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Fire Weather Planning Forecast FOR S Cntrl and Sern Colorado
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Discussion...

Snow showers will diminish from northeast to southwest through
the late morning and early afternoon, as a quick moving weather
system continues to move south across the area. Temperatures
will be at to slightly below seasonal levels today with warmer
and dry conditions expected on Friday and Saturday. Another
quick moving weather system will bring another round of colder
temperatures and generally light snowfall, especially over and
near the higher terrain, Saturday night and Sunday. Dry and
warmer weather is expected to return again into early next week.

Smoke dispersion will be fair to good over and near the higher
today, with good to very good conditions expected over the
eastern plains. On Friday, smoke dispersion will be generally
fair across the fire district.


--- thunderstorms imply strong gusty and erratic winds ---

COZ220-142315-
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(38 percent). Scattered showers
                    late in the morning, then isolated showers
                    early in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....26-40F...except 14-27F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........29-37 percent...except 43-57 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph...except northwest 5-15
                    mph mountain top winds. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 26-36 mph increasing to 29-47 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1100. very good after 1400.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....3-17F.
Max humidity........51-83 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 40-59 mph decreasing to 33-46 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor until 0100, then fair until 0400, then
                    poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....37-48F...except 26-37F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........15-20 percent...except 22-34 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 29-47 mph decreasing to 25-37 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0600, then poor until 1000, then
                    fair until 1600, then poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 13 to 23. Highs 27 to 46. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 6 to 18. Highs
15 to 34. South winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 5 to 16. Highs 21 to 41. West winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 11 to 21. Highs 27 to 46.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 24. Highs 28 to 49.

$$

COZ221-142315-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(58 percent). Isolated showers late
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....24-34F...except 13-24F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........46-56 percent...except 57-63 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 26-36 mph increasing to 28-44 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(28 percent).
Min temperature.....10-16F.
Max humidity........68-84 percent...except 77-87 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 40-54 mph decreasing to 36-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor until 0400, then fair.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....42-52F...except 33-41F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........15-18 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                    morning.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 32 mph.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0700, then poor until 1000, then
                    good until 1600, then poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 22 to 31. Highs 36 to 49. West
winds around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 9 to 21. Highs
18 to 31. North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 to 18. Highs 29 to 44. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 19 to 26. Highs 34 to 48.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 20 to 29. Highs 37 to 52.

$$

COZ222-142315-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(53 percent). Isolated showers late
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....29-41F...except 21-27F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........33-45 percent...except 46-49 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 23-33 mph increasing to 28-38 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1100. very good after 1400.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(32 percent).
Min temperature.....13-19F.
Max humidity........58-81 percent...except 53-58 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph...except northwest 5-15 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 38-56 mph decreasing to 32-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....41-59F...except 36-38F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........12-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 mph...except northwest 5-15 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 25-37 mph decreasing to 22-32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1000, then good until 1600, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 21 to 32. Highs 39 to 57. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 14 to 24. Highs
25 to 38. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 21. Highs 35 to 52. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 39 to 56.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 42 to 60.

$$

COZ223-142315-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(53 percent). Scattered showers
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....28-38F...except 19-30F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........33-40 percent...except 40-52 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 24 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1100. good after 1300.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....7-15F.
Max humidity........58-72 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 25-44 mph increasing to 30-46 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2000, then
                    poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....31-43F.
Min humidity........15-21 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 28-38 mph decreasing to 18-30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1000, then good until 1600, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 13 to 21. Highs 31 to 43. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 9 to 18. Highs
19 to 32. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 7 to 15. Highs 26 to 38. West winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 12 to 18. Highs 31 to 43.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 21. Highs 33 to 45.

$$

COZ224-142315-
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(58 percent). Numerous showers late
                    in the morning. Scattered showers early in the
                    afternoon, then isolated showers late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....35-41F.
Min humidity........31-38 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 15-25 mph increasing to 23-35 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1300, then fair until 1400, then
                    good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....3-13F.
Max humidity........69-83 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 26-45 mph increasing to 31-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 1900, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900. poor after 0400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....40-43F.
Min humidity........17-20 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 26-36 mph decreasing to 16-26 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 5 to 15. Highs 42 to 47. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 10 to 16. Highs in the lower to mid
30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 6 to 13. Highs near 40. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 6 to 15. Highs in the lower to mid
40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 9 to 18. Highs in the mid to
upper 40s.

$$

COZ225-142315-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers late in the
                    morning, then scattered showers in the
                    afternoon. Isolated showers late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....27-36F...except 18-26F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........40-50 percent...except 48-60 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 16-28 mph increasing to 25-37 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1300, then good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(35 percent). Isolated showers
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....10-17F.
Max humidity........73-92 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 39 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2000, then
                    poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....36-53F...except 30-40F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........13-19 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 26-37 mph decreasing to 18-28 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0800, then poor until 0900, then
                    fair until 1600, then poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 17 to 30. Highs 34 to 55. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 10 to 21. Highs
20 to 34. East winds around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 10 to 19. Highs 27 to 47. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 26. Highs 32 to 51.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 29. Highs 34 to 55.

$$

COZ226-142315-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(65 percent). Isolated showers late
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....31-38F.
Min humidity........46-54 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 30-40 mph increasing to 37-53 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1600, then very good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(28 percent).
Min temperature.....13-18F.
Max humidity........77-84 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 45-55 mph decreasing to 37-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2000, then
                    poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56F.
Min humidity........10-13 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 36 mph.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1100, then good until 1600, then
                    fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.
Highs 47 to 52. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 15 to 23. Highs
28 to 35. North winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 20. Highs 43 to 50. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21 to 27. Highs 47 to 52.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24 to 29. Highs 51 to 59.

$$

COZ227-142315-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(68 percent).
Max temperature.....37-42F.
Min humidity........43-45 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 26-36 mph increasing to 33-51 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(31 percent).
Min temperature.....15-19F.
Max humidity........74-88 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 37-53 mph decreasing to 36-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 1900, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1800, then good until 1900,
                    then fair until 2000, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-56F.
Min humidity........11-13 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 32 mph.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair until 1600, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. Highs in the lower to
mid 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. North winds around
10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 16 to 20. Highs in the upper 40s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the 20s. Highs in the lower to
mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs in
the mid to upper 50s.

$$

COZ228-142315-
Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers late in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....39-44F.
Min humidity........43-47 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 23-33 mph increasing to 28-44 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(36 percent).
Min temperature.....12-17F.
Max humidity........81-96 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph with gusts to around 20 mph
                    shifting to the west after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 40 mph.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl until 1900, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 11 mph until 2200, then west
                    around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1800, then good until 1900,
                    then fair until 2000, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....54-60F.
Min humidity........12-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 28-39 mph decreasing to 22-32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1100, then good until 1600, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 30. Highs in the mid to
upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs 35 to 41. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Highs 49 to 54. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 20 to 27. Highs 53 to 58.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 22 to 29. Highs 58 to 63.

$$

COZ229-142315-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers late in the
                    morning, then isolated showers late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....37-40F.
Min humidity........43-45 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 21-31 mph increasing to 28-39 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(38 percent).
Min temperature.....14-17F.
Max humidity........77-84 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 41 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 11 mph until 2200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1900, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58F.
Min humidity........13-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 28-38 mph decreasing to 19-29 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl until 1600, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair until 1600, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs in
the mid to upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 18 to 22. Highs
in the mid to upper 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 19. Highs near 50. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the lower to mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24 to 29. Highs in the mid 50s to
lower 60s.

$$

COZ230-142315-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers late in the
                    morning, then isolated showers late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....36-41F.
Min humidity........39-45 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 22-32 mph increasing to 26-38 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(38 percent).
Min temperature.....14-18F.
Max humidity........81-88 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    with gusts to around 20 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 41 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl until 1900, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1900, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-58F.
Min humidity........12-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 28-38 mph decreasing to 18-28 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair until 1600, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. Highs in the mid to
upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs 34 to 39. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 21. Highs near 50. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the 20s. Highs in the 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.
Highs near 60.

$$

COZ231-142315-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....43-45F.
Min humidity........40-42 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 28-38 mph increasing to 37-52 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(34 percent).
Min temperature.....14-17F.
Max humidity........92-100 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph with gusts to around 25 mph
                    shifting to the west after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 44 mph.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl until 1900, then 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1800, then good until 1900,
                    then fair until 2000, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....54-57F.
Min humidity........14-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 30-40 mph decreasing to 24-34 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the mid to upper 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs near 40. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 19. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the mid to upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the lower 60s.

$$

COZ232-142315-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers late in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....42-45F.
Min humidity........38-41 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 27-37 mph increasing to 32-51 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(36 percent).
Min temperature.....13-19F.
Max humidity........92-96 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 38-53 mph decreasing to 38-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 1900, then 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....56-60F.
Min humidity........14-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 30-40 mph decreasing to 22-32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1300, then fair until 1500, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 28. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs near 40. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 20 to 25. Highs in the mid to upper
50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21 to 28. Highs in the lower to
mid 60s.

$$

COZ233-142315-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers late in the
                    morning, then isolated showers early in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....36-42F.
Min humidity........39-43 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 26-36 mph increasing to 28-46 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(38 percent). Isolated showers
                    early in the evening.
Min temperature.....14-19F.
Max humidity........92-100 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 38-54 mph shifting to the north 38-48
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-57F.
Min humidity........11-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 29-39 mph decreasing to 21-31 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1300, then fair until 1600, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. Highs in the mid to
upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs 33 to 38. North winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to
30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 21. Highs near 50. West winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the 20s. Highs in the lower to
mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.
Highs near 60.

$$

COZ234-142315-
Kiowa County Including Eads-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(69 percent).
Max temperature.....43-45F.
Min humidity........40-42 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 32-42 mph increasing to 38-52 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(30 percent).
Min temperature.....12-17F.
Max humidity........96-100 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 45 mph.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 1900, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1900, then good until 2100,
                    then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-55F.
Min humidity........15-18 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 31-41 mph becoming northwest 24-34 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 23. Highs in the mid to
upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds around 10 mph. Gusts
up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 12 to 16. Highs near 50. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 16 to 21. Highs in the lower to mid
50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 19 to 23. Highs near 60.

$$

COZ235-142315-
Bent County Including Las Animas-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers late in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....42-46F.
Min humidity........39-42 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 31-41 mph increasing to 35-53 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(35 percent).
Min temperature.....14-19F.
Max humidity........88-100 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph with gusts to around 20
                    mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 38-53 mph decreasing to 38-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 1900, then 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1800. poor after 0400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-58F.
Min humidity........15-16 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 31-41 mph decreasing to 22-32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1400, then fair until 1500, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 27. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 20s. Highs near 40. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 20. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 24. Highs in the mid to upper
50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 20 to 27. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

COZ236-142315-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....43-46F.
Min humidity........39-43 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 33-43 mph increasing to 37-55 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(35 percent).
Min temperature.....13-18F.
Max humidity........92-100 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph shifting to the west after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 44 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 1900, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1800. poor after 0400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-58F.
Min humidity........15-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 31-41 mph becoming northwest 23-33 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 25. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 21 to 26. Highs
near 40. North winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 19. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 16 to 23. Highs in the mid 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 19 to 26. Highs near 60.

$$

COZ237-142315-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
1003 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers late in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....39-44F.
Min humidity........41-47 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 30-40 mph increasing to 31-48 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(35 percent).
Min temperature.....17-21F.
Max humidity........92-96 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 41-59 mph becoming north and
                    decreasing to 37-47 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 1900, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1900, then good until 2000,
                    then fair until 2200, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....56-58F.
Min humidity........14-16 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 30-40 mph decreasing to 22-32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1300, then fair until 1500, then
                    poor.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs
near 60. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs
35 to 40. North winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 20. Highs 50 to 55. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the mid to upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...

TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.

$$


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