227  
NZUS99 KBOU 200647  
SYNBOU  
 
HOT-AIR BALLOON FORECAST FOR COLORADO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER, COLORADO  
0045 MDT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
 
* * * * * NORTHEAST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR KFNL 200556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/03 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP273  
6//// T00720028 10172 20067 51009 PNO $  
SPECI KFNL 200509Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM CLR 08/M02 A3042 RMK AO2 PNO $  
METAR KFNL 200456Z AUTO 00000KT 2SM HZ CLR 08/M02 A3041 RMK AO2 VIS  
3/4V5 SLP269 T00831022 PNO $  
 
METAR KGXY 200556Z 02004KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP299  
T00221017 10161 20022 51011 FZRANO  
METAR KGXY 200456Z 29007KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP294  
T00331011  
METAR KGXY 200356Z 33005KT 10SM CLR 04/M02 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP290  
T00441017  
 
METAR KLMO 200535Z AUTO 30003KT 10SM CLR 07/00 A3043 RMK AO2  
T00701005  
METAR KLMO 200515Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 07/M01 A3043 RMK AO2  
T00681009  
METAR KLMO 200455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/M01 A3043 RMK AO2  
T00771010  
 
METAR KBDU 200630Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM CLR 08/M02 A3041 RMK AO2  
METAR KBDU 200612Z AUTO 26003KT 10SM CLR 08/M02 A3041 RMK AO2  
METAR KBDU 200553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3041 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KEIK 200630Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/00 A3047 RMK AO2  
T00131004  
METAR KEIK 200612Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/00 A3047 RMK AO2  
T00181004  
METAR KEIK 200554Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/00 A3047 RMK AO2  
T00191002  
 
KBJC 200537Z 2006/2106 32008KT P6SM SKC  
FM201400 VRB05KT P6SM SKC  
FM201900 09008KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 28007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KBJC 200630Z AUTO 31008KT 10SM CLR 10/M03 A3043 RMK AO2  
METAR KBJC 200612Z AUTO 32009KT 10SM CLR 10/M03 A3043 RMK AO2  
METAR KBJC 200554Z AUTO 31008KT 10SM CLR 10/M03 A3043 RMK AO2  
 
KDEN 200537Z 2006/2112 20010KT P6SM SKC  
FM201600 34005KT P6SM SKC  
FM201900 04008KT P6SM SKC  
FM202200 10009KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 18010KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KDEN 200553Z 21007KT 10SM CLR 08/M05 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP257  
T00781050 10156 20061 51010  
METAR KDEN 200453Z 21008KT 10SM CLR 08/M05 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP256  
T00831050  
METAR KDEN 200353Z 17010KT 10SM CLR 06/M04 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP260  
T00611044  
 
METAR KFTG 200630Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A3042 RMK AO2  
T00481023  
METAR KFTG 200612Z AUTO 20007KT 10SM CLR 05/M03 A3043 RMK AO2  
T00531026  
METAR KFTG 200548Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3043 RMK AO2  
T00751033  
 
KBKF 200103Z 2001/2107 14009KT 9999 SKC QNH3035INS WND 100V230  
TX19/2023Z TN05/2012Z  
METAR KBKF 200558Z 18007KT 10SM CLR 05/M04 A3043 RMK AO2A SLP270  
T00471043 10138 20047 51010  
METAR KBKF 200458Z 18007KT 10SM CLR 06/M04 A3042 RMK AO2A SLP267  
T00621043  
METAR KBKF 200358Z 21004KT 10SM CLR 06/M04 A3041 RMK AO2A SLP267  
T00561040  
 
KAPA 200537Z 2006/2106 19008KT P6SM SKC  
FM201700 34005KT P6SM SKC  
FM201900 03008KT P6SM SKC  
FM202300 11009KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 18009KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KAPA 200553Z 11005KT 10SM CLR 04/M04 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP283  
T00441039 10156 20039 51009  
METAR KAPA 200453Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/M04 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP278  
T00671044  
METAR KAPA 200353Z 19006KT 10SM CLR 07/M04 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP278  
T00721039  
 
METAR KMNH 200629Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM CLR 02/M06 A3048 RMK AO2  
METAR KMNH 200605Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM CLR 01/M06 A3048 RMK AO2  
METAR KMNH 200548Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM CLR 01/M06 A3048 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KFMM 200635Z AUTO 27006KT 10SM 05/M04 A3040 RMK AO2 T00451042  
METAR KFMM 200615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 08/M05 A3040 RMK AO2 T00831050  
METAR KFMM 200555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 09/M05 A3040 RMK AO2 T00871050  
10146 20060 402070025  
 
METAR KSTK 200640Z AUTO 20003KT 10SM CLR 00/M01 A3036 RMK AO2  
METAR KSTK 200620Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM CLR 00/M01 A3036 RMK AO2  
METAR KSTK 200600Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 00/M01 A3037 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KAKO 200553Z AUTO 21007KT 10SM CLR 06/M02 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP269  
T00561022 10133 20044 51010 $  
METAR KAKO 200453Z AUTO 20006KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP270  
T00501022 $  
METAR KAKO 200353Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR 07/M02 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP267  
T00671022 $  
 
METAR KLIC 200555Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR M02/M03 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP284  
T10171028 10128 21017 51011  
METAR KLIC 200455Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR M01/M02 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP282  
T10061022  
METAR KLIC 200355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M03 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP277  
T00111028  
 
METAR KHEQ 200630Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A3035 RMK AO2  
METAR KHEQ 200610Z AUTO 27008KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A3036 RMK AO2  
METAR KHEQ 200550Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A3036 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K2V6 200634Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM CLR 00/M02 A3037 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V6 200614Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM CLR 00/M02 A3037 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V6 200549Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3037 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K2V5 200635Z AUTO 25007KT 10SM CLR 02/M01 A3037 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V5 200615Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3036 RMK AO2  
METAR K2V5 200555Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3037 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KITR 200553Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP271  
T00111022 10150 20011 51009  
METAR KITR 200453Z AUTO 26006KT 8SM CLR 01/M02 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP269  
T00111022  
METAR KITR 200353Z AUTO 26004KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP268  
T00221022  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 10/20/2018  
FORT COLLINS - 07:17:01 MDT / 18:12:59 MDT  
DENVER - 07:15:35 MDT / 18:13:34 MDT  
STERLING - 07:09:44 MDT / 18:05:27 MDT  
 
DENVER/BOULDER (KFTG) 10/20/18 06:36 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
15000 FT MSL...341/034  
14500 FT MSL...352/034  
14000 FT MSL...341/034  
13000 FT MSL...338/034  
12700 FT MSL...331/033  
12000 FT MSL...334/030  
11200 FT MSL...336/027  
11000 FT MSL...339/025  
10000 FT MSL...346/023  
10000 FT MSL...347/024  
9000 FT MSL...352/022  
8900 FT MSL...353/022  
8100 FT MSL...359/019  
8000 FT MSL...358/019  
7300 FT MSL...355/015  
7000 FT MSL...354/015  
6600 FT MSL...360/011  
6000 FT MSL...261/007  
 
DENVER/BOULDER AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0149 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z SATURDAY EVENING)  
ISSUED AT 745 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
VFR WITH CLEAR SKIES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. EXPECT NORMAL  
DIURNAL WIND PATTERNS WITH SPEEDS THROUGH THE PERIOD UNDER 11KT AT  
LOCAL TERMINALS.  
 
* * * * * SOUTHEAST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR K4BM 200635Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM SCT100 00/M09 A3064 RMK AO2 LTG  
DSNT NW  
METAR K4BM 200612Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM SCT110 00/M08 A3064 RMK AO2 LTG  
DSNT NW  
METAR K4BM 200552Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM SCT110 00/M08 A3064 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KAFF 200558Z AUTO 01010KT 10SM CLR 00/M06 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP292  
T10021062 10127 21003 52008  
METAR KAFF 200458Z AUTO 01009KT 10SM CLR 00/M06 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP298  
T00001064  
 
KCOS 200520Z 2006/2106 02006KT P6SM SKC  
FM201800 16008KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 13005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KCOS 200554Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/M06 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP282  
T00501056 10144 20033 51010  
METAR KCOS 200454Z 02006KT 10SM CLR 05/M06 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP280  
T00501056  
METAR KCOS 200354Z 35005KT 10SM CLR 07/M06 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP277  
T00671056  
 
METAR KABH 200556Z AUTO 03003KT A3044 RMK AO2 SLPNO 53008 $  
METAR KABH 200456Z AUTO 00000KT M17/ A3043 RMK AO2 SLPNO T1172 $  
METAR KABH 200356Z AUTO 09009KT M17/ A3042 RMK AO2 SLPNO T1172 $  
 
METAR KFLY 200635Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A3049 RMK AO2  
T00121066  
METAR KFLY 200615Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM CLR 02/M07 A3048 RMK AO2  
T00151066  
METAR KFLY 200555Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 02/M06 A3048 RMK AO2 T00151064  
10121 20015  
 
KFCS 200500Z 2005/2111 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3041INS  
BECMG 2016/2017 16009KT 9999 SKC QNH3037INS  
BECMG 2102/2103 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3031INS TX19/2021Z  
TN01/2012Z  
METAR KFCS 200558Z AUTO 27003KT 7SM CLR 07/M06 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP299  
T00661057 10151 20033 52012 $  
METAR KFCS 200458Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM CLR 05/M04 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP296  
T00501043 $  
METAR KFCS 200358Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM CLR 05/M03 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP297  
T00501033 $  
 
KPUB 200520Z 2006/2106 35006KT P6SM SKC  
FM202100 13007KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 09005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KPUB 200553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/M03 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP276  
T00501033 10194 20044 51019  
METAR KPUB 200453Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM CLR 05/M04 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP274  
T00501039  
METAR KPUB 200353Z AUTO 26003KT 10SM CLR 09/M04 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP267  
T00891039  
 
METAR KTAD 200554Z AUTO 27009KT 10SM CLR 05/M03 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP273  
T00501028 10156 20039 53013  
METAR KTAD 200454Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP269  
T00501022  
METAR KTAD 200354Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP273  
T00501017  
 
METAR KLHX 200553Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM CLR 05/00 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP265  
T00500000 10183 20050 51015  
METAR KLHX 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/M01 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP257  
T00831011  
METAR KLHX 200353Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM CLR 09/M01 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP262  
T00891011  
 
METAR KLAA 200553Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM CLR 02/M01 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP265  
T00171006 10172 20011 51014  
METAR KLAA 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/00 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP262  
T00170000  
METAR KLAA 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/01 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP260  
T00720006  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 10/20/2018  
BURLINGTON - 07:04:20 MDT / 18:03:18 MDT  
PUEBLO - 07:12:30 MDT / 18:13:55 MDT  
LAMAR - 07:04:17 MDT / 18:06:07 MDT  
 
PUEBLO (KPUX) 10/20/18 06:37 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
15000 FT MSL...004/035  
14300 FT MSL...003/033  
14000 FT MSL...357/035  
13000 FT MSL...357/032  
12400 FT MSL...356/030  
12000 FT MSL...353/029  
11000 FT MSL...345/025  
10900 FT MSL...346/025  
10000 FT MSL...349/022  
9700 FT MSL...354/022  
9000 FT MSL...001/020  
8700 FT MSL...005/020  
8000 FT MSL...014/018  
7800 FT MSL...021/018  
7100 FT MSL...037/019  
7000 FT MSL...040/019  
6400 FT MSL...040/018  
6000 FT MSL...044/017  
5900 FT MSL...054/014  
5700 FT MSL...028/014  
 
PUEBLO AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0507 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1038 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
UPPER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE FLIGHT AREA OVER THE  
NEXT 24 HOURS. VFR EXPECTED ALL AREAS INCLUDING THE KCOS, KPUB AND  
KALS TERMINALS.  
 
* * * * * NORTHWEST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR KCAG 200553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M02 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP308  
T00001017 10139 21011 51006  
METAR KCAG 200453Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR 00/M02 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP315  
T00001017  
METAR KCAG 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP321  
T00171017  
 
METAR KHDN 200556Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM CLR 04/M02 A3048 RMK AO2 SLP305  
T00391017 10128 20028 401441022 51006  
METAR KHDN 200456Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR 05/M01 A3048 RMK AO2 SLP306  
T00501011  
METAR KHDN 200356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP313  
T00501017  
 
METAR KSBS 200635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M01 A3048 RMK AO1  
T00171013  
METAR KSBS 200615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M01 A3048 RMK AO1  
T00241013  
METAR KSBS 200555Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3048 RMK AO1  
T00271011  
 
METAR KC07 200630Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M03 A3059 RMK AO2  
METAR KC07 200612Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A3059 RMK AO2  
METAR KC07 200547Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3059 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K33V 200615Z AUTO 14008KT 10SM CLR M04/M08 A3053 RMK AO1  
METAR K33V 200555Z AUTO 14006KT 10SM CLR M05/M09 A3053 RMK AO1  
METAR K33V 200535Z AUTO 14006KT 10SM CLR M04/M08 A3053 RMK AO1  
 
METAR KEEO 200553Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP296  
T00171022 10144 20006 51009  
METAR KEEO 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP299  
T00221022  
METAR KEEO 200353Z AUTO 04006KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP304  
T00221022  
 
METAR K20V 200630Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M03 A3053 RMK AO2  
METAR K20V 200612Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M03 A3053 RMK AO2  
METAR K20V 200548Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M04 A3053 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KGNB 200625Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M05 A3054 RMK AO2  
T10201046  
METAR KGNB 200610Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M04 A3054 RMK AO2  
T10171043  
METAR KGNB 200545Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A3054 RMK AO2  
T10051047  
 
METAR K0CO 200642Z AUTO 31013KT 10SM CLR M03/M12 A3064 RMK AO2  
METAR K0CO 200624Z AUTO 31014KT 10SM CLR M03/M12 A3064 RMK AO2  
METAR K0CO 200606Z AUTO 32014KT 10SM CLR M03/M12 A3064 RMK AO2  
 
KGJT 200520Z 2006/2106 10007KT P6SM SKC  
FM201600 13008KT P6SM SKC  
FM202000 27006KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 07005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KGJT 200553Z AUTO 06005KT 10SM CLR 08/04 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP264  
T00830044 10156 20078 53012  
METAR KGJT 200453Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM CLR 08/04 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP263  
T00830044  
METAR KGJT 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP263  
T00890050  
 
KRIL 200520Z 2006/2106 VRB04KT P6SM SKC  
FM202000 27007KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 12008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KRIL 200553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/00 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP283  
T00670000 10172 20056 51013  
METAR KRIL 200453Z AUTO 12010KT 10SM CLR 07/01 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP281  
T00720006  
METAR KRIL 200353Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR 07/01 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP276  
T00720011  
 
METAR K5SM 200625Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A3063 RMK AO2  
METAR K5SM 200606Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A3063 RMK AO2  
METAR K5SM 200546Z AUTO 06005KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A3063 RMK AO2  
 
KEGE 200520Z 2006/2106 VRB04KT P6SM SKC  
FM202100 23006KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 13005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KEGE 200556Z AUTO 12004KT 10SM CLR 01/M03 A3051 RMK AO2 SLP342  
T00111028 10144 20011 401561017 51015 FZRANO  
METAR KEGE 200456Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 03/M02 A3049 RMK AO2 SLP339  
T00281022  
METAR KEGE 200356Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP338  
T00331011  
 
KASE 200520Z 2006/2106 20005KT P6SM FEW090 FEW250  
FM201600 34005KT P6SM SKC  
FM210200 21005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KASE 200553Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A3050 RMK AO2 SLP279  
T00171028 10117 20017 51008  
METAR KASE 200453Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM CLR 03/M02 A3049 RMK AO2 SLP274  
T00331022  
METAR KASE 200353Z AUTO 20008KT 10SM CLR 03/M02 A3049 RMK AO2 SLP281  
T00331017  
 
METAR KCCU 200630Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A3064 RMK AO2  
METAR KCCU 200612Z AUTO 17007KT 10SM CLR 01/M08 A3064 RMK AO2  
METAR KCCU 200554Z AUTO 17008KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A3064 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KLXV 200553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M04/M08 A3057 RMK AO2 SLP294  
T10441078 10072 21050 51009  
METAR KLXV 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M04/M07 A3056 RMK AO2 SLP296  
T10391072  
METAR KLXV 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M03/M07 A3055 RMK AO2 SLP297  
T10331072  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 10/20/2018  
RANGELY - 07:31:17 MDT / 18:28:24 MDT  
GRAND JUNCTION - 07:29:12 MDT / 18:28:41 MDT  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS - 07:23:56 MDT / 18:20:05 MDT  
 
GRAND JUNCTION (KGJX) 10/20/18 06:27 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
16000 FT MSL...350/023  
15000 FT MSL...005/025  
14600 FT MSL...013/022  
14000 FT MSL...331/017  
13000 FT MSL...332/014  
12900 FT MSL...313/010  
11100 FT MSL...355/013  
11000 FT MSL...108/015  
11000 FT MSL...352/013  
10400 FT MSL...075/012  
 
GRAND JUNCTION AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0519 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1117 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND TERRAIN-DRIVEN  
WINDS THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD.  
 
* * * * * SOUTHWEST COLORADO * * * * *  
 
METAR KAJZ 200635Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM CLR 07/02 A3043 RMK AO2 T00670020  
PWINO  
METAR KAJZ 200615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/02 A3043 RMK AO2 T00660020  
PWINO  
METAR KAJZ 200555Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR 07/02 A3043 RMK AO2 T00700022  
10178 20070 401840040 PWINO  
 
KMTJ 200520Z 2006/2106 15006KT P6SM SKC  
FM201600 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM201900 34006KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 13007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KMTJ 200553Z AUTO 14010KT 10SM CLR 06/02 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP284  
T00560022 10139 20056 51011  
METAR KMTJ 200453Z AUTO 13009KT 10SM CLR 06/03 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP283  
T00610028  
METAR KMTJ 200353Z AUTO 13008KT 10SM CLR 06/03 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP279  
T00610028  
 
METAR KGUC 200556Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A3051 RMK AO2 SLP321  
T00111067 10144 20000 401501039 51016 FZRANO  
METAR KGUC 200456Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M06 A3050 RMK AO2 SLP323  
T00221061 FZRANO  
METAR KGUC 200356Z AUTO 36008KT 10SM CLR 04/M06 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP315  
T00441061  
 
METAR K7BM 200630Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 04/M08 A3058 RMK AO2  
METAR K7BM 200606Z AUTO 24005KT 10SM CLR 04/M08 A3058 RMK AO2  
METAR K7BM 200548Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/M08 A3058 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KAEJ 200635Z AUTO 01004KT 10SM CLR 01/M05 A3053 RMK AO2  
T00131052  
METAR KAEJ 200615Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 01/M05 A3053 RMK AO2  
T00121050  
METAR KAEJ 200555Z AUTO 33005KT 10SM CLR 01/M05 A3053 RMK AO2 T00101053  
10120 20010 401480010  
 
METAR KANK 200635Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM CLR 03/M05 A3060 RMK AO1  
T00311051  
METAR KANK 200615Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 03/M05 A3060 RMK AO1  
T00311052  
METAR KANK 200555Z AUTO 30007KT 10SM CLR 03/M05 A3059 RMK AO1 T00281050  
10142 20028 401650000  
 
METAR KMYP 200632Z AUTO 06007KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3074 RMK AO2  
METAR KMYP 200614Z AUTO 07006KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3074 RMK AO2  
METAR KMYP 200551Z AUTO 06008KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3074 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KAIB 200635Z AUTO 12007KT 10SM CLR 05/01 A3044 RMK AO2  
METAR KAIB 200615Z AUTO 13007KT 10SM CLR 05/01 A3044 RMK AO2  
METAR KAIB 200555Z AUTO 12009KT 10SM CLR 05/01 A3044 RMK AO2  
 
KTEX 200520Z 2006/2106 13006KT P6SM SKC  
FM201600 VRB04KT P6SM SKC  
FM201900 25008KT P6SM SKC  
FM210200 14005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KTEX 200635Z AUTO 12004KT 10SM CLR 02/M06 A3054 RMK AO2  
METAR KTEX 200615Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 02/M05 A3053 RMK AO2  
METAR KTEX 200555Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A3054 RMK AO2  
 
METAR K04V 200636Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M07 A3052 RMK AO2  
METAR K04V 200612Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A3052 RMK AO2  
METAR K04V 200554Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A3052 RMK AO2  
 
METAR KCEZ 200553Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP264  
T00330000 10144 20033 52006  
METAR KCEZ 200453Z AUTO 06005KT 10SM CLR 04/00 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP264  
T00390000  
METAR KCEZ 200353Z AUTO 06007KT 10SM CLR 05/01 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP268  
T00500006  
 
KDRO 200520Z 2006/2106 04005KT P6SM SKC  
FM201500 VRB04KT P6SM SKC  
FM202100 18007G17KT P6SM SKC  
FM210200 34006KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KDRO 200553Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM CLR 03/01 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP284  
T00280011 10150 20028 53011  
METAR KDRO 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/01 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP278  
T00500011  
METAR KDRO 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/02 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP277  
T00500017  
 
METAR KPSO 200635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M03 A3048 RMK AO2  
T00271033  
METAR KPSO 200615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A3048 RMK AO2  
T00231031  
METAR KPSO 200555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M03 A3048 RMK AO2 T00291028  
10152 20029 401660000  
 
METAR KCPW 200630Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR M01/M08 A3067 RMK AO2  
METAR KCPW 200612Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3067 RMK AO2  
METAR KCPW 200548Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3067 RMK AO2  
 
KALS 200520Z 2006/2106 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
FM202100 15007KT P6SM SKC  
FM210000 18005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KALS 200552Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR 01/M08 A3048 RMK AO2 SLP295  
T00061078 10128 20000 51012  
METAR KALS 200452Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M07 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP290  
T00331072  
METAR KALS 200352Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 06/M07 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP295  
T00611067  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET FOR 10/20/2018  
VAIL - 07:21:04 MDT / 18:19:15 MDT  
DURANGO - 07:24:23 MDT / 18:28:02 MDT  
ALAMOSA - 07:16:36 MDT / 18:19:50 MDT  
 
GRAND JUNCTION (KGJX) 10/20/18 06:27 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
16000 FT MSL...350/023  
15000 FT MSL...005/025  
14600 FT MSL...013/022  
14000 FT MSL...331/017  
13000 FT MSL...332/014  
12900 FT MSL...313/010  
11100 FT MSL...355/013  
11000 FT MSL...108/015  
11000 FT MSL...352/013  
10400 FT MSL...075/012  
 
GRAND JUNCTION AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0519 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1117 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND TERRAIN-DRIVEN  
WINDS THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD.  
 
* * * * * ARIZONA * * * * *  
 
KPGA 200540Z 2006/2106 VRB06KT P6SM SKC  
FM201800 07007KT P6SM SCT060  
METAR KPGA 200553Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR 11/05 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP234  
T01110050 10172 20106 52002 TSNO  
METAR KPGA 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/05 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP238  
T01110050 TSNO  
METAR KPGA 200353Z AUTO 16003KT 10SM CLR 12/05 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP235  
T01220050 TSNO  
 
METAR KRQE 200553Z AUTO 06007KT 10SM CLR 09/00 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP223  
T00890000 10139 20044 51012 TSNO  
METAR KRQE 200453Z AUTO 07007KT 10SM CLR 09/01 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP223  
T00890006 TSNO  
METAR KRQE 200353Z AUTO 20003KT 10SM CLR 05/01 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP240  
T00500006 TSNO  
 
FLAGSTAFF (KFSX) 10/20/18 06:37 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
12000 FT MSL...157/018  
11000 FT MSL...143/023  
10800 FT MSL...135/023  
10000 FT MSL...128/024  
9900 FT MSL...130/020  
9000 FT MSL...088/023  
8500 FT MSL...057/024  
8100 FT MSL...050/025  
8000 FT MSL...033/024  
7800 FT MSL...039/023  
 
FLAGSTAFF AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0354 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION...FOR THE 06Z PACKAGE
 
EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS AND BREEZY  
CONDITIONS TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS DEVELOPING  
AFTER 12Z SATURDAY, GENERALLY SOUTH OF A KPRC-KFLG-KSJN LINE, THEN  
SPREADING NW THROUGH THE DAY. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR  
TAF AMENDMENTS.  
 
* * * * * UTAH * * * * *  
 
KSLC 200520Z 2006/2112 15006KT P6SM SKC  
FM202000 32007KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 15005KT P6SM SCT120  
METAR KSLC 200554Z 16004KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP263 T00890039  
10156 20089 55001  
METAR KSLC 200454Z 16005KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP264  
T00940039  
METAR KSLC 200354Z 14003KT 10SM CLR 11/03 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP265  
T01110033  
 
KVEL 200520Z 2006/2106 27006KT P6SM FEW090 FEW250  
FM201500 VRB04KT P6SM SKC  
FM202100 18005KT P6SM SKC  
FM210200 30005KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KVEL 200553Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 05/M01 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP290  
T00501006 10150 20044 51005  
METAR KVEL 200453Z AUTO 30004KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP293  
T00560006  
METAR KVEL 200353Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP295  
T00560011  
 
METAR KPUC 200553Z AUTO 01008KT 10SM CLR 07/M01 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP292  
T00671011 10144 20067 53000  
METAR KPUC 200453Z AUTO 02011KT 10SM CLR 07/00 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP295  
T00670000  
METAR KPUC 200353Z AUTO 01009KT 10SM CLR 08/01 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP296  
T00780011  
 
KCNY 200520Z 2006/2106 30010KT P6SM SKC  
FM200800 VRB04KT P6SM SKC  
FM201500 12005KT P6SM SKC  
FM202000 32005KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KCNY 200553Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR 07/05 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP269  
T00670050 10128 20056 51006  
METAR KCNY 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/06 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP270  
T00720056  
METAR KCNY 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/06 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP273  
T00720061  
 
SALT LAKE CITY (KMTX) 10/20/18 06:33 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
22000 FT MSL...284/008  
20000 FT MSL...299/008  
19000 FT MSL...343/003  
18000 FT MSL...044/002  
17800 FT MSL...054/003  
16000 FT MSL...351/003  
15500 FT MSL...020/003  
14000 FT MSL...094/023  
13600 FT MSL...087/010  
12000 FT MSL...063/014  
11000 FT MSL...059/014  
10900 FT MSL...041/010  
10000 FT MSL...014/010  
8300 FT MSL...029/009  
8000 FT MSL...029/012  
7600 FT MSL...019/014  
7000 FT MSL...030/014  
 
SALT LAKE CITY AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0231 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
 
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT SLC THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD. WINDS  
ARE EXPECTED TO SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST AROUND 03Z PER NORM.  
 
* * * * * WYOMING * * * * *  
 
KEVW 200520Z 2006/2106 12005KT P6SM SKC  
FM201900 24010KT P6SM SKC  
FM210300 14005KT P6SM SCT120=  
METAR KEVW 200553Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM CLR 08/M04 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP263  
T00831044 10144 20072 53002  
METAR KEVW 200453Z AUTO 16003KT 10SM CLR 08/M06 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP272  
T00781056  
METAR KEVW 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/M04 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP276  
T00891039  
 
KRKS 200520Z 2006/2106 21007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KRKS 200554Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM CLR 05/M06 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP281  
T00501056 10128 20050 53003  
METAR KRKS 200454Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM CLR 07/M06 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP280  
T00671061  
METAR KRKS 200354Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM CLR 06/M06 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP288  
T00611056  
 
KRWL 200520Z 2006/2106 25008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KRWL 200553Z AUTO 24005KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP280  
T00221033 10122 20000 51004  
METAR KRWL 200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M04 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP290  
T00061044  
METAR KRWL 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP292  
T00171039  
 
KLAR 200520Z 2006/2106 16005KT P6SM SKC  
FM201800 01007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KLAR 200553Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP280  
T10171056 10106 21022 50004  
METAR KLAR 200453Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP292  
T10221056  
METAR KLAR 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M05 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP289  
T00061050  
 
KCYS 200520Z 2006/2106 28008KT P6SM SKC  
FM202100 18008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KCYS 200553Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM CLR 01/M03 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP275  
T00111028 10139 20011 50004  
METAR KCYS 200453Z AUTO 27007KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP277  
T00221028  
METAR KCYS 200353Z AUTO 28006KT 10SM CLR 04/M03 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP272  
T00391028  
 
RIVERTON (KRIW) 10/20/18 06:32 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
15000 FT MSL...029/006  
14000 FT MSL...357/030  
13000 FT MSL...349/030  
12700 FT MSL...003/021  
12000 FT MSL...337/023  
11200 FT MSL...351/025  
11000 FT MSL...340/025  
10000 FT MSL...328/029  
10000 FT MSL...326/030  
9000 FT MSL...326/030  
8900 FT MSL...331/030  
8100 FT MSL...329/025  
8000 FT MSL...343/023  
7000 FT MSL...330/019  
6000 FT MSL...295/013  
 
CHEYENNE (KCYS) 10/20/18 06:28 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
14000 FT MSL...345/046  
13000 FT MSL...343/042  
12400 FT MSL...343/039  
12000 FT MSL...351/033  
11000 FT MSL...346/033  
10700 FT MSL...342/032  
10000 FT MSL...336/031  
9000 FT MSL...334/031  
8900 FT MSL...333/030  
8000 FT MSL...330/028  
7200 FT MSL...321/023  
 
RIVERTON AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0509 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1107 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
VFR CONDITION, UNLIMITED CEILINGS, ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH  
12Z SUNDAY. SURFACE WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT, 12 KNOTS OR  
LESS. SURFACE SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10-20 KNOTS VICINITY  
50SM NE KRKS-KCPR 06Z-12Z SUNDAY.  
 
CHEYENNE AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0503 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1102 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT ALL TAF SITES AS HIGH PRESSURE  
CONTINUES OVER THE REGION.  
 
* * * * * NEBRASKA * * * * *  
 
METAR KIBM 200635Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3039 RMK AO2  
T00081025  
METAR KIBM 200610Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3039 RMK AO2  
T00101025  
METAR KIBM 200555Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3039 RMK AO2 T00131024  
10128 20011  
 
KSNY 200520Z 2006/2106 31006KT P6SM SKC  
FM201800 18008KT P6SM SKC  
SPECI KSNY 200640Z AUTO 30008KT 2SM HZ CLR 01/M02 A3037 RMK AO2  
T00061022  
METAR KSNY 200553Z AUTO 26006KT 9SM CLR 01/M02 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP277  
T00061017 10133 21006 51010  
METAR KSNY 200453Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 00/M03 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP278  
T00001028  
 
METAR KOGA 200635Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM CLR 01/M01 A3035 RMK AO2  
T00071007  
METAR KOGA 200615Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM CLR 01/M01 A3034 RMK AO2  
T00061006  
METAR KOGA 200555Z AUTO 27004KT 10SM CLR 01/M01 A3035 RMK AO2 T00071006  
10128 20002  
 
METAR KIML 200553Z AUTO 10SM CLR 04/M03 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP271 T00441028  
10139 20011 51010  
METAR KIML 200453Z AUTO 10SM CLR 04/M03 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP270  
T00441028  
METAR KIML 200353Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM CLR 04/M02 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP270  
T00391022  
 
KMCK 200520Z 2006/2106 VRB06KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KMCK 200553Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM CLR 04/00 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP262  
T00390000 10144 20033 402330033 51010  
METAR KMCK 200453Z AUTO 24007KT 10SM CLR 04/00 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP262  
T00390000  
METAR KMCK 200353Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 06/00 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP261  
T00560000  
 
NORTH PLATTE (KLNX) 10/20/18 06:39 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
13000 FT MSL...329/067  
12000 FT MSL...327/059  
11000 FT MSL...328/059  
10200 FT MSL...328/056  
10000 FT MSL...328/054  
9000 FT MSL...328/054  
8700 FT MSL...329/052  
8000 FT MSL...333/053  
7500 FT MSL...335/054  
7000 FT MSL...339/051  
6400 FT MSL...342/050  
6000 FT MSL...343/049  
5600 FT MSL...344/044  
5000 FT MSL...344/040  
4800 FT MSL...343/038  
4100 FT MSL...343/034  
4000 FT MSL...340/035  
3700 FT MSL...337/035  
3400 FT MSL...329/034  
 
NORTH PLATTE AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0412 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1111 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
PACIFIC HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND HIGH  
PRESSURE ACROSS CANADA WILL BUILD THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN  
PLAINS. VFR IS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL  
NEBRASKA TONIGHT, SATURDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
* * * * * KANSAS * * * * *  
 
KGLD 200520Z 2006/2106 VRB06KT P6SM SKC  
FM210400 16008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KGLD 200553Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP263  
T00281011 10139 20022 51007 $  
METAR KGLD 200453Z AUTO 28003KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP264  
T00281011 $  
METAR KGLD 200353Z AUTO 30003KT 10SM CLR 04/M01 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP262  
T00441006 $  
 
KGCK 200520Z 2006/2106 36008KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KGCK 200554Z AUTO 01010KT 10SM CLR 06/02 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP260  
T00560017 10144 20056 402390050 51018  
METAR KGCK 200454Z AUTO 01009KT 10SM CLR 07/03 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP256  
T00670028  
METAR KGCK 200354Z AUTO 01009KT 10SM CLR 08/03 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP253  
T00830033  
 
METAR KLBL 200556Z AUTO 35004KT 10SM CLR 07/04 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP260  
T00720039 10178 20067 402390061 51020  
METAR KLBL 200456Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM CLR 08/04 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP256  
T00830044  
METAR KLBL 200356Z AUTO 35010KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP250  
T00940050  
 
METAR KEHA 200635Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3036 RMK AO2  
T00890039  
METAR KEHA 200615Z AUTO 34006KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3036 RMK AO2  
T00870040  
METAR KEHA 200555Z AUTO 34006KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3036 RMK AO2 T00870037  
10185 20085 402430076  
 
GOODLAND (KGLD) 10/20/18 06:28 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
15000 FT MSL...344/055  
14000 FT MSL...343/055  
13000 FT MSL...344/054  
12000 FT MSL...346/055  
11600 FT MSL...347/054  
11000 FT MSL...348/055  
10000 FT MSL...350/054  
9900 FT MSL...348/054  
9000 FT MSL...353/049  
8200 FT MSL...356/046  
8000 FT MSL...356/045  
7000 FT MSL...351/035  
6500 FT MSL...352/030  
6000 FT MSL...355/024  
5000 FT MSL...009/020  
4700 FT MSL...013/019  
4600 FT MSL...030/016  
4000 FT MSL...023/016  
4000 FT MSL...016/016  
 
DODGE CITY (KDDC) 10/20/18 06:32 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
15000 FT MSL...347/037  
14000 FT MSL...348/047  
13000 FT MSL...346/046  
12000 FT MSL...343/045  
11600 FT MSL...342/045  
11000 FT MSL...343/043  
10000 FT MSL...343/040  
9700 FT MSL...345/040  
9000 FT MSL...348/038  
8200 FT MSL...350/037  
8000 FT MSL...351/036  
7000 FT MSL...357/035  
7000 FT MSL...359/035  
6000 FT MSL...008/036  
6000 FT MSL...008/036  
5100 FT MSL...012/036  
5000 FT MSL...012/036  
4400 FT MSL...012/038  
4000 FT MSL...014/039  
3700 FT MSL...013/036  
3200 FT MSL...017/037  
3000 FT MSL...008/033  
3000 FT MSL...008/033  
 
GOODLAND AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0320 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 920 PM MDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
FOR KGLD AND KMCK, VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE PERIOD. LIGHT WEST  
WINDS AT TAF ISSUANCE WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AT SIMILAR  
SPEEDS MID TO LATE MORNING AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY BACKS INTO THE  
AREA. HIGH PRESSURE MOVES DOWN INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS DURING THE  
EVENING PRODUCING A SLIGHT INCREASE IN SOUTHEAST WINDS.  
 
DODGE CITY AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0632 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 131 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
BROAD SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AND SUBSIDENCE ALOFT WILL PROMOTE CLEAR  
SKY AND LIGHT WINDS THOUGH THE TAF PERIOD ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND  
CENTRAL KANSAS. NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO AVIATION ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* * * * * TEXAS/OKLAHOMA * * * * *  
 
KGUY 200520Z 2006/2106 36007KT P6SM SKC  
FM202300 VRB06KT P6SM SKC=  
METAR KGUY 200553Z AUTO 36008KT 10SM CLR 09/02 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP244  
T00940022 10194 20094 402500078 51020  
METAR KGUY 200453Z AUTO 02009KT 10SM CLR 11/03 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP238  
T01060028  
METAR KGUY 200353Z AUTO 01006KT 10SM CLR 10/03 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP236  
T01000033  
 
KDHT 200520Z 2006/2106 36007KT P6SM SKC  
FM201700 04006KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KDHT 200553Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM CLR 09/02 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP252  
T00940017 10189 20094 402330028 51019  
METAR KDHT 200453Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM CLR 11/02 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP248  
T01060017  
METAR KDHT 200353Z AUTO 01008KT 10SM CLR 11/02 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP243  
T01110017  
 
AMARILLO (KAMA) 10/20/18 06:32 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
20000 FT MSL...109/001  
19000 FT MSL...332/064  
18000 FT MSL...332/002  
17000 FT MSL...332/046  
16000 FT MSL...329/040  
15000 FT MSL...335/040  
14000 FT MSL...338/040  
13000 FT MSL...342/039  
12000 FT MSL...343/039  
11600 FT MSL...342/039  
11000 FT MSL...346/039  
10000 FT MSL...351/039  
9900 FT MSL...347/042  
9000 FT MSL...351/040  
8200 FT MSL...353/038  
8000 FT MSL...356/039  
7000 FT MSL...004/038  
6500 FT MSL...008/038  
6000 FT MSL...013/037  
5000 FT MSL...021/040  
4700 FT MSL...022/038  
4600 FT MSL...024/040  
4000 FT MSL...005/034  
4000 FT MSL...004/032  
 
AMARILLO AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0507 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
 
VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH 06Z TAF PERIOD FOR ALL THREE TERMINALS.  
LIGHT WINDS, 10 KTS OR LESS, MAINLY OUT OF THE NORTH IN THE  
BEGINNING AND EAST TO SOUTHEAST BY THE END OF THE TAF PERIOD. FEW  
CLOUDS TO CLEAR SKIES.  
HOFFEDITZ  
 
* * * * * NEW MEXICO * * * * *  
 
KFMN 200533Z 2006/2106 09008KT P6SM SKC  
FM201400 12010KT P6SM SKC  
FM210000 10007KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KFMN 200553Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM CLR 06/00 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP267  
T00560000 10161 20056 52011  
METAR KFMN 200453Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM CLR 07/01 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP264  
T00720006  
METAR KFMN 200353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/01 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP260  
T00940011  
 
METAR KSKX 200556Z AUTO 12010KT 10SM BKN080 09/M05 A3049 RMK AO2 SLP294  
T00891050 10156 20089 51012 $  
METAR KSKX 200456Z AUTO 12010KT 10SM BKN080 09/M04 A3048 RMK AO2 SLP296  
T00891039 $  
METAR KSKX 200356Z AUTO 13011KT 10SM OVC080 09/M03 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP293  
T00941033 $  
 
KLVS 200533Z 2006/2106 01006KT P6SM FEW070  
FM201800 15011KT P6SM SKC  
METAR KLVS 200553Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM BKN075 06/00 A3048 RMK AO2 SLP259  
T00560000 10133 20056 51011 $  
METAR KLVS 200453Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM BKN075 07/00 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP257  
T00670000 $  
METAR KLVS 200353Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM FEW075 07/00 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP260  
T00720000 $  
 
METAR KRTN 200553Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR 01/M03 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP276  
T00061028 10133 20006 51011  
METAR KRTN 200453Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM CLR 04/M04 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP266  
T00441039  
METAR KRTN 200353Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM CLR 05/M03 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP281  
T00501028  
 
METAR KCAO 200555Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM CLR 07/00 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP264  
T00670000 10144 20067 51017  
METAR KCAO 200455Z AUTO 35009KT 10SM CLR 08/00 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP258  
T00780000  
METAR KCAO 200355Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM CLR 09/M01 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP254  
T00891011  
 
ALBUQUERQUE (KABX) 10/20/18 06:29 UTC  
RADAR VAD WINDS HEIGHT DIR/SPD(KT)  
17000 FT MSL...307/021  
16000 FT MSL...322/019  
15000 FT MSL...330/017  
14000 FT MSL...337/014  
13800 FT MSL...337/012  
13000 FT MSL...350/014  
12200 FT MSL...027/011  
12000 FT MSL...059/016  
11000 FT MSL...063/021  
10400 FT MSL...068/016  
10000 FT MSL...078/019  
9000 FT MSL...090/026  
8700 FT MSL...081/021  
8000 FT MSL...089/026  
7000 FT MSL...084/026  
7000 FT MSL...068/023  
6900 FT MSL...085/025  
6300 FT MSL...077/022  
 
ALBUQUERQUE AVIATION DISCUSSION  
ISSUED AT 0539 UTC SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
 
06Z TAF CYCLE  
VFR ALL TERMINALS THE NEXT 24 HRS AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER NM.  
AN AREA OF MID LEVEL CIGS NEAR 070 ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-40 WILL DRIFT  
WEST-NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING AFTER SUNRISE. EAST TO  
SOUTHEAST SYNOPTIC SCALE FLOW OVER NM WILL GENERATE PERIODIC BREEZY  
CANYON WINDS IN THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY THE NEXT 24 HRS.  
GUYER  
 
* * * * * WINDS AND TEMPERATURES ALOFT FORECASTS * * * * *  
 
DATA BASED ON 200000Z  
VALID 200600Z FOR USE 0500-0900Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000  
FT 3000 6000 9000 12000 18000 24000 30000 34000 39000  
SLC 9900 0810+08 0913+02 0716-12 0715-25 073041 073150 073560  
BCE 1026+00 1117-12 1209-25 120942 111151 191356  
LND 3307+07 9900+01 3521-12 3524-25 013241 023650 023360  
RKS 9900 9900+01 0314-12 0116-25 032640 032450 032360  
GJT 0813+07 1210+01 0722-12 0823-25 072242 082250 990058  
FMN 1316+08 1419-01 2420-11 2527-24 251941 252649 244554  
ABQ 1018+07 1607+00 2422-09 2522-24 244839 236347 236454  
MBW 3015 3420-01 3424-12 3325-26 352440 362450 362660  
DEN 2706+06 3212+00 0117-12 3613-26 361041 031950 281858  
PUB 9900+06 0210-01 0614-13 9900-25 273040 263749 255255  
ALS 9900-01 2723-11 2630-24 262740 253749 245555  
TCC 0520 0414+05 0111+00 2726-09 2531-23 245738 247346 248155  
BFF 3311 3226+04 3231-03 3337-13 3236-26 333540 354150 343460  
GLD 3609 3527+05 3328-01 3323-13 3317-25 302041 292749 265356  
GCK 0415+10 3516+05 3320+00 3117-12 2746-24 266839 267847 268056  
GAG 0218+10 3514+06 3513+00 2838-09 2642-22 257038 258146 258855  
AMA 0320 0112+05 3410+02 2728-09 2638-22 256438 247846 258955  
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DATA BASED ON 200000Z  
VALID 201200Z FOR USE 0900-1800Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000  
FT 3000 6000 9000 12000 18000 24000 30000 34000 39000  
SLC 9900 1508+08 1307+02 0918-12 0918-25 093141 093250 093260  
BCE 1325+00 1509-12 1612-25 141841 151851 201855  
LND 9900+07 2607+02 3517-13 0119-24 042340 042950 051960  
RKS 9900 9900+01 0210-12 0316-25 062439 073649 082460  
GJT 1710+08 1507+00 0919-11 0916-25 092041 102250 131057  
FMN 1318+06 1311-01 2617-10 2416-25 242840 244948 245555  
ABQ 1118+06 1308-01 2512-10 2415-24 244138 245347 246454  
MBW 2910 3114-01 3421-13 3523-25 022139 033549 022160  
DEN 3605+06 3309-01 3515-12 3511-25 021039 031349 361059  
PUB 2605+06 3505-01 0411-12 0405-25 300940 271649 264156  
ALS 1005-01 2814-11 2722-25 262440 264248 255455  
TCC 0615 0413+06 0612+00 2719-10 2724-23 264937 256346 257555  
BFF 3306 3221+03 3227-02 3331-13 3332-24 353140 364250 353260  
GLD 3311 3421+03 3326-02 3325-12 3223-25 331839 361649 292559  
GCK 3606+09 3623+04 3424-01 3520-12 3117-25 293039 284548 277155  
GAG 0314+10 3518+06 3518+00 2936-09 2843-23 276637 267846 268555  
AMA 0316 0215+07 0312+00 2826-09 2730-23 265837 257046 258354  
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DATA BASED ON 200000Z  
VALID 210000Z FOR USE 1800-0500Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000  
FT 3000 6000 9000 12000 18000 24000 30000 34000 39000  
SLC 9900 1712+08 1516+00 1523-12 1620-26 172142 162451 192457  
BCE 1726+00 2023-12 1926-27 192941 202950 214055  
LND 2508+10 2508+04 9900-12 1509-25 161540 162250 182261  
RKS 1807 1809+02 1810-12 1610-26 142441 152951 172760  
GJT 9900+07 1709+00 2315-11 2119-26 232340 232550 233556  
FMN 1412+09 1412+00 2014-11 2118-25 212339 223048 234755  
ABQ 1217+08 9900+00 2115-11 2324-24 223139 234446 235754  
MBW 9900 2509+02 9900-12 9900-25 160940 171350 191661  
DEN 1610+08 2407+02 2405-12 9900-25 161140 161650 242258  
PUB 1910+07 9900+01 2006-12 2616-25 261939 262848 264356  
ALS 1807+01 2411-10 2417-25 242139 242848 244656  
TCC 1109 1011+06 9900+00 2511-10 2524-23 253237 255145 256855  
BFF 1816 2814+06 3017+02 3210-12 3415-24 311140 301450 271860  
GLD 1609 3012+05 3317+01 3211-12 3309-24 990039 990049 262059  
GCK 9900+10 3516+04 3515+01 3215-11 3112-24 291039 271948 275156  
GAG 3608+09 0119+04 3613+01 3112-11 2928-23 283937 274847 276755  
AMA 1006 0614+06 0108+00 2915-10 2729-23 273337 265345 267455  
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THIS PRODUCT IS UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY AT APPROXIMATELY 10, 30 AND 50  
MINUTES AFTER EACH HOUR, 24 HOURS PER DAY, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. IT MAY  
BECOME UNAVAILABLE AT TIMES DUE TO SYSTEM OUTAGES WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.  
USERS ARE ADVISED TO CHECK THE TIME AT THE TOP OF THE PRODUCT TO ENSURE  
THAT IT IS CURRENT. FURTHERMORE, CONTENT AND FORMAT OF THE PRODUCT ARE  
SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.  
 
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