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Hot-Air Balloon Forecast for Colorado
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder, Colorado
2325 MST Saturday, February 17, 2018


* * * * * Northeast Colorado * * * * *

METAR KFNL 180556Z AUTO 23014G21KT 10SM CLR 07/M13 A2973 RMK AO2 PK WND
       25028/0531 SLP047 T00721128 10122 20044 58026
METAR KFNL 180456Z AUTO 27010G21KT 10SM CLR 09/M14 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP067
       T00941144
METAR KFNL 180356Z AUTO 26013G18KT 10SM CLR 07/M13 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP084
       T00671133

METAR KGXY 180556Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR M03/M08 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP091
       T10281083 10122 21033 58028 FZRANO
METAR KGXY 180456Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP104
       T10221078 FZRANO
METAR KGXY 180356Z AUTO 14007KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP114
       T00001078 FZRANO

METAR KLMO 180615Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM SCT110 07/M14 A2974 RMK AO2
       T00681142
METAR KLMO 180555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN110 06/M14 A2976 RMK AO2
       T00601141
METAR KLMO 180535Z AUTO 22009KT 10SM SCT110 08/M14 A2977 RMK AO2
       T00841139

METAR KBDU 180612Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM CLR 07/M12 A2973 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 180553Z AUTO 13006KT 10SM CLR 07/M13 A2974 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 180536Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 07/M13 A2975 RMK AO2

METAR KEIK 180618Z AUTO 19011G19KT 10SM CLR 07/M12 A2979 RMK AO2
       T00651121
METAR KEIK 180600Z AUTO 21007KT 10SM CLR 04/M12 A2980 RMK AO2
       T00441119
METAR KEIK 180536Z AUTO 22003KT 10SM CLR 04/M11 A2982 RMK AO2
       T00351113

KBJC 180540Z 1806/1906 VRB05KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220
     FM180900 26015G25KT P6SM FEW220
     FM181900 27020G30KT P6SM FEW150 SCT200
     FM190100 25011KT P6SM FEW150 SCT200
METAR KBJC 180611Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR 03/M12 A2976 RMK AO2
METAR KBJC 180554Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM CLR 01/M11 A2977 RMK AO2
METAR KBJC 180530Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/M12 A2978 RMK AO2

KDEN 180540Z 1806/1912 18014KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220
     FM181000 21014KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220
     FM181700 25014G22KT P6SM FEW150 SCT200
     FM182000 27020G30KT P6SM FEW150 SCT200
     FM190100 21014KT P6SM FEW140 BKN200
     FM190900 04012KT P6SM FEW020 SCT140 BKN200
     FM191100 06011KT 5SM BR BKN007
METAR KDEN 180553Z 17012KT 10SM CLR 02/M10 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP066
       T00171100 10111 20000 58026 $
METAR KDEN 180453Z 23008KT 10SM CLR 04/M09 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP078
       T00391094 $
METAR KDEN 180353Z 22010KT 10SM FEW120 FEW220 05/M09 A2984 RMK AO2
       SLP093 T00501094 $

METAR KFTG 180617Z AUTO 19014KT 10SM CLR 06/M10 A2976 RMK AO2
       T00551100
METAR KFTG 180553Z AUTO 20013KT 10SM CLR 06/M10 A2978 RMK AO2
       T00581101
METAR KFTG 180535Z AUTO 20011KT 10SM CLR 06/M10 A2979 RMK AO2
       T00571100

KBKF 180450Z 1804/1907 20012KT 9999 FEW100 SCT250 510009
      QNH2942INS
      TEMPO 1804/1815 20025G35KT 530009
      BECMG 1820/1821 20015G25KT 9999 FEW100 520009 QNH2940INS
      BECMG 1902/1903 10009KT 9999 SKC QNH2947INS TX18/1822Z
      TN00/1812Z
METAR KBKF 180558Z 19012KT 10SM FEW120 FEW220 06/M13 A2977 RMK AO2A
       SLP056 T00601126 10103 20029 57025
METAR KBKF 180458Z 00000KT 10SM FEW120 FEW220 03/M10 A2981 RMK AO2A
       SLP084 T00301103
METAR KBKF 180358Z 19010KT 10SM FEW120 FEW220 05/M10 A2984 RMK AO2A
       SLP094 T00531101

KAPA 180540Z 1806/1906 18011KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220
     FM180900 22014G20KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220
     FM181700 25015G25KT P6SM FEW150 SCT200
     FM190100 21014KT P6SM FEW140 BKN200
METAR KAPA 180553Z 180/05KT 10SM FFEW220 04/M11 2978
METAR KAPA 180453Z 18009KT 10SM FEW220 04/M11 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP097
       T00391106
METAR KAPA 180353Z 18017KT 10SM FEW220 05/M09 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND
       20030/0255 SLP111 T00501094

METAR KMNH 180612Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM CLR 02/M14 A2986 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 180551Z AUTO 11011G17KT 10SM CLR 05/M15 A2987 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 180534Z AUTO 17010G18KT 10SM CLR 05/M15 A2988 RMK AO2

METAR KFMM 180615Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM CLR 01/M11 A2976 RMK AO2
       T00121113
METAR KFMM 180555Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 02/M12 A2976 RMK AO2 T00241119
       10095 20024 401251054
METAR KFMM 180535Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM CLR 03/M12 A2978 RMK AO2
       T00301119

METAR KSTK 180610Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A2973 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 180545Z AUTO 20010KT 10SM CLR 00/M07 A2975 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 180525Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM CLR 01/M08 A2977 RMK AO2

METAR KAKO 180553Z AUTO 20015G22KT 10SM CLR 04/M09 A2977 RMK AO2 PK WND
       19027/0512 SLP077 T00391094 10089 20033 56032
METAR KAKO 180453Z AUTO 19014G22KT 10SM CLR 04/M10 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND
       16032/0406 SLP089 T00441100
METAR KAKO 180353Z AUTO 17018G25KT 10SM CLR 03/M10 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND
       17030/0259 SLP104 T00331100

METAR KLIC 180555Z AUTO 13007KT 10SM CLR M01/M12 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP100
       T10111117 10083 21028 58027
METAR KLIC 180455Z AUTO 15008KT 10SM CLR M01/M12 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP115
       T10111122
METAR KLIC 180355Z AUTO 12013KT 10SM CLR 01/M13 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP131
       T00061128

METAR KHEQ 180610Z AUTO 19013G18KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A2978 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 180550Z AUTO 17014KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A2979 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 180530Z AUTO 17017KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A2980 RMK AO2


METAR K2V5 180615Z AUTO 21014G23KT 10SM CLR 04/M10 A2978 RMK AO2
METAR K2V5 180555Z AUTO 20017G25KT 10SM CLR 04/M10 A2979 RMK AO2
METAR K2V5 180535Z AUTO 19021G30KT 10SM CLR 05/M10 A2981 RMK AO2

METAR KITR 180553Z AUTO 18020G31KT 10SM CLR 03/M11 A2985 RMK AO2 PK WND
       19033/0454 SLP098 T00331106 10083 20006 56038
METAR KITR 180453Z AUTO 18022G32KT 10SM CLR 03/M11 A2989 RMK AO2 PK WND
       18032/0452 SLP114 T00331111
METAR KITR 180353Z AUTO 16018KT 10SM CLR 02/M11 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND
       18027/0345 SLP135 T00171111

Sunrise/Sunset for 02/17/2018
Fort Collins - 06:50:54 MST / 17:37:37 MST
Denver       - 06:49:20 MST / 17:38:20 MST
Sterling     - 06:43:37 MST / 17:30:04 MST

Denver/Boulder (KFTG) 02/18/18 06:12 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   6600 FT MSL...185/037

Denver/Boulder Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0450 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 945 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018
VFR through Sunday. KDEN/KAPA will have south winds gusting to
20-25 knots, becoming more westerly Sunday afternoon. There is a
chance of west winds gusting to 30 knots for a few hours Sunday
afternoon. AT KBJC periods of strong winds gusting to 35 knots
and LLWS are expected overnight, with a steadier west wind during
the day Sunday. There is a chance of gusts as high as 50 knots for
a few hours Sunday morning.


* * * * * Southeast Colorado * * * * *

METAR K4BM 180612Z AUTO 22022G32KT 10SM CLR M05/M20 A2995 RMK AO2 LTG
       DSNT NW
METAR K4BM 180554Z AUTO 22021G29KT 10SM CLR M05/M20 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG
       DSNT N AND NW
METAR K4BM 180536Z AUTO 23021G29KT 10SM CLR M05/M20 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG
       DSNT NW

METAR KAFF 180558Z AUTO 01006KT 10SM CLR 01/M12 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T00141124 10077 21020 57027
METAR KAFF 180458Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR M01/M11 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP120
       T10151111
METAR KAFF 180358Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M12 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP134
       T00001120

KCOS 180527Z 1806/1906 15009KT P6SM SKC
     FM180800 36012KT P6SM SKC WS015/27030KT
      TEMPO 1812/1816 29020G30KT
     FM181600 23020G30KT P6SM SKC
     FM190300 21012KT P6SM FEW250
METAR KCOS 180554Z 09005KT 10SM FEW200 01/M11 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP113
       T00111106 10089 21006 58024
METAR KCOS 180454Z 15008KT 10SM FEW200 04/M11 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP113
       T00441111
METAR KCOS 180354Z 00000KT 10SM FEW200 04/M11 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP138
       T00391106

METAR KABH 180556Z AUTO 21010KT A2984 RMK AO2 SLPNO 57023 $
METAR KABH 180456Z AUTO VRB03KT A2986 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLPNO $
METAR KABH 180356Z AUTO 16011KT A2990 RMK AO2 SLPNO $

METAR KFLY 180615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M14 A2987 RMK AO2
       T00181141
METAR KFLY 180555Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM CLR 04/M14 A2987 RMK AO2 T00391139
       10059 21030
METAR KFLY 180535Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM CLR 01/M14 A2988 RMK AO2
       T00141138

KFCS 180502Z 1805/1911 25009KT 9999 SCT250 WS020/20030KT
     QNH2981INS
     TEMPO 1805/1815 25025G35KT 530009
     BECMG 1820/1821 24020G30KT 9999 FEW250 520009 QNH2940INS
     BECMG 1905/1906 23015G25KT 9999 SKC QNH2944INS TX18/1822Z
     TN01/1812Z
METAR KFCS 180558Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM CLR 04/M11 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP117
       T00391106 10104 20004 57025 $
METAR KFCS 180458Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM CLR 04/M10 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP133
       T00441101 $
METAR KFCS 180358Z AUTO 17003KT 10SM CLR 03/M10 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP155
       T00321105 $

KPUB 180527Z 1806/1906 29010KT P6SM SKC
     FM181500 25015KT P6SM SKC
     FM181700 25018G30KT P6SM SKC
     FM190300 27012KT P6SM FEW250
METAR KPUB 180553Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP105
       T10111067 10139 21011 58014
METAR KPUB 180453Z 28007KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP116
       T10111067
METAR KPUB 180353Z 24004KT 10SM CLR 02/M07 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP123
       T00221067

METAR KVTP 180624Z AUTO 19022G44KT 10SM CLR M02/M15 A3006 RMK AO2
METAR KVTP 180606Z AUTO 20022G42KT 10SM CLR M02/M14 A3006 RMK AO2
METAR KVTP 180542Z AUTO 20029G51KT 10SM CLR M02/M13 A3007 RMK AO2

METAR KTAD 180554Z AUTO 25016KT 10SM CLR 08/M08 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP095
       T00781083 10122 20039 56021
METAR KTAD 180454Z AUTO 25014G19KT 10SM CLR 08/M09 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP107
       T00781089
METAR KTAD 180354Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM CLR 06/M09 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP123
       T00611089

METAR KLHX 180553Z AUTO 21013KT 10SM CLR 08/M08 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP091
       T00831083 10139 20083 58023
METAR KLHX 180453Z AUTO 21017KT 10SM CLR 09/M09 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP099
       T00941094
METAR KLHX 180353Z AUTO 19014KT 10SM CLR 10/M10 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP114
       T01001100

METAR KLAA 180553Z AUTO 18013KT 10SM CLR 07/M11 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND
       19032/0454 SLP096 60000 T00721106 10128 20050 56036
METAR KLAA 180453Z AUTO 19022G30KT 10SM CLR 08/M12 A2989 RMK AO2 PK WND
       19034/0443 SLP107 T00831117
METAR KLAA 180353Z AUTO 19020G27KT 10SM CLR 08/M12 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND
       19028/0343 SLP125 T00781122

METAR KSPD 180556Z AUTO 20018G27KT 04/M09 A2994 RMK AO1 PK WND
       20031/0515 SLP122 T00441089 10094 20028 58030
METAR KSPD 180456Z AUTO 20017KT 03/M11 A2998 RMK AO1 PK WND 20026/0432
       SLP138 T00331111
METAR KSPD 180356Z AUTO 19019KT 04/M12 A3002 RMK AO1 SLP154
       T00391117

Sunrise/Sunset for 02/17/2018
Burlington - 06:38:00 MST / 17:28:09 MST
Pueblo     - 06:46:00 MST / 17:38:56 MST
Lamar      - 06:37:45 MST / 17:31:09 MST

Pueblo (KPUX) 02/18/18 06:13 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   6300 FT MSL...175/026
                   6300 FT MSL...177/008
                   6000 FT MSL...158/018
                   5700 FT MSL...190/013

Pueblo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0527 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1021 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018
VFR at all taf sites the next 24 hrs. KCOS will see a risk of llws
overnight as winds aloft increase, before surface winds increase
and become gusty by mid-morning. All terminals will see strong
w-sw winds during the day Sun, with gusts over 30 kts likely.


* * * * * Northwest Colorado * * * * *

METAR KCAG 180553Z AUTO 24015KT 10SM CLR 05/M09 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP125
       T00501094 10050 21017 56027
METAR KCAG 180453Z AUTO 21014G18KT 10SM SCT120 05/M10 A2989 RMK AO2
       SLP141 T00501100
METAR KCAG 180353Z AUTO 25010KT 10SM FEW100 FEW120 04/M09 A2993 RMK AO2
       SLP169 T00391089

METAR KHDN 180556Z AUTO 08008KT 10SM SCT100 BKN120 00/M09 A2989 RMK AO2
       SLP126 T00001089 10006 21044 400441094 58026 FZRANO
METAR KHDN 180456Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM OVC110 00/M09 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP160
       T00001094 FZRANO
METAR KHDN 180356Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM FEW120 M01/M10 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP174
       T10111100 FZRANO

METAR KSBS 180612Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT120 M05/M10 A2987 RMK AO1
       T10511102
METAR KSBS 180553Z AUTO 28003KT 10SM SCT085 SCT110 M05/M10 A2989 RMK AO1
       T10501101
METAR KSBS 180530Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT085 OVC100 M04/M10 A2990 RMK AO1
       T10421102

METAR KC07 180612Z AUTO 23007G15KT 10SM SCT070 OVC085 M05/M11 A2991 RMK
       AO2
METAR KC07 180548Z AUTO 22007G18KT 10SM SCT060 OVC070 M06/M11 A2993 RMK
       AO2
METAR KC07 180530Z AUTO 23007KT 200V260 10SM BKN060 OVC070 M05/M12 A2994
       RMK AO2

METAR K33V 180615Z AUTO 21015KT 10SM SCT090 OVC110 M01/M16 A2986 RMK
       AO1
METAR K33V 180555Z AUTO 23019KT 10SM BKN100 OVC120 00/M15 A2987 RMK
       AO1
METAR K33V 180535Z AUTO 16010G14KT 10SM BKN110 M01/M15 A2988 RMK AO1

METAR KEEO 180553Z AUTO 26007KT 10SM CLR 04/M09 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP107
       T00441094 10061 21006 57030
METAR KEEO 180453Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR M01/M08 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP140
       T10061083
METAR KEEO 180353Z AUTO 01004KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP162
       T00001083

METAR K20V 180612Z AUTO 26015G25KT 10SM CLR 04/M13 A2988 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 180552Z AUTO 25016G21KT 10SM CLR 03/M13 A2990 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 180535Z AUTO 30005KT 10SM SCT120 03/M13 A2992 RMK AO2

METAR KGNB 180615Z AUTO 27008KT 10SM SCT100 M01/M13 A2990 RMK AO2
       T10081135
METAR KGNB 180555Z AUTO 27012KT 10SM BKN100 BKN120 M01/M13 A2991 RMK AO2
       T10061135 10015 21031
METAR KGNB 180535Z AUTO 27011G16KT 10SM SCT100 00/M14 A2993 RMK AO2
       T10051138

METAR K0CO 180612Z AUTO 29050G68KT 10SM CLR M07/M13 A2982 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 180548Z AUTO 29046G65KT 10SM CLR M07/M13 A2985 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 180530Z AUTO 29052G72KT 10SM CLR M07/M13 A2984 RMK AO2

KGJT 180531Z 1806/1906 06004KT P6SM FEW200
     FM181600 15011KT P6SM FEW100 FEW250
     FM181700 19013G21KT P6SM FEW100 FEW250
     FM182000 22018G27KT P6SM FEW080 SCT250
METAR KGJT 180553Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR M01/M04 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP154
       T10111044 10083 21011 58021 $
METAR KGJT 180453Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM CLR 01/M04 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP163
       T00061044 $
METAR KGJT 180353Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR M01/M04 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP181
       T10061044 $

KRIL 180531Z 1806/1906 25005KT P6SM FEW250
     FM181700 23009KT P6SM FEW080 FEW250
     FM181900 23015G25KT P6SM FEW070 SCT250
     FM190300 22015G30KT P6SM SCT060 BKN100
METAR KRIL 180553Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR M03/M07 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP178
       T10331072 10061 21039 56017
METAR KRIL 180453Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP183
       T10171061
METAR KRIL 180353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP190
       T10061072

METAR K5SM 180612Z AUTO 21021G31KT 10SM CLR M06/M13 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 180554Z AUTO 22022G31KT 10SM CLR M06/M13 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 180530Z AUTO 22022G34KT 10SM CLR M06/M13 RMK AO2

KEGE 180531Z 1806/1906 08010KT P6SM SKC
     FM180800 18009KT P6SM FEW120 FEW250
     FM181600 23009KT P6SM FEW080 FEW250
     FM181900 23020G29KT P6SM FEW050 SCT250
     FM190400 22013G23KT P6SM BKN100 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
      TIL 181400
METAR KEGE 180556Z 06003KT 10SM CLR M03/M09 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP181
       T10331094 10061 21033 400671072 58022
METAR KEGE 180456Z 08010KT 10SM CLR M02/M09 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP191
       T10221089
METAR KEGE 180356Z 08008KT 10SM BKN120 M02/M08 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP214
       T10221083

KASE 180531Z 1806/1906 18006KT P6SM SKC
     FM181700 21012G20KT P6SM FEW070 FEW250
     FM190300 21015G25KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100
METAR KASE 180553Z AUTO 16007KT 10SM CLR M06/M12 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP144
       T10561117 10011 21072 58022
METAR KASE 180453Z AUTO 18006KT 10SM CLR M06/M12 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP163
       T10611117
METAR KASE 180353Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM CLR M06/M11 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP188
       T10611106

METAR KCCU 180612Z AUTO 23019G36KT 2SM -SN CLR M03/M15 A3002 RMK AO2 VIS
       3/4V5
METAR KCCU 180554Z AUTO 23015G38KT 160V280 2SM -SN CLR M03/M15 A3001 RMK
       AO2 VIS 1V5
METAR KCCU 180536Z AUTO 23021G32KT 200V270 2 1/2SM -SN CLR M03/M16 A3002
       RMK AO2 VIS 1V5

METAR KLXV 180553Z AUTO 06009KT 10SM CLR M04/M16 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP109
       T10441161 11006 21061 58020
METAR KLXV 180453Z AUTO 06010KT 10SM CLR M05/M16 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP129
       T10501161
METAR KLXV 180353Z AUTO 08008KT 10SM CLR M06/M16 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP149
       T10561161

Sunrise/Sunset for 02/17/2018
Rangely           - 07:05:05 MST / 17:53:06 MST
Grand Junction    - 07:02:50 MST / 17:53:34 MST
Steamboat Springs - 06:57:48 MST / 17:44:44 MST

Grand Junction (KGJX) 02/18/18 06:08 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  11000 FT MSL...221/032
                  11000 FT MSL...235/035
                  10400 FT MSL...224/029

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0547 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1046 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018
A few high clouds will move across the area but won`t pose any
threats to aircraft operations. Some breezy winds are expected
tomorrow afternoon with gusts of 20 to 30 mph being common.
Mountain TAF sites may see a few gusts higher than that.


* * * * * Southwest Colorado * * * * *

METAR KAJZ 180615Z AUTO 03006KT 10SM CLR 01/M11 A3001 RMK AO2
       T00081107
METAR KAJZ 180555Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM CLR 00/M10 A3002 RMK AO2 T00031100
       10129 20000 401331069
METAR KAJZ 180535Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR 00/M10 A3003 RMK AO2
       T00021103

KMTJ 180531Z 1806/1906 15008KT P6SM FEW250
     FM181400 14008KT P6SM FEW100 FEW250
     FM181700 20012KT P6SM FEW090 FEW250
     FM182000 22018G28KT P6SM FEW090 FEW250
METAR KMTJ 180553Z AUTO 15011KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP166
       T10111072 10111 21022 58014
METAR KMTJ 180453Z AUTO 15008KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179
       T10111067
METAR KMTJ 180353Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR M01/M06 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T10111061

METAR KGUC 180556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M07/M10 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP209
       T10671100 10061 21072 400671106 58011 FZRANO
METAR KGUC 180456Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M06/M09 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP227
       T10611094 FZRANO
METAR KGUC 180356Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR M04/M10 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP236
       T10391100 FZRANO

METAR K7BM 180612Z AUTO 25009G25KT 210V300 10SM CLR 03/M21 A2998 RMK
       AO2
METAR K7BM 180548Z AUTO 24017G35KT 210V270 10SM CLR 04/M22 A2998 RMK
       AO2
METAR K7BM 180530Z AUTO 25012G28KT 220V280 10SM CLR 03/M21 A2999 RMK
       AO2

METAR KAEJ 180615Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR 01/M18 A2996 RMK AO2
       T00111180
METAR KAEJ 180555Z AUTO 09013KT 10SM CLR 01/M18 A2996 RMK AO2 T00071180
       10064 21014 400821026
METAR KAEJ 180535Z AUTO 07007G14KT 10SM CLR 02/M19 A2998 RMK AO2
       T00161186

METAR KANK 180615Z AUTO 20012G18KT 10SM CLR 05/M14 A3006 RMK AO1
       T00531141
METAR KANK 180555Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM CLR 06/M14 A3006 RMK AO1 T00551144
       10078 20047 401010005
METAR KANK 180535Z AUTO 23008KT 10SM CLR 05/M15 A3007 RMK AO1
       T00521150

METAR KMYP 180612Z AUTO 26031G36KT 10SM CLR M07/M18 A3015 RMK AO2
METAR KMYP 180550Z AUTO 25028G32KT 10SM CLR M07/M18 A3017 RMK AO2
METAR KMYP 180530Z AUTO 25026G32KT 10SM CLR M07/M18 A3017 RMK AO2

METAR KAIB 180615Z AUTO 11008KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A3006 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 180555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A3007 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 180535Z AUTO 11008KT 10SM CLR 01/M08 A3008 RMK AO2

KTEX 180531Z 1806/1906 10003KT P6SM FEW200
     FM181200 18010G24KT P6SM FEW080 FEW250
     FM181700 19015G30KT P6SM FEW070 FEW250
     FM182200 20020G35KT P6SM FEW060 SCT200
     FM190300 20020G35KT P6SM SCT035 BKN080
METAR KTEX 180615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M17 A3010 RMK AO2
       T00151166
METAR KTEX 180555Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM CLR 02/M18 A3011 RMK AO2 T00161181
       10050 20009
METAR KTEX 180535Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR 02/M18 A3012 RMK AO2
       T00151185

METAR K04V 180612Z AUTO 19003KT 10SM CLR M07/M18 A3006 RMK AO2
METAR K04V 180555Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR M07/M19 A3007 RMK AO2
METAR K04V 180531Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM CLR M06/M18 A3007 RMK AO2

METAR KCEZ 180553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M05/M09 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T10501094 10100 21050 58015
METAR KCEZ 180453Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM CLR M03/M09 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP203
       T10331089
METAR KCEZ 180353Z AUTO 08006KT 10SM CLR M03/M09 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP214
       T10281089

KDRO 180531Z 1806/1906 02003KT P6SM SKC
     FM181700 16007KT P6SM FEW070 FEW250
     FM182000 22011KT P6SM FEW050 FEW250
     FM190100 23015G24KT P6SM FEW060 SCT200
     FM190300 23014G22KT P6SM SCT060 BKN110
METAR KDRO 180553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M04/M07 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP220
       T10391072 10089 21039 58013
METAR KDRO 180453Z AUTO 02003KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP233
       T10221078
METAR KDRO 180353Z AUTO 02005KT 10SM CLR M01/M08 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP245
       T10111078

METAR KPSO 180615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M04/M08 A3014 RMK AO2
       T10381084
METAR KPSO 180555Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM CLR M05/M09 A3014 RMK AO2 T10491092
       10073 21049 400751117
METAR KPSO 180535Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM CLR M04/M10 A3016 RMK AO2
       T10421099

METAR KCPW 180612Z AUTO 21019G24KT M10/M10 A3018 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR KCPW 180548Z AUTO 21018G24KT M10/M10 A3018 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR KCPW 180530Z AUTO 22021G28KT M10/M10 A3019 RMK AO2 PWINO

KALS 180527Z 1806/1906 20008KT P6SM FEW250
     FM181700 22020G30KT P6SM SCT200
     FM190300 21012KT P6SM SCT200
METAR KALS 180552Z AUTO 17011KT 10SM CLR M01/M11 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP165
       T10061106 10100 21011 58012
METAR KALS 180452Z AUTO 20011KT 10SM CLR 01/M11 A3008 RMK AO2 WSHFT 0407
       SLP178 T00061111
SPECI KALS 180427Z AUTO 20015KT 10SM CLR 01/M11 A3008 RMK AO2 WSHFT 0407
       T00111106

Sunrise/Sunset for 02/17/2018
Vail    - 06:54:48 MST / 17:44:02 MST
Durango - 06:57:44 MST / 17:53:11 MST
Alamosa - 06:49:59 MST / 17:44:58 MST

Grand Junction (KGJX) 02/18/18 06:08 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  11000 FT MSL...221/032
                  11000 FT MSL...235/035
                  10400 FT MSL...224/029

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0547 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1046 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018
A few high clouds will move across the area but won`t pose any
threats to aircraft operations. Some breezy winds are expected
tomorrow afternoon with gusts of 20 to 30 mph being common.
Mountain TAF sites may see a few gusts higher than that.


* * * * * Arizona * * * * *

KPGA 180527Z 1806/1906 VRB05KT P6SM FEW250
     FM181900 23010G20KT P6SM FEW060
     FM190100 21014G23KT P6SM FEW050
METAR KPGA 180553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/M06 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP158
       T00611056 10122 20056 56013 TSNO
METAR KPGA 180453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/M06 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP162
       T00671056 TSNO
METAR KPGA 180353Z AUTO 27004KT 6SM HZ CLR 07/M05 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP170
       T00721050 TSNO

METAR KRQE 180553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M04/M06 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP179
       T10391061 10111 21039 58013 TSNO
METAR KRQE 180453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP192
       T10171056 TSNO
METAR KRQE 180353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP196
       T00171044 TSNO

Flagstaff (KFSX) 02/18/18 06:15 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   9000 FT MSL...200/023
                   8400 FT MSL...171/025
                   8400 FT MSL...201/025
                   8000 FT MSL...187/030
                   7800 FT MSL...197/026

Flagstaff Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0415 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...For the 06Z Package...Upper level cloud cover will
increase overnight as a winter weather system approaches from the
northwest. After 17Z Sunday, wind speeds will increase across the
area, strongest along and north of the Mogollon Rim. In general,
expect southwest winds from 20 to 30 knots with gusts into the 35 to
45 knot range. Areas of MVFR Cigs are likely over higher terrain
from Flagstaff southeastward after 17Z along with an increasing
chance of rain and snow showers. Aviation discussion not updated
for TAF amendments.


* * * * * Utah * * * * *

KSLC 180540Z 1806/1912 17018G28KT P6SM SCT090 BKN150
     FM181700 18020G30KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN060
     FM182100 29022G30KT 5SM -SHRASN SCT025 BKN040
     FM182300 30014G27KT 3/4SM -SN BR BKN006 OVC020
     FM190300 33011G18KT 2SM -SHSN BR BKN012 OVC025
METAR KSLC 180554Z 19020G26KT 10SM FEW100 BKN200 13/M08 A2974 RMK AO2 PK
       WND 19026/0547 SLP048 T01331083 10150 20128 56027
METAR KSLC 180454Z 17020G26KT 10SM SCT100 SCT200 13/M08 A2976 RMK AO2 PK
       WND 17026/0453 SLP057 T01331083
METAR KSLC 180354Z 18014KT 10SM SCT100 SCT200 13/M09 A2980 RMK AO2
       SLP076 T01281089

KVEL 180531Z 1806/1906 14005KT P6SM FEW250
     FM180900 31006KT P6SM FEW120 BKN250
     FM181600 24006KT P6SM FEW100 SCT250
     FM181800 21012KT P6SM SCT090 BKN200
     FM182200 22018G27KT P6SM SCT070 BKN110
METAR KVEL 180553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M12 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP128
       T10111117 10089 21033 58020
METAR KVEL 180453Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR M01/M11 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP138
       T10061111
METAR KVEL 180353Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 01/M12 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP150
       T00061117

METAR KPUC 180553Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR M03/M09 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP171
       T10331094 10067 21033 56022
METAR KPUC 180453Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM CLR M02/M09 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP182
       T10221094
METAR KPUC 180353Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM CLR M01/M10 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP196
       T10111100

KCNY 180531Z 1806/1906 00000KT P6SM SKC
     FM181500 18009KT P6SM FEW110 FEW250
     FM181700 20016G24KT P6SM FEW100 FEW250
     FM181900 21021G32KT P6SM FEW100 SCT250
     FM190000 21022G34KT P6SM FEW090 SCT250
METAR KCNY 180553Z AUTO 05003KT 10SM CLR 01/M03 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP145
       T00061033 10106 20000 58019
METAR KCNY 180453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP158
       T00171033
METAR KCNY 180353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T00171033


Salt Lake City (KMTX) 02/18/18 06:21 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  23600 FT MSL...270/064
                  22000 FT MSL...258/065
                  20000 FT MSL...258/051
                  19000 FT MSL...260/050
                  18000 FT MSL...261/047
                  17100 FT MSL...262/044
                  17000 FT MSL...260/043
                  16000 FT MSL...261/041
                  15000 FT MSL...263/045
                  12000 FT MSL...253/062
                   7500 FT MSL...197/004

Salt Lake City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0403 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...Because of the storm system approaching the terminal,
you will see southerly winds through the evening hours that are
expected to become gusty during the overnight hours. The winds will
peak during the late morning before the approach of the front,
expected by early afternoon. VFR conditions will be expected through
the evening and overnight hours with high and mid level clouds
expected to remain well above 6000 feet AGL overnight.


* * * * * Wyoming * * * * *

KEVW 180540Z 1806/1906 23012G20KT P6SM SCT070
     FM180800 23022G32KT P6SM BKN070 OVC150
     FM181600 24025G37KT 2SM -SN BR SCT005 BKN015
     FM181800 25025G35KT 3/4SM -SN BLSN VV004
     FM190000 28011KT 2SM -SHSN BR SCT004 BKN015=
METAR KEVW 180553Z AUTO 20010KT 10SM CLR 03/M11 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP053
       T00281106 10061 20006 58025
METAR KEVW 180453Z AUTO 22012KT 10SM CLR 02/M11 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP073
       T00221106
METAR KEVW 180353Z AUTO 21016KT 10SM CLR 03/M11 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP085
       T00281111

KRKS 180528Z 1806/1906 21014KT P6SM SCT080
     FM181300 24022G32KT P6SM BKN070
     FM190000 26014G24KT P6SM BKN040
     FM190400 06011G20KT P6SM VCSH OVC035
METAR KRKS 180554Z AUTO 22010KT 10SM BKN120 04/M12 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP061
       T00441122 10072 20011 56030
METAR KRKS 180454Z AUTO 21014KT 10SM SCT110 05/M12 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP067
       T00501122
METAR KRKS 180354Z AUTO 21012KT 10SM CLR 04/M13 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T00391128

KRWL 180520Z 1806/1906 23025G38KT P6SM BKN080 BKN150
     FM181500 23030G44KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 OVC100
     FM190100 28010KT 2SM -SN BR OVC015
METAR KRWL 180553Z AUTO 22029G40KT 10SM FEW100 04/M14 A2969 RMK AO2 PK
       WND 22041/0533 SLP037 T00391139 10039 20022 58038 PWINO $
METAR KRWL 180453Z AUTO 21019G30KT 10SM FEW065 02/M13 A2975 RMK AO2 PK
       WND 20034/0408 SLP069 T00221128 PWINO FZRANO $
METAR KRWL 180353Z AUTO 22024G30KT 10SM CLR 02/M12 A2979 RMK AO2 PK WND
       22030/0353 SLP087 T00221117 PWINO FZRANO $

KLAR 180520Z 1806/1906 23025G38KT P6SM SCT150
     FM181500 24034G48KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150
     FM190100 25018G25KT 5SM -SN BKN025 OVC050
METAR KLAR 180553Z AUTO 22014G25KT 10SM CLR 02/M16 A2974 RMK AO2 PK WND
       24039/0454 SLP053 T00171156 10039 20000 56025
METAR KLAR 180453Z AUTO 24030G38KT 10SM CLR 02/M15 A2975 RMK AO2 PK WND
       23038/0444 SLP064 T00171150
METAR KLAR 180353Z AUTO 23019KT 10SM CLR 01/M14 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND
       23032/0309 SLP092 T00061139

KCYS 180520Z 1806/1906 24015KT P6SM SCT150
     FM181500 24025G38KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150
     FM190100 28013KT P6SM BKN050 OVC100
METAR KCYS 180553Z AUTO 22004KT 10SM CLR 04/M15 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP055
       T00391150 10067 21011 56028
METAR KCYS 180453Z AUTO 22014KT 10SM CLR 03/M14 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP073
       T00331139
METAR KCYS 180353Z 22004KT 10SM CLR 00/M12 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP101
       T00001117

Riverton (KRIW) 02/18/18 06:13 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  20000 FT MSL...271/090
                  17000 FT MSL...267/085
                  12000 FT MSL...271/055
                  11000 FT MSL...261/065
                  10000 FT MSL...275/042
                   9000 FT MSL...250/034
                   8000 FT MSL...240/031
                   7000 FT MSL...221/031
                   6600 FT MSL...130/006
                   6000 FT MSL...240/009
                   5900 FT MSL...258/013

Riverton Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0542 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday)
Issued at 1020 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018
West of the Continental Divide...KJAC, KBPI, KPNA and KRKS
Snow will occur over most of the west through 06Z Monday. MVFR to
IFR conditions will occur with frequent mountain obscuration. A
gusty wind will occur in places. KJAC will see snow and a gusty wind
through 02Z Monday. KRKS will see a gusty wind through 04Z Monday
with VFR conditions, then the wind shifts to the northeast after 04Z
Monday.
East of the Continental Divide...KCPR, KCOD, KRIW, KLND, and KWRL
A gusty wind at most of the terminal sites through 15Z. A cold front
will move into the north around 12Z, then push south into central WY
around 19Z, then along the continental divide by 22Z. Snow will be
developing over the north Sunday morning with snow developing over
the central Sunday afternoon. Snow will occur over most areas
through Sunday night. Expect MVFR to IFR conditions in the snow with
mountains frequently obscured.

Cheyenne Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0501 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday evening)
Issued at 1000 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018
Strong westerly winds with gusts 35-50 kt will continue through
Sunday morning along and west of Interstate 25. Moderate to severe
mountain wave turbulence can be expected. VFR will prevail at all
terminals until Sunday afternoon and early evening when CIG/VIS
lower to MVFR-IFR as an Arctic cold front progresses south across
southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska. Snow develops from north to
south during the afternoon and evening. Winds shift to the north-
northeast with gusts around 25 kt.


* * * * * Nebraska * * * * *

METAR KIBM 180620Z AUTO 21010KT 10SM CLR 02/M09 A2970 RMK AO2
       T00221087
METAR KIBM 180555Z AUTO 21015KT 10SM CLR 03/M09 A2971 RMK AO2 T00291092
       10082 20018
METAR KIBM 180535Z AUTO 21019KT 10SM CLR 04/M09 A2971 RMK AO2
       T00371095

KSNY 180520Z 1806/1906 23015KT P6SM SCT150
     FM181800 27012G20KT P6SM BKN150
     FM190000 03017G24KT P6SM OVC100
METAR KSNY 180553Z AUTO 17012KT 10SM CLR 00/M09 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP078
       T00001089 10083 20000 58031
METAR KSNY 180453Z AUTO 19017KT 10SM CLR 03/M09 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP089
       T00281089
METAR KSNY 180353Z AUTO 18016KT 10SM CLR 03/M09 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND
       18027/0305 SLP105 T00281089

METAR KOGA 180615Z AUTO 17020G26KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A2975 RMK AO2
       T00301058
METAR KOGA 180555Z AUTO 18021G30KT 10SM CLR 04/M06 A2977 RMK AO2
       T00361061 10077 20030
METAR KOGA 180535Z AUTO 18020G28KT 10SM CLR 04/M06 A2977 RMK AO2
       T00371061

METAR KIML 180553Z AUTO 17016G22KT 10SM CLR 02/M08 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP108
       T00221078 10061 20011 58039
METAR KIML 180453Z AUTO 17013KT 10SM CLR 02/M07 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP129
       T00221067
METAR KIML 180353Z AUTO 17015KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP146
       T00281061

KMCK 180520Z 1806/1906 18013KT P6SM SKC WS020/19050KT
     FM181300 19009KT P6SM SCT250
     FM182200 16008KT P6SM SKC
     FM190000 12006KT P6SM SKC
     FM190200 06008KT P6SM SCT280
     FM190400 04013KT P6SM SCT280
     FM190500 03013G19KT 6SM BR SCT003 SCT280
METAR KMCK 180553Z AUTO 16011G22KT 10SM CLR 03/M08 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP131
       T00331078 10078 20028 400941044 58034
METAR KMCK 180453Z AUTO 17012KT 10SM CLR 03/M08 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP148
       T00281078
METAR KMCK 180353Z AUTO 18013KT 10SM CLR 03/M07 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP166
       T00281072

North Platte (KLNX) 02/18/18 06:14 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   4000 FT MSL...188/049
                   4000 FT MSL...187/048
                   3400 FT MSL...178/036

North Platte Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0522 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1119 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018
Low level wind shear will be the main aviation concern tonight
over all of western Nebraska as a southerly 40 to 50kt jet moves
to the east through the early morning hours.


* * * * * Kansas * * * * *

KGLD 180520Z 1806/1906 19020G30KT P6SM SKC WS020/20060KT
     FM180900 20021G31KT P6SM SCT300
     FM181400 21015G23KT P6SM SCT280
     FM190000 20009KT P6SM FEW280
     FM190500 24011KT P6SM FEW280
METAR KGLD 180553Z AUTO 18021KT 10SM CLR 02/M11 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND
       18028/0539 SLP112 T00221106 10072 20000 56037
METAR KGLD 180453Z AUTO 17019KT 10SM CLR 02/M11 A2990 RMK AO2 PK WND
       17028/0412 SLP127 T00221106
METAR KGLD 180353Z AUTO 17020G27KT 10SM CLR 02/M10 A2994 RMK AO2 PK WND
       17027/0350 SLP146 T00221100

KGCK 180520Z 1806/1906 16009KT P6SM SKC WS020/19040KT
     FM180900 18022G31KT P6SM FEW250 WS020/20050KT
     FM181600 20025G35KT P6SM FEW250
     FM190000 19018KT P6SM FEW250
     FM190200 20015G25KT P6SM FEW250 WS020/22045KT
METAR KGCK 180554Z AUTO 15010KT 10SM CLR M01/M14 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP165
       T10061139 10100 21011 401331044 58022
METAR KGCK 180454Z AUTO 16008KT 10SM CLR M01/M14 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP179
       T10111139
METAR KGCK 180354Z AUTO 16009KT 10SM CLR 00/M14 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP192
       T00001139

METAR KLBL 180556Z AUTO 19013KT 10SM CLR 03/M12 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP176
       6//// T00281117 10117 21006 401501006 58023
METAR KLBL 180456Z AUTO 19012KT 10SM CLR 02/M13 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T00171133 FZRANO
METAR KLBL 180356Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM CLR 01/M14 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP203
       T00061139 FZRANO

METAR KEHA 180615Z AUTO 21020G23KT 10SM CLR 07/M04 A2998 RMK AO2
       T00731039
METAR KEHA 180555Z AUTO 19013KT 10SM CLR 06/M06 A3000 RMK AO2 T00581061
       10120 20025 401570000
METAR KEHA 180535Z AUTO 19015KT 10SM CLR 06/M08 A3001 RMK AO2
       T00561076

Goodland (KGLD) 02/18/18 06:08 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   7000 FT MSL...191/077
                   6400 FT MSL...187/079
                   6000 FT MSL...184/076
                   5000 FT MSL...181/076
                   4000 FT MSL...176/037

Dodge City (KDDC) 02/18/18 06:14 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  10500 FT MSL...190/001

Goodland Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0420 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 920 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018
KGLD, vfr conditions through the period. South winds gusting
around 30kts expected from taf issuance through about 13z with
slightly lower gusts from the southwest 14z-23z under just some
high cloudiness. After 00z winds slowly veer to the southwest
under 11kts in response to an approaching arctic cold front.
KMCK, vfr conditions expected through about 04z then an increasing
threat of mvfr/ifr cigs/vis possible through 06z behind an arctic
frontal passage. From taf issuance through 12z south winds around
13kts. From 13z-21z south winds around 10kts, 22z-04z winds slowly
back to the southeast then east then northeast at speeds under
10kts. After 05z some reductions in visibility with sub vfr cigs
moves in from the northeast behind arctic front. Winds from the
northeast gusting near 20kts possible. For now have introduced
some lower clouds and mist.

Dodge City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0500 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1100 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018
VFR is expected through TAF pd. A very strong low level jet is expected
to develop shortly through the overnight period. LLWS of 50-60 kt with
psbl 70 kt is expected across the terminals in association with the
LLJ. Surface winds will increase later today and be southwesterly 25-35
kt. Gusts of 50 kt could be possible during the early afternoon period.
Winds will decrease tonight by dusk. Another LLWS period is psbl at
end of TAF pd.


* * * * * Texas/Oklahoma * * * * *

KGUY 180520Z 1806/1906 19018KT P6SM SCT200
     FM181700 21025G35KT P6SM SCT200
     FM190200 20020G25KT P6SM SCT200=
METAR KGUY 180553Z AUTO 18013KT 10SM CLR 04/M09 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP160
       T00441089 10122 20006 401560006 56024
METAR KGUY 180453Z AUTO 19014KT 10SM CLR 04/M11 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP171
       T00391111
METAR KGUY 180353Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM CLR 03/M11 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP183
       T00331111

KDHT 180520Z 1806/1906 08010KT P6SM SKC
     FM181600 21020G30KT P6SM SCT200
     FM182100 22026G39KT P6SM SCT200
     FM190200 20018G24KT P6SM FEW200
METAR KDHT 180553Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM CLR 02/M07 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP174
       T00171067 10111 21011 401331011 58020
METAR KDHT 180453Z AUTO 17008KT 10SM CLR M01/M11 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T10061106
METAR KDHT 180353Z AUTO 18010KT 10SM CLR 02/M11 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP197
       T00171106

Amarillo (KAMA) 02/18/18 06:15 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...183/014
                  12000 FT MSL...214/045
                  11500 FT MSL...247/009
                  11000 FT MSL...223/013
                  10000 FT MSL...237/031
                   9000 FT MSL...252/024
                   8100 FT MSL...242/028
                   8000 FT MSL...246/029
                   7000 FT MSL...227/029
                   6400 FT MSL...222/033
                   6000 FT MSL...203/031
                   5000 FT MSL...188/036
                   4600 FT MSL...185/039
                   4000 FT MSL...179/037

Amarillo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0428 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...
VFR conditions are expected throughout the 00Z TAF period. Winds
after around 15Z Sunday will begin to increase out of the SW
sustained 0f 25-30 kts with gusts near 40 kts continuing until
around 00-01Z Monday. Winds will then diminish to sustained
around 20 kts out of the SW to the end of the TAF period. BKN to
some OVC skies above 10 kft will keep cigs at VFR throughout the
TAF period for all sites.
Meccariello


* * * * * New Mexico * * * * *

KFMN 180525Z 1806/1906 08007KT P6SM SCT250
     FM181600 13006KT P6SM SCT250
     FM182000 24015G22KT P6SM SCT150 BKN250
METAR KFMN 180553Z AUTO 06005KT 10SM CLR M02/M12 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP200
       T10171122 10111 21022 57014
METAR KFMN 180453Z AUTO 08008KT 10SM CLR 00/M12 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP208
       T00001122
METAR KFMN 180353Z 05005KT 10SM CLR 00/M12 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP221
       T00001122

METAR KSKX 180556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M07 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP210
       T00001067 10089 21011 58010 FZRANO $
METAR KSKX 180456Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR M01/M06 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP226
       T10111061 FZRANO $
METAR KSKX 180356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M07 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP226
       T00281072 $

KLVS 180525Z 1806/1906 20015KT P6SM BKN250
     FM181700 24022G32KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250
     FM182000 24028G38KT P6SM SCT080 BKN150
METAR KLVS 180553Z AUTO 20015KT 10SM CLR 03/M08 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP136
       T00281083 10094 20000 58021
METAR KLVS 180453Z AUTO 20013KT 10SM CLR 02/M08 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP154
       T00171078
METAR KLVS 180353Z AUTO 17012KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP167
       T00171044

METAR KRTN 180553Z AUTO 23007KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP142
       T00001078 10089 20000 58021
METAR KRTN 180453Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM CLR 02/M08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP158
       T00221078
METAR KRTN 180353Z AUTO 30005KT 10SM CLR 01/M10 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP176
       T00111100

METAR KCAO 180555Z AUTO 20016KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP153
       T00281061 10094 20006 58021
METAR KCAO 180455Z AUTO 22009KT 10SM CLR 02/M09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T00221094
METAR KCAO 180355Z AUTO 20021KT 10SM CLR 04/M11 A3007 RMK AO2 PK WND
       20029/0337 SLP178 T00391106

Albuquerque (KABX) 02/18/18 06:13 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...010/001
                  11000 FT MSL...215/027
                  10400 FT MSL...204/029
                  10000 FT MSL...210/030
                   9000 FT MSL...180/029
                   8600 FT MSL...174/030
                   8000 FT MSL...172/030
                   7000 FT MSL...174/033
                   6900 FT MSL...170/032
                   6800 FT MSL...175/016

Albuquerque Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0527 UTC Sunday, February 18, 2018

.AVIATION...
06Z TAF CYCLE
Upper winds transitioning from nw-w to southwesterly and
strengthening with deepening surface lee trough next 12-18 hrs.
Strong west winds with gusts to around 45kt are expected to develop
along the Sangre de Cristo mts aft 06Z. Some localized low clouds/fog
may develop over portions of the southwest and west central mts and
up the Lower and Middle RGV as well as southeast plains aft 09Z.
Southwest winds gusting to 40-45kt will become more widespread aft
15Z over northern and central NM as lower to mid level moisture
becomes more plentiful, and a few light showers may break out mainly
south of Interstate 40.

* * * * * Winds and Temperatures Aloft Forecasts * * * * *

DATA BASED ON 180000Z
VALID 180600Z   FOR USE 0500-0900Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      2318    2534+02 2645-06 2654-20 2667-31 266847 267255 267963
BCE                      2630-01 2539-16 2643-29 254945 264953 255362
LND              2570-01 2658-06 2768-18 2769-28 266843 257053 257365
RKS              2552    2658-06 2657-20 2674-31 267145 257154 257864
GJT              2331+01 2432-04 2651-18 2660-30 256945 256654 257062
FMN              2318+03 2522-02 2533-16 2538-29 255143 256851 248362
ABQ              2315+04 2620-01 2226-15 2435-28 245941 247449 249362
MBW              2563    2764-06 2766-20 2775-30 267744 257453 257864
DEN              2739+04 2744-02 2746-17 2662-28 256544 256354 256965
PUB              2628+05 2742-01 2749-15 2649-28 255243 255353 258363
ALS                      2637-01 2640-16 2545-28 245143 257351 258862
TCC      2231    2625+04 2424+01 2424-15 2433-27 256439 268049 259462
BFF      2440    2744+01 2746-06 2747-21 2770-31 269245 269454 269565
GLD      2058    2448+03 2636-03 2746-16 2660-28 266844 266854 267764
GCK      2038+04 2540+03 2532-02 2639-15 2650-28 265643 266952 269963
GAG      2021+04 2328+02 2532+00 2635-15 2638-27 266640 268550 760661
AMA      1832    2424+05 2428+01 2526-15 2431-27 267039 267949 259362
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DATA BASED ON 180000Z
VALID 181200Z   FOR USE 0900-1800Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      2318    2638-01 2544-07 2559-22 2673-32 268647 269155 269162
BCE                      2643-03 2644-16 2647-29 264945 265253 266562
LND              2643-03 2656-08 2677-20 2684-30 268045 267854 267864
RKS              2544    2652-08 2574-21 2680-31 258446 268255 267862
GJT              2336+00 2537-04 2554-18 2564-30 266446 266653 257862
FMN              2417+02 2425-04 2540-17 2541-29 255743 255653 255861
ABQ              2419+03 2525-02 2543-15 2551-27 246543 237352 247460
MBW              2666    2670-08 2680-19 2679-29 267546 266753 256562
DEN              2641+05 2652-01 2664-15 2552-28 256044 246353 256663
PUB              2632+06 2532+00 2544-15 2442-28 245543 246852 257563
ALS                      2634-02 2543-16 2544-29 246343 246652 247162
TCC      2339    2527+04 2430-01 2543-14 2454-26 237641 238451 249163
BFF      2643    2757+02 2761-05 2764-19 2669-31 257347 257757 259765
GLD      2526    2623+06 2638-01 2656-17 2565-30 257146 258654 750063
GCK      2253+06 2429+06 2634+00 2548-16 2552-29 258142 259351 750363
GAG      2135+07 2429+04 2530+00 2439-15 2553-28 258540 259051 259763
AMA      2335    2432+04 2429-01 2442-14 2558-25 248140 248551 259162
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DATA BASED ON 180000Z
VALID 190000Z   FOR USE 1800-0500Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      3109    2727-07 2532-12 2350-25 2586-36 741946 741854 752461
BCE                      2547-06 2561-18 2564-29 256944 248353 258658
LND              2514-06 2528-13 2551-27 2490-36 741946 742554 753262
RKS              2626    2334-11 2458-25 2591-34 740946 741254 751862
GJT              2244+00 2445-07 2558-20 2575-31 258745 249953 259859
FMN              2322+03 2434-06 2549-18 2553-30 247343 247752 248057
ABQ              2626+05 2528-04 2454-16 2469-27 248343 730752 248658
MBW              2442    2656-09 2574-23 2582-32 259446 750554 750760
DEN              2312+03 2531-05 2559-17 2566-28 247343 247853 248263
PUB              2529+04 2642-03 2550-15 2453-28 246942 247452 247461
ALS                      2546-05 2549-16 2552-28 247442 247552 247759
TCC      2432    2437+04 2546-02 2463-13 2466-26 257941 750051 248460
BFF      2112    2223+00 2536-08 2666-22 2581-32 249645 740654 740863
GLD      2330    2530+04 2628-03 2543-17 2557-30 257645 258953 249562
GCK      2234+11 2625+07 2632-01 2549-15 2562-28 258442 258852 248961
GAG      2346+12 2647+07 2545+00 2559-13 2567-26 247841 248152 249260
AMA      2331    2333+04 2546-01 2462-13 2566-26 257541 247752 248660
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