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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE ZONES 207...290
AND 203...

.DISCUSSION...
Gusty southwest winds will develop tomorrow afternoon in a
warm and highly mixed environment. This will create critical
fire weather conditions over much of eastern Utah and western
Colorado where fuels are receptive to fire. Cooler and then
wetter conditions are expected through next week as a series of
storms move through the region.

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

COZ200-231145-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........56-66% near 6000 feet
                    48-58% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2200, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Near 6000 feet, isolated
                    showers after 1200. Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms 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 45 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%). Near
                    8000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms until 2400.
                    Isolated showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....32-42 F.
Max humidity........65-80%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 40 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 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers after 1200. Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers.
Max temperature.....53-63 F near 6000 feet
                    43-53 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........21-31% near 6000 feet
                    33-43% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to 40 to 50 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0900, then 9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 25
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 32-42. Highs 51-61. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 30-40. Highs 47-57. Southwest 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 27-37. 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 27-37. Highs 47-57.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 8000 feet. Lows
27-37. Highs 49-59.

$$

COZ201-231145-
Routt Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....25-35 F.
Max humidity........56-66%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph after midnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
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 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 20 to
                    30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 2400, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Isolated thunderstorms until
                    2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....27-37 F.
Max humidity........69-84%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 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%). Isolated showers until 1200,
                    then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....46-56 F.
Min humidity........37-47%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 1200, then southwest 20
                    to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. Lows
27-37. Highs 40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 24-34. 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 22-32. Highs 36-46.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 21-31. Highs 38-48.

$$

COZ202-231145-
White River Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........51-61% near 6000 feet
                    43-53% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 1500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers after 1200.
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.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers. Near 8000 feet, scattered
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms until 2400.
                    Isolated showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....33-43 F.
Max humidity........59-74%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 40 mph
                    in the evening, becoming downslope/downvalley 3
                    to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 20 to 25 mph until 2400, then southwest 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers after 1200. Near 8000 feet,
                    scattered showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....55-65 F near 6000 feet
                    46-56 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........20-30% near 6000 feet
                    28-38% 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.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, 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 isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 34-44. Highs 52-62. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 32-42. Highs 49-59. West winds 10 to 20 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. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 28-38. Highs 47-57.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
49-59.

$$

COZ203-231145-
Lower Colorado River-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

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

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....35-45 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
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.......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.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....39-49 F near 6000 feet
                    33-43 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........47-57%.
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 45 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.......11500 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then west 5
                    to 10 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 after 1200.
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........16-26%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......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 isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 37-47. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 34-44. Highs 51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 31-41. Highs 49-59. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 48-58.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 29-39. Highs
50-60.

$$

COZ205-231145-
Colorado River Headwaters-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....27-37 F.
Max humidity........56-66%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....57-67 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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to southwest 30
                    to 40 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 30
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........57-72%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph 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 30 to 40 mph, increasing to west 40
                    to 50 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....52-62 F.
Min humidity........27-37%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......8500 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. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 25-35. 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 23-33. Highs 38-48.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 22-32. Highs 40-50.

$$

COZ290-231145-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

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

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
Max humidity........35-45%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
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
                    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 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 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.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....34-44 F near 6000 feet
                    33-43 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........39-49%.
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 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%).
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 6000 feet
                    56-66 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........11-16%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, 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...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 39-49. Highs
57-67. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 34-44. Highs 54-64. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 31-41. Highs 51-61. 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 30-40. Highs 49-59.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
isolated showers and thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 28-38.
Highs 52-62.

$$

COZ291-231145-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....28-38 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....59-69 F.
Min humidity........16-26%.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph with 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.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10500 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.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....28-38 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
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.......5500 ft AGL until 2400, then 2500 ft AGL.
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 (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%).
Max temperature.....55-65 F.
Min humidity........20-30%.
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....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to southwest 35
                    to 45 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 10000 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, cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 31-41. Highs 46-56. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 27-37. Highs 44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 25-35. Highs 41-51. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 23-33. Highs 39-49.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 22-32. Highs 41-51.

$$

COZ292-231145-
North Fork Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, mostly sunny (20-30%). Near
                    8000 feet, mostly sunny (10-20%) 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 with gusts up to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers.
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
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....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (70-80%). Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....59-69 F near 6000 feet
                    53-63 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........11-21% near 6000 feet
                    17-27% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........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...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 57-67. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 33-43. Highs 53-63. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 32-42. Highs 51-61. 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...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
isolated showers and thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows 28-38.
Highs 51-61.

$$

COZ293-231145-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....26-36 F.
Max humidity........56-71%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........18-28%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........54-64%.
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 25 mph.
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 after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then 25 to 35
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 29-39. Highs 44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 25-35. Highs 41-51. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 39-49. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 22-32. Highs 38-48.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 21-31. Highs
40-50.

$$

COZ207-231145-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

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

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....32-42 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph until 2400, then 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
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 25 to 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1500.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
Max humidity........36-46%.
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.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2200.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%).
Max temperature.....65-75 F.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 20 to 25
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 40-50.
Highs 59-69. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 35-45. Highs
57-67. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33-43. Highs
52-62. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 31-41. Highs
51-61.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 29-39. Highs 53-63.

$$

COZ294-231145-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
Max humidity........41-51%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......1500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph until 2400, then southeast 10
                    to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........11-21%.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45
                    mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph, increasing to 25 to 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then southwest
                    20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1500.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....33-43 F.
Max humidity........40-50%.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph in the evening,
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by
                    sunset. Localized gusts up to 45 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 2500 ft AGL.
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 (30-40%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........15-25%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.
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...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32-42. Highs
48-58. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 29-39. Highs 46-56. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 26-36. Highs 42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 25-35. Highs 41-51.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 24-34. Highs
43-53.

$$

COZ295-231145-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
133 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....27-37 F.
Max humidity........52-62%.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2200, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph until 2400, then east.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....56-66 F.
Min humidity........15-25%.
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 20 to 30 mph, increasing to southwest 25
                    to 35 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph until 1200, then southwest 15 to 20
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1500.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
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 25 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%).
Max temperature.....57-67 F.
Min humidity........13-23%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 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. Lows 32-42. Highs
50-60. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 27-37. Highs 48-58. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 27-37. Highs 44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 43-53.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 23-33. Highs 45-55.

$$



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