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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado and Ern Utah
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT TODAY IN
SOUTHWEST COLORADO FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
DRY FUELS FOR COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207 AND 290...

.DISCUSSION...
Critical fire weather conditions are expected this afternoon
and early evening across the lower valleys of southwest
Colorado, impacting Colorado Fire Weather Zones 290 and 207.
A cold front dropping southward across western Colorado will
stall along the north slopes of the San Juan Mountains. South
of the front, gusty southwest winds and very dry conditions
will persist, with scattered showers and thunderstorms to the
north. Winds diminish this evening with easing the critical
fire weather conditions across the southern valleys. From
Friday through early next week, expect unsettled weather to
continue with a slightly stronger cold front working into the
area Friday night.

...GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR ANY SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS...
...THE SMOKE DATA IS CALCULATED FROM AN AVERAGE AT 6000 FEET MSL...

COZ200-260315-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........22-32% near 6000 feet
                    29-39% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Isolated thunderstorms until
                    2400. Near 6000 feet, isolated showers. Near
                    8000 feet, scattered showers.
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
Max humidity........69-84% near 6000 feet
                    60-75% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after 2300.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then east.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms until 1200,
                    then scattered showers and thunderstorms. Near
                    8000 feet, scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms until 1200, then numerous showers
                    and scattered thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........26-36% near 6000 feet
                    36-46% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................4 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000. 14000 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest 20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 36-46. Highs 59-69. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 35-45. Highs 63-73. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 37-47. Highs 67-77. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-49. Highs 70-80.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 8000 feet. Lows
41-51. Highs 72-82.

$$

COZ201-260315-
Routt Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 1200, then
                    numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....51-61 F.
Min humidity........41-51%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered thunderstorms until
                    2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....33-43 F.
Max humidity........72-87%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................4 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then south.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........33-43%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000. 13000 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 32-42. Highs 48-58. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms and isolated
showers. Lows 29-39. Highs 51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 31-41. Highs 55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
33-43. Highs 58-68.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70.

$$

COZ202-260315-
White River Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 1200. Near 6000 feet, scattered showers.
                    near 8000 feet, numerous showers. Scattered
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....63-73 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........21-31% near 6000 feet
                    32-42% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 0800, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 20
                    to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400, then isolated showers. Near 8000
                    feet, isolated thunderstorms until 2400.
                    Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....38-48 F.
Max humidity........68-83%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2000. 1500 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then southeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%),
                    isolated showers until 1200. Isolated
                    thunderstorms. Scattered showers after 1200.
                    near 8000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%) until
                    1200, then partly cloudy (50-60%), isolated
                    thunderstorms until 1200. Scattered showers.
                    Scattered thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....63-73 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........18-28%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000. 14500 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 20
                    to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 39-49. Highs 61-71. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 63-73. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 67-77. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 72-82.

$$

COZ203-260315-
Lower Colorado River-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 1200. Scattered showers. Scattered
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....67-77 F near 6000 feet
                    58-68 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........18-28%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 1100, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 20
                    to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....44-54 F.
Max humidity........57-72%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2300.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then east 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....68-78 F near 6000 feet
                    58-68 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........13-23%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 41-51. Highs 63-73. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 65-75. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 69-79. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 72-82.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45-55. Highs 73-83.

$$

COZ205-260315-
Colorado River Headwaters-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 1200, then
                    numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........30-40%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 45 mph.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then very good until 1200,
                    then excellent until 1500, then very good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....35-45 F.
Max humidity........72-87%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................4 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 30 to 40 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then south 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....59-69 F.
Min humidity........23-33%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 33-43. Highs 52-62. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 58-68. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 33-43. Highs 61-71.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 62-72.

$$

COZ290-260315-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1200. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....67-77 F near 6000 feet
                    61-71 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........13-23%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100. Local
                    gusts up to 30 mph this afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 1100, then 14000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Near 6000 feet, isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms until 2400. Near 8000
                    feet, scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400, then isolated
                    showers.
Min temperature.....39-49 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2200.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then southeast 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....65-75 F near 6000 feet
                    61-71 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........9-14%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 0800, then 14000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 42-52. Highs 66-76. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 67-77. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Clear. Lows 41-51. Highs 70-80. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 43-53. Highs 73-83.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 6000 feet and scattered showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 45-55. Highs 73-83.

$$

COZ291-260315-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers until
                    1200, then scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....60-70 F.
Min humidity........18-28%.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to
                    35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 25 to
                    35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400, then isolated
                    showers.
Min temperature.....34-44 F.
Max humidity........44-54%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F.
Min humidity........14-24%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 31-41. Highs 56-66. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 59-69. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 61-71.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 37-47. Highs 62-72.

$$

COZ292-260315-
North Fork Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Isolated thunderstorms until
                    1200. Scattered showers. Scattered
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....68-78 F near 6000 feet
                    59-69 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........15-25%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0800, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Near 6000 feet, scattered
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms until 2400.
                    near 8000 feet, scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400. Isolated showers
                    after 2400.
Min temperature.....39-49 F.
Max humidity........57-67% near 6000 feet
                    49-59% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers until
                    1200.
Max temperature.....65-75 F near 6000 feet
                    58-68 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........11-16%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0900, then 13500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 20
                    to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 6000 feet and scattered showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 41-51. Highs 64-74. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 37-47. Highs 65-75. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-49. Highs 69-79. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 41-51. Highs 71-81.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 6000 feet and scattered showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 43-53. Highs 72-82.

$$

COZ293-260315-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Isolated thunderstorms until
                    1200. Scattered showers. Scattered
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........22-32%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 45 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0800, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 25 to
                    35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Scattered thunderstorms until
                    2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....36-46 F.
Max humidity........62-77%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................4 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to 35 to 45 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......4500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then east 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers until 1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........17-27%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 25
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 32-42. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
29-39. Highs 55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 31-41. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 33-43. Highs 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 61-71.

$$

COZ207-260315-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....73-83 F.
Min humidity........10-15%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 40 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000. 15000 ft AGL after
                    1100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....43-53 F.
Max humidity........38-48%.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening,
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by
                    sunset. Localized gusts up to 40 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2300.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then south 5 to
                    10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....67-77 F.
Min humidity........8-13%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL until 1200, then 12500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 67-77. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 68-78. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 71-81. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 72-82.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 45-55. Highs 73-83.

$$

COZ294-260315-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....60-70 F.
Min humidity........15-25%.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to
                    35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000. 13000 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 25 to
                    35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400, then
                    isolated showers.
Min temperature.....39-49 F.
Max humidity........41-51%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening,
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by
                    sunset. Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 0200, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 20 to 25 mph until 2400, then southwest 10
                    to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........11-21%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 57-67. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 37-47. Highs 62-72.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 39-49. Highs 62-72.

$$

COZ295-260315-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....62-72 F.
Min humidity........11-21%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 40 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 30
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....36-46 F.
Max humidity........51-61%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening,
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by
                    sunset. Localized gusts up to 40 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2200.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....61-71 F.
Min humidity........12-17%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 15 to 20
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 33-43. Highs 59-69. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers. Lows 31-41. Highs
59-69. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 60-70. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 34-44. Highs 61-71.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 62-72.

$$

UTZ485-260315-
Eastern Ashley National Forest-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....56-66 F near 7000 feet
                    41-51 F near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........26-36% near 7000 feet
                    36-46% near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 15
                    to 20 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1100, then 1050.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Near 7000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%),
                    isolated showers until 2400, then scattered
                    showers. Near 10000 feet, partly cloudy
                    (40-50%) until 2400, then mostly cloudy
                    (60-70%), scattered showers.
Min temperature.....35-45 F near 7000 feet
                    24-34 F near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........57-72%.
   24 hr trend......1% drier.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then
                    northeast 5 mph.
Clearing Index......1050 until 2000. Less than 500 after 2100.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 7000 feet,
                    scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    until 1200, then numerous showers and scattered
                    thunderstorms. Near 10000 feet, scattered
                    showers until 1200. Scattered thunderstorms.
                    Numerous showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F near 7000 feet
                    42-52 F near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-50%.
   24 hr trend......19% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................4 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 20
                    to 25 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1000, then 1050.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy near 7000 feet and mostly cloudy near
10000 feet  and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
7000 feet and scattered showers and thunderstorms near 10000 feet
. Lows 33-43. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
7000 feet and scattered showers and thunderstorms near 10000 feet
. Lows 34-44. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 10000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 62-72. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
7000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
10000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 65-75.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 7000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
near 10000 feet. Lows 40-50. Highs 67-77.

$$

UTZ486-260315-
Eastern Uinta Basin-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........21-31% near 6000 feet
                    29-39% near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then west 20 to 25
                    mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1100, then 1050.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 2400, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet, isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400. Isolated showers.
                    near 8000 feet, scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400, then isolated
                    showers.
Min temperature.....39-49 F.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........56-66% near 6000 feet
                    60-75% near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then
                    northeast 5 mph.
Clearing Index......1050 until 2000. Less than 500 after 2100.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms until 1200,
                    then scattered showers and thunderstorms. Near
                    8000 feet, isolated thunderstorms until 1200.
                    Scattered showers. Scattered thunderstorms
                    after 1200.
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........28-38% near 6000 feet
                    40-50% near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................4 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......12500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 20
                    to 25 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1000. 1050 after 1100.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 60-70. Winds
less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms . Lows
38-48. Highs 63-73. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 40-50. Highs 67-77. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 42-52. Highs 70-80.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
isolated showers and thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 45-55.
Highs 72-82.

$$

UTZ487-260315-
Book Cliffs-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....67-77 F near 6000 feet
                    57-67 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........17-27%.
   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 0800, then 14000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 25 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 0800. 1050 after 0900.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400, then isolated showers. Near 8000
                    feet, isolated thunderstorms until 2400.
                    Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....40-50 F.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........57-67%.
   24 hr trend......21% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 low.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then
                    southeast 5 mph.
Clearing Index......1050 until 2100, then less than 500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers until
                    1200. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....65-75 F near 6000 feet
                    57-67 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........13-23%.
   24 hr trend......1% drier.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 30
                    mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1000, then 1050.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 40-50. Highs 63-73. Winds
less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 65-75. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 69-79. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 72-82.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 46-56. Highs 73-83.

$$

UTZ490-260315-
Colorado River Basin-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 5000 feet,
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms. Near 7000
                    feet, scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....77-87 F near 5000 feet
                    61-71 F near 7000 feet.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........11-16%.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 1100, then 16000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 25
                    mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1000, then 1050.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Near 5000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%) until
                    2400, then partly cloudy (50-60%), isolated
                    showers. Near 7000 feet, mostly cloudy
                    (60-70%), scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....47-57 F.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........42-52%.
   24 hr trend......17% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......14000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2300.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then east.
Clearing Index......1050 until 2100, then less than 500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 5000 feet,
                    isolated showers. Near 7000 feet, isolated
                    showers until 1200. Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....74-84 F near 5000 feet
                    65-75 F near 7000 feet.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........8-13%.
   24 hr trend......2% drier.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........6 high.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 15500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 0800. 1050 after 1000.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy near 5000 feet and mostly cloudy near
7000 feet  and isolated showers and thunderstorms near 5000 feet
and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 7000 feet.
Lows 46-56. Highs 71-81. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
7000 feet. Lows 44-54. Highs 73-83. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Clear. Lows 46-56. Highs 77-87. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 48-58. Highs 79-89.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 5000 feet. Lows 51-61. Highs 80-90.

$$

UTZ491-260315-
Southeast Utah-
515 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 5000 feet,
                    isolated showers. Isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200. Near 8000 feet, scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....80-90 F near 5000 feet
                    61-71 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........7-12% near 5000 feet
                    14-24% near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......1% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........6 high.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000. 17000 ft AGL after
                    1100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then west 20
                    to 30 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1000, then 1050.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Near 5000 feet,
                    isolated showers until 2400. Near 8000 feet,
                    scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Isolated showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....51-61 F near 5000 feet
                    41-51 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........31-41%.
   24 hr trend......16% wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening,
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by
                    sunset. Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL until 2200. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2400.
Transport Winds.....West 20 to 25 mph until 2400, then southwest 10
                    to 15 mph.
Clearing Index......1000 until 2400, then less than 500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 5000 feet, mostly sunny (20-30%). Near
                    8000 feet, partly cloudy (30-40%) until 1200,
                    then mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....75-85 F near 5000 feet
                    59-69 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........7-12% near 5000 feet
                    11-21% near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0900, then 14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    25 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 0800. 1050 after 0900.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers near 5000 feet and
isolated showers and thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 45-55.
Highs 73-83. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 74-84. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Clear. Lows 44-54. Highs 76-86. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 46-56. Highs 78-88.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms .
Lows 48-58. Highs 78-88.

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