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Fire Weather Planning Forecast FOR S Cntrl and Sern Colorado
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM THURSDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 226 THROUGH 237 WHICH INCLUDES THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND ALL OF
THE SOUTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS...

.Discussion...

Widespread critical conditions are expected across the entire
I-25 corridor and southeast Colorado plains on Thursday.

A strong pacific storm will move across the region Thursday
night and Friday, bringing much cooler and wetter weather to the
area. There will be a good chance of wetting rain and snow
across all of the district during this time period. Very strong
north winds can be expected on Friday.

Dry and cool weather returns on Saturday, before another weather
system brings a renewed chance of rain and snow to much of the
region starting Sunday.

Afternoon ventilation rates will generally be good to excellent
across the entire district for the next couple of days.


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

COZ220-231015-
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(65 percent). Isolated showers in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....22-37F.
Max humidity........52-63 percent...except 61-74 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph...except southwest 5-15
                    mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 35-51 mph increasing to 43-61 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl until 2000. 2500 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 34 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900. good after 2100.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(67 percent). Scattered showers in
                    the morning, then numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-58F...except 29-43F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........19-32 percent...except 37-58 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 33-52 mph decreasing to 18-30 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......10500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
                    Showers through the night. Areas of blowing
                    snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....21-35F...except 11-22F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........63-88 percent...except 88-100 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 16-28 mph becoming north and
                    increasing to 37-55 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow in the
                    morning. Numerous showers in the morning.
                    Chance of rain late in the morning, then
                    scattered showers and slight chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....35-53F...except 23-36F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........24-34 percent...except 39-62 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 31 mph.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 11 to 30. Highs
32 to 59. West winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 16 to 34. Highs 26 to
53. West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 14 to 30. Highs
29 to 55. West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 15 to 32. Highs
28 to 54.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 15 to 33. Highs
25 to 50.

$$

COZ221-231015-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(58 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(36 percent).
Min temperature.....33-43F.
Max humidity........37-46 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph...except southwest 5-15 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 33-52 mph increasing to 51-64 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9500 ft agl until 2000. 3000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 34 mph until 0300, then around
                    43 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then very good until
                    2100, then good until 2300, then fair until
                    0200, then good.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(38 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Scattered
                    showers late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....51-64F...except 40-50F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........15-19 percent...except 23-29 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph...except southwest
                    10-20 mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 56-75 mph decreasing to 40-59 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1000, then 12500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 34 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
                    after midnight. Areas of blowing snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....23-34F...except 14-24F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........78-96 percent...except 96-100 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph increasing to north
                    around 20 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 60
                    mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....East 12-22 mph increasing to north 31-48 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......10000 ft agl until 2100, then 4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 mph until 2000, then north
                    around 26 mph until 2300, then around 38 mph
                    until 2400, then around 56 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow until late
                    afternoon. Snow in the morning. Rain early in
                    the morning, then chance of rain and snow in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....34-44F...except 23-35F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........36-44 percent...except 43-57 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.70 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 25 mph decreasing to around 15 mph
                    in the afternoon. mountain top winds, north
                    20-30 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 35-53 mph increasing to 43-56 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1700, then very good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 23 to 30. Highs 40 to 56. West
winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 24 to 35. Highs
32 to 48. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 21 to 32. Highs
35 to 51. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 23 to 33. Highs
36 to 52.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 22 to 33.
Highs 31 to 46.

$$

COZ222-231015-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(53 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(40 percent).
Min temperature.....35-46F...except 32-35F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........38-48 percent...except 47-51 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph...except southwest 5-15 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 32-51 mph increasing to 49-62 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9000 ft agl until 2000. 2000 ft agl after 2200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then good until 2100,
                    then fair until 2300, then poor until 0400,
                    then fair.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(42 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....49-72F...except 42-45F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........12-20 percent...except 29-31 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph...except southwest
                    10-20 mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 53-71 mph decreasing to 43-61 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 0900, then 14500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0700. excellent after 0900.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....25-44F...except 19-22F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........54-72 percent...except 74-81 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 12-23 mph increasing to north 29-47
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 mph until 2000, then
                    northwest around 46 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow early in
                    the morning. Rain and snow likely in the
                    morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....39-54F...except 32-35F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........26-33 percent...except 39-41 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-15 mph...except north 15-25 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 22-33 mph increasing to 28-39 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......9500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1700, then very good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 27 to 34. Highs 48 to 66. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 29 to 40. Highs
40 to 58. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 25 to 36. Highs
44 to 61. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 27 to 37. Highs
44 to 62.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 27 to 38.
Highs 38 to 56.

$$

COZ223-231015-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(64 percent). Isolated showers in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....25-34F.
Max humidity........61-77 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 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....Southwest 36-54 mph increasing to 48-66 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 2100, then 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900, then good.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(67 percent). Isolated showers
                    early in the morning. Scattered showers early
                    in the morning, then numerous showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....37-53F...except 27-40F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........28-44 percent...except 41-58 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 45-63 mph decreasing to 25-37 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......9500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms early in the
                    evening. Numerous showers through the night.
                    Areas of blowing snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....16-30F.
Max humidity........72-92 percent...except 81-96 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 22-33 mph becoming north and
                    increasing to 38-56 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 47 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(59 percent). Areas of blowing snow
                    until late afternoon. Scattered showers in the
                    morning. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....36-51F...except 26-39F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........27-46 percent...except 38-53 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 35 mph.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 18 to 27. Highs 35 to 56. West
winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 20 to 31. Highs
31 to 50. West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 20 to 28. Highs
33 to 53. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 20 to 29. Highs
32 to 52.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 19 to 30.
Highs 29 to 48.

$$

COZ224-231015-
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(49 percent) then becoming mostly
                    cloudy(54 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(41 percent).
Min temperature.....30-37F.
Max humidity........56-69 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-10 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....Southwest 32-51 mph increasing to 47-63 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9000 ft agl until 2000. 2000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then good until 2100,
                    then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(46 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Scattered
                    showers late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....54-59F.
Min humidity........19-25 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 51-69 mph decreasing to 35-53 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 0900, then 11000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms early in the
                    evening. Numerous showers through the night.
Min temperature.....28-33F.
Max humidity........72-85 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 21-32 mph increasing to north 36-54
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(66 percent). Chance of rain early
                    in the morning. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning. Chance of rain early in the morning.
Max temperature.....49-54F.
Min humidity........23-27 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 32 mph.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. Highs near 60.
Southwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows near 30. Highs
in the lower to mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to
25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 20s. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 26 to 31. Highs
in the mid to upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows near 30.
Highs 49 to 54.

$$

COZ225-231015-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(35 percent).
Min temperature.....35-47F...except 26-37F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........35-50 percent...except 47-63 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph...except southwest
                    10-20 mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 35-53 mph increasing to 46-64 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......10000 ft agl until 2000, then 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 44 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100, then very good.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(42 percent). Isolated showers late
                    in the morning. Scattered showers in the
                    afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-66F...except 35-48F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........14-26 percent...except 27-40 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 61-79 mph decreasing to 40-59 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......13000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 0900, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then
                    numerous showers in the evening. Showers after
                    midnight. Areas of blowing snow early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....25-38F...except 10-24F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........63-81 percent...except 84-100 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 18-30 mph becoming north and increasing to
                    37-55 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......10000 ft agl until 2100, then 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 51 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow early in
                    the morning. Snow with rain likely in the
                    morning. Snow likely and chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....36-49F...except 22-35F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........33-42 percent...except 45-61 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 26-45 mph becoming northwest 24-36 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1700, then very good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 20 to 31. Highs 39 to 62. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 22 to 38. Highs
32 to 53. West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 20 to 33. Highs
36 to 58. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 22 to 36. Highs
36 to 57.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 20 to 35. Highs
30 to 51.

$$

COZ226-231015-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(54 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(39 percent).
Min temperature.....39-44F.
Max humidity........53-62 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 30-48 mph increasing to 49-66 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900, then good until 2000,
                    then fair until 2100, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(40 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....63-71F.
Min humidity........10-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 60-74 mph decreasing to 48-67 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......14000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
                    after midnight. Areas of blowing snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....29-36F.
Max humidity........82-96 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph increasing to north
                    around 25 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 55
                    mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southeast 22-33 mph increasing to northeast
                    29-47 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......14500 ft agl until 2000, then 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph until 2000, then
                    northwest around 24 mph until 2200, then north
                    around 40 mph until 2400, then around 64 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow in the morning.
                    Rain and snow in the morning, then rain likely
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....39-46F.
Min humidity........41-51 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.80 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 25-35 mph with gusts to around 65 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 43-59 mph increasing to 49-59 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 45 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs
54 to 59. West winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 30s. Highs 46 to 52. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows near 30. Highs 49 to 56. West winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 31 to 36. Highs
51 to 58.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 30 to 35.
Highs 44 to 52.

$$

COZ227-231015-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(55 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(36 percent).
Min temperature.....39-43F.
Max humidity........53-62 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph with gusts to around 20
                    mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 33-48 mph increasing to 48-66 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 2000, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(38 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....68-74F.
Min humidity........9-11 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to south
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 60-74 mph decreasing to 48-67 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......14500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 18 mph until 0800, then south
                    around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then numerous
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....34-39F.
Max humidity........72-82 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph increasing to north
                    around 25 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 55
                    mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southeast 22-33 mph increasing to northeast
                    28-39 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......12500 ft agl until 2100, then 4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 27 mph until 2000, then
                    northwest until 2200, then north around 41 mph
                    until 2400, then around 66 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100, then good until 2200,
                    then excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely early in the
                    morning. Rain likely in the morning, then
                    chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....46-50F.
Min humidity........33-40 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 25-35 mph with gusts to around 70 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 37-55 mph increasing to 44-58 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 63 mph until 1400, then around 43
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 26 to 31. Highs near 60.
Northwest winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 30s. Highs 51 to 57. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 55 to 60.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 30s. Highs 56 to 61.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower
to mid 30s. Highs 50 to 55.

$$

COZ228-231015-
Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(53 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(38 percent).
Min temperature.....41-49F.
Max humidity........38-53 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph with gusts to around 20
                    mph shifting to the west after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 29-47 mph increasing to 44-62 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......10000 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after
                    2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900, then very good until
                    2000, then fair until 2100, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(32 percent).
Max temperature.....70-80F.
Min humidity........9-11 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 60-78 mph decreasing to 46-64 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1000, then 15500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1000.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then numerous
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....39-44F.
Max humidity........58-70 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph increasing to north around
                    25 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 55 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southeast 21-32 mph increasing to northeast
                    26-45 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......13000 ft agl until 2100, then 5000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 37 mph until 2000, then
                    northwest around 29 mph until 2300, then north
                    around 64 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then
                    chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....50-54F.
Min humidity........31-35 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 20-30 mph with gusts to around 70 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 36-54 mph increasing to 41-59 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 27 to 32. Highs 63 to 68. West
winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 55 to 63. North winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
58 to 66. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 59 to 67.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 53 to 60.

$$

COZ229-231015-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(33 percent).
Min temperature.....43-47F.
Max humidity........30-36 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 31-49 mph increasing to 41-60 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......11000 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after
                    2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900, then very good until
                    2000, then good until 2100, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(35 percent).
Max temperature.....67-73F.
Min humidity........10-12 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 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....Southwest 62-75 mph decreasing to 38-56 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 0800, then 14500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 0900.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then numerous
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....36-40F.
Max humidity........59-69 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 17-29 mph becoming north and increasing
                    to 41-60 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......11500 ft agl until 2100, then 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 35 mph until 0200, then around
                    55 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow early in
                    the morning. Snow early in the morning. Rain in
                    the morning, then chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-51F.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10-20 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 47 mph.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1700, then very good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows near 30. Highs in the lower to
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 30s. Highs near 60. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs near 60.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.

$$

COZ230-231015-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(29 percent).
Min temperature.....44-49F.
Max humidity........39-48 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 30-48 mph increasing to 49-68 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......11000 ft agl until 2000. 2000 ft agl after
                    2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. fair after 2100.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(30 percent).
Max temperature.....69-76F.
Min humidity........9-12 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 68-82 mph decreasing to 52-70 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1000, then 14500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 45 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then numerous
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....36-40F.
Max humidity........64-79 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 10-20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 23-35 mph becoming north and increasing
                    to 40-59 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......11000 ft agl until 2100, then 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 41 mph until 0300, then around
                    56 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow early in the
                    morning. Snow early in the morning. Rain in the
                    morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....47-51F.
Min humidity........37-41 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.70 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15-25 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North around 56 mph.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 to 31. Highs in the lower to
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. West winds around
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 34 to 39. Highs
60 to 65.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33 to 38.
Highs 53 to 58.

$$

COZ231-231015-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(51 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(36 percent).
Min temperature.....42-47F.
Max humidity........52-56 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5-10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 26-45 mph increasing to 38-53 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 2000, then 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2000. poor after 0500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(30 percent).
Max temperature.....77-81F.
Min humidity........9 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to south
                    around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 64-78 mph decreasing to 44-62 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 15500 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....South around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then numerous
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....40-44F.
Max humidity........65-73 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph increasing to north around
                    25 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 55 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 29-47 mph becoming northeast 12-22 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......12500 ft agl until 2100, then 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 26 mph until 2200, then northwest
                    around 38 mph until 2400, then north around 65
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then
                    chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....50-54F.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 25-35 mph with gusts to around 70 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 40-59 mph increasing to 51-64 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 62 mph until 1400, then around 41
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs in
the mid to upper 60s. West winds around 25 mph. Gusts up to
45 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs near 60. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to upper
30s. Highs near 60.

$$

COZ232-231015-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(37 percent).
Min temperature.....46-51F.
Max humidity........51-57 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 25-43 mph increasing to 38-56 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......11000 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after
                    2100.
Transport winds.....South around 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then very good until
                    2100, then fair until 2300, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(27 percent).
Max temperature.....77-82F.
Min humidity........9-10 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 67-79 mph decreasing to 53-71 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1000. 15500 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....South around 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms early in
                    the evening, then isolated showers in the
                    evening. Scattered showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....39-44F.
Max humidity........67-76 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight. Gusts up to 50 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 33-52 mph becoming northeast 16-28 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......12500 ft agl until 2100, then 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph until 2300, then north
                    around 57 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then chance
                    of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....50-54F.
Min humidity........36-44 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 25-35 mph with gusts to around 60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 44-62 mph increasing to 51-67 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 43 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs in the
mid to upper 60s. West winds around 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. East winds around
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the mid to upper 60s. North winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to upper
30s. Highs near 60.

$$

COZ233-231015-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(31 percent).
Min temperature.....46-51F.
Max humidity........53-68 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 31-49 mph increasing to 53-71 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9000 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then very good until
                    2100, then fair until 2300, then poor until
                    0100, then fair until 0500, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(28 percent).
Max temperature.....70-78F.
Min humidity........10-13 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10-20 mph with gusts to around 45
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 69-82 mph decreasing to 58-76 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1000. 14500 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....South around 45 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms early in
                    the evening, then isolated showers in the
                    evening. Scattered showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....35-40F.
Max humidity........76-82 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 10-20 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 43-61 mph becoming northwest and
                    decreasing to 17-29 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......14000 ft agl until 2000, then 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 46 mph until 2000, then
                    northwest around 34 mph until 0200, then around
                    54 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100, then very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow early in the
                    morning. Snow likely early in the morning. Rain
                    likely through the day. Snow early in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....43-49F.
Min humidity........47-58 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.60 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 20-30 mph with gusts to around 55 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 44-62 mph increasing to 54-73 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 56 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Lows 25 to 30. Highs 60 to 65. West winds
around 25 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 56 to 62. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Highs in the lower to mid
60s. North winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 59 to 64.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 54 to 59.

$$

COZ234-231015-
Kiowa County Including Eads-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(56 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(48 percent).
Min temperature.....43-46F.
Max humidity........68-79 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 24-36 mph increasing to 31-49 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2200, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(43 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....80-83F.
Min humidity........9-13 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 63-78 mph decreasing to 51-69 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 1000. 15500 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 29 mph until 1500, then south
                    around 39 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms until
                    early morning. Scattered showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....37-41F.
Max humidity........76-92 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 15 mph shifting to the northeast
                    after midnight. Gusts up to 45 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 40-59 mph becoming east and decreasing to
                    24-36 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......12500 ft agl until 2100, then 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 33 mph until 2300, then east
                    around 43 mph until 2400, then north around 52
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2300, then very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely through the day.
                    Snow likely early in the morning.
Max temperature.....46-51F.
Min humidity........46-56 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 25-35 mph with gusts to around 60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northeast 29-47 mph increasing to north 36-54
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 57 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs in
the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 30 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 30s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 30s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. North winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower to mid
30s. Highs near 60.

$$

COZ235-231015-
Bent County Including Las Animas-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(36 percent).
Min temperature.....46-52F.
Max humidity........59-66 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 28-39 mph increasing to 37-55 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 34 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then fair until 2200, then
                    poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(32 percent).
Max temperature.....80-83F.
Min humidity........9-12 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 67-77 mph decreasing to 49-68 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 1000. 15500 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....South around 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms early in
                    the evening, then isolated showers in the
                    evening. Scattered showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....41-44F.
Max humidity........70-76 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight. Gusts up to 40 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 51-69 mph becoming north and decreasing
                    to 13-24 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......15500 ft agl until 2000. 4000 ft agl after
                    2100.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph until 2400, then north
                    around 52 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely.
Max temperature.....49-52F.
Min humidity........46-50 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 20-30 mph with gusts to around 60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 28-46 mph increasing to 47-66 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 54 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Lows 25 to 31. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.
West winds around 25 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. East winds around
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. North winds around
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid 30s
to lower 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to upper
30s. Highs near 60.

$$

COZ236-231015-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(54 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(49 percent).
Min temperature.....45-51F.
Max humidity........64-74 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 28-41 mph increasing to 40-59 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2400, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(43 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....80-84F.
Min humidity........11-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 68 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 1000. 15000 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....South around 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1000, then good until 1100, then
                    very good until 1200, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms until
                    early morning. Scattered showers through the
                    night.
Min temperature.....40-43F.
Max humidity........73-79 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 15 mph becoming northeast around 5
                    mph after midnight. Gusts up to 40 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 41-60 mph becoming south and
                    decreasing to 23-35 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......14000 ft agl until 2000. 2500 ft agl after
                    2100.
Transport winds.....South around 18 mph until 0300, then east until
                    0400, then north around 29 mph until 0500, then
                    around 40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100, then good until 2300,
                    then fair until 2400, then poor until 0400,
                    then fair until 0500, then good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely.
Max temperature.....48-51F.
Min humidity........48-50 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 20-30 mph with gusts to around 55 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 24-36 mph increasing to 32-48 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 54 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows near 30. Highs in the
mid to upper 60s. Northwest winds around 25 mph. Gusts up to
50 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs
in the lower to mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs
in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid 30s
to lower 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Numerous showers. Lows in the mid to upper 30s.
Highs near 60.

$$

COZ237-231015-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
611 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(43 percent) then becoming mostly
                    cloudy(51 percent).
Min temperature.....47-50F.
Max humidity........69-71 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 31-49 mph increasing to 47-66 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2400, then poor until 0200, then
                    fair until 0400, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(42 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-82F.
Min humidity........13-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10-20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 68 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1000, then 13500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 43 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(65 percent). Scattered showers in
                    the evening. Isolated thunderstorms until early
                    morning, then scattered showers early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....38-42F.
Max humidity........76-79 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....South 41-60 mph becoming southwest and
                    decreasing to 23-35 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......12000 ft agl until 2100. 3000 ft agl after
                    2300.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph until 0300, then
                    northwest around 45 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2200, then very good until
                    2300, then good until 2400, then poor until
                    0100, then fair until 0300, then very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely.
Max temperature.....46-52F.
Min humidity........44-53 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 20-30 mph with gusts to around 60 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....North 31-49 mph increasing to 39-58 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 60 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows near 30. Highs in the
mid to upper 60s. Northwest winds around 30 mph. Gusts up to
55 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 62 to 67. Southeast winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. North winds around
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Numerous showers. Lows in the mid to upper 30s.
Highs 57 to 62.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...

TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.

$$



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