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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203, 207, 290 and 292...

.DISCUSSION...Winds will increase out of the southwest today
ushering in warm air ahead of an approaching storm system. As
temperatures rise, relative humidity will drop into the teens at
a majority of the lower elevation locations in the fire district.
Sufficient mixing will occur leading to very warm temperatures and
gusty winds in addition to low relative humidity, with critical
fire weather thresholds being met in areas where fuels are
critically dry. A cooling trend will begin on Monday with
unsettled weather expected through most of the upcoming work week.

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

COZ200-240615-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 6000 feet
                    53-63 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-22% near 6000 feet
                    20-30% near 8000 feet.
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.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph, increasing to 35 to 45
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1100, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%),
                    isolated showers. Near 8000 feet, mostly cloudy
                    (60-70%) until 2400, then partly cloudy
                    (50-60%), scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....32-42 F.
Max humidity........66-81%.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL until 2100. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2400.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers until 1200. Scattered showers
                    and isolated thunderstorms after 1200. Near
                    8000 feet, scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....52-62 F near 6000 feet
                    41-51 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........25-35% near 6000 feet
                    38-48% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to southwest 40
                    to 50 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 1200, then 8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 49-59. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 29-39. Highs 47-57. West winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 28-38. Highs 46-56. West winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 26-36. Highs 46-56.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 27-37. Highs
48-58.

$$

COZ201-240615-
Routt Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers after
                    1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to southwest 35
                    to 45 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1100, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....27-37 F.
Max humidity........71-86%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......7500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph until 2400, then west 10
                    to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....44-54 F.
Min humidity........41-51%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 25 to
                    35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Colder. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
Lows 27-37. Highs 38-48. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 23-33. Highs 37-47. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 22-32. Highs 35-45. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 20-30. Highs 35-45.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 21-31. Highs
37-47.

$$

COZ202-240615-
White River Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-17% near 6000 feet
                    16-26% near 8000 feet.
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.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers. Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....33-43 F.
Max humidity........61-76%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 45 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....Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......12500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2300.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%),
                    isolated showers until 1200. Scattered showers
                    after 1200. Near 8000 feet, partly cloudy
                    (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly cloudy
                    (70-80%), scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F near 6000 feet
                    44-54 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........25-35% near 6000 feet
                    33-43% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph in
                    the afternoon.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL until 1200, then 9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and numerous showers and scattered
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 34-44. Highs 50-60. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 30-40. Highs 49-59. West winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 29-39. Highs 47-57. West winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 27-37. Highs 46-56.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 27-37. Highs
48-58.

$$

COZ203-240615-
Lower Colorado River-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....66-76 F near 6000 feet
                    58-68 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-17%.
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.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 13000 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.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....38-48 F near 6000 feet
                    32-42 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........50-60%.
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.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then west 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers until 1200.
                    Scattered showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    51-61 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........17-27%.
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.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 30
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 37-47. Highs 53-63. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 50-60. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 31-41. Highs 48-58. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
29-39. Highs 47-57.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 29-39. Highs
49-59.

$$

COZ205-240615-
Colorado River Headwaters-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%).
Max temperature.....57-67 F.
Min humidity........17-27%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to southwest 30
                    to 40 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
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%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400. Isolated
                    showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........60-75%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph until 2400, then 10 to
                    15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers until 1200.
                    Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    after 1200.
Max temperature.....51-61 F.
Min humidity........29-39%.
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.................40 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 25 to
                    35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 38-48. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 21-31. Highs 37-47.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 22-32. Highs
39-49.

$$

COZ290-240615-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%).
Max temperature.....63-73 F near 6000 feet
                    57-67 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........9-14%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 40 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 1000, then 12500 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.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....34-44 F near 6000 feet
                    33-43 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........42-52%.
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 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 35 to 45 mph, becoming west 30 to 40
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......12500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet, isolated
                    showers after 1200. Near 8000 feet, scattered
                    showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-17% near 6000 feet
                    16-26% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 45 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to southwest 35
                    to 45 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL until 1200, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    25 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 56-66. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows 31-41. Highs 53-63. Winds
less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 32-42. Highs 51-61. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
29-39. Highs 49-59.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 8000 feet. Lows
28-38. Highs 50-60.

$$

COZ291-240615-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....59-69 F.
Min humidity........16-26%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....28-38 F.
Max humidity........44-54%.
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 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2400, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 30 mph until 2400, then 10 to
                    15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........22-32%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 45 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to southwest 35
                    to 45 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph until 1200, then 30 to
                    40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then excellent.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 45-55. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
40 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 24-34. Highs
42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 25-35. Highs 40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 23-33. Highs 38-48.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 22-32. Highs
40-50.

$$

COZ292-240615-
North Fork Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (30-40%).
Max temperature.....66-76 F near 6000 feet
                    58-68 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........9-14%.
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.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 12000 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.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....36-46 F.
Max humidity........45-55%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers after 1200.
                    near 8000 feet, isolated showers until 1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-22% near 6000 feet
                    18-28% near 8000 feet.
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.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 1100, then 11500 ft AGL.
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...
.TUESDAY...Cooler, cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 55-65. West winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 31-41. Highs
52-62. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 31-41. Highs 50-60. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 29-39. Highs 49-59.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
51-61.

$$

COZ293-240615-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (30-40%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........18-28%.
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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 20
                    to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........57-67%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2200, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers until 1200.
                    Scattered showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....52-62 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
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.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0900, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 25 to
                    35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 44-54. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
35 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 23-33. Highs 40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 24-34. Highs 38-48. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 21-31. Highs 37-47.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 20-30. Highs
39-49.

$$

COZ207-240615-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....65-75 F.
Min humidity........8-13%.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40
                    mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph, increasing to 30 to 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....37-47 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 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%).
Max temperature.....64-74 F.
Min humidity........10-15%.
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.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000. 12000 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 30
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 40-50. Highs 57-67. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 32-42. Highs
55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 34-44. Highs 52-62. West winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts up to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
30-40. Highs 50-60.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 29-39. Highs 52-62.

$$

COZ294-240615-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........11-21%.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40
                    mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....33-43 F.
Max humidity........41-51%.
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 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 0200, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 30 mph until 2400, then 10 to
                    15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........17-27%.
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.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0900, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 31-41. Highs 47-57. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 26-36. Highs
44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 27-37. Highs 42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
24-34. Highs 40-50.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 23-33. Highs
42-52.

$$

COZ295-240615-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
815 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Rest of Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....56-66 F.
Min humidity........15-25%.
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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph, increasing to 30 to 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph until 1200, then southwest 15 to 20
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........44-54%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then west 5
                    to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers after
                    1200.
Max temperature.....56-66 F.
Min humidity........14-24%.
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.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0900, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 31-41. Highs 49-59. West winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts up to 35 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
46-56. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 27-37. Highs 44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 42-52.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 22-32. Highs 44-54.

$$



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