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Hot-Air Balloon Forecast for Colorado
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder, Colorado
0225 MDT Friday, April 28, 2017


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

METAR KFNL 280756Z AUTO 01004KT 10SM CLR 00/M01 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP027
       T00001006 FZRANO
METAR KFNL 280656Z AUTO 14006KT 10SM CLR 02/01 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP026
       T00220006 401330022 FZRANO
METAR KFNL 280556Z AUTO 11007KT 10SM CLR 03/02 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP024
       T00330017 10111 20033 50006

METAR KGXY 280756Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM CLR 01/01 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP046
       T00110006 FZRANO
METAR KGXY 280656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/01 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP043
       T00170006 401110011 FZRANO
METAR KGXY 280556Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM CLR 03/02 A2965 RMK AO2 SLP043
       60000 T00280017 10083 20022 50005

METAR KLMO 280815Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 03/01 A2962 RMK AO2
       T00280006
METAR KLMO 280755Z AUTO 07003KT 5SM BR CLR 03/01 A2963 RMK AO2
       T00340010
METAR KLMO 280734Z AUTO 31006KT 7SM CLR 04/01 A2964 RMK AO2
       T00360010

METAR KBDU 280817Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 03/M07 A2960 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 280757Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM CLR 05/M07 A2960 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 280737Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM CLR 04/M06 A2961 RMK AO2

METAR KEIK 280815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/M02 A2961 RMK AO2
       T10021017
METAR KEIK 280754Z AUTO 04003KT 10SM CLR 00/M03 A2962 RMK AO2
       T00001029
METAR KEIK 280735Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A2962 RMK AO2
       T00091017

KBJC 280540Z 2806/2906 27009KT P6SM FEW060 SCT120 BKN200
     FM281400 32010KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120
     FM281700 01014G22KT P6SM SCT060 BKN080
     FM282100 04013KT P6SM -SHRA SCT040 OVC060
      TEMPO 2823/2901 3SM -SHRASN BKN025 OVC035
     FM290100 03013KT 3SM -SN BR BKN010 OVC020
      TEMPO 2901/2904 3/4SM -SN BR OVC006
METAR KBJC 280814Z AUTO 27010KT 10SM CLR 04/M07 A2961 RMK AO2
METAR KBJC 280755Z AUTO 27015KT 10SM CLR 04/M08 A2962 RMK AO2
METAR KBJC 280734Z AUTO 28012G20KT 10SM CLR 05/M08 A2962 RMK AO2

KDEN 280540Z 2806/2912 16008KT P6SM FEW080 SCT110 BKN200
     FM280800 21010KT P6SM FEW080 SCT110 BKN200
     FM281400 30008KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120
     FM281700 03015G25KT P6SM SCT060 BKN080
     FM282100 05014KT P6SM -SHRA SCT045 OVC060
      TEMPO 2823/2901 3SM -SHRASN BKN025 OVC040
     FM290100 03013KT 3SM -SN BR BKN010 OVC020
      TEMPO 2902/2906 1SM -SN BR OVC005
METAR KDEN 280753Z 26009KT 10SM FEW110 SCT180 03/M06 A2961 RMK AO2
       SLP008 T00281056
METAR KDEN 280653Z 00000KT 10SM FEW060 SCT120 SCT180 01/M04 A2963 RMK
       AO2 SLP017 T00111039 401220000
METAR KDEN 280553Z 13006KT 10SM FEW060 SCT120 BKN200 01/M02 A2963 RMK
       AO2 SLP017 T00061017 10100 20006 50004

METAR KFTG 280815Z AUTO 26007KT 10SM CLR 03/M05 A2962 RMK AO2
METAR KFTG 280755Z AUTO 23006KT 10SM CLR 03/M04 A2963 RMK AO2
METAR KFTG 280735Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM CLR 04/M04 A2963 RMK AO2

METAR KBKF 280758Z 29006KT 10SM FEW110 SCT220 03/M08 A2963 RMK AO2A
       SLP014 T00261080
METAR KBKF 280658Z 26008KT 10SM FEW110 SCT220 05/M08 A2963 RMK AO2A
       SLP012 T00481079 401150028
METAR KBKF 280558Z 26008KT 10SM FEW070 SCT110 BKN220 04/M07 A2964 RMK
       AO2A SLP015 T00441066 10104 20038 50002

KAPA 280540Z 2806/2906 30008KT P6SM FEW060 SCT100 BKN200
     FM280900 24006KT P6SM SCT100 BKN200
     FM281400 32008KT P6SM SCT080 BKN110
     FM281700 01014G25KT P6SM SCT060 BKN080
     FM282200 04015KT P6SM -SHRA SCT040 OVC050
      TEMPO 2823/2901 3SM -SHRASN BKN020 OVC035
     FM290100 02013KT 3SM -SN BR BKN010 OVC020
      TEMPO 2901/2904 3/4SM -SN BR OVC004
METAR KAPA 280753Z 27008KT 10SM FEW120 04/M08 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP017
       T00391078
METAR KAPA 280653Z 30007KT 10SM CLR 04/M08 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP026
       T00441083 401220028
METAR KAPA 280553Z 30006KT 10SM FEW110 06/M09 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP020 60000
       T00561089 10100 20039 50004

METAR KMNH 280815Z AUTO 23006KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A2966 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 280755Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM CLR M01/M05 A2967 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 280735Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM CLR M01/M03 A2967 RMK AO2

METAR KFMM 280815Z AUTO 22004KT 2SM BR CLR 01/01 A2962 RMK AO2 VIS 3/4V5
       T00100005
METAR KFMM 280755Z AUTO 00000KT 2 1/2SM BR CLR 02/01 A2963 RMK AO2
       T00170011
METAR KFMM 280735Z AUTO 00000KT 1SM BR VV007 02/01 A2963 RMK AO2
       T00190013

METAR KSTK 280810Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM CLR 03/03 A2960 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 280750Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM SCT014 04/03 A2962 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 280730Z AUTO 03004KT 10SM OVC014 04/03 A2962 RMK AO2

METAR KAKO 280753Z AUTO 33007KT 10SM OVC003 03/02 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP016
       T00280017 $
METAR KAKO 280653Z AUTO 32009KT 10SM OVC003 03/02 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP016
       T00280017 401500028 $
METAR KAKO 280553Z AUTO 32011KT 10SM OVC004 03/02 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP016
       60016 T00280017 10039 20028 58002 $

METAR KLIC 280755Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM CLR M01/M01 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP010
       T10111011
METAR KLIC 280655Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM CLR M01/M01 A2965 RMK AO2 SLP014
       T10111011 401501011
SPECI KLIC 280617Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM FEW009 01/01 A2965 RMK AO2
       T00110006

METAR KHEQ 280805Z AUTO 07008KT 10SM -DZ OVC007 05/03 A2961 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 280755Z AUTO 05008KT 10SM DZ BKN007 BKN034 05/03 A2961 RMK
       AO2
METAR KHEQ 280735Z AUTO 06009KT 10SM SCT005 BKN010 BKN014 05/03 A2962
       RMK AO2



Sunrise/Sunset for 04/28/2017
Fort Collins - 06:02:22 MDT / 19:53:02 MDT
Denver       - 06:03:30 MDT / 19:51:04 MDT
Sterling     - 05:54:46 MDT / 19:45:48 MDT

Denver/Boulder Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0441 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 930 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
VFR conditions at Denver area airports for the reminder of the
night. Cannot rule out a stray light rain shower overnight,
mainly before midnight. Otherwise gradual clearing with light
drainage winds in place.


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

METAR K4BM 280814Z AUTO 28012G22KT 10SM CLR M08/M13 A2969 RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 280755Z AUTO 29008G16KT 250V320 10SM CLR M08/M12 A2971 RMK
       AO2
METAR K4BM 280735Z AUTO 30008G14KT 10SM CLR M08/M12 A2972 RMK AO2

METAR KAFF 280758Z AUTO 04004KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A2964 RMK AO2 SLPNO
       T10001054
METAR KAFF 280658Z AUTO 32005KT 10SM CLR 02/M05 A2966 RMK AO2 SLPNO
       T00161054 401341005
METAR KAFF 280558Z AUTO 03009KT 10SM CLR 01/00 A2966 RMK AO2 SLPNO 60000
       T00081001 10067 20006 50009

KCOS 280622Z 2806/2906 01009KT P6SM SCT100
     FM281600 35010KT P6SM FEW100
     FM281800 17009KT P6SM SCT080 BKN150
     FM282100 02015G25KT P6SM VCTS SCT060 BKN100CB
     FM282300 07015G25KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC060
     FM290200 04020G30KT 3SM -SHRASN BKN015
     FM290400 02020G32KT 1SM -SN BR BKN008
METAR KCOS 280754Z 30006KT 10SM FEW170 03/M03 A2965 RMK AO2 SLP013
       T00331033
METAR KCOS 280654Z 35008KT 10SM CLR 04/M03 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP013
       T00391033 401390028
METAR KCOS 280554Z 01009KT 10SM FEW065 SCT130 BKN160 04/M02 A2967 RMK
       AO2 SLP019 T00441017 10106 20033 50008

METAR KABH 280756Z AUTO 04003KT CLR A2963 RMK AO2 SLPNO $
METAR KABH 280656Z AUTO 04004KT CLR A2964 RMK AO2 SLPNO $
METAR KABH 280556Z AUTO 00000KT CLR A2965 RMK AO2 SLPNO 50011 $

METAR KFLY 280815Z AUTO 30008KT 10SM CLR 01/M06 A2965 RMK AO2
       T00051065
METAR KFLY 280755Z AUTO 29005KT 10SM CLR 00/M06 A2965 RMK AO2
       T00041062
METAR KFLY 280735Z AUTO 29008KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A2966 RMK AO2
       T00011049

KFCS 280501Z 2805/2911 34009KT 9999 SCT100 QNH2964INS
      BECMG 2811/2812 30015G20KT 9999 FEW100 QNH2963INS
      BECMG 2816/2817 33012KT 9999 SCT100 BKN150 QNH2964INS
      BECMG 2820/2821 32012KT 9999 BKN060 OVC150 620609 QNH2965INS
      BECMG 2902/2903 03015G25KT 9000 -RA SCT005 BKN010 OVC150
      620259 510009 QNH2973INS
      TEMPO 2903/2907 02025G35KT 520009
      BECMG 2906/2907 02025G35KT 9000 -RASN SCT003 BKN015 OVC150
      620209 520009 QNH2978INS
      BECMG 2908/2909 36015G25KT 4800 -SN SCT003 OVC020 QNH2982INS
      620209 510009 TX10/2820Z TN01/2812Z
METAR KFCS 280758Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M04 A2963 RMK AO2 SLPNO
       T00111039 $
METAR KFCS 280658Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM CLR 05/M03 A2965 RMK AO2 SLPNO
       T00461030 $
METAR KFCS 280558Z AUTO 27004KT 10SM FEW110 05/M01 A2965 RMK AO2 SLPNO
       T00501008 50008 $

KPUB 280623Z 2806/2906 25008KT P6SM SCT100
     FM281900 09010KT P6SM SCT080
     FM290000 09015KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 BKN080
     FM290300 07015G25KT P6SM VCSH BKN060
     FM290500 03020G30KT 3SM -SHRASN BKN015
METAR KPUB 280753Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM CLR 03/01 A2965 RMK AO2 SLP009
       T00330006
METAR KPUB 280653Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 04/01 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP008
       T00390011 402110039
METAR KPUB 280553Z AUTO 24008KT 10SM CLR 05/02 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP011
       T00500017 10150 20050 50008

METAR KVTP 280817Z AUTO 23007KT 210V270 10SM CLR M05/M12 A2982 RMK
       AO2
METAR KVTP 280757Z AUTO 25006G15KT 10SM SCT090 SCT110 M05/M11 A2983 RMK
       AO2
METAR KVTP 280737Z AUTO 24008G17KT 200V270 10SM SCT090 SCT110 M05/M11
       A2985 RMK AO2

METAR KTAD 280754Z AUTO 26010KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A2969 RMK AO2 SLP015
       T00281006 TSNO
METAR KTAD 280654Z AUTO 21008KT 10SM CLR 03/01 A2969 RMK AO2 SLP016
       T00280006 401670028 TSNO
METAR KTAD 280554Z AUTO 20004KT 10SM CLR 04/02 A2967 RMK AO2 SLP006
       60000 T00440017 10133 20039 50012 TSNO

METAR KLHX 280753Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM CLR 04/03 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP012
       T00440028
METAR KLHX 280653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/03 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP009
       T00440028 402060044
METAR KLHX 280553Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM CLR 05/03 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP012
       60000 T00500028 10128 20050 50016

METAR KLAA 280753Z AUTO 33005KT 10SM CLR 04/02 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP008
       T00390017
METAR KLAA 280653Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM CLR 05/02 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP003
       T00500022 402220022
METAR KLAA 280553Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM CLR 06/03 A2960 RMK AO2 SLP000
       60003 T00560033 10156 20056 50013

METAR KSPD 280756Z AUTO 31009KT 04/03 A2963 RMK AO1 SLP995 T00440033
METAR KSPD 280656Z AUTO 31009KT 04/03 A2962 RMK AO1 SLP998 T00390033
       402000039
METAR KSPD 280556Z AUTO 34010KT 05/04 A2961 RMK AO1 SLP993 T00500044
       10161 20050 51018

Sunrise/Sunset for 04/28/2017
Burlington - 05:53:31 MDT / 19:39:32 MDT
Pueblo     - 06:04:47 MDT / 19:47:03 MDT
Lamar      - 05:57:05 MDT / 19:38:43 MDT

Pueblo (KPUX) 04/28/17 08:10 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   8100 FT MSL...189/009
                   8000 FT MSL...152/012
                   7000 FT MSL...164/025
                   6400 FT MSL...161/022
                   6300 FT MSL...169/015
                   6000 FT MSL...170/023
                   5700 FT MSL...178/020

Pueblo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0521 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1116 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
...Major cold Spring storm will affect the region starting late
tomorrow afternoon and last into Saturday...
VFR expected at all 3 TAF sites until at least mid afternoon
tomorrow.
A significant cold Spring storm will affect the TAF sites starting
tomorrow mid afternoon and last into Saturday. Showers will
develop in the COS region by mid to late afternoon and change to
snow, possibly heavy at times, by mid evening (03 UTC 29th). Snow
WILL accumulate at KCOS.
Showers will develop at KPUB by late afternoon tomorrow and change
to snow towards midnight. Snow WILL accumulate at KPUB.
Showers are only expected at KALS tomorrow evening.


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

METAR KCAG 280753Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM BKN080 OVC100 01/M06 A2976 RMK AO2
       SLP078 T00061056
METAR KCAG 280653Z AUTO 23011KT 10SM BKN080 OVC100 01/M06 A2976 RMK AO2
       SLP076 T00061056 400720000
METAR KCAG 280553Z AUTO 24008KT 10SM BKN065 OVC090 01/M04 A2977 RMK AO2
       SLP079 60000 T00061044 10061 20000 50006

METAR KHDN 280815Z AUTO 27012KT 10SM FEW020 BKN027 BKN035 M01/M07 A2975
       RMK AO1
METAR KHDN 280755Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM SCT023 BKN029 BKN041 M01/M07 A2975
       RMK AO1
METAR KHDN 280735Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM FEW042 M01/M06 A2975 RMK AO1


METAR K33V 280815Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM M05/M08 A2970 RMK AO1
METAR K33V 280755Z AUTO 22007KT 10SM M05/M07 A2971 RMK AO1
METAR K33V 280735Z AUTO 23008KT 10SM M05/M07 A2971 RMK AO1

METAR KEEO 280753Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC045 M01/M02 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP071
       T10061022
METAR KEEO 280653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC060 M01/M02 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP082
       T10061017 400561006
METAR KEEO 280553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC060 00/M02 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP078
       60000 T00001022 10044 21006 50001

METAR K20V 280803Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM BKN065 01/M03 A2974 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 280755Z AUTO 24003KT 10SM BKN065 01/M03 A2975 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 280735Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM SCT041 OVC065 01/M04 A2976 RMK
       AO2

METAR K0CO 280821Z AUTO 32031KT OVC001 M13/M19 A2960 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR K0CO 280801Z AUTO 32027G33KT OVC001 M13/M19 A2962 RMK AO2
       PWINO
METAR K0CO 280741Z AUTO 33025G32KT OVC001 M13/M19 A2965 RMK AO2
       PWINO

KGJT 280529Z 2806/2906 35007KT P6SM FEW120
     FM280700 VRB03KT P6SM SCT150
     FM281500 29004KT P6SM BKN080
     FM282200 30005KT P6SM VCSH BKN080
     FM290300 36005KT P6SM BKN100
METAR KGJT 280753Z AUTO 30008KT 10SM FEW060 OVC095 03/M06 A2976 RMK AO2
       SLP053 T00331061 $
METAR KGJT 280653Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM BKN100 BKN120 04/M04 A2976 RMK AO2
       SLP055 T00391039 401390039 $
METAR KGJT 280553Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM BKN095 OVC120 07/M02 A2976 RMK AO2
       SLP055 T00671022 10117 20056 51009 $

KRIL 280745Z 2808/2906 VRB03KT P6SM OVC070
     FM282000 30008KT P6SM VCSH BKN070
     FM290000 30009KT P6SM BKN080
     FM290300 32005KT P6SM BKN090
METAR KRIL 280753Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM SCT060 BKN085 01/M02 A2976 RMK AO2
       SLP060 T00061017
METAR KRIL 280653Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM OVC065 01/M01 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP066
       T00111006 401330006
METAR KRIL 280553Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM FEW060 BKN100 01/M02 A2978 RMK AO2
       SLP067 60000 T00061022 10072 20006 50005

METAR K5SM 280803Z AUTO 00000KT 2SM -SN BKN011 OVC017 A2978 RMK AO2 VIS
       1 1/2V3
METAR K5SM 280755Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM -SN BKN011 OVC017 A2978 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 280735Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM BKN011 BKN015 BKN020 A2980 RMK
       AO2

KEGE 280529Z 2806/2906 25004KT P6SM VCSH BKN070 OVC090
     FM281200 29008KT P6SM BKN080
     FM282000 27008KT P6SM VCSH BKN050
     FM290100 32007KT P6SM BKN045 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL
      281300
METAR KEGE 280756Z AUTO 10007KT 10SM CLR M02/M04 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T10221044 FZRANO
METAR KEGE 280656Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 01/M05 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP090
       T00111050 FZRANO
METAR KEGE 280556Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 01/M04 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP090
       T00111044 10072 20011 400780011 50006 FZRANO

KASE 280529Z 2806/2906 23006KT 5SM -SN VCSH OVC030
     FM280700 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH OVC035
     FM281000 33006KT P6SM BKN040
     FM282000 33006KT P6SM VCSH OVC030
     FM290300 01005KT P6SM OVC040
METAR KASE 280753Z 21007KT 10SM BKN046 OVC055 M04/M06 A2974 RMK AO2
       SLP039 T10391056
METAR KASE 280653Z 23007KT 10SM CLR M03/M05 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP055
       T10331050 400721039
METAR KASE 280553Z 13005KT 10SM BKN042 OVC070 M02/M04 A2977 RMK AO2
       SNE47 SLP040 P0000 60016 T10171044 11006 21017 58001

METAR KCCU 280815Z AUTO SCT004 SCT009 BKN025 M09/M12 A2970 RMK AO2
       PWINO
METAR KCCU 280755Z AUTO BKN002 BKN009 OVC026 M08/M12 A2972 RMK AO2
       PWINO
METAR KCCU 280735Z AUTO BKN004 OVC008 M08/M11 A2973 RMK AO2 PWINO

METAR KLXV 280753Z AUTO 30004KT 10SM SCT032 BKN041 M08/M13 A2972 RMK AO2
       SNE0658 SLP018 P0000 T10781128
SPECI KLXV 280709Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM BKN035 BKN100 M08/M10 A2974 RMK AO2
       SNE0658 P0000 T10831100
SPECI KLXV 280656Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM -SN BR BKN028 OVC100 M08/M09 A2974
       RMK AO2 P0000 T10781094

Sunrise/Sunset for 04/28/2017
Rangely           - 06:18:05 MDT / 20:07:00 MDT
Grand Junction    - 06:19:02 MDT / 20:04:15 MDT
Steamboat Springs - 06:09:32 MDT / 19:59:54 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 04/28/17 08:11 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...317/001
                  17000 FT MSL...260/025
                  16300 FT MSL...277/023
                  16000 FT MSL...277/024
                  15000 FT MSL...275/020
                  14600 FT MSL...273/020
                  14000 FT MSL...276/018
                  13000 FT MSL...280/013
                  12800 FT MSL...266/013
                  12000 FT MSL...280/009
                  11100 FT MSL...260/010
                  11000 FT MSL...308/006
                  11000 FT MSL...263/008
                  10400 FT MSL...317/006

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0538 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1059 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
Aviation conditions will improve overnight with VFR expected at
all sites except ASE early. Radar trends show improving conditions
for ASE over the next two hours as light snow diminishes and
ceilings raise. VFR in the early morning before a few afternoon
snow showers affect higher altitude sites on Friday.


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

METAR KAJZ 280815Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM SCT070 SCT085 04/M04 A2975 RMK AO2
       T00401037
METAR KAJZ 280755Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM SCT070 04/M05 A2975 RMK AO2
       T00431046
METAR KAJZ 280735Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM SCT070 03/M04 A2976 RMK AO2
       T00311040

KMTJ 280529Z 2806/2906 VRB03KT P6SM SCT120
     FM281100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT140
     FM281700 VRB03KT P6SM BKN100
     FM282000 30006KT P6SM VCSH SCT080
     FM290100 32007KT P6SM BKN100
METAR KMTJ 280753Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM CLR 00/M08 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP044
       T00001083
METAR KMTJ 280653Z AUTO 12007KT 10SM BKN110 01/M08 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP048
       T00111083 401610011
METAR KMTJ 280553Z AUTO 17007KT 10SM CLR 02/M08 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP049
       T00221083 10133 20022 50002

METAR KGUC 280756Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M03/M07 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP069
       T10331067 FZRANO
METAR KGUC 280656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M03/M07 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP071
       T10281067 FZRANO
METAR KGUC 280556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M06 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP074
       T10111056 10056 21017 400891017 50006 FZRANO

METAR K7BM 280815Z AUTO 26015G22KT 10SM CLR M03/M11 A2969 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 280755Z AUTO 26011G22KT 10SM CLR M02/M11 A2970 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 280735Z AUTO 24010G17KT 10SM SCT006 SCT014 SCT020 M03/M09
       A2971 RMK AO2

METAR KAEJ 280815Z AUTO 30010G15KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A2970 RMK AO2
       T10211083
METAR KAEJ 280755Z AUTO 30011KT 10SM CLR M03/M07 A2970 RMK AO2
       T10261068
METAR KAEJ 280735Z AUTO 28004KT 10SM SCT026 SCT044 SCT055 M02/M06 A2972
       RMK AO2 T10211058

METAR KANK 280815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M05 A2978 RMK AO1
       T10121050
METAR KANK 280755Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A2980 RMK AO1
       T10011047
METAR KANK 280735Z AUTO 33007KT 10SM CLR 00/M04 A2980 RMK AO1
       T00021043

METAR KMYP 280815Z AUTO 26017KT M10/M11 A2981 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR KMYP 280754Z AUTO 26020KT M10/M11 A2982 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR KMYP 280735Z AUTO 26020KT M10/M12 A2983 RMK AO2 PWINO

METAR KAIB 280815Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM SCT100 00/M12 A2980 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 280755Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM SCT110 01/M11 A2980 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 280735Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM BKN100 01/M12 A2980 RMK AO2

KTEX 280529Z 2806/2906 27005KT P6SM VCSH SCT050
     FM281300 25004KT P6SM SCT070
     FM281800 27010KT P6SM VCSH BKN080
     FM290000 29006KT P6SM BKN050
     FM290200 35004KT P6SM BKN070
METAR KTEX 280815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN100 M02/M12 A2978 RMK AO2
       T10231125
METAR KTEX 280755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT100 M02/M13 A2979 RMK AO2
       T10201126
METAR KTEX 280735Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M12 A2979 RMK AO2
       T10211122

METAR K04V 280817Z AUTO 32007KT 10SM CLR M03/M10 A2972 RMK AO2
METAR K04V 280757Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM CLR M03/M09 A2973 RMK AO2
METAR K04V 280737Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM CLR M03/M10 A2975 RMK AO2

METAR KCEZ 280753Z AUTO 26006G23KT 10SM BKN060 OVC080 06/M07 A2978 RMK
       AO2 SLP039 T00611072
METAR KCEZ 280653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC080 05/M04 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP046
       T00501044 401500033
METAR KCEZ 280553Z AUTO 02006KT 10SM SCT085 05/M07 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP046
       T00501067 10133 20050 50004

KDRO 280529Z 2806/2906 33006KT P6SM SCT070 BKN090
     FM280800 VRB03KT P6SM BKN080
     FM281400 26008KT P6SM SCT130
     FM282200 28011G19KT P6SM VCSH SCT100
     FM290200 31006KT P6SM SCT140
METAR KDRO 280753Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM OVC100 02/M08 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP046
       T00221078
METAR KDRO 280653Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM SCT110 03/M11 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP049
       T00331106 401170028
METAR KDRO 280553Z AUTO 33009G18KT 10SM SCT075 BKN090 05/M12 A2976 RMK
       AO2 SLP048 T00501117 10094 20050 51015

METAR KPSO 280815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN110 00/M10 A2975 RMK AO2
       T10021098
METAR KPSO 280755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 M01/M09 A2974 RMK AO2
       T10121093
METAR KPSO 280735Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 M01/M10 A2974 RMK AO2
       T10101096

METAR KCPW 280813Z AUTO 23006KT 10SM BKN090 BKN110 M09/M19 A2982 RMK
       AO2
METAR KCPW 280753Z AUTO 28004KT 10SM BKN110 M09/M19 A2982 RMK AO2
METAR KCPW 280735Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR M09/M20 A2982 RMK AO2

KALS 280622Z 2806/2906 36005KT P6SM SCT250
     FM281600 26012KT P6SM SCT250
     FM282100 25015G25KT P6SM SCT100 BKN250
     FM290200 30012KT 4SM -SHSN BKN030
METAR KALS 280752Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM CLR M04/M07 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP062
       T10391072
METAR KALS 280652Z AUTO 03007KT 10SM BKN120 M01/M07 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP042
       T10111067 401221028
METAR KALS 280552Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM FEW120 M01/M07 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP046
       T10061072 10117 21011 51011

Sunrise/Sunset for 04/28/2017
Vail    - 06:09:14 MDT / 19:56:29 MDT
Durango - 06:19:28 MDT / 19:58:21 MDT
Alamosa - 06:11:10 MDT / 19:50:40 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 04/28/17 08:11 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...317/001
                  17000 FT MSL...260/025
                  16300 FT MSL...277/023
                  16000 FT MSL...277/024
                  15000 FT MSL...275/020
                  14600 FT MSL...273/020
                  14000 FT MSL...276/018
                  13000 FT MSL...280/013
                  12800 FT MSL...266/013
                  12000 FT MSL...280/009
                  11100 FT MSL...260/010
                  11000 FT MSL...308/006
                  11000 FT MSL...263/008
                  10400 FT MSL...317/006

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0538 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1059 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
Aviation conditions will improve overnight with VFR expected at
all sites except ASE early. Radar trends show improving conditions
for ASE over the next two hours as light snow diminishes and
ceilings raise. VFR in the early morning before a few afternoon
snow showers affect higher altitude sites on Friday.


* * * * * Arizona * * * * *

KPGA 280528Z 2806/2906 31010KT P6SM BKN100 BKN250
     FM281800 34012G22KT P6SM BKN080
     FM290100 02010KT P6SM BKN080
METAR KPGA 280753Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM BKN110 12/M05 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP035
       T01171050 TSNO
METAR KPGA 280653Z AUTO 25007KT 10SM CLR 13/M06 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP029
       T01331061 402170111 TSNO
METAR KPGA 280553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 14/M06 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP023
       T01441061 10211 20144 51018 TSNO

METAR KRQE 280753Z AUTO 10009KT 10SM FEW080 BKN095 BKN120 07/M11 A2978
       RMK AO2 SLP996 T00721106 TSNO
METAR KRQE 280653Z AUTO 10007KT 10SM OVC090 08/M11 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP007
       T00781106 402000078 TSNO
METAR KRQE 280553Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM OVC100 09/M06 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP998
       T00891061 10178 20089 50010 TSNO

Flagstaff (KFSX) 04/28/17 08:15 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  12000 FT MSL...264/033
                  11000 FT MSL...263/042
                  10200 FT MSL...262/040
                  10000 FT MSL...264/045
                   9000 FT MSL...259/047
                   8500 FT MSL...253/034
                   8400 FT MSL...251/044
                   8000 FT MSL...243/034
                   7800 FT MSL...240/032

Flagstaff Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0422 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...For the 06Z Package...southwest winds 10-20KTS
will decrease slowly through the night. Winds will increase again
Friday as a frontal boundary moves across Arizona. The strongest
winds are expected east of KFLG. ISOLD -SHRA and higher elevation -
SHSN tonight north of a KGCN-KINW line...increasing in coverage after
16Z mainly east of a KPAN-KINW-KPGA line. Aviation discussion not
updated for amendments.


* * * * * Utah * * * * *

KSLC 280825Z 2808/2912 15006KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN050
     FM281200 32008KT 2SM -SHSN BR SCT007 BKN015
     FM281800 33013G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN040
     FM290300 33009KT P6SM SCT040 BKN080=
METAR KSLC 280754Z 00000KT 10SM BKN050 BKN060 OVC075 05/M01 A2986 RMK
       AO2 SLP099 T00501011
METAR KSLC 280654Z 22004KT 10SM BKN050 BKN070 04/M01 A2987 RMK AO2
       SLP105 T00441011 401110039
METAR KSLC 280554Z COR 35009KT 10SM FEW048 SCT060 BKN085 04/M01 A2987
       RMK AO2 SLP105 T00391006 10106 20039 51011

KVEL 280529Z 2806/2906 23008KT P6SM BKN110
     FM281200 33004KT P6SM BKN140
     FM281500 07004KT P6SM BKN100
     FM281900 06004KT P6SM VCSH BKN080
     FM290000 02011G20KT P6SM OVC050
METAR KVEL 280753Z AUTO 25006KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP071
       T10111072
METAR KVEL 280653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT075 OVC100 02/M08 A2977 RMK AO2
       SLP067 T00221083 401220017
METAR KVEL 280553Z AUTO 19004KT 10SM SCT100 02/M08 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP064
       60000 T00221078 10094 20017 50011

METAR KPUC 280753Z AUTO 33012KT 10SM CLR 01/M06 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP089
       T00111056
METAR KPUC 280653Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP099
       T00061067 401001006
METAR KPUC 280553Z AUTO 02006KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP104
       T10061067 10089 21006 50003

KCNY 280529Z 2806/2906 31012KT P6SM SCT120
     FM281200 28007KT P6SM FEW200
     FM282100 32010KT P6SM VCSH BKN100
     FM282300 33010G18KT P6SM BKN140
     FM290300 36006KT P6SM BKN090
METAR KCNY 280753Z AUTO 30015KT 10SM CLR 05/M09 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP055
       T00501089
METAR KCNY 280653Z AUTO 29011KT 10SM CLR 06/M08 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP058
       T00611083 401720061
METAR KCNY 280553Z AUTO 29016KT 10SM CLR 07/M08 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP053
       T00671078 10144 20067 51010


Salt Lake City (KMTX) 04/28/17 08:20 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  12100 FT MSL...311/007
                  12000 FT MSL...325/009
                  11000 FT MSL...310/005
                  10900 FT MSL...313/018
                  10000 FT MSL...308/012
                   9800 FT MSL...312/009
                   9000 FT MSL...310/007
                   9000 FT MSL...312/009
                   8200 FT MSL...338/005
                   7600 FT MSL...343/005
                   7100 FT MSL...308/010
                   7000 FT MSL...302/009
                   6900 FT MSL...317/010

Salt Lake City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0243 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...Passing showers will continue to bring a threat of
brief CIGS blo 6000 ft to the SLC terminal through the evening.
Snow showers are expected to increase later tonight into Fri
morning with occasional IFR conditions possible. Any accumulation
on untreated surfaces is expected to remain below 1 inch. The
chance of a lake band developing over the airfield bringing
greater accumulation is 20 percent.


* * * * * Wyoming * * * * *

KEVW 280539Z 2806/2906 26011KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN050
     FM281400 34014KT 2SM -SHSN BR SCT007 BKN015
     FM290300 06013G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 BKN040=
METAR KEVW 280753Z AUTO 26009KT 10SM FEW100 M06/M07 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP097
       T10561072
METAR KEVW 280653Z AUTO 26011KT 10SM BKN120 M04/M05 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP099
       T10391050 400441039
METAR KEVW 280553Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM OVC050 M03/M04 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP101
       60000 T10331044 10028 21039 50003

KRKS 280523Z 2806/2906 26015G25KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050
     FM281200 28014G22KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 BKN035
     FM281500 03015KT 4SM -SN BKN025
     FM281800 05020G30KT 2SM -SN SCT008 OVC014
     FM282300 05020G30KT 4SM -SN OVC026
     FM290100 06014G24KT P6SM OVC040
METAR KRKS 280754Z AUTO 25019KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP067
       T10111067 TSNO
METAR KRKS 280654Z AUTO 25017KT 10SM CLR M01/M06 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP071
       T10111056 400721011 TSNO
METAR KRKS 280554Z AUTO 26019KT 10SM OVC060 M01/M05 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP074
       T10061050 10056 21006 50006 TSNO

KRWL 280546Z 2806/2906 28017G24KT 1SM -SN BR OVC012
      TEMPO 2806/2809 1/2SM SN FG OVC005
     FM281400 32014KT 1SM -SN BR OVC009
METAR KRWL 280753Z AUTO 26019G25KT 1/2SM SN FZFG VV006 M01/M03 A2966 RMK
       AO2 PK WND 25026/0714 SLP025 P0006 T10111028
METAR KRWL 280653Z AUTO 27017G23KT 1/4SM SN FZFG VV005 M01/M03 A2968 RMK
       AO2 PK WND 27028/0607 SLP035 P0005 T10111028 400721011
SPECI KRWL 280609Z AUTO 27020G28KT 1/2SM SN FZFG VV005 M01/M03 A2968 RMK
       AO2 PK WND 27028/0607 P0001 T10111028

KLAR 280541Z 2806/2906 31009KT P6SM VCSH BKN050
     FM281400 34010KT 5SM -SN BR OVC030
     FM281800 01013KT 2SM -SN BR OVC012
METAR KLAR 280753Z AUTO 24014KT 10SM CLR M02/M07 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP008
       T10221067
METAR KLAR 280653Z AUTO 24011KT 10SM CLR M02/M07 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP018
       T10221067 400721028
METAR KLAR 280553Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP030
       T10221061 10056 21028 50004

KCYS 280541Z 2806/2906 30011KT P6SM BKN070
     FM281400 32008KT P6SM VCSH BKN040
     FM281700 02015G23KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC008
     FM282200 05015KT 4SM BR OVC007
METAR KCYS 280753Z AUTO 28006KT 10SM CLR 00/M04 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP035
       T00001039
METAR KCYS 280653Z AUTO 24006KT 10SM CLR 00/M03 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP022
       T00001033 400890000
METAR KCYS 280553Z AUTO 29008KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP020
       T00171033 10089 20011 50005

Riverton (KRIW) 04/28/17 08:19 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  28000 FT MSL...129/010
                  26000 FT MSL...108/011
                  25000 FT MSL...100/007
                  24000 FT MSL...099/008
                  22600 FT MSL...078/008
                  22000 FT MSL...060/010
                  20000 FT MSL...034/009
                  19000 FT MSL...025/009
                  18000 FT MSL...020/010
                  17000 FT MSL...025/016
                  16000 FT MSL...019/011
                  16000 FT MSL...018/017
                  15000 FT MSL...021/014
                  14000 FT MSL...015/018
                  13100 FT MSL...014/018
                  13000 FT MSL...014/018
                  12000 FT MSL...010/022
                  11400 FT MSL...008/024
                  11000 FT MSL...002/026
                  10000 FT MSL...358/029
                   9900 FT MSL...000/028
                   9000 FT MSL...354/029
                   8200 FT MSL...349/028
                   8000 FT MSL...345/023
                   7000 FT MSL...338/018
                   6600 FT MSL...332/023
                   6500 FT MSL...343/014
                   6000 FT MSL...335/010
                   5900 FT MSL...342/010

Cheyenne (KCYS) 04/28/17 08:12 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   9000 FT MSL...281/031
                   7100 FT MSL...169/009

Riverton Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0757 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...12Z Issuance
WEST OF THE DIVIDE...KBPI/KJAC/KPNA/KRKS Terminals
Scattered areas of snow will occur through 03Z with areas of
MVFR/IFR conditions. Mountains will be frequently obscured.
Conditions will be improving after 03Z Saturday as the snow
decreases. KRKS airport will see snow and wind today with
improving conditions after 01Z. Please see terminal forecasts
for more details.
EAST OF THE DIVIDE...KCOD/KCPR/KLND/KRIW/KWRL Terminals
Rain and snow will be widespread through 00Z with MVFR/IFR/LIFR
conditions. Mountains will be obscured. Conditions will be
improving after 00Z in the north and after 06Z Saturday in
the central area. Please see terminal forecasts for more details.

Cheyenne Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0554 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1153 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
Conditions are expected to deteriorate tonight through Friday
morning as low stratus, rain and snow fill in across the forecast
area. Looking at mainly MVFR to IFR conditions at area terminals,
with periods of LIFR or worse in heavy snow, such as at KRWL
at times tonight. A cold front is on track to dive south across
the area after sunrise with colder air and gusty north to
northeast winds expected behind it. Could see bursts of heavy snow
or rain through the afternoon with the front.


* * * * * Nebraska * * * * *

METAR KIBM 280815Z AUTO 24010KT 10SM CLR 03/02 A2960 RMK AO2
       T00310016
METAR KIBM 280755Z AUTO 24008KT 10SM CLR 03/02 A2961 RMK AO2
       T00310016
METAR KIBM 280735Z AUTO 24007KT 10SM CLR 03/02 A2961 RMK AO2
       T00320016

KSNY 280636Z 2807/2906 12009KT P6SM VCSH BKN007 OVC050
     FM280900 02010KT 4SM -RA BR OVC007
     FM281300 01015G23KT 2SM -SNRA BR OVC007
SPECI KSNY 280820Z AUTO 14008KT 10SM BKN004 OVC010 02/02 A2962 RMK AO2
       T00220017
SPECI KSNY 280814Z AUTO 15009KT 10SM SCT005 OVC010 02/02 A2962 RMK AO2
       T00220017
METAR KSNY 280753Z AUTO 15008KT 10SM OVC009 03/02 A2962 RMK AO2 CIG
       005V011 SLP023 T00280017

METAR KOGA 280815Z AUTO 06003KT 1 3/4SM -SN BKN004 OVC013 01/01 A2964
       RMK AO2 P0002 T00110006
METAR KOGA 280755Z AUTO 07005KT 3SM -SN SCT004 BKN007 OVC021 01/01 A2965
       RMK AO2 P0012 T00120007
METAR KOGA 280735Z AUTO 09007KT 5SM RA BKN004 BKN010 OVC023 02/01 A2965
       RMK AO2 P0008 T00190012

SPECI KIML 280800Z AUTO 05007KT 10SM -RA BKN006 BKN015 OVC040 06/04
       A2960 RMK AO2 CIG 004V010 P0001 T00560044
METAR KIML 280753Z AUTO 05008KT 10SM -RA SCT006 BKN015 OVC024 06/04
       A2960 RMK AO2 SLP024 P0007 T00560044
SPECI KIML 280731Z AUTO 06007KT 10SM -RA FEW006 SCT011 OVC027 06/04
       A2960 RMK AO2 P0005 T00560044

KMCK 280520Z 2806/2906 09015KT 6SM -RA BKN008
     FM281200 03012KT P6SM VCSH BKN010
     FM281500 36015KT P6SM BKN015
     FM290300 02018G25KT 5SM BR BKN007
METAR KMCK 280753Z AUTO 10013KT 5SM -RA BR BKN007 OVC014 06/06 A2959 RMK
       AO2 CIG 004V009 SLP020 P0011 T00610061
SPECI KMCK 280727Z AUTO 10013KT 3SM RA BR SCT005 BKN009 OVC032 07/06
       A2959 RMK AO2 P0009 T00670061
SPECI KMCK 280710Z AUTO 10014KT 4SM RA BR FEW005 BKN033 OVC045 07/06
       A2960 RMK AO2 P0005 T00670061

North Platte (KLNX) 04/28/17 08:18 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  28100 FT MSL...180/040
                  28000 FT MSL...179/039
                  26000 FT MSL...173/028
                  25000 FT MSL...166/024
                  24000 FT MSL...157/020
                  22000 FT MSL...153/019
                  20200 FT MSL...145/020
                  20000 FT MSL...144/020
                  19000 FT MSL...137/020
                  18000 FT MSL...131/019
                  17000 FT MSL...123/021
                  16000 FT MSL...116/022
                  15000 FT MSL...111/024
                  14000 FT MSL...111/026
                  13600 FT MSL...111/026
                  13000 FT MSL...112/027
                  12000 FT MSL...112/028
                  11000 FT MSL...110/027
                  10700 FT MSL...110/027
                  10000 FT MSL...110/027
                   9000 FT MSL...114/025
                   9000 FT MSL...116/025
                   8000 FT MSL...118/025
                   7400 FT MSL...117/025
                   7000 FT MSL...114/024
                   6000 FT MSL...111/024
                   5800 FT MSL...113/023
                   5000 FT MSL...107/024
                   4100 FT MSL...104/020
                   4000 FT MSL...097/021
                   4000 FT MSL...096/021
                   3400 FT MSL...083/016

North Platte Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0817 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1124 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017
MVFR/IFR in -RA and low cigs across Swrn Neb this evening moves
north and intensifies. IFR/LIFR is expected to become widespread
by 12z across much of wrn/ncntl Neb and continue throughout the
day and into Friday evening. Areas along and north of hwy20 east
of KVTN may retain MVFR/local IFR conditions Friday and Friday
evening.


* * * * * Kansas * * * * *

KGLD 280520Z 2806/2906 29008KT P6SM VCSH BKN015
     FM281200 31011KT P6SM BKN035
     FM282100 02015G25KT P6SM BKN050
     FM290300 01015G25KT P6SM VCSH BKN015
METAR KGLD 280753Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM SCT022 03/02 A2958 RMK AO2 SLP004
       T00280017
METAR KGLD 280653Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM SCT022 SCT027 04/03 A2960 RMK AO2
       SLP009 T00390028 401781006
METAR KGLD 280553Z AUTO 27010KT 10SM OVC017 06/04 A2961 RMK AO2 RAE0458
       SLP008 P0000 60039 T00560039 10111 20050 53008

KGCK 280520Z 2806/2906 05013KT P6SM BKN110
     FM280800 22008KT P6SM SCT035
     FM281400 30011KT P6SM SCT150
     FM282100 29007KT P6SM VCSH BKN200
     FM290000 02011KT P6SM RA OVC080
     FM290400 03013KT 6SM RA OVC020
METAR KGCK 280754Z AUTO 31010KT 10SM OVC017 06/04 A2959 RMK AO2 SLP014
       T00560044
SPECI KGCK 280741Z AUTO 34006KT 10SM BKN016 06/05 A2958 RMK AO2
       T00610050
METAR KGCK 280654Z AUTO 06006KT 10SM CLR 06/04 A2957 RMK AO2 SLP003
       T00610044

METAR KLBL 280756Z AUTO 30009KT 10SM FEW120 09/07 A2959 RMK AO2 SLP005
       T00890067 PNO $
METAR KLBL 280656Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM CLR 09/07 A2958 RMK AO2 SLP000
       T00940072 PNO $
METAR KLBL 280556Z AUTO 04008KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A2955 RMK AO2 SLP989
       6//// T01060072 10211 20094 402330028 51026 PNO $

METAR KEHA 280808Z AUTO 28005KT 06/03 RMK AO1 /PK WND 07 M
T00610034
METAR KEHA 280748Z AUTO 30005KT 06/03 RMK AO1 /PK WND 07 M
T00610034
METAR KEHA 280728Z AUTO 31004KT 06/03 RMK AO1 /PK WND 07 M T00610028

Goodland (KGLD) 04/28/17 08:22 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  10000 FT MSL...317/044
                   9000 FT MSL...301/050
                   8000 FT MSL...332/034
                   5000 FT MSL...182/019
                   4800 FT MSL...183/019
                   4600 FT MSL...104/004

Dodge City (KDDC) 04/28/17 08:19 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  19000 FT MSL...278/062
                  18000 FT MSL...257/062
                  17000 FT MSL...256/056
                  16000 FT MSL...264/045
                  15000 FT MSL...248/029
                  14000 FT MSL...261/032
                  13700 FT MSL...254/026
                   9000 FT MSL...209/034
                   8000 FT MSL...209/039
                   7000 FT MSL...213/032
                   6000 FT MSL...212/027
                   5900 FT MSL...212/027
                   5000 FT MSL...201/031
                   5000 FT MSL...198/030
                   4300 FT MSL...183/032
                   4000 FT MSL...177/030
                   3700 FT MSL...171/029
                   3200 FT MSL...161/031
                   3000 FT MSL...157/029
                   3000 FT MSL...157/029

Goodland Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0821 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1122 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
At KGLD...low ceilings will impact aviation through the overnight
then begin to lift Friday morning. KGLD looks to be on the
southern edge of the lower cloud deck, so will be a close call and
lower ceilings could persist longer into Friday. During the
afternoon, surface winds will shift to the northeast and increase
as a surface low develops near the Colorado Kansas border area.
Ceilings will lower again Friday night as precipitation develops
late with the next system moving in from the west.
At KMCK...low ceilings will perish through most of the TAF period
due to upslope winds and moist lower levels. Light rain overnight
will occasionally reduce visibility to as low as 5sm.
Precipitation will become more scattered Friday morning, coming
to an end by late morning. Friday night, ceilings will lower again
with fog possibly due to the low level upslope winds and near
saturated conditions.

Dodge City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0500 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1200 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017
Mid level clouds will continue through the overnight. TSRA will be
possible as well at KHYS as a complex moves through early this morning.
Widespread RA is expected to impact the terminals late this evening
with MVFR or even IFR cigs possible. There will be a wind shift today
with the SE winds becoming NW to NE. Wind magnitudes will be fairly
light with such a light nondescript MSLP gradient.


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

KGUY 280527Z 2806/2906 33010KT P6SM VCSH SCT100
     FM281500 26015G25KT P6SM SCT100
     FM282300 29012KT P6SM -SHRA BKN050 OVC100
     FM290300 03011KT 6SM -RA OVC040=
METAR KGUY 280753Z AUTO 30007KT 10SM BKN110 09/06 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP996
       T00890061
METAR KGUY 280653Z AUTO 28006KT 10SM SCT120 09/06 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP997
       T00890061
METAR KGUY 280553Z AUTO 03006KT 10SM CLR 10/06 A2959 RMK AO2 SLP992
       T01000056 10217 20094 402390039 53035

KDHT 280527Z 2806/2906 31011KT P6SM FEW100
     FM281600 23015G25KT P6SM SCT100
     FM282300 29013KT P6SM -SHRA BKN050 OVC100
     FM290300 04012KT 6SM -RA OVC035
METAR KDHT 280753Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM FEW060 OVC090 10/06 A2968 RMK AO2
       SLP007 T01000056
METAR KDHT 280653Z AUTO 08006KT 10SM OVC110 10/06 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP003
       T01000056
METAR KDHT 280553Z AUTO 02010KT 10SM CLR 11/05 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP989
       T01110050 10217 20111 402440072 53028

Amarillo (KAMA) 04/28/17 08:21 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...248/074
                  20800 FT MSL...256/070
                  20000 FT MSL...245/071
                  19000 FT MSL...249/067
                  18000 FT MSL...245/067
                  17400 FT MSL...250/065
                  17000 FT MSL...245/066
                  16000 FT MSL...252/061
                  15000 FT MSL...251/055
                  14800 FT MSL...250/055
                  14000 FT MSL...248/044
                  13000 FT MSL...255/036
                  12500 FT MSL...263/035
                  12000 FT MSL...254/030
                  11000 FT MSL...253/032
                  10600 FT MSL...255/031
                  10000 FT MSL...280/030
                   9200 FT MSL...284/027
                   9000 FT MSL...291/025
                   8000 FT MSL...294/016
                   7900 FT MSL...294/017
                   7000 FT MSL...252/013
                   6800 FT MSL...252/013
                   6100 FT MSL...206/010
                   6000 FT MSL...205/011
                   5200 FT MSL...179/013
                   5000 FT MSL...151/012
                   4600 FT MSL...149/013

Amarillo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0527 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...
VFR conditions will start the 06Z TAF period. However as we
progress toward the end of the TAF period, MVFR conditions will
be likely at all TAF sites. West and southwest winds throughout
the day will transition into a more north and northeasterly flow
as we go past 00Z Saturday. Winds throughout the day will be
between 15-20 kts with gusts over 25 kts at times. This will be
reduced to 10-15 kts after 00Z Saturday. Our next weather system
will be moving east-southeast across all TAF sites with
precipitation starting at KDHT/KGUY around 00Z and KAMA between 03
and 06Z. Accompanying the precipitation, the most pronounced
aviation hazard will be the lower cigs between 3.5-4.5 kft just
out ahead of the precipitation timing. MVFR conditions are likely
from around 00Z Saturday through to the end of the TAF period for
all TAF sites.
Meccariello


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

KFMN 280536Z 2806/2906 31013KT P6SM BKN090
     FM281500 30011KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN080
     FM282000 31012G22KT P6SM BKN100
     FM290130 33009KT P6SM SCT100
METAR KFMN 280753Z AUTO 22008KT 10SM FEW060 OVC080 07/M07 A2975 RMK AO2
       SLP053 T00721072
METAR KFMN 280653Z AUTO VRB06KT 10SM BKN060 OVC075 08/M08 A2976 RMK AO2
       SLP055 T00831078 401500044
METAR KFMN 280553Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM FEW095 07/M06 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP052
       T00671061 10150 20067 50012

METAR KSKX 280815Z 00000KT 10SM 01/M07 A2976 RMK AO1
METAR KSKX 280755Z 27006KT 10SM 01/M07 A2977 RMK AO1
METAR KSKX 280735Z 28008KT 10SM 02/M06 A2978 RMK AO1

KLVS 280536Z 2806/2906 31011KT P6SM BKN090
     FM281000 24011KT P6SM BKN100
     FM281600 25016G26KT P6SM SCT060 OVC100
     FM281900 30016G26KT P6SM SCT020 BKN035 PROB30 2821/2903 6SM
      -SHRA SCT019 BKN029
     FM290300 02011KT P6SM VCSH SCT010 BKN020
METAR KLVS 280753Z AUTO 34015G21KT 10SM CLR 06/M06 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP996
       T00561056
METAR KLVS 280653Z AUTO 32017G22KT 10SM CLR 06/M06 A2971 RMK AO2 SLP983
       T00611061 401720022
METAR KLVS 280553Z AUTO 31015G22KT 10SM CLR 07/M05 A2971 RMK AO2 SLP989
       T00671050 10150 20028 50008

METAR KRTN 280753Z AUTO 28011KT 10SM CLR 07/M12 A2968 RMK AO2 SLP992
       T00721117
METAR KRTN 280653Z AUTO 31011G14KT 10SM SCT100 05/M08 A2968 RMK AO2
       SLP993 T00501078 401830022
METAR KRTN 280553Z AUTO 06005KT 10SM FEW120 04/M04 A2967 RMK AO2 SLP989
       T00391044 10144 20039 50011

METAR KCAO 280755Z AUTO 30008KT 10SM FEW110 07/02 A2967 RMK AO2 PRESRR
       SLP006 T00720022
METAR KCAO 280655Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM BKN110 07/03 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP996
       T00720028 402060028
METAR KCAO 280555Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM FEW090 BKN110 08/03 A2964 RMK AO2
       SLP998 T00780033 10172 20056 51022

Albuquerque (KABX) 04/28/17 08:16 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  14000 FT MSL...268/050
                  13700 FT MSL...267/050
                  13000 FT MSL...269/050
                  12100 FT MSL...264/039
                  12000 FT MSL...264/044
                  11000 FT MSL...263/038
                  10000 FT MSL...247/043
                   9000 FT MSL...250/021
                   8600 FT MSL...263/021
                   8000 FT MSL...318/022
                   7000 FT MSL...333/023
                   6900 FT MSL...333/023
                   6800 FT MSL...344/010

Albuquerque Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0549 UTC Friday, April 28, 2017

.AVIATION...
06Z TAF CYCLE
Rain and mtn snow will continue across portions of northwest NM
overnight along the edge of a cold front. As the cold front slides
southeastward today, showers and tstms will continue to develop along
and behind it, shifting southeast with the front. Most TAF sites will
be affected, though timing remains uncertain, so check for
amendments. The upper level jet will be steered across the southern
tier of the state as the parent storm system tracks toward the Four
Corners. Strong winds are likely to develop across the southwest and
south central mountains with gusts to 45 kt possible this afternoon.
By 06Z Sat, a strong back door cold front will plunge into NE NM.
Strong northerly winds and snow are expected to develop behind the
front.
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DATA BASED ON 280000Z
VALID 280600Z   FOR USE 0500-0900Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      3211    3124-08 3027-15 3115-27 3012-39 293347 294047 294346
BCE                      3131-10 2953-20 2995-29 790744 790751 298154
LND              3424-05 3622-11 0405-24 1211-38 171853 241451 272046
RKS              2932    3228-13 0705-26 0916-38 211251 272149 282645
GJT              3224-04 3020-12 2633-26 2738-37 285446 285647 284747
FMN              3417-02 2727-06 2752-21 2877-31 771743 781152 287353
ABQ              2922+05 2841-02 2865-14 2890-25 278942 279652 289661
MBW              2828    2914-10 3009-23 9900-37 191850 222051 262646
DEN              3212-02 3213-09 2815-23 2321-37 253048 263649 263845
PUB              3018+00 2925-07 2630-22 2651-34 276647 276548 265447
ALS                      2920-08 2647-20 2656-33 279644 279450 276251
TCC      3323    2715+07 2653+01 2555-15 2782-25 279242 770052 279662
BFF      1517    2209-02 2611-09 9900-22 1416-34 164352 203755 253146
GLD      1919    2619-02 2921-08 2423-22 2418-34 243347 244749 254447
GCK      1938+08 2519+02 2721-06 2435-19 2562-31 268045 257750 266753
GAG      1947+13 2225+07 2730-01 2571-15 2573-28 269244 760152 268257
AMA      2108    2912+07 2737-01 2567-13 2672-27 770042 770952 279960
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DATA BASED ON 280000Z
VALID 281200Z   FOR USE 0900-1800Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      3205    3113-09 3213-16 0413-28 0411-40 311248 302645 313446
BCE                      3222-14 2851-25 2869-34 297844 298047 307549
LND              3630-07 3619-12 0312-24 0812-38 101154 990052 271646
RKS              3023    3315-13 0210-26 0516-39 120652 281348 282146
GJT              3008-07 2708-14 2720-27 2729-37 274646 274847 284045
FMN              3313-04 2819-10 2667-20 2684-32 761245 770350 287451
ABQ              2716+01 2751-03 2664-16 2796-24 760143 760853 278958
MBW              3018    3311-11 9900-24 9900-38 131651 221250 252346
DEN              2916-03 2109-11 2012-25 2417-37 252947 253548 254046
PUB              2712-01 2415-09 2648-24 2652-35 266445 256748 256049
ALS                      2716-10 2757-23 2781-33 760244 268950 266751
TCC      9900    2934+04 2856-03 2672-13 2690-24 269843 750353 269359
BFF      1318    9900-04 9900-09 9900-23 1211-35 122652 211851 242546
GLD      3019    2915-02 2516-09 2717-23 2632-36 244946 245948 255548
GCK      3019+07 2521+01 2526-06 2549-20 2575-30 750344 259850 257352
GAG      3018+11 2532+05 2644-03 2465-14 2591-25 750343 740653 259159
AMA      2709    2629+05 2739-03 2569-12 2592-24 259242 259953 259360
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DATA BASED ON 280000Z
VALID 290000Z   FOR USE 1800-0500Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      3416    3434-05 3630-11 0226-24 0423-38 071853 342649 332947
BCE                      0131-12 0427-27 0535-39 342845 333943 323945
LND              0530-07 0727-14 0624-24 0720-36 092654 060654 280848
RKS              0437    0624-12 0715-24 0718-37 072253 040551 281147
GJT              3207-04 0208-11 0516-26 0627-39 080648 261145 261846
FMN              2915-03 2917-11 2633-27 2539-36 246443 245545 263946
ABQ              3220-04 2534-06 2367-17 2492-26 740343 740153 247555
MBW              0834    1011-11 0905-24 0913-37 101552 191251 222047
DEN              0710-03 1306-10 2212-24 2513-38 224847 225048 224148
PUB              1008+00 1009-09 2423-22 2280-33 229346 228850 226650
ALS                      2111-09 2453-23 2278-34 239544 237648 225449
TCC      3415    2121+07 2035+00 2350-15 2480-25 248742 248954 228461
BFF      0626    1026-09 0708-12 9900-24 0911-36 181249 213050 223648
GLD      0609    3305-03 1911-08 2128-21 2267-32 720847 731453 247951
GCK      3209+05 0305-01 1107-06 2161-16 2386-28 741844 741253 720558
GAG      1609+12 2025+06 2240-01 2369-12 2378-25 238142 228751 720064
AMA      1525    1828+09 1936+00 2464-14 2481-25 248242 239052 720062
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