEJ 232335Z AUTO 32013G19KT 10SM CLR 21/M07 A3032 RMK AO2  
T02121069  
METAR KAEJ 232315Z AUTO 33015G18KT 10SM CLR 23/M08 A3032 RMK AO2  
T02261081  
METAR KAEJ 232255Z AUTO 32007KT 10SM CLR 22/M09 A3032 RMK AO2  
T02231088  
 
METAR KANK 232335Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM CLR 24/M01 A3035 RMK AO1  
T02361007  
METAR KANK 232315Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM CLR 25/M07 A3035 RMK AO1  
T02531073  
METAR KANK 232255Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM CLR 25/M08 A3035 RMK AO1  
T02491077  
 
METAR KMYP 232335Z AUTO 06009KT 10SM -DZ BKN070 OVC090 10/M05 A3071 RMK  
AO2  
METAR KMYP 232315Z AUTO 06006KT 10SM SCT065 OVC080 11/M04 A3071 RMK  
AO2  
METAR KMYP 232255Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM SCT065 SCT080 OVC085 11/M05 A3071  
RMK AO2  
 
KTEX 232331Z 2400/2424 VRB04KT P6SM FEW090 FEW250  
FM240200 13004KT P6SM SKC  
FM241800 27007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KTEX 232335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/M06 A3046 RMK AO2  
METAR KTEX 232315Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM CLR 18/M07 A3046 RMK AO2  
METAR KTEX 232255Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR 18/M06 A3046 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K04V 232335Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM SCT120 22/M02 A3031 RMK AO2  
METAR K04V 232315Z AUTO 02006KT 10SM SCT120 22/M02 A3031 RMK AO2  
METAR K04V 232255Z AUTO 02012G17KT 10SM SCT110 23/M01 A3031 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KCEZ 232253Z AUTO 35014G21KT 10SM CLR 28/M01 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP157  
T02831006  
METAR KCEZ 232153Z AUTO 32015G27KT 10SM CLR 29/M02 A3020 RMK AO2 PK WND  
32027/2148 SLP156 T02891017  
METAR KCEZ 232053Z AUTO 32014G22KT 10SM CLR 28/M01 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP162  
T02831006 56016  
 
KDRO 232331Z 2400/2424 18010KT P6SM FEW110 FEW250  
FM240200 32008KT P6SM FEW110 FEW250  
FM240600 02004KT P6SM SKC  
FM241300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM242000 25009KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KDRO 232253Z AUTO 20008G15KT 10SM CLR 27/M01 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP149  
T02671006  
METAR KDRO 232153Z AUTO 25012G17KT 10SM CLR 28/M01 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP144  
T02781006  
METAR KDRO 232053Z AUTO VRB05G14KT 10SM CLR 26/M02 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP155  
T02611017 56020  
 
METAR KPSO 232335Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM CLR 25/M06 A3028 RMK AO2  
T02511060  
METAR KPSO 232315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/M06 A3028 RMK AO2  
T02531059  
METAR KPSO 232255Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 25/M06 A3028 RMK AO2  
T02521063  
 
METAR KCPW 232334Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT085 12/M07 A3066 RMK AO2  
METAR KCPW 232314Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN085 13/M07 A3066 RMK AO2  
METAR KCPW 232254Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM BKN085 13/M07 A3066 RMK AO2  
 
KALS 232329Z 2400/2424 07007KT P6SM FEW120  
FM240300 VRB05KT P6SM SKC  
FM241900 23008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KALS 232252Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW100 24/M02 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP179  
T02391022  
METAR KALS 232152Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM CLR 24/M02 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP176  
T02391022  
METAR KALS 232052Z AUTO 34009G18KT 10SM CLR 24/M02 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP178  
T02391017 58017  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 09/23/2020  
VAIL - 06:54:46 MDT / 19:00:22 MDT  
DURANGO - 07:00:50 MDT / 19:06:24 MDT  
ALAMOSA - 06:52:51 MDT / 18:58:25 MDT  
 
GRAND JUNCTION (KGJX) 09/23/20 23:39 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
14000 FT MSL...004/015  
13000 FT MSL...025/013  
12000 FT MSL...331/012  
11800 FT MSL...320/007  
11100 FT MSL...309/016  
10400 FT MSL...347/007  
10000 FT MSL...023/005  
9900 FT MSL...317/011  
 
GRAND JUNCTION AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2001 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY AFTERNOON)  
ISSUED AT 1134 AM MDT WED SEP 23 2020  
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. EXPECT SOME  
CLOUDS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN THIS AFTERNOON, BUT NO  
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. WINDS WILL BE TERRAIN DRIVEN, WITH SOME  
AFTERNOON GUSTINESS.  
 
* * * * * ARIZONA * * * * *  
 
KPGA 232333Z 2400/2424 VRB05KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KPGA 232253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 32/M05 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP131  
T03221050 TSNO  
METAR KPGA 232153Z AUTO 12004KT 10SM CLR 32/M02 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP139  
T03221022 TSNO  
 
METAR KRQE 232253Z AUTO VRB06KT 10SM CLR 28/M02 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP128  
T02781017 TSNO  
METAR KRQE 232153Z AUTO 05007KT 10SM CLR 28/M02 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP125  
T02831017 TSNO  
 
FLAGSTAFF (KFSX) 09/23/20 23:39 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
19000 FT MSL...051/015  
18000 FT MSL...345/013  
16500 FT MSL...339/007  
16000 FT MSL...345/008  
15000 FT MSL...334/007  
14000 FT MSL...322/011  
11000 FT MSL...028/014  
10000 FT MSL...004/007  
10000 FT MSL...016/007  
9200 FT MSL...303/004  
9000 FT MSL...018/011  
8500 FT MSL...355/011  
8100 FT MSL...038/011  
8000 FT MSL...026/010  
7800 FT MSL...038/011  
 
FLAGSTAFF AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2050 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION...FOR THE 00Z PACKAGE
 
VFR CONDITIONS WITH WINDS  
GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 KTS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE NEXT 24 HRS.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH 01Z IN EXTREME SOUTHERN APACHE COUNTY,  
SOUTH OF KSOW. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.  
 
* * * * * UTAH * * * * *  
 
KSLC 232332Z 2400/2506 32004KT P6SM SCT250  
FM240300 15006KT P6SM FEW250  
FM241500 17012G18KT P6SM FEW250  
FM242000 32010KT P6SM FEW250  
METAR KSLC 232254Z 15004KT 10SM FEW120 SCT200 BKN230 30/02 A3012 RMK AO2  
SLP148 FU ALFT T03000017  
METAR KSLC 232154Z 28006KT 10SM SCT200 BKN230 30/02 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP149  
FU ALFT T03000017  
METAR KSLC 232054Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM SCT200 BKN230 29/02 A3015 RMK AO2  
SLP158 FU ALFT T02890022 58016  
 
KVEL 232331Z 2400/2424 VRB03KT P6SM FEW120 FEW250  
FM240200 29005KT P6SM SKC  
FM241400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM242100 21010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KVEL 232253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 27/00 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP168  
T02670000  
METAR KVEL 232153Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 26/02 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP172  
T02610017  
METAR KVEL 232053Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/02 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP179  
T02500022 58019  
 
METAR KPUC 232253Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM CLR 28/00 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP157  
T02780000  
METAR KPUC 232153Z AUTO 21007KT 10SM CLR 28/01 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP156  
T02830006  
 
KCNY 232331Z 2400/2424 23007KT P6SM FEW120  
FM240200 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM242000 23010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KCNY 232253Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM CLR 30/01 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP145  
T03000011  
METAR KCNY 232153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 29/03 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP152  
T02890033  
METAR KCNY 232053Z AUTO 10SM CLR 29/04 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP158 T02890044  
58020  
 
SALT LAKE CITY (KMTX) 09/23/20 23:38 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
22000 FT MSL...348/002  
20000 FT MSL...356/002  
16000 FT MSL...282/030  
14000 FT MSL...284/014  
13700 FT MSL...274/014  
13000 FT MSL...270/014  
12200 FT MSL...251/010  
12000 FT MSL...246/012  
11000 FT MSL...265/008  
11000 FT MSL...243/013  
10000 FT MSL...250/015  
10000 FT MSL...250/015  
9100 FT MSL...254/014  
9000 FT MSL...247/015  
8400 FT MSL...261/014  
8000 FT MSL...250/014  
7700 FT MSL...256/011  
7200 FT MSL...244/010  
7000 FT MSL...248/009  
6900 FT MSL...242/009  
 
SALT LAKE CITY AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2222 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
LIGHT WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL WORK BACK TO THE  
SOUTHEAST BETWEEN 03Z AND 04Z. PREVAILING VFR CONDITIONS WITH ANY  
CEILINGS WELL ABOVE 12 KFT ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE CURRENT  
TAF PERIOD.  
 
* * * * * WYOMING * * * * *  
 
KEVW 232332Z 2400/2424 27012G22KT P6SM SCT250  
FM240200 27009KT P6SM FEW250  
FM240500 19006KT P6SM FEW250  
FM241600 24015G27KT P6SM FEW250  
FM241800 24023G33KT P6SM FEW250=  
METAR KEVW 232253Z AUTO 24013G18KT 10SM CLR 23/M07 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP179  
T02331067  
METAR KEVW 232153Z AUTO 27015G23KT 10SM CLR 24/M07 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP178  
T02391067  
METAR KEVW 232053Z AUTO 30014KT 10SM CLR 24/M07 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP182  
6//// T02391072 58009  
 
KRKS 232323Z 2400/2424 27015G25KT P6SM SCT150  
FM240300 20006KT P6SM SCT250  
FM241800 24025G35KT P6SM FEW200  
METAR KRKS 232254Z AUTO 29012G23KT 10SM CLR 23/M03 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP175  
T02281028  
METAR KRKS 232154Z AUTO 28018G24KT 10SM CLR 22/M04 A3027 RMK AO2 PK WND  
26028/2113 SLP173 T02221039  
METAR KRKS 232054Z AUTO 29014G24KT 10SM CLR 23/M02 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP174  
T02331017 58015  
 
KRWL 232337Z 2400/2424 27018G25KT P6SM SKC  
FM240100 27009KT P6SM SKC  
FM240300 24007KT P6SM SKC  
FM241200 23005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KRWL 232253Z AUTO 29016G27KT 10SM CLR 23/M06 A3024 RMK AO2 PK WND  
24032/2210 SLP151 T02331061  
METAR KRWL 232153Z AUTO 28014G29KT 10SM CLR 24/M05 A3025 RMK AO2 PK WND  
25033/2102 SLP154 T02391050  
METAR KRWL 232053Z AUTO 28020G29KT 10SM CLR 24/M05 A3026 RMK AO2 PK WND  
27031/2028 SLP156 T02441050 56012  
 
KLAR 232337Z 2400/2424 30015G18KT P6SM SKC  
FM240100 27009KT P6SM SKC  
FM240600 24008KT P6SM SKC  
FM241300 23011KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KLAR 232253Z AUTO 30013KT 10SM CLR 21/M06 A3024 RMK AO2 PK WND  
28028/2157 SLP149 T02111056  
METAR KLAR 232153Z AUTO 29016G24KT 10SM CLR 23/M07 A3024 RMK AO2 PK WND  
29028/2111 SLP142 T02331067  
METAR KLAR 232053Z AUTO 29015G28KT 10SM CLR 23/M06 A3025 RMK AO2 PK WND  
28028/2050 SLP141 T02331061 56010  
 
KCYS 232337Z 2400/2424 32012G20KT P6SM FEW200  
FM240200 31008KT P6SM SKC  
FM240800 27010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KCYS 232253Z 33013G22KT 10SM CLR 26/M04 A3016 RMK AO2 PK WND  
31028/2208 SLP123 T02561044  
METAR KCYS 232153Z 33017G25KT 10SM CLR 26/M04 A3016 RMK AO2 PK WND  
30027/2101 SLP121 T02611044  
METAR KCYS 232053Z 32014G24KT 10SM FEW110 27/M03 A3016 RMK AO2 PK WND  
35027/1957 SLP126 T02671028 57015  
 
RIVERTON (KRIW) 09/23/20 23:38 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
14600 FT MSL...290/006  
14000 FT MSL...297/020  
13000 FT MSL...296/021  
12700 FT MSL...281/016  
12000 FT MSL...273/021  
11200 FT MSL...268/016  
11000 FT MSL...291/017  
10000 FT MSL...239/018  
10000 FT MSL...273/014  
9000 FT MSL...295/013  
9000 FT MSL...300/019  
8100 FT MSL...274/012  
8000 FT MSL...304/015  
7400 FT MSL...248/019  
7000 FT MSL...247/022  
6700 FT MSL...257/012  
6200 FT MSL...253/013  
6000 FT MSL...259/012  
6000 FT MSL...241/012  
 
CHEYENNE (KCYS) 09/23/20 23:32 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
14000 FT MSL...292/023  
13000 FT MSL...292/024  
12400 FT MSL...296/026  
12000 FT MSL...305/025  
11000 FT MSL...298/023  
10700 FT MSL...296/022  
10000 FT MSL...310/025  
9000 FT MSL...309/026  
8900 FT MSL...309/025  
8000 FT MSL...310/028  
7200 FT MSL...315/023  
7100 FT MSL...312/016  
7000 FT MSL...313/025  
 
RIVERTON AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2327 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z THURSDAY EVENING)  
ISSUED AT 526 PM MDT WED SEP 23 2020  
VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE PERIOD AT ALL  
SITES. GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE IN THE SOUTH THROUGH 02Z AND WILL  
BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON  
HOURS. WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS ALL SITES AFTER 18Z AND MAY GUST  
OVER 25 KNOTS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF KCOD. WINDS WILL GUST OVER 30  
KNOTS AT KRIW AND KPNA AND 35 KNOTS AT KRKS THROUGH THE END OF THE  
TAF PERIOD.  
 
CHEYENNE AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2033 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY AFTERNOON)  
ISSUED AT 1117 AM MDT WED SEP 23 2020  
VFR FLIGHT CONDITIONS THROUGH 00Z. HIGH CIGS SHOULD STAY ABOVE  
12,000 FEET FOR MOST TERMINALS THROUGH THIS EVENING. GUSTY WINDS  
OF 20-25 KNOTS FOR ALL TERMINALS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH 00Z EXCEPT  
FOR CDR, WHERE GUSTS SHOULD BE LIMITED TO NEAR 10 KNOTS. WILDFIRE  
SMOKE IS EXPECTED TO BE TRANSPORTED SOUTHEAST, AWAY FROM MOST  
TERMINALS, WITH POTENTIALLY LAR SEEING HZ BRIEFLY, BUT CONFIDENCE  
IN THIS TREND IS LOW.  
 
* * * * * NEBRASKA * * * * *  
 
METAR KIBM 232335Z AUTO 32010KT 10SM CLR 28/M03 A3008 RMK AO2  
T02801033  
METAR KIBM 232315Z AUTO 32009G14KT 10SM CLR 29/M02 A3007 RMK AO2  
T02851022  
METAR KIBM 232255Z AUTO 31012G18KT 10SM CLR 29/M02 A3007 RMK AO2  
T02861022  
 
KSNY 232337Z 2400/2424 33012KT P6SM FEW150  
FM240100 36010KT P6SM FEW150  
FM240400 30006KT P6SM SKC  
FM241300 26010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KSNY 232253Z AUTO 35008KT 300V020 10SM CLR 30/00 A3001 RMK AO2  
SLP111 T03000000  
METAR KSNY 232153Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM CLR 30/M01 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP118  
T03001006  
METAR KSNY 232053Z AUTO 01008KT 10SM CLR 31/01 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP115  
T03060006 58015  
 
METAR KOGA 232335Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM SCT120 30/04 A2995 RMK AO2  
T03040035  
METAR KOGA 232315Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM SCT120 30/04 A2995 RMK AO2  
T03020036  
METAR KOGA 232256Z AUTO 29008KT 10SM CLR 32/02 A2995 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KIML 232253Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM CLR 32/06 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP112  
T03170056  
METAR KIML 232153Z AUTO 26010KT 10SM CLR 32/05 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP111  
T03220050  
METAR KIML 232053Z AUTO 28010KT 10SM CLR 33/05 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP112  
T03280050 56016  
 
KMCK 232323Z 2400/2424 VRB06KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KMCK 232253Z AUTO 19004KT 8SM CLR 32/07 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP104  
T03220067  
METAR KMCK 232153Z AUTO 19007KT 8SM CLR 33/07 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP107  
T03280072  
METAR KMCK 232053Z AUTO 21007KT 7SM CLR 33/08 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP110  
T03280083 58023  
 
NORTH PLATTE (KLNX) 09/23/20 23:42 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
13000 FT MSL...310/018  
12000 FT MSL...303/019  
12000 FT MSL...288/018  
11000 FT MSL...286/018  
10000 FT MSL...289/017  
9000 FT MSL...298/016  
8700 FT MSL...303/016  
8000 FT MSL...304/018  
7500 FT MSL...313/017  
7000 FT MSL...302/018  
6400 FT MSL...316/018  
6000 FT MSL...305/019  
5600 FT MSL...319/016  
5000 FT MSL...322/016  
4800 FT MSL...320/015  
4100 FT MSL...324/015  
4000 FT MSL...305/019  
3700 FT MSL...304/019  
3400 FT MSL...304/018  
 
NORTH PLATTE AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2321 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z THURSDAY EVENING)  
ISSUED AT 614 PM CDT WED SEP 23 2020  
VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. A  
FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS SLOWLY PROGRESSING THROUGH THE CENTRAL  
SANDHILLS CURRENTLY, AND HAS LEAD TO MORE NORTHERLY WINDS BEHIND  
THE FRONT, INCLUDING AT THE VTN TERMINAL. THIS BOUNDARY WILL ONLY  
LEAD TO BRIEF NORTHERLY WINDS OVERNIGHT AREA WIDE, BEFORE WINDS  
SHIFT BACK SOUTHERLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* * * * * KANSAS * * * * *  
 
KGLD 232323Z 2400/2424 VRB06KT P6SM VCTS SCT100CB  
FM240030 VRB06KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KGLD 232253Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 32/04 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP107  
T03220044  
METAR KGLD 232153Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM CLR 32/04 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP110  
T03170039  
METAR KGLD 232053Z AUTO 10SM CLR 32/03 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP115 T03170033  
56017  
 
KGCK 232320Z 2400/2424 17007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KGCK 232254Z VRB06KT 10SM CLR 28/12 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP126  
T02780117  
METAR KGCK 232154Z COR 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/12 A3000  
METAR KGCK 232154Z 10SM CLR 28/12 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP128 T02780117  
 
METAR KLBL 232256Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 28/11 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP134  
T02830111  
METAR KLBL 232156Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 29/11 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP135  
T02890106  
METAR KLBL 232056Z AUTO 11007KT 080V150 10SM CLR 28/11 A3002 RMK AO2  
SLP136 T02830111 56016  
 
METAR KEHA 232335Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM CLR 29/11 A3004 RMK AO2  
T02860106  
METAR KEHA 232315Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM CLR 30/10 A3003 RMK AO2  
T02950103  
METAR KEHA 232255Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM CLR 30/10 A3003 RMK AO2  
T02990097  
 
GOODLAND (KGLD) 09/23/20 23:38 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
15000 FT MSL...317/021  
14900 FT MSL...318/022  
14000 FT MSL...315/020  
13000 FT MSL...315/018  
12700 FT MSL...317/019  
12000 FT MSL...315/017  
11000 FT MSL...323/016  
10000 FT MSL...320/013  
9300 FT MSL...323/014  
9000 FT MSL...322/013  
8100 FT MSL...322/013  
8000 FT MSL...322/013  
7000 FT MSL...320/013  
7000 FT MSL...319/013  
6200 FT MSL...319/012  
6000 FT MSL...320/011  
5500 FT MSL...316/011  
5000 FT MSL...317/009  
4800 FT MSL...319/010  
4300 FT MSL...354/009  
4100 FT MSL...356/009  
4000 FT MSL...010/009  
 
DODGE CITY (KDDC) 09/23/20 23:37 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
14000 FT MSL...002/003  
13900 FT MSL...013/003  
13000 FT MSL...012/021  
12000 FT MSL...014/017  
11700 FT MSL...010/013  
11000 FT MSL...007/016  
10000 FT MSL...351/018  
9800 FT MSL...348/018  
9000 FT MSL...338/019  
8200 FT MSL...334/018  
8000 FT MSL...333/018  
7000 FT MSL...316/013  
7000 FT MSL...322/014  
6000 FT MSL...281/010  
6000 FT MSL...281/010  
5100 FT MSL...239/007  
5000 FT MSL...235/007  
4300 FT MSL...204/008  
4000 FT MSL...196/009  
3800 FT MSL...187/009  
3200 FT MSL...180/012  
3000 FT MSL...178/012  
3000 FT MSL...178/012  
 
GOODLAND AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2015 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY AFTERNOON)  
ISSUED AT 1040 AM MDT WED SEP 23 2020  
FOR KGLD AND KMCK, VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD. IN  
GENERAL BOTH TERMINALS WILL SEE A VARIABLE TO SOUTHWEST WIND AT  
SPEEDS UNDER 10KTS TODAY. FOR TONIGHT WINDS STEADILY VEER TO THE  
WEST THEN NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS UNDER 10KTS. FOR THURSDAY MORNING  
WINDS GENERALLY FROM THE NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS UNDER 10KTS AT KGLD  
WHILE KMCK HAS A VARIABLE WIND 5KTS OR LESS.  
 
DODGE CITY AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2238 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z THURSDAY EVENING)  
ISSUED AT 534 PM CDT WED SEP 23 2020  
CLEAR SKY AND VARIABLE WIND IS IN PLACE ACROSS THE AREA AT THIS TIME.  
A CLEAR SKY IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT. MUCH  
DRIER AIR IS IN PLACE IN THE WEST THAN LAST EVENING. ANY GROUND LEVEL  
FOG THAT COULD DEVELOP IN THE NEAR CALM WIND AXIS/HIGHER DEW  
POINT INTERFACE SHOULD BE VERY LOCALIZED - NEAR AND SOUTHEAST OF  
DDC AS SUGGESTED BY THE HRRR ARW/NMM MODEL VSBY OUTPUT - AFTER 9  
Z.  
 
* * * * * TEXAS/OKLAHOMA * * * * *  
 
KGUY 232326Z 2400/2424 16006KT P6SM SKC  
FM240500 25007KT P6SM SKC  
FM241400 29010KT P6SM SKC=  
METAR KGUY 232253Z AUTO 15007KT 10SM CLR 29/09 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP119  
T02890089  
METAR KGUY 232153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 29/10 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP118  
T02940100  
METAR KGUY 232053Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 29/11 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP121  
T02890111 56017  
 
KDHT 232326Z 2400/2424 13007KT P6SM FEW300  
FM240500 26006KT P6SM SKC  
FM241700 22010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KDHT 232253Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM CLR 28/08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP131  
T02830078  
METAR KDHT 232153Z AUTO 13006KT 10SM CLR 28/09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP129  
T02830094  
 
AMARILLO (KAMA) 09/23/20 23:36 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
15000 FT MSL...350/023  
14000 FT MSL...353/021  
13000 FT MSL...005/018  
12000 FT MSL...015/016  
11600 FT MSL...018/015  
11000 FT MSL...018/016  
10000 FT MSL...024/015  
9900 FT MSL...024/015  
9000 FT MSL...019/014  
8200 FT MSL...015/013  
8000 FT MSL...013/012  
7000 FT MSL...019/008  
6500 FT MSL...044/006  
6000 FT MSL...079/005  
5000 FT MSL...089/008  
4700 FT MSL...083/009  
4600 FT MSL...098/011  
4000 FT MSL...085/014  
4000 FT MSL...096/013  
 
AMARILLO AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2333 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
 
FOR THE 00Z TAFS, ANY FOG AND LOW CLOUDS THAT MIGHT FORM LATE  
TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING SHOULD REMAIN WELL EAST OF THE  
TERMINAL SITES. THEREFORE, VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL  
AT KGUY, KDHT, AND KAMA THROUGH LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
02  
 
* * * * * NEW MEXICO * * * * *  
 
KFMN 232334Z 2400/2424 30015G25KT P6SM SKC  
FM240100 33011KT P6SM SKC  
FM240600 34006KT P6SM SKC  
FM241900 25008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KFMN 232253Z 28018G31KT 10SM CLR 29/M01 A3013 RMK AO2 PK WND  
29031/2245 SLP149 T02891006 $  
METAR KFMN 232153Z 28019G26KT 10SM CLR 29/01 A3015 RMK AO2 PK WND  
26030/2132 SLP150 T02940006 $  
METAR KFMN 232053Z 28018G29KT 10SM CLR 29/01 A3016 RMK AO2 PK WND  
28029/2051 SLP152 T02890011 56022 $  
 
METAR KSKX 232256Z AUTO 34014G18KT 10SM CLR 25/M01 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP187  
T02501011  
METAR KSKX 232156Z AUTO 35015G20KT 10SM CLR 25/M02 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP185  
T02501017  
METAR KSKX 232056Z AUTO 01015G22KT 10SM CLR 24/M01 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP186  
T02441006 58017  
 
KLVS 232334Z 2400/2424 06011KT P6SM FEW090 SCT150  
FM240400 VRB06KT P6SM SKC  
FM240900 36005KT P6SM SKC  
FM241800 19011KT P6SM FEW110  
METAR KLVS 232253Z AUTO 05009KT 10SM CLR 24/01 A3024 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE  
SLP142 T02440006  
METAR KLVS 232153Z AUTO 14007KT 100V170 10SM SCT095 26/00 A3023 RMK AO2  
SLP134 T02610000  
 
METAR KRTN 232253Z AUTO 06010G18KT 10SM CLR 24/02 A3020 RMK AO2 LTG  
DSNT S SLP158 T02440017  
METAR KRTN 232153Z AUTO 04015G23KT 10SM BKN100 24/02 A3019 RMK AO2 LTG  
DSNT S AND SW SLP152 T02440017  
METAR KRTN 232053Z AUTO 03016G26KT 10SM CLR 27/02 A3018 RMK AO2 PK WND  
03026/2048 LTG DSNT SW SLP142 T02720022 58009  
 
METAR KCAO 232255Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 27/04 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP131  
T02720039  
METAR KCAO 232155Z AUTO 08005G14KT 8SM CLR 28/04 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP128  
T02830044  
 
ALBUQUERQUE (KABX) 09/23/20 23:40 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
17100 FT MSL...325/005  
15000 FT MSL...047/012  
14800 FT MSL...292/013  
14000 FT MSL...348/020  
13000 FT MSL...346/020  
12900 FT MSL...320/010  
12000 FT MSL...354/015  
11400 FT MSL...314/013  
11000 FT MSL...348/015  
10000 FT MSL...343/016  
9000 FT MSL...345/018  
8300 FT MSL...306/015  
8000 FT MSL...338/019  
7000 FT MSL...335/018  
7000 FT MSL...334/014  
6500 FT MSL...336/018  
6300 FT MSL...334/018  
 
ALBUQUERQUE AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 2029 UTC WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  
   
AVIATION
 
 
18Z TAF CYCLE  
VFR CONDITIONS PREVAIL AND ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE NEXT  
24 HOURS AND BEYOND. HAZE FROM WESTERN WILDFIRES MAY LIMIT THE  
VISIBILITY DOWN TO BETWEEN 7-9SM AT KTCC AND KROW. STRONG/ERRATIC  
WIND GUSTS WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT FROM ISOLATED CONVECTION THIS  
AFTERNOON/EVENING, WITH POTENTIAL FOR IMPACTS AT KLVS, KTCC AND  
POSSIBLY KSAF AND KROW. ONLY GOING WITH VCTS IN LVS AND VCSH AT  
KSAF AND KTCC DUE TO LOW CONFIDENCE ON THE EXTENT OF CONVECTION  
THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. DRY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.  
 
* * * * * WINDS AND TEMPERATURES ALOFT FORECASTS * * * * *  
 
DATA BASED ON 231200Z  
VALID 231800Z FOR USE 1700-2100Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000  
FT 3000 6000 9000 12000 18000 24000 30000 34000 39000  
SLC 9900 2707+13 2713+05 3226-09 3134-19 333836 334047 334258  
BCE 3005+07 3514-08 3531-20 363836 364146 353956  
LND 3012+13 2922+04 3026-10 3138-21 314537 325448 335958  
RKS 2915 2824+05 3123-10 3233-21 334237 345148 345858  
GJT 9900+13 3308+06 3420-10 3529-22 353938 365147 354556  
FMN 3215+14 3519+06 3517-10 3525-22 014238 014747 353352  
ABQ 3317+14 3319+06 3117-10 3313-22 341639 332046 312949  
MBW 2819 2923+05 3122-11 3225-23 333638 345048 345658  
DEN 3413+13 3418+05 3220-11 3418-23 342540 353449 343953  
PUB 0118+13 3609+06 3213-11 3213-23 281540 301850 343151  
ALS 0112+06 3516-10 3318-23 321839 342748 343151  
TCC 9900 3208+15 3212+07 3115-11 3120-22 321839 292646 274449  
BFF 3013 3016+13 3015+05 3019-11 3119-23 322640 343349 334055  
GLD 2512 2509+14 9900+06 3608-11 3410-23 291739 302251 312352  
GCK 2409+19 9900+13 0207+05 0105-11 3610-23 321640 332049 282250  
GAG 9900+17 3611+13 0115+04 3411-11 3212-22 301339 271947 264948  
AMA 2908 9900+13 3309+06 3319-11 3220-23 311938 283245 265349  
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DATA BASED ON 231200Z  
VALID 240000Z FOR USE 2100-0600Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000  
FT 3000 6000 9000 12000 18000 24000 30000 34000 39000  
SLC 9900 2610+14 2617+07 3019-08 3027-19 313136 313646 314257  
BCE 3307+09 0113-07 3623-18 352636 342846 333157  
LND 2805+14 2814+07 3230-09 3139-20 325037 324747 315059  
RKS 2815 2816+06 3223-08 3234-20 324337 325047 324858  
GJT 3206+16 3410+08 3418-09 3533-20 353836 354346 354157  
FMN 3019+17 3217+08 0221-08 0131-20 014336 024846 364156  
ABQ 3315+17 3316+08 0117-09 0124-21 024538 024546 343051  
MBW 3017 3019+06 3227-10 3337-21 334437 335047 325358  
DEN 3405+15 3410+07 3224-11 3429-21 354437 355247 355257  
PUB 0106+16 0210+07 3523-10 3525-22 364438 015647 353555  
ALS 3607+08 3622-10 3627-21 364438 025647 353554  
TCC 0608 0805+15 9900+07 3213-11 3315-22 342238 342447 302449  
BFF 3214 3115+14 3115+05 3026-11 3229-22 334438 345247 335958  
GLD 9900 3005+14 3012+06 3116-11 3122-23 353539 354548 353253  
GCK 2207+19 3107+14 3408+05 3510-10 3414-23 332139 322149 322351  
GAG 9900+17 3614+13 0117+04 3515-10 3418-22 362539 331948 273549  
AMA 1510 3307+13 3413+06 3322-10 3419-21 341639 302147 273449  
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DATA BASED ON 231200Z  
VALID 241200Z FOR USE 0600-1700Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000  
FT 3000 6000 9000 12000 18000 24000 30000 34000 39000  
SLC 2010 2321+16 2418+08 2525-07 2734-20 263736 263646 263957  
BCE 2307+09 2707-06 3009-19 301236 291446 291557  
LND 2718+15 2820+09 2826-08 2937-20 294437 293647 285459  
RKS 2517 2819+08 2824-07 3032-20 303636 303447 294259  
GJT 9900+15 2709+08 3212-07 3221-19 322436 332546 323058  
FMN 0905+16 9900+09 0216-07 0124-19 012636 362646 352457  
ABQ 9900+15 0307+08 0321-08 0331-19 023735 033645 033456  
MBW 2726 2826+08 3123-08 3233-20 303336 303847 304758  
DEN 2807+14 3111+07 3521-09 3328-19 332636 342947 333957  
PUB 9900+14 3006+06 0122-08 3630-20 012536 362847 354157  
ALS 3307+07 0121-07 0129-20 012837 012647 363657  
TCC 3107 0310+14 0409+06 0118-09 0227-20 034036 024346 043555  
BFF 2308 2915+13 3019+06 3331-10 3227-20 323537 323848 314858  
GLD 3310 3211+14 3217+05 3523-09 3532-20 013137 344247 365158  
GCK 3306+22 3510+13 3617+05 3421-10 3629-21 034736 025147 014156  
GAG 3207+20 3507+13 0213+05 3419-10 3624-21 013537 013746 351754  
AMA 3008 3507+13 0114+06 0117-10 0124-21 023637 023646 011754  
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