Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
Issued by National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
247 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Unsettled pattern continues across the region through the next
week. With a series of disturbances expected to impact the region,
a cool and somewhat wet pattern can be expected.

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

COZ200-271245-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Near 6000 feet, scattered showers.
                    near 8000 feet, numerous showers, patchy
                    blowing snow after 2400.
Min temperature.....28-38 F near 6000 feet
                    21-31 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........70-85% near 6000 feet
                    80-95% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2300, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated thunderstorms after 1200. Near 8000
                    feet, areas of blowing snow until 1200,
                    isolated thunderstorms until 1200. Scattered
                    thunderstorms after 1200. Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....39-49 F near 6000 feet
                    31-41 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........28-38% near 6000 feet
                    40-50% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45
                    mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers until 2400. Scattered showers
                    after 2400. Near 8000 feet, scattered showers
                    and isolated thunderstorms until 2400, then
                    scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....21-31 F near 6000 feet
                    15-25 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........65-80% near 6000 feet
                    75-90% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 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.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL until 2000, then 5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Fair after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers until 1200, then scattered
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms. Near 8000
                    feet, scattered snow showers until 1200, then
                    numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms,
                    patchy blowing snow after 1200.
Max temperature.....36-46 F near 6000 feet
                    28-38 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........30-40% near 6000 feet
                    44-54% 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 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1200. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 23-33. Highs
41-51. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 23-33. Highs
47-57. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
29-39. Highs 52-62. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 30-40. Highs 51-61.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
51-61.

$$

COZ201-271245-
Routt Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (80-90%). Isolated thunderstorms until
                    2400. Showers. Patchy blowing snow after 2400.
Min temperature.....19-29 F.
Max humidity........85-100%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................70 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Areas of blowing snow.
                    Isolated thunderstorms until 1200. Numerous
                    showers. Scattered thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....29-39 F.
Min humidity........53-63%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Areas of blowing snow
                    until 2400. Numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400, then scattered snow
                    showers.
Min temperature.....14-24 F.
Max humidity........76-91%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......4500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered snow showers
                    until 1200, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....27-37 F.
Min humidity........49-59%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1200, then good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 17-27. Highs
31-41. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 15-25. Highs
35-45. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 25-35. Highs 40-50.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 23-33. Highs 38-48.

$$

COZ202-271245-
White River Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400, then numerous showers. Near 8000
                    feet, isolated thunderstorms until 2400.
                    Numerous showers, areas of blowing snow after
                    2400.
Min temperature.....26-36 F near 6000 feet
                    19-29 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........73-88% near 6000 feet
                    85-100% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2400, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%) until
                    1200, then partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 8000
                    feet, mostly cloudy (70-80%), patchy blowing
                    snow until 1200. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....38-48 F near 6000 feet
                    31-41 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........25-35% near 6000 feet
                    39-49% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 40 mph.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then very good.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%) until
                    2400, then mostly cloudy (60-70%), isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400. Scattered showers.
                    near 8000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%), patchy
                    blowing snow until 2400, scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400, then
                    scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....21-31 F near 6000 feet
                    14-24 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........64-79% near 6000 feet
                    77-92% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph in the evening, becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200. Near 8000 feet, scattered snow showers
                    until 1200, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....37-47 F near 6000 feet
                    27-37 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........28-38% near 6000 feet
                    41-51% 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.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 24-34. Highs
42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
24-34. Highs 48-58. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
31-41. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 32-42. Highs 53-63.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 30-40. Highs
51-61.

$$

COZ203-271245-
Lower Colorado River-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Numerous showers.
Min temperature.....32-42 F near 6000 feet
                    24-34 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........69-84%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2400, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....46-56 F near 6000 feet
                    36-46 F near 8000 feet.
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 30 mph.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....24-34 F near 6000 feet
                    18-28 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........57-72%.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph in the evening, becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....41-51 F near 6000 feet
                    31-41 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........24-34%.
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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, becoming northeast 5 to
                    10 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......13500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 26-36. Highs
44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25-35. Highs 50-60. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32-42. Highs
56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 56-66.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33-43. Highs
54-64.

$$

COZ205-271245-
Colorado River Headwaters-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (80-90%). Showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....23-33 F.
Max humidity........78-93%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................70 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Patchy blowing snow
                    until 1200. Isolated thunderstorms until 1200.
                    Numerous showers. Scattered thunderstorms after
                    1200.
Max temperature.....35-45 F.
Min humidity........42-52%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400, then scattered snow
                    showers.
Min temperature.....16-26 F.
Max humidity........69-84%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......4500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....32-42 F.
Min humidity........40-50%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, becoming northeast 5 to
                    10 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then fair.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
33-43. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 17-27. Highs
38-48. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 27-37. Highs 44-54.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 42-52.

$$

COZ290-271245-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers. Near 8000 feet, scattered
                    showers until 2400, then numerous showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....29-39 F near 6000 feet
                    23-33 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........67-82% near 6000 feet
                    73-88% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%),
                    scattered showers. Near 8000 feet, mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (40-50%), isolated thunderstorms until 1200.
                    Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....46-56 F near 6000 feet
                    39-49 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........16-26% near 6000 feet
                    24-34% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0800, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000 feet,
                    scattered showers until 2400. Isolated showers
                    after 2400.
Min temperature.....21-31 F.
Max humidity........54-64%.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph in the evening, becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2400, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers until 1200. Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers until 1200. Scattered showers
                    after 1200.
Max temperature.....38-48 F near 6000 feet
                    34-44 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........17-27% near 6000 feet
                    25-35% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, becoming northwest 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then very good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
46-56. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
25-35. Highs 51-61. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 58-68. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
35-45. Highs 60-70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
isolated showers near 8000 feet. Lows 33-43. Highs 58-68.

$$

COZ291-271245-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (80-90%). Scattered showers until 2400,
                    then numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....22-32 F.
Max humidity........72-87%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2300, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....39-49 F.
Min humidity........33-43%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until 2400,
                    then isolated showers.
Min temperature.....18-28 F.
Max humidity........63-78%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers until
                    1200, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....34-44 F.
Min humidity........33-43%.
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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then very good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
35-45. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24-34. Highs 47-57. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 29-39. Highs 49-59.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 26-36. Highs
47-57.

$$

COZ292-271245-
North Fork Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers until 2400, then numerous
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms. Near 8000
                    feet, numerous showers. Isolated thunderstorms
                    after 2400.
Min temperature.....28-38 F near 6000 feet
                    22-32 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........67-82% near 6000 feet
                    76-91% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Near 6000 feet, scattered
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms. Near 8000
                    feet, numerous showers until 1200. Isolated
                    thunderstorms. Scattered showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....46-56 F near 6000 feet
                    37-47 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........18-28% near 6000 feet
                    31-41% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0800, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400. Scattered
                    showers. Near 8000 feet, scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400, then
                    isolated snow showers.
Min temperature.....22-32 F.
Max humidity........56-71% near 6000 feet
                    62-77% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2100, then 3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....41-51 F near 6000 feet
                    31-41 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........22-32% near 6000 feet
                    33-43% near 8000 feet.
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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
45-55. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
30-40. Highs 57-67. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 35-45. Highs 58-68.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32-42. Highs
56-66.

$$

COZ293-271245-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (80-90%). Scattered showers until 2400,
                    then numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....24-34 F.
Max humidity........72-87%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....35-45 F.
Min humidity........37-47%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40
                    mph.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400, then scattered snow
                    showers.
Min temperature.....16-26 F.
Max humidity........64-79%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL until 2100, then 4000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers until
                    1200, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....31-41 F.
Min humidity........36-46%.
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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then very good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
33-43. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 17-27. Highs
38-48. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 22-32. Highs
44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 26-36. Highs 46-56.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 44-54.

$$

COZ207-271245-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....34-44 F.
Max humidity........62-77%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....50-60 F.
Min humidity........17-27%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 30 to 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers after
                    2400.
Min temperature.....27-37 F.
Max humidity........55-65%.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph in the evening, becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to 35 to 45 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2300, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....40-50 F.
Min humidity........17-27%.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
46-56. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 26-36. Highs
52-62. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 59-69. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
62-72.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33-43. Highs
60-70.

$$

COZ294-271245-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers until
                    2400, then numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....25-35 F.
Max humidity........76-91%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2300, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....38-48 F.
Min humidity........28-38%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until
                    2400. Isolated snow showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....18-28 F.
Max humidity........59-74%.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    25 mph in the evening, becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to 35 to 45 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2200, then 4000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers until
                    1200, then scattered showers.
Max temperature.....32-42 F.
Min humidity........28-38%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
37-47. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 20-30. Highs
42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 49-59. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 30-40. Highs
52-62.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
50-60.

$$

COZ295-271245-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
245 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers until
                    2400, then numerous showers.
Min temperature.....24-34 F.
Max humidity........71-86%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 35 to 45 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then southwest 5
                    to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....41-51 F.
Min humidity........27-37%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0900, then 9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 20 to 30
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 2400, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....20-30 F.
Max humidity........56-71%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the evening, becoming downslope/downvalley 3
                    to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, increasing to 45 to 55 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2200, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then northwest 5
                    to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers.
Max temperature.....36-46 F.
Min humidity........25-35%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 40 to 50 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
36-46. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 19-29. Highs
41-51. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 22-32. Highs 48-58. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 26-36. Highs 52-62.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 25-35. Highs 50-60.

$$



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