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Hot-Air Balloon Forecast for Colorado
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder, Colorado
0905 MDT Thursday, July 27, 2017


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

METAR KFNL 271456Z AUTO VRB03KT 6SM HZ OVC008 20/17 A3028 RMK AO2 CIG
       005V011 SLP199 T02000172 51017
SPECI KFNL 271440Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR OVC006 19/17 A3027 RMK AO2 CIG
       004V011
SPECI KFNL 271430Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR OVC004 18/17 A3027 RMK AO2

METAR KGXY 271456Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR CLR 19/18 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP214
       T01940178 53010
METAR KGXY 271356Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR CLR 19/17 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP210
       T01890172
SPECI KGXY 271329Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR CLR 18/17 A3024 RMK AO2

METAR KLMO 271453Z AUTO 02005KT 5SM HZ SCT006 22/18 A3028 RMK AO2
       T02160180
METAR KLMO 271434Z AUTO 36005KT 4SM HZ SCT006 21/18 A3028 RMK AO2
       T02080180
METAR KLMO 271413Z AUTO 34007KT 4SM BR BKN002 19/17 A3027 RMK AO2
       T01890173

METAR KBDU 271455Z AUTO 04005KT 10SM SCT009 20/17 A3027 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 271434Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM CLR 19/17 A3027 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 271414Z AUTO 33005KT 10SM CLR 18/17 A3027 RMK AO2

METAR KEIK 271454Z AUTO 02004KT 5SM BR BKN006 OVC010 18/17 A3026 RMK AO2
       T01820170
METAR KEIK 271430Z AUTO 36003KT 4SM BR OVC003 18/17 A3026 RMK AO2
       T01750167
METAR KEIK 271414Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR OVC003 18/17 A3026 RMK AO2
       T01750168

KBJC 271440Z 2715/2812 33007KT P6SM FEW004 SCT007 SCT020
     FM271600 36005KT P6SM FEW008 SCT025
     FM271700 03007KT P6SM FEW060 SCT120
     FM272100 09006KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN100
      TEMPO 2722/2802 VRB20G30KT TSRA BKN050CB OVC080
     FM280300 24007KT P6SM VCSH SCT060 BKN100
     FM280500 32006KT P6SM SCT080 SCT120
METAR KBJC 271452Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM SCT007 18/16 A3029 RMK AO2
METAR KBJC 271447Z 33008KT 10SM BKN004 BKN150 19/17 A3029
METAR KBJC 271433Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM SCT007 18/16 A3029 RMK AO2

KDEN 271459Z 2715/2818 13014KT P6SM SCT003 SCT020 SCT220
     FM271600 14013KT P6SM FEW020 SCT220
     FM271700 12012KT P6SM FEW060 SCT220
     FM272200 13010G15KT P6SM VCTS SCT060CB BKN100
      TEMPO 2722/2801 BKN050CB
     FM280300 16013KT P6SM SCT060 BKN100
     FM280700 19008KT P6SM SCT080 SCT200
METAR KDEN 271453Z 13013KT 10SM SCT003 SCT220 21/16 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP170
       T02110156 51008
SPECI KDEN 271441Z 14013KT 10SM FEW002 SCT220 21/16 A3026 RMK AO2
       T02110156
METAR KDEN 271353Z 13012KT 10SM CLR 19/16 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T01940161

METAR KFTG 271455Z AUTO 14011G15KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A3028 RMK AO2
METAR KFTG 271454Z 13012G15KT 10SM FEW005 FEW110 SCT220 22/17 A3028
METAR KFTG 271434Z AUTO 14012G20KT 10SM CLR 21/17 A3028 RMK AO2

KBKF 271310Z 2713/2815 14012KT 9999 FEW030 SCT110 QNH3023INS
     TEMPO 2713/2717 14012G18KT
     BECMG 2716/2717 14009KT 9999 SCT030 SCT050 QNH3020INS
     BECMG 2718/2719 15012KT 9999 VCSH SCT040 BKN070 QNH3017INS
     BECMG 2720/2721 15012G18KT 6000 -SHRA BR VCTS SCT030CB BKN050
     QNH3016INS
     TEMPO 2722/2803 VRB15G20KT -TSRA BKN030CB
     BECMG 2802/2803 15012G20KT 9999 VCSH SCT030 BKN070 BKN110
     510009 QNH3017INS
     BECMG 2806/2807 17009KT 9999 NSW FEW070 QNH3016INS
     TX30/2721Z TN16/2713Z
METAR KBKF 271458Z 13010KT 10SM FEW110 FEW220 21/16 A3028 RMK AO2A
       SLP184 T02110160 53007
METAR KBKF 271358Z 14011KT 10SM FEW110 FEW220 19/16 A3027 RMK AO2A
       SLP175 T01880160
METAR KBKF 271258Z 14014G20KT 10SM FEW110 FEW220 16/16 A3025 RMK AO2A
       SLP174 T01640161

KAPA 271432Z 2715/2812 15011KT P6SM FEW140
     FM271900 14014KT P6SM SCT070 SCT120
     FM272100 13012G16KT P6SM VCTS SCT060CB BKN100
      TEMPO 2722/2802 VRB20G35KT TSRA BKN045CB
     FM280300 15013KT P6SM SCT070 BKN120
     FM280600 18008KT P6SM FEW080 SCT120
METAR KAPA 271453Z VRB06KT 10SM FEW140 FEW220 21/15 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T02060150 53008
METAR KAPA 271353Z 17009KT 10SM FEW140 FEW220 18/15 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP198
       T01830150
METAR KAPA 271253Z 15012KT 10SM FEW150 SCT200 17/14 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP183
       T01670144

METAR KMNH 271451Z AUTO 18010KT 10SM CLR 18/12 A3038 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 271430Z AUTO 18010KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A3038 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 271410Z AUTO 17010G16KT 10SM CLR 16/13 A3037 RMK AO2

METAR KFMM 271455Z AUTO 14011KT 10SM BKN014 OVC019 22/16 A3025 RMK AO2
       T02200162
METAR KFMM 271435Z AUTO 13011G14KT 10SM BKN014 OVC022 22/16 A3024 RMK
       AO2 T02160162
METAR KFMM 271415Z AUTO 13011G15KT 10SM BKN012 BKN020 22/16 A3024 RMK
       AO2 T02240163

METAR KSTK 271450Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM BKN019 BKN024 OVC075 22/18 A3021
       RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 271430Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM SCT017 BKN037 OVC075 22/18 A3021
       RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 271410Z AUTO 14007KT 10SM SCT035 BKN048 OVC075 22/18 A3021
       RMK AO2

METAR KAKO 271453Z AUTO 14013KT 10SM OVC016 21/16 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP191
       T02110161 53005
SPECI KAKO 271403Z AUTO 13012KT 10SM BKN010 19/17 A3024 RMK AO2 CIG
       007V013 T01940167
METAR KAKO 271353Z AUTO 14012KT 10SM BKN008 19/17 A3024 RMK AO2 CIG
       007V011 SLP186 T01940167

METAR KLIC 271455Z AUTO 12010KT 10SM CLR 20/18 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP183
       T02000178 55000
SPECI KLIC 271402Z AUTO 10004KT 10SM SCT008 18/17 A3028 RMK AO2
       T01830172
METAR KLIC 271355Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM BKN008 18/17 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP181
       T01830167

METAR KHEQ 271455Z AUTO 13006KT 7SM OVC007 22/20 A3023 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 271435Z AUTO 12005KT 7SM OVC005 21/20 A3023 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 271415Z AUTO 12007KT 4SM BR OVC005 21/18 A3021 RMK AO2


METAR KITR 271453Z AUTO 08009KT 10SM FEW009 OVC018 21/19 A3023 RMK AO2
       SLP187 T02110189 51005
SPECI KITR 271444Z AUTO 09007KT 10SM FEW009 OVC016 21/19 A3023 RMK AO2
       T02110189
SPECI KITR 271420Z AUTO 10008KT 8SM BKN009 OVC016 21/19 A3024 RMK AO2
       CIG 007V012 T02110189

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/27/2017
Fort Collins - 05:53:13 MDT / 20:20:23 MDT
Denver       - 05:54:55 MDT / 20:17:50 MDT
Sterling     - 05:45:33 MDT / 20:13:13 MDT

Denver/Boulder (KFTG) 07/27/17 14:55 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  19000 FT MSL...336/022
                  18000 FT MSL...325/020
                  17000 FT MSL...327/016
                  16700 FT MSL...328/016
                  16000 FT MSL...329/013
                  15000 FT MSL...324/014
                  14400 FT MSL...329/014
                  14000 FT MSL...324/013
                  13000 FT MSL...328/015
                  12000 FT MSL...292/014
                  11100 FT MSL...244/013
                  11000 FT MSL...246/013
                  10000 FT MSL...194/009
                   9900 FT MSL...208/011
                   9000 FT MSL...144/010
                   8800 FT MSL...143/011
                   8000 FT MSL...159/012
                   8000 FT MSL...159/012
                   7300 FT MSL...161/012
                   7000 FT MSL...147/015
                   6600 FT MSL...161/010
                   6000 FT MSL...132/014

Denver/Boulder Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0949 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Thursday night)
Issued at 349 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017
Lower ceilings have pretty much eroded from the Denver area TAF
sites with south/southwesterly downslope off the Palmer Divide.
Still a low threat of fog through 14Z, but at this time thinking
mainly light fog as long as southerly downslope surface winds hold.
Winds should become more east/southeast by 18-20Z and increase to
12-16 knots through 21Z. Chance of thunderstorms developing after
21Z, and stronger storms will be capable of producing brief IFR
visibility and MVFR ceilings. Main threat for thunderstorms
is between 22Z and 03Z. Then winds returning to normal
south/southwest overnight with VFR conditions likely prevailing.


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

METAR K4BM 271455Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A3069 RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 271435Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A3069 RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 271412Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A3069 RMK AO2

METAR KAFF 271458Z 18003KT 10SM SCT010 SCT120 BKN200 18/15 A3034 RMK
       AO2A SLP195 T01790151 51007
METAR KAFF 271358Z 18006KT 10SM SCT008 16/16 A3034 RMK AO2A SLP195
       T01620160
METAR KAFF 271258Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR 14/14 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP197
       P0001 T01400140

KCOS 271442Z 2715/2812 VRB06KT P6SM FEW030 SCT120 SCT200
      TEMPO 2716/2717 BKN030
     FM271700 15008KT P6SM BKN030
     FM272000 15010KT P6SM SCT030 SCT150
     FM272300 16012KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN150
     FM280200 14007KT P6SM SCT020 BKN100
     FM281000 VRB06KT P6SM BKN015
METAR KCOS 271454Z 14006KT 10SM SCT016 BKN250 19/15 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T01940150 51008 $
METAR KCOS 271354Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW003 FEW110 SCT250 19/17 A3033 RMK AO2
       SLP192 T01890167 $
METAR KCOS 271254Z 10008KT 10SM FEW003 FEW110 SCT250 17/16 A3032 RMK AO2
       SLP188 T01670156 $

METAR KABH 271456Z AUTO 17007KT CLR A3032 RMK AO2 SLPNO 53003 $
METAR KABH 271356Z AUTO 00000KT CLR A3031 RMK AO2 SLPNO $
METAR KABH 271256Z AUTO 10005KT CLR A3031 RMK AO2 SLPNO $

METAR KFLY 271455Z AUTO 16008KT 10SM 18/15 A3038 RMK AO2 T01760150
METAR KFLY 271435Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM 17/15 A3037 RMK AO2 T01730145
METAR KFLY 271415Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM 17/15 A3038 RMK AO2 T01710151

KFCS 271453Z 2714/2819 16009KT 9999 BKN013 QNH3023INS
      BECMG 2717/2718 16009KT 9999 SCT013 BKN020 QNH3020INS
      BECMG 2720/2721 17012G20KT 6000 -SHRA VCTS BKN030CB BKN050
      QNH3019INS
      TEMPO 2721/2803 VRB15G35KT -TSRA
      BECMG 2802/2803 18012KT 4800 -SHRA BR SCT010 BKN018 BKN030
      QNH3020INS
      BECMG 2808/2809 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW018 SCT170 QNH3020INS
      BECMG 2814/2815 15009KT 9999 SCT080 BKN170 QNH3022INS
      TX24/2720Z TN18/2714Z
METAR KFCS 271458Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN013 18/15 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP221
       T01840154 52010 $
SPECI KFCS 271433Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN013 18/15 A3029 RMK AO2 BKN V
       FEW SLP210 $
METAR KFCS 271358Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM FEW006 18/15 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP213
       T01750154 $

KPUB 271504Z 2715/2812 13008KT P6SM SCT040 BKN150
      TEMPO 2717/2719 BKN040
     FM272000 12011KT P6SM SCT040 SCT150
     FM280000 09010KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN200
     FM280300 09006KT P6SM BKN035=
METAR KPUB 271453Z AUTO 18003KT 10SM CLR 21/17 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP185
       T02110167 50006
METAR KPUB 271353Z AUTO 10004KT 10SM CLR 19/17 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T01940172
METAR KPUB 271253Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM CLR 18/17 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP188
       T01780167


METAR KTAD 271454Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/14 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T01940144 53002 $
SPECI KTAD 271419Z AUTO 29005KT 10SM SCT024 19/14 A3031 RMK AO2
       T01890144 $
METAR KTAD 271354Z AUTO 31004KT 10SM OVC024 19/15 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP187
       T01890150 $

METAR KLHX 271453Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM BKN060 22/18 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP179
       T02220178 51008 TSNO
SPECI KLHX 271421Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM SCT023 OVC055 20/18 A3022 RMK AO2
       T02000178 TSNO
METAR KLHX 271353Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM OVC018 20/18 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP173
       T02000178 TSNO

METAR KLAA 271453Z AUTO 03007KT 8SM BKN009 OVC013 22/20 A3018 RMK AO2
       SLP169 60000 T02220200 51004
SPECI KLAA 271426Z AUTO 05007KT 8SM BKN009 BKN032 OVC060 23/20 A3018 RMK
       AO2 T02280200
METAR KLAA 271353Z AUTO 09004KT 7SM FEW008 SCT032 OVC055 22/20 A3018 RMK
       AO2 RAE28 SLP167 P0000 T02220200

METAR KSPD 271456Z AUTO 36007KT 20/18 A3021 RMK AO1 SLP168 T02000183
       58003
METAR KSPD 271356Z AUTO 00000KT 19/19 A3021 RMK AO1 SLP168 T01940189
METAR KSPD 271256Z AUTO 00000KT 19/18 A3022 RMK AO1 SLP169 T01940183

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/27/2017
Burlington - 05:45:12 MDT / 20:06:01 MDT
Pueblo     - 05:57:09 MDT / 20:12:51 MDT
Lamar      - 05:49:35 MDT / 20:04:25 MDT

Pueblo (KPUX) 07/27/17 14:58 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  19000 FT MSL...323/017
                  18000 FT MSL...335/018
                  17000 FT MSL...338/017
                  16500 FT MSL...342/016
                  16000 FT MSL...346/015
                  15000 FT MSL...355/014
                  14200 FT MSL...000/014
                  14000 FT MSL...002/014
                  13000 FT MSL...353/012
                  12400 FT MSL...331/009
                  12000 FT MSL...323/009
                  11000 FT MSL...301/012
                  10900 FT MSL...294/012
                  10000 FT MSL...288/009
                   9700 FT MSL...335/008
                   9000 FT MSL...170/008
                   8600 FT MSL...163/009
                   8000 FT MSL...166/013
                   7800 FT MSL...167/010
                   7000 FT MSL...165/010
                   7000 FT MSL...162/008
                   6400 FT MSL...154/006
                   6000 FT MSL...170/006
                   5900 FT MSL...138/006
                   5700 FT MSL...138/006

Pueblo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1243 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 341 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017
Area of rain should be east of the KCOS and KPUB terminals by 12z
TAF issuance time.  VFR cigs may drop into the MVFR category this
morning as upslope stratus develops along the I-25 corridor. Stratus
will break around 18z for both terminals...with another round of
thunderstorms developing across the mountains.  With stable air over
the plains think that chances of VCTS at KCOS and KPUB are extremely
small as any storms should weaken quickly as they move into the I-25
corridor.  Will maintain an VCSH for now after 23z.  MVFR stratus
will likely reform after 03-04z for both KCOS and KPUB due to light
upslope flow into the overnight hours.
KALS will remain in a more unstable airmass today with VFR cigs
gradually decreasing this morning.  Storms will refire over the
mountains this afternoon, then move into the valley after 20z. Brief
VFR Cigs/Vis will be possible with storms until 02z with VCSH
lingering until 06z. -KT


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

METAR KCAG 271453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/14 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP203
       T01830139 51009
METAR KCAG 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/13 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP204
       T01560133
METAR KCAG 271253Z AUTO 27003KT 6SM BR CLR 13/12 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP200
       T01330122

METAR KHDN 271455Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM CLR 18/11 A3035 RMK AO1 52014
METAR KHDN 271435Z AUTO 11004KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3034 RMK AO1
METAR KHDN 271415Z AUTO 12005KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3034 RMK AO1


METAR K33V 271455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/12 A3046 RMK AO1
METAR K33V 271415Z AUTO 00000KT 1/4SM OVC001 10/09 A3046 RMK AO1
METAR K33V 271355Z AUTO 00000KT M1/4SM OVC001 10/09 A3046 RMK AO1

METAR KEEO 271453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/13 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP183
       T01890128 51007
METAR KEEO 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP181
       T01670128
METAR KEEO 271253Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM CLR 14/12 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP179
       T01390117

METAR K20V 271448Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC008 16/13 A3044 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 271434Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC008 16/13 A3044 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 271414Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC006 16/13 A3044 RMK AO2

METAR K0CO 271458Z AUTO 31011G14KT 10SM CLR 08/02 A3074 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 271439Z AUTO 31011KT 10SM CLR 07/01 A3074 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 271418Z AUTO 31014KT 10SM CLR 07/01 A3074 RMK AO2

KGJT 271130Z 2712/2812 09004KT P6SM SKC
     FM271400 14006KT P6SM FEW250
     FM271800 20005KT P6SM FEW100
     FM272000 29006KT P6SM SCT100
     FM280200 09007KT P6SM FEW100 SCT250
METAR KGJT 271453Z 19004KT 10SM CLR 24/15 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP154 T02390150
       51012
METAR KGJT 271353Z 14006KT 10SM CLR 22/16 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP151
       T02170161
METAR KGJT 271253Z 12006KT 10SM CLR 19/16 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP147
       T01940156

KRIL 271130Z 2712/2812 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
     FM272000 31007KT P6SM SCT100
     FM280200 06006KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200
     FM280600 12005KT P6SM SCT200
METAR KRIL 271453Z AUTO 01003KT 10SM CLR 21/15 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP174
       T02110150 51008
METAR KRIL 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/16 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP174
       T01940156
METAR KRIL 271253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/15 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP173
       T01670150

METAR K5SM 271452Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A3066 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 271431Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/08 A3066 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 271411Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/08 A3066 RMK AO2

KEGE 271130Z 2712/2812 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
     FM272100 27007KT P6SM SCT100
     FM280200 09005KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND
      WIND TIL 271300
METAR KEGE 271350Z 08003KT 10SM SKC 16/12 A3038
METAR KEGE 271250Z 1200SKT 10SM SKC 13/11 A3037

KASE 271130Z 2712/2812 21005KT P6SM SKC
     FM271500 VRB03KT P6SM FEW200
     FM271800 35006KT P6SM FEW090
     FM272100 32007KT P6SM VCTS SCT090CB
     FM280100 19007KT P6SM SCT090 BKN200
METAR KASE 271453Z VRB03KT 10SM CLR 19/12 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP163 T01940117
       51005
METAR KASE 271353Z 15003KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP162
       T01670106
METAR KASE 271253Z AUTO 22004KT 10SM CLR 12/10 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP168
       T01170100

METAR KCCU 271454Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM CLR 14/07 A3073 RMK AO2
METAR KCCU 271432Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/06 A3072 RMK AO2
METAR KCCU 271414Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 12/05 A3072 RMK AO2

METAR KLXV 271453Z AUTO 28003KT 10SM OVC010 12/09 A3054 RMK AO2 SLP168
       T01220089 56003
METAR KLXV 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC008 11/09 A3056 RMK AO2 SLP170
       T01110089
METAR KLXV 271253Z AUTO 20003KT 10SM OVC008 11/09 A3052 RMK AO2 SLP153
       T01060089

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/27/2017
Rangely           - 06:09:16 MDT / 20:34:01 MDT
Grand Junction    - 06:10:52 MDT / 20:30:36 MDT
Steamboat Springs - 06:00:26 MDT / 20:27:11 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 07/27/17 14:55 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  17000 FT MSL...286/026
                  16300 FT MSL...318/009
                  16000 FT MSL...303/013
                  15000 FT MSL...309/014
                  14600 FT MSL...313/014
                  14000 FT MSL...323/013
                  13000 FT MSL...341/010
                  12800 FT MSL...342/009
                  12000 FT MSL...347/006
                  11100 FT MSL...334/009
                  11000 FT MSL...019/008
                  11000 FT MSL...334/009
                  10400 FT MSL...004/008

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1138 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 538 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop over
the mountains late this morning and continue into the early
evening. This activity will be most prevalent over the San Juan
Mountains. TAF sites face little chance of having thunderstorms
move overhead, though storms in the vicinity of KASE, KTEX and
KDRO will likely generate outflow winds to 30 MPH. Otherwise, look
for VFR conditions at TAF sites to continue over the next 24
hours.


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

METAR KAJZ 271455Z AUTO 08003KT 5SM HZ CLR 24/14 A3025 RMK AO2
       T02350136
METAR KAJZ 271435Z AUTO 11003KT 7SM CLR 23/14 A3025 RMK AO2
       T02250138
METAR KAJZ 271415Z AUTO 14004KT 7SM CLR 22/13 A3025 RMK AO2
       T02220134

KMTJ 271130Z 2712/2812 13006KT P6SM SKC
     FM271500 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250
     FM271900 33005KT P6SM SCT100
     FM280200 13006KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200
METAR KMTJ 271453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/13 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP166
       T02220133 50007
METAR KMTJ 271353Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM CLR 19/14 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T01940139
METAR KMTJ 271253Z AUTO 14007KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP167
       T01780133

METAR KGUC 271456Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP220
       T01610106 50005
METAR KGUC 271356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 14/10 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP220
       T01390100
METAR KGUC 271256Z AUTO 32008KT 290V350 10SM CLR 12/09 A3044 RMK AO2
       SLP221 T01220094

METAR K7BM 271451Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM OVC003 13/11 A3057 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 271432Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM OVC003 14/11 A3058 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 271411Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM OVC003 13/11 A3058 RMK AO2

METAR KAEJ 271455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT026 17/12 A3045 RMK AO2
       T01690117
METAR KAEJ 271435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/12 A3046 RMK AO2
       T01630116
METAR KAEJ 271415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT024 16/12 A3046 RMK AO2
       T01550119

METAR KANK 271455Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM CLR 19/13 A3049 RMK AO1
       T01870130
METAR KANK 271435Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A3049 RMK AO1
       T01830129
METAR KANK 271415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A3049 RMK AO1
       T01790131

METAR KMYP 271451Z AUTO 22006KT 11/08 A3082 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR KMYP 271431Z AUTO 22007KT 10/08 A3082 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR KMYP 271405Z AUTO 22006KT 10/08 A3082 RMK AO2 PWINO

METAR KAIB 271415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/12 A3032 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 271355Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM CLR 19/12 A3032 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 271335Z AUTO 10004KT 10SM CLR 18/12 A3031 RMK AO2

KTEX 271130Z 2712/2812 13005KT P6SM FEW200
     FM271900 26005KT P6SM VCTS SCT080CB
     FM280200 14004KT P6SM BKN150
METAR KTEX 271455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/10 A3053 RMK AO2
       T01620101
METAR KTEX 271435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A3051 RMK AO2
       T01600105
METAR KTEX 271415Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM CLR 15/10 A3052 RMK AO2
       T01470099

METAR K04V 271450Z AUTO RMK AO2 TSNO PWINO
METAR K04V 271431Z AUTO RMK AO2 TSNO PWINO
METAR K04V 271408Z AUTO RMK AO2 TSNO PWINO

METAR KCEZ 271453Z AUTO 10SM CLR 23/13 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP162 T02280133
       51011
METAR KCEZ 271353Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP159
       T01830133
METAR KCEZ 271253Z AUTO 11004KT 10SM CLR 14/13 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP163
       T01390128

KDRO 271130Z 2712/2812 VRB03KT P6SM FEW150
     FM272000 29008KT P6SM VCTS SCT090CB
     FM280100 32010KT P6SM VCTS SCT090CB
     FM280300 35010G18KT P6SM VCSH SCT090 BKN120
     FM280600 07007KT P6SM BKN090
METAR KDRO 271453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/12 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP171
       T02060117 51009
METAR KDRO 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP170
       T01720117
SPECI KDRO 271300Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW001 FEW100 14/12 A3030 RMK AO2
       T01440117

METAR KPSO 271455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 19/10 A3041 RMK AO2
       T01940102
METAR KPSO 271435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC100 20/10 A3041 RMK AO2
       T02000099
METAR KPSO 271415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC100 20/10 A3040 RMK AO2
       T01970104

METAR KCPW 271441Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT016 SCT024 12/08 A3077 RMK
       AO2
METAR KCPW 271425Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT016 SCT024 11/07 A3076 RMK
       AO2
METAR KCPW 271412Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT016 BKN024 BKN028 12/07 A3076
       RMK AO2

KALS 271120Z 2712/2812 VRB06KT P6SM SCT070 BKN200
      TEMPO 2712/2714 1SM BR SCT002
     FM271600 VRB06KT P6SM SCT035 SCT100
     FM272000 15008KT P6SM VCTS SCT060CB BKN100
     FM280200 12010KT P6SM VCSH BKN050
METAR KALS 271452Z AUTO 22003KT 10SM CLR 18/14 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP205
       T01780139 51005
METAR KALS 271352Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 15/14 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP205
       T01500139
METAR KALS 271252Z AUTO 28004KT 10SM CLR 13/12 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP213
       T01280122

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/27/2017
Vail    - 06:00:43 MDT / 20:23:12 MDT
Durango - 06:12:28 MDT / 20:23:33 MDT
Alamosa - 06:04:03 MDT / 20:15:59 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 07/27/17 14:55 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  17000 FT MSL...286/026
                  16300 FT MSL...318/009
                  16000 FT MSL...303/013
                  15000 FT MSL...309/014
                  14600 FT MSL...313/014
                  14000 FT MSL...323/013
                  13000 FT MSL...341/010
                  12800 FT MSL...342/009
                  12000 FT MSL...347/006
                  11100 FT MSL...334/009
                  11000 FT MSL...019/008
                  11000 FT MSL...334/009
                  10400 FT MSL...004/008

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1138 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 538 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop over
the mountains late this morning and continue into the early
evening. This activity will be most prevalent over the San Juan
Mountains. TAF sites face little chance of having thunderstorms
move overhead, though storms in the vicinity of KASE, KTEX and
KDRO will likely generate outflow winds to 30 MPH. Otherwise, look
for VFR conditions at TAF sites to continue over the next 24
hours.


* * * * * Arizona * * * * *

KPGA 271142Z 2712/2812 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
     FM272100 VRB06KT P6SM SCT120
METAR KPGA 271453Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM CLR 27/14 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP137
       T02720144 52008 TSNO
METAR KPGA 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/14 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP134
       T02610144 TSNO
METAR KPGA 271253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP133
       T02390156 TSNO

METAR KRQE 271453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/12 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP140
       T02220122 50008 TSNO
METAR KRQE 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP143
       T01720122 TSNO
METAR KRQE 271253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 14/12 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP141
       T01440117 TSNO

Flagstaff (KFSX) 07/27/17 14:48 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  18000 FT MSL...175/004
                  17000 FT MSL...198/011
                  16000 FT MSL...199/010
                  15300 FT MSL...214/009
                  15000 FT MSL...225/008
                  14000 FT MSL...215/009
                  13700 FT MSL...310/017
                  13000 FT MSL...205/005
                  12000 FT MSL...190/004
                  11900 FT MSL...190/004
                  11000 FT MSL...225/002
                  10200 FT MSL...069/003
                  10000 FT MSL...032/005
                   9000 FT MSL...008/010
                   8500 FT MSL...002/012
                   8400 FT MSL...021/012
                   8000 FT MSL...014/013
                   7800 FT MSL...019/013

Flagstaff Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1048 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...For the 12Z package...VFR conditions to prevail through
this morning. Scattered showers will develop in the afternoon and
evening starting after 18Z. Best chances are expected across the
mountains of east-central AZ, with MVFR/IFR conditions possible in
the stronger storms. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF
amendments.


* * * * * Utah * * * * *

KSLC 271504Z 2715/2818 15009KT P6SM FEW080 SCT120
     FM271800 33007KT P6SM SCT120
     FM280400 15006KT P6SM FEW120=
METAR KSLC 271454Z 18006KT 10SM FEW110 FEW180 23/16 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP165
       T02330156 51006
METAR KSLC 271354Z 12003KT 10SM FEW110 SCT150 21/15 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP165
       VIRGA DSNT SW-NW T02110150
METAR KSLC 271254Z 12007KT 10SM FEW120 19/14 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP163
       T01940139

KVEL 271130Z 2712/2812 28003KT P6SM FEW120
     FM272000 26006KT P6SM SCT100
     FM280200 32005KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200
METAR KVEL 271453Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 23/14 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP177
       T02280139 53010
METAR KVEL 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/13 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T02060133
METAR KVEL 271253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP174
       T01720128

METAR KPUC 271453Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM CLR 23/14 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP160
       T02280144 52011
METAR KPUC 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/13 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP155
       T02110128
METAR KPUC 271253Z AUTO 04003KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP161
       T01720133

KCNY 271130Z 2712/2812 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250
     FM272000 36006KT P6SM SCT110 SCT250
     FM272300 33007KT P6SM SCT110 SCT250
     FM280500 36006KT P6SM SCT200
METAR KCNY 271453Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 26/16 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP149
       T02560161 51013
METAR KCNY 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/18 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP149
       T02280178
METAR KCNY 271253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/18 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP144
       T02060183


Salt Lake City (KMTX) 07/27/17 15:01 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  23600 FT MSL...032/002
                  11000 FT MSL...265/011
                  10900 FT MSL...256/011
                  10000 FT MSL...264/009
                   9200 FT MSL...259/009
                   9000 FT MSL...254/013
                   8000 FT MSL...242/004
                   7600 FT MSL...208/003
                   7500 FT MSL...105/003
                   7000 FT MSL...168/004
                   6900 FT MSL...162/005

Salt Lake City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1030 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...An area of showers and thunderstorms is expected to
impact the SLC terminal beginning around 15-17Z and continuing at
times through about 20-22Z. This should bring occasional lightning
and winds that may be gusty and erratic at times.
Light and variable winds are expected to become predominately
southerly between 14-16Z.


* * * * * Wyoming * * * * *

KEVW 271120Z 2712/2812 18006KT P6SM SCT100
     FM271500 25011KT P6SM VCSH SCT080 BKN100
     FM272300 27012KT P6SM SCT100
     FM280300 29006KT P6SM SCT100=
METAR KEVW 271453Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP192
       T01670111 51006
METAR KEVW 271353Z AUTO 20007KT 10SM CLR 14/11 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP188
       T01390111
METAR KEVW 271253Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 11/10 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T01110100

KRKS 271126Z 2712/2812 22006KT P6SM SCT100
     FM272000 27010KT P6SM VCTS SCT070CB BKN100
     FM280200 29008KT P6SM VCSH SCT080 BKN110
     FM280800 VRB05KT P6SM SCT110
METAR KRKS 271454Z AUTO 25006KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP196
       T01940106 53007
METAR KRKS 271354Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP193
       T01720106
METAR KRKS 271254Z AUTO 26003KT 10SM CLR 15/11 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP193
       T01500106

KRWL 271157Z 2712/2812 VRB03KT P6SM BKN120
      TEMPO 2712/2714 BKN003
     FM271700 26011G18KT P6SM SCT150
     FM280100 29006KT P6SM FEW150
METAR KRWL 271453Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 19/13 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP181
       T01890128 53002
METAR KRWL 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/13 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP182
       T01500128
METAR KRWL 271253Z AUTO 13003KT 9SM CLR 14/13 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP180
       T01390128

KLAR 271137Z 2712/2812 16006KT P6SM FEW150
     FM271700 34007KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150
     FM272100 16014G20KT P6SM VCTS SCT100CB BKN150
     FM280000 16012KT P6SM BKN150
     FM280300 18009KT P6SM SCT100
METAR KLAR 271453Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP180
       T01720133 53005
METAR KLAR 271353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/12 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP184
       T01500122
METAR KLAR 271253Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR 12/12 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP183
       T01220117

KCYS 271142Z 2712/2812 VRB04KT P6SM FEW035
     FM271300 18006KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC009
     FM271800 15011KT P6SM SCT016 BKN040
     FM272100 16013G19KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB BKN060
     FM280300 20007KT P6SM BKN100
METAR KCYS 271453Z 16011KT 10SM BKN015 OVC020 19/15 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP182
       T01940150 53010
SPECI KCYS 271414Z 18008KT 10SM OVC015 18/14 A3030 RMK AO2 T01830144
METAR KCYS 271353Z 19006KT 10SM OVC014 18/14 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP176
       T01780144

Riverton (KRIW) 07/27/17 14:47 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  16000 FT MSL...271/021
                  15000 FT MSL...269/010
                  14000 FT MSL...291/014
                  13400 FT MSL...287/013
                  13000 FT MSL...302/014
                  12000 FT MSL...305/015
                  11700 FT MSL...295/013
                  11000 FT MSL...288/016
                  10000 FT MSL...290/017
                  10000 FT MSL...281/014
                   9000 FT MSL...306/015
                   8300 FT MSL...314/015
                   8000 FT MSL...326/013
                   7000 FT MSL...323/011
                   6700 FT MSL...325/008
                   6500 FT MSL...347/009
                   6000 FT MSL...329/008
                   6000 FT MSL...323/008

Cheyenne (KCYS) 07/27/17 14:47 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  20000 FT MSL...316/017
                  19000 FT MSL...320/016
                  18000 FT MSL...322/014
                  17000 FT MSL...310/014
                  16000 FT MSL...301/019
                  15000 FT MSL...300/021
                  14000 FT MSL...304/020
                  14000 FT MSL...303/020
                  13000 FT MSL...309/016
                  12400 FT MSL...317/015
                  12000 FT MSL...320/015
                  11000 FT MSL...321/016
                  10600 FT MSL...317/015
                  10000 FT MSL...315/016
                   9000 FT MSL...264/009
                   8900 FT MSL...265/009
                   8000 FT MSL...201/014
                   7200 FT MSL...190/011
                   7000 FT MSL...183/011

Riverton Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0807 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 1259 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017
Some patchy fog will likely form vicinity KJAC until around 14z.
An upper low will shear across northern Wyoming Thursday evening.
Widely scattered thunderstorms will develop primarily vicinity and
north of a KJAC-KCPR line with activity more isolated south of this
line, primarily from 21z Thursday until 03z Friday.  A few
marginally severe thunderstorms with hail and wind gusts near 40
knots will be possible in the vicinity and east of Interstate 25, or
KBYG-KCPR.  TSRA/SHRA activity should become isolated across the
region after 03z Friday.

Cheyenne Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0930 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Thursday night)
Issued at 1154 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017
A few showers linger across east-central Wyoming at this hour
which should persist for another hour or two as a shortwave moves
across Wyoming. Stratus has already developed across the plains
and some of the higher valleys out west, although cigs are still
VFR at this time. Do think those will become IFR overnight for the
plains terminals as temps cool within this moist upslope
environment. Stratus is expected to burnoff through the late
morning with afternoon/evening showers and thunderstorms possible.


* * * * * Nebraska * * * * *

METAR KIBM 271455Z AUTO 16012KT 10SM OVC011 21/18 A3026 RMK AO2
       T02100178
METAR KIBM 271435Z AUTO 16010KT 10SM BKN009 BKN014 OVC020 21/18 A3026
       RMK AO2 T02070183
METAR KIBM 271415Z AUTO 16011KT 10SM BKN009 BKN014 OVC019 20/19 A3025
       RMK AO2 T01980186

KSNY 271137Z 2712/2812 11004KT P6SM BKN025 OVC035
     FM271300 12006KT P6SM VCSH BKN009 OVC015
     FM271800 14012KT P6SM SCT005 BKN007
     FM272100 15006KT P6SM SKC
METAR KSNY 271453Z AUTO 15011KT 10SM BKN009 OVC024 22/18 A3024 RMK AO2
       CIG 007V012 SLP191 T02170183 51004
METAR KSNY 271353Z AUTO 14010KT 9SM OVC005 20/18 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP190
       T02000183
SPECI KSNY 271334Z AUTO 14011KT 9SM OVC005 20/18 A3023 RMK AO2
       T02000178

METAR KOGA 271455Z AUTO 11007KT 10SM BKN033 OVC090 23/18 A3020 RMK AO2
       T02250181
METAR KOGA 271435Z AUTO 10007KT 10SM OVC033 22/18 A3021 RMK AO2
       T02150177
METAR KOGA 271415Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM OVC033 21/18 A3020 RMK AO2
       T02100178

METAR KIML 271453Z AUTO 12010KT 10SM OVC012 22/18 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP201
       60000 T02170178 53005
METAR KIML 271353Z AUTO 11007KT 10SM OVC010 21/18 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T02060178
SPECI KIML 271314Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM BKN010 BKN017 OVC024 21/18 A3018
       RMK AO2 T02060178

KMCK 271201Z 2712/2812 04008KT P6SM FEW015 OVC025
     FM271400 05006KT P6SM FEW070 SCT130
     FM272200 09008KT P6SM FEW200
METAR KMCK 271453Z AUTO 09009KT 10SM OVC065 23/18 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP193
       T02280183 51008
METAR KMCK 271353Z AUTO 07011KT 9SM FEW013 OVC043 21/19 A3016 RMK AO2
       SLP191 T02110189
SPECI KMCK 271346Z AUTO 06012KT 9SM SCT013 OVC045 21/19 A3016 RMK AO2
       T02110189

North Platte (KLNX) 07/27/17 14:58 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  16000 FT MSL...317/014
                  15000 FT MSL...320/013
                  14000 FT MSL...332/014
                  13700 FT MSL...333/014
                  13000 FT MSL...330/013
                  12000 FT MSL...340/010
                  11000 FT MSL...009/007
                  10800 FT MSL...025/008
                  10000 FT MSL...033/009
                   9200 FT MSL...028/012
                   9000 FT MSL...028/013
                   8000 FT MSL...058/019
                   7500 FT MSL...066/022
                   7000 FT MSL...068/023
                   6000 FT MSL...089/017
                   5900 FT MSL...090/016
                   5000 FT MSL...113/012
                   4200 FT MSL...128/009
                   4000 FT MSL...125/009
                   4000 FT MSL...124/009
                   3400 FT MSL...132/009

North Platte Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1129 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 623 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017
Isolated rain showers will continue to move to the northeast over
the western Nebraska Sandhills between KMHN and KGRN. Some IFR
and MVFR cigs can be encountered south of a line from KAIA to
KLBF. Ceilings will gradually lift into VFR categories through
15z. Light and variable winds will become east under 10kts today.
Thunderstorms expected in the Panhandle late this afternoon into
this evening.


* * * * * Kansas * * * * *

KGLD 271201Z 2712/2812 06008KT P6SM SCT008 BKN015
     FM271600 06008KT P6SM BKN040
     FM272000 09008KT P6SM SCT110
     FM280200 15006KT P6SM FEW110 SCT200
METAR KGLD 271453Z AUTO 11008KT 10SM SCT011 BKN014 OVC037 21/19 A3021
       RMK AO2 SLP190 T02110189 53006
SPECI KGLD 271416Z AUTO 09010KT 10SM BKN011 OVC035 21/19 A3020 RMK AO2
       CIG 007V013 T02110189
SPECI KGLD 271400Z AUTO 08008KT 10SM BKN009 OVC022 21/19 A3020 RMK AO2
       CIG 007V013 T02110194

KGCK 271436Z 2715/2812 03013KT 3SM -SHRA BR FEW012 BKN035
     FM271600 05008KT P6SM VCSH OVC090
     FM272100 07006KT P6SM VCTS BKN040CB
     FM280000 09005KT P6SM BKN070
METAR KGCK 271454Z 03011KT 4SM RA BR BKN110 21/20 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP168
       P0013 60018 T02110200 51004
SPECI KGCK 271420Z 03013KT 3SM RA BR FEW012 SCT031 OVC110 21/20 A3012
       RMK AO2 P0007 T02110200
SPECI KGCK 271411Z 03015KT 3SM RA BR SCT011 BKN023 OVC100 21/20 A3012
       RMK AO2 P0005 T02110200

METAR KLBL 271456Z AUTO 02011KT 10SM OVC006 23/21 A3013 RMK AO2
       RAB1358E15 SLP170 P0000 6//// T02280211 51018
SPECI KLBL 271413Z AUTO 35010KT 10SM -RA BKN009 22/22 A3013 RMK AO2
       RAB1358 CIG 005V012 P0000
METAR KLBL 271356Z AUTO 34011KT 10SM BKN011 BKN110 22/22 A3012 RMK AO2
       SLP164 T02220217

METAR KEHA 271448Z AUTO 33005KT 22/14 RMK AO1 /PK WND 10 001
       T02170139
METAR KEHA 271428Z AUTO 33004KT 21/14 RMK AO1 /PK WND 10 001
       T02060139
METAR KEHA 271408Z AUTO 30008KT 21/13 RMK AO1 /PK WND 10 001
       T02060134

Goodland (KGLD) 07/27/17 14:58 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  17000 FT MSL...012/014
                  16000 FT MSL...305/015
                  15000 FT MSL...318/022
                  14000 FT MSL...324/022
                  12000 FT MSL...325/007
                  11300 FT MSL...356/008
                  11000 FT MSL...011/008
                  10000 FT MSL...029/012
                   9700 FT MSL...034/012
                   9000 FT MSL...038/010
                   8100 FT MSL...048/012
                   8000 FT MSL...051/012
                   7000 FT MSL...062/011
                   6400 FT MSL...070/013
                   6000 FT MSL...082/013
                   5000 FT MSL...062/010
                   4800 FT MSL...077/012
                   4600 FT MSL...095/006

Dodge City (KDDC) 07/27/17 15:00 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  45000 FT MSL...162/016
                  40000 FT MSL...210/005
                  30000 FT MSL...264/012
                  29100 FT MSL...261/012
                  28000 FT MSL...255/014
                  26000 FT MSL...234/018
                  25000 FT MSL...234/017
                  24000 FT MSL...204/012
                  23900 FT MSL...206/012
                  22000 FT MSL...206/014
                  20000 FT MSL...216/017
                  19800 FT MSL...216/017
                  19000 FT MSL...236/016
                  18000 FT MSL...234/018
                  17000 FT MSL...228/019
                  16400 FT MSL...241/015
                  16000 FT MSL...243/014
                  15000 FT MSL...242/016
                  14000 FT MSL...258/012
                  13700 FT MSL...260/012
                  13000 FT MSL...276/013
                  12000 FT MSL...278/013
                  11500 FT MSL...322/012
                  11000 FT MSL...317/015
                  10000 FT MSL...309/019
                   9600 FT MSL...307/021
                   9000 FT MSL...310/021
                   8100 FT MSL...316/021
                   8000 FT MSL...320/020
                   7000 FT MSL...344/018
                   6900 FT MSL...342/019
                   6000 FT MSL...002/017
                   5800 FT MSL...007/016
                   5100 FT MSL...025/016
                   5000 FT MSL...027/016
                   4300 FT MSL...028/018
                   4000 FT MSL...021/018
                   3600 FT MSL...018/018
                   3200 FT MSL...012/019
                   3000 FT MSL...010/017
                   3000 FT MSL...010/017

Goodland Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1208 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 456 AM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017
MVFR conditions are expected at MCK and GLD for the first few
hours of the TAF this morning as low clouds dissipate as the sun
increases in elevation across the region. Between 14Z-16Z VFR
conditions will return with additional mid level clouds also
dissipating through the day with only FEW to SCT high clouds after
20Z as high pressure moves into the region. Light northeast winds
will also turn to the east southeast through the day and into the
early evening where they will remain through the overnight hours
as the return flow begins to set up around the surface high.

Dodge City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1146 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 600 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017
Nocturnal convective complex from near GCK to near LBL will
continue to dissipate early this morning. Some lingering -SHRA
will meander around GCK, LBL and DDC through 15z. Widespread
IFR/MVFR stratus cigs at 12z will only slowly lift/erode through
the morning and midday hours, as very moist NEly surface winds
keep the boundary layer near saturation. Expecting scattered
thunderstorms to redevelop during the 18z Thu through 00z Fri
timeframe, but confidence in exactly where is low. HRRR solutions
suggest the best storm coverage from near LBL to near/south of
DDC, and included VCTS/CB in the those TAFs. Confident that HYS
will remain dry through this TAF cycle, and kept the HYS TAF dry.
Outside of convection, light NE surface winds will prevail, at 10
kts or less.


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

KGUY 271120Z 2712/2812 01011KT P6SM VCTS SCT015 BKN040CB
      TEMPO 2714/2718 5SM TSRA OVC015CB
     FM272000 06008KT P6SM SCT040 BKN100=
METAR KGUY 271453Z AUTO 01007KT 10SM -RA BKN010 OVC110 23/22 A3014 RMK
       AO2 RAB18 CIG 009V018 SLP159 P0001 60002 T02330222 51013
METAR KGUY 271353Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM FEW010 23/21 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP153
       P0001 T02280211
METAR KGUY 271253Z AUTO 32012KT 10SM FEW041 22/20 A3012 RMK AO2 RAB07E43
       SLP143 P0000 T02170200

KDHT 271120Z 2712/2812 02011KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB BKN120
      TEMPO 2714/2718 4SM TSRA OVC040CB
     FM271900 06008KT P6SM BKN060
     FM280100 06006KT 5SM TSRA OVC040CB
METAR KDHT 271453Z AUTO 32009KT 6SM -RA BR BKN110 20/19 A3020 RMK AO2
       SLP176 P0006 60006 T02000189 50004
METAR KDHT 271353Z AUTO 31011KT 10SM -RA FEW060 BKN110 22/19 A3021 RMK
       AO2 RAB40 SLP177 P0000 T02170194
METAR KDHT 271253Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM SCT014 BKN037 OVC045 22/20 A3021
       RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N SLP164 T02170200

Amarillo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1357 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

AVIATION...
12Z TAF Cycle
Showers and thunderstorms, some with very heavy rainfall, will
affect mainly the Dalhart and Amarillo TAF sites through 12Z
Friday. However, the Guymon TAF site should be impacted by showers
and thunderstorms between 13Z and 19Z today with low confidence on
timing after 19Z today. Therefore, will leave out any mention of
showers and thunderstorms at the Guymon TAF site past 19Z today
for now. Mainly VFR ceilings will prevail through 12Z Friday,
however MVFR ceilings can be expected in and near any showers and
thunderstorms through 12Z Friday. Light north to northeast and
east winds at all three TAF sites 5 to 15 knots or less with winds
strong and erratic in and near thunderstorms.
Schneider


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

KFMN 271123Z 2712/2812 07006KT P6SM SCT150
     FM271800 28010KT P6SM SCT080 SCT150
     FM280300 11015KT P6SM VCSH BKN070
METAR KFMN 271453Z 09003KT 10SM CLR 23/13 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP169 T02280133
       51012
METAR KFMN 271353Z 07004KT 10SM CLR 21/14 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP165
       T02110139
METAR KFMN 271253Z 07004KT 10SM CLR 17/14 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP165
       T01720139

METAR KSKX 271455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A3039 RMK AO1 52014
METAR KSKX 271435Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM CLR 18/11 A3038 RMK AO1
METAR KSKX 271415Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3038 RMK AO1

KLVS 271123Z 2712/2812 02011KT P6SM VCSH OVC040
     FM271500 06013KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC025
     FM271900 11011KT 6SM BR VCSH OVC035
     FM280000 14012KT P6SM VCTS OVC040CB AMD NOT SKED
METAR KLVS 271453Z AUTO 01007KT 10SM SCT048 OVC075 18/14 A3040 RMK AO2
       SLP187 60000 T01780144 53008
SPECI KLVS 271406Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM SCT023 OVC060 17/15 A3039 RMK AO2
       LTG DSNT W T01720150

SPECI KRTN 271503Z AUTO 20006KT 10SM BKN005 19/17 A3034 RMK AO2
       T01890172
METAR KRTN 271453Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM BKN004 18/17 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP187
       T01830172 53004
SPECI KRTN 271401Z AUTO 20004KT 10SM FEW003 17/17 A3033 RMK AO2
       T01720167

METAR KCAO 271455Z AUTO 25006KT 10SM FEW120 18/18 A3025 RMK AO2 RAE48
       SLP183 P0003 60018 T01780178 58006
METAR KCAO 271355Z AUTO 17006KT 7SM -RA OVC100 17/17 A3026 RMK AO2
       SLP185 P0006 T01720172
METAR KCAO 271255Z AUTO 31005KT 7SM RA OVC100 17/17 A3026 RMK AO2 LTG
       DSNT E-S SLP183 P0009 T01720172

Albuquerque (KABX) 07/27/17 14:57 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  40000 FT MSL...056/016
                  38900 FT MSL...066/012
                  35000 FT MSL...068/012
                  32400 FT MSL...070/014
                  30000 FT MSL...070/010
                  28000 FT MSL...044/007
                  27300 FT MSL...043/005
                  26000 FT MSL...310/006
                  25000 FT MSL...281/007
                  24000 FT MSL...279/012
                  23100 FT MSL...280/013
                  22000 FT MSL...283/030
                  20000 FT MSL...283/019
                  19700 FT MSL...272/014
                  19000 FT MSL...279/022
                  18000 FT MSL...277/017
                  17000 FT MSL...277/011
                  17000 FT MSL...281/020
                  16000 FT MSL...292/017
                  15000 FT MSL...285/024
                  14800 FT MSL...283/013
                  14000 FT MSL...291/013
                  13000 FT MSL...290/013
                  12900 FT MSL...297/011
                  12000 FT MSL...295/013
                  11400 FT MSL...326/008
                  11000 FT MSL...268/027
                  10200 FT MSL...328/012
                  10000 FT MSL...290/019
                   9200 FT MSL...302/018
                   9000 FT MSL...273/027
                   8300 FT MSL...296/016
                   8000 FT MSL...265/029
                   7600 FT MSL...317/010
                   7000 FT MSL...258/026
                   6900 FT MSL...342/010
                   6500 FT MSL...245/007
                   6200 FT MSL...266/007

Albuquerque Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1132 UTC Thursday, July 27, 2017

.AVIATION...
12Z TAF CYCLE
Upper high center to be located over NM next 24 hrs with a very moist
and unstable air mass. Sct to numerous showers and tstms over
central and ern NM at 11Z to persist and cont to spread wwd. Mts
occasionally obsscured in brief MVFR to IFR cigs/vsbys in the
stronger storms, which will also contain wnd gusts to around 35kt.
Cell motion to be generally to the east north of Interstate 40 and to
the west over srn NM.

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

DATA BASED ON 271200Z
VALID 271800Z   FOR USE 1700-2100Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    2208+15 2313+08 2427-08 2544-20 225332 235039 235050
BCE                      9900+10 2207-05 2316-18 214231 205340 215252
LND              9900+16 2710+08 2520-08 2429-19 245333 245340 245350
RKS              2709    2713+08 2528-07 2536-18 235232 236240 245351
GJT              9900+17 3005+10 2608-05 2518-17 224130 225039 224651
FMN              3009+19 3012+11 9900-05 2313-15 202129 203039 193651
ABQ              3506+18 3511+11 3309-05 9900-15 131629 151839 143352
MBW              2709    2717+08 2621-06 2629-17 254532 246740 256651
DEN              1505+15 2808+09 2915-05 2616-15 253730 244439 244951
PUB              1109+13 0508+09 3510-05 9900-15 242029 223139 233152
ALS                      3507+09 3309-04 2505-14 201729 202739 212852
TCC      0709    2409+16 2308+09 2812-04 2608-14 990029 091139 112252
BFF      1421    2013+12 2609+07 2819-06 2626-17 264431 256539 256551
GLD      0809    0310+12 3411+09 2813-05 2710-14 262729 253439 253552
GCK      0511+17 0105+13 3008+10 3211-04 2814-14 261228 241139 241252
GAG      3306+20 2713+15 2315+09 2414-04 9900-14 250628 290638 990052
AMA      9900    2708+15 2110+09 2210-04 9900-15 990028 090738 111052
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DATA BASED ON 271200Z
VALID 280000Z   FOR USE 2100-0600Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    2707+17 2610+09 2430-05 2441-19 235031 226539 225750
BCE                      9900+12 2108-05 2415-17 214930 205639 205251
LND              3405+17 2405+09 2629-07 2545-19 246331 246439 245450
RKS              2711    2711+11 2531-06 2543-19 246630 246639 245551
GJT              9900+20 9900+12 2506-04 2420-16 234630 225538 225751
FMN              3005+22 3105+13 9900-04 2616-15 202229 183039 184252
ABQ              1308+19 9900+11 3415-04 2909-14 162028 152939 133752
MBW              2606    2607+10 2731-05 2632-17 256130 256639 255951
DEN              1606+17 9900+09 3216-03 2620-15 254329 255138 245551
PUB              1307+15 0705+10 3610-04 2910-14 242828 222939 223551
ALS                      1505+11 0109-04 3009-14 231828 202239 203251
TCC      0410    1808+15 2214+09 2807-04 9900-13 990028 990039 140752
BFF      1617    2014+14 3008+08 2925-06 2730-16 265730 266839 266651
GLD      1007    0805+13 3609+09 3214-04 2817-14 273129 264138 264551
GCK      0706+20 0407+13 9900+10 2906-03 2507-14 271128 261638 262052
GAG      0405+20 2514+15 2515+09 2613-03 2408-13 990028 990038 250650
AMA      9900    1105+15 1812+08 2509-03 2305-13 990028 990039 100651
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DATA BASED ON 271200Z
VALID 281200Z   FOR USE 0600-1700Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      0605    3508+16 2808+09 2419-07 2426-19 246133 228240 236351
BCE                      9900+10 2211-05 2314-16 224132 196240 206052
LND              9900+13 2608+07 2725-06 2730-19 265031 248839 257251
RKS              3306    2613+09 2627-06 2737-18 266231 237940 247052
GJT              9900+18 9900+11 1505-05 2307-16 243730 214141 215153
FMN              0810+14 0309+09 3510-05 9900-15 131429 141639 192953
ABQ              9900+13 9900+08 1009-04 1709-14 171628 171139 171952
MBW              3011    2817+10 2629-06 2740-19 275930 256840 267152
DEN              9900+18 3105+11 3008-04 2717-16 263530 254240 244751
PUB              9900+14 3506+10 0612-04 9900-15 251929 253239 234052
ALS                      9900+09 0812-04 1306-14 211629 232340 223453
TCC      1106    2214+14 2121+08 9900-04 9900-14 130629 151039 161452
BFF      1926    2608+16 2913+09 2830-05 2742-18 275929 276040 265851
GLD      1814    9900+13 3405+08 3414-04 2819-15 273129 273639 254351
GCK      1507+17 9900+12 9900+08 9900-04 9900-14 261429 272139 252451
GAG      3112+19 2520+14 2614+08 2116-05 9900-13 300828 311039 280852
AMA      1715    2419+15 2412+08 1908-04 9900-14 990028 080939 141052
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