Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado and Ern Utah
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure over the southwest U.S. will linger for
one more day then a series of troughs will bring clouds and showers
to the area late Thursday through Saturday. High pressure, dry
conditions and moderate northwest winds aloft will take over Sunday
through Tuesday.

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

COZ200-190130-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....56-66 F near 6000 feet
                    51-61 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........9-14%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
Max humidity........47-57% near 6000 feet
                    34-44% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......4000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
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....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 1100, then 7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 15
                    to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows 34-44. Highs 60-70.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 24-34.
Highs 49-59. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-34. Highs 53-63. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 57-67.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 56-66.

$$

COZ201-190130-
Routt Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........11-16%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........36-46%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....55-65 F.
Min humidity........20-30%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 20 to 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 15
                    to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33-43. Highs
53-63. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 21-31.
Highs 39-49. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21-31. Highs 44-54. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 28-38. Highs 49-59.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 49-59.

$$

COZ202-190130-
White River Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....58-68 F near 6000 feet
                    54-64 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........9-14%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 1100, then 6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F near 6000 feet
                    33-43 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........43-53% near 6000 feet
                    32-42% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......1500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........20-30%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......1000 ft AGL until 1000. 8000 ft AGL after 1100.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 61-71.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 26-36.
Highs 49-59. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-34. Highs 53-63. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 57-67.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 57-67.

$$

COZ203-190130-
Lower Colorado River-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........8-13%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
Max humidity........39-49%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%).
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    54-64 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........20-30%.
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....Southwest 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 20 to 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 39-49. Highs
63-73. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 30-40.
Highs 51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 54-64. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 59-69.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 60-70.

$$

COZ205-190130-
Colorado River Headwaters-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....57-67 F.
Min humidity........9-14%.
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........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph, becoming southwest 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....32-42 F.
Max humidity........41-51%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers until
                    1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........20-30%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 20 to 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 32-42. Highs
55-65. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 24-34.
Highs 43-53. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21-31. Highs 48-58. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 52-62.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 52-62.

$$

COZ290-190130-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........7-12%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....34-44 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers. Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    58-68 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........16-26%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......1500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 64-74. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near
6000 feet and scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows 31-41. Highs
53-63. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 62-72.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 63-73.

$$

COZ291-190130-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....57-67 F.
Min humidity........9-14%.
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 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1100, then 7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Fair after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....34-44 F.
Max humidity........39-49%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers until
                    1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........22-32%.
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....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest 15
                    to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 56-66. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
47-57. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 23-33. Highs 51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 56-66.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 57-67.

$$

COZ292-190130-
North Fork Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........7-12%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwest 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1200, then 5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....35-45 F.
Max humidity........41-51%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%) until
                    1200, then mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 8000
                    feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%), isolated showers
                    until 1200.
Max temperature.....63-73 F near 6000 feet
                    54-64 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........20-30%.
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....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1100, then 7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 8000 feet. Lows
38-48. Highs 65-75. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near
6000 feet and scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows 30-40. Highs
53-63. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 55-65. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 61-71.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 62-72.

$$

COZ293-190130-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........8-13%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph, becoming southwest 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
Max humidity........46-56%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........20-30%.
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....Southwest 20 to 25 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph until 1200, then southwest 10 to 15
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 30-40. Highs
56-66. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
47-57. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 20-30. Highs 50-60. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 54-64.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 55-65.

$$

COZ207-190130-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....61-71 F.
Min humidity........9-14%.
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 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Fair after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%).
Min temperature.....40-50 F.
Max humidity........46-56%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......4000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 2400, then southeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%).
Max temperature.....62-72 F.
Min humidity........18-28%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 1000, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39-49. Highs 66-76. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows 33-43. Highs 56-66. Winds
less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 64-74.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 65-75.

$$

COZ294-190130-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........11-16%.
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 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
Max humidity........42-52%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers until 1200.
Max temperature.....55-65 F.
Min humidity........23-33%.
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....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36-46. Highs 56-66. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
47-57. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 56-66.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 57-67.

$$

COZ295-190130-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........10-15%.
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........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1200, then 6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....35-45 F.
Max humidity........45-55%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 10 to 15
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers until 1200.
Max temperature.....55-65 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1100, then 8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
33-43. Highs 55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 30-40. Highs
50-60. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 23-33. Highs 53-63. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 58-68.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 58-68.

$$

UTZ485-190130-
Eastern Ashley National Forest-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F near 7000 feet
                    41-51 F near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........11-21% near 7000 feet
                    17-27% near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
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........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then
                    southwest.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........39-49%.
   24 hr trend......5% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....55-65 F near 7000 feet
                    43-53 F near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........19-29% near 7000 feet
                    27-37% near 10000 feet.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1200, then 750 until 1500,
                    then 1050 until 1600, then 800 until 1700, then
                    550.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 7000 feet and
scattered showers near 10000 feet. Lows 35-45. Highs 53-63.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 7000 feet. Lows
23-33. Highs 45-55. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 50-60. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 52-62.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 52-62.

$$

UTZ486-190130-
Eastern Uinta Basin-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....55-65 F near 6000 feet
                    49-59 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........11-16%.
   24 hr trend......1% drier.
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........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then south.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....33-43 F.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........39-49%.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....57-67 F near 6000 feet
                    48-58 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........18-28%.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
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........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph until 1200, then 10 to 15 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1300, then 750 until 1500,
                    then 950 until 1700, then 600.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 58-68.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows 27-37. Highs 49-59. Winds
less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 52-62. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 56-66.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 56-66.

$$

UTZ487-190130-
Book Cliffs-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    54-64 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........9-14%.
   24 hr trend......1% wetter.
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........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........36-46%.
   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph until 2400, then south.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%).
Max temperature.....58-68 F near 6000 feet
                    51-61 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........20-30%.
   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1100. 950 after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers. Lows 37-47. Highs
61-71. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers . Lows 28-38. Highs
52-62. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 54-64. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 58-68.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 57-67.

$$

UTZ490-190130-
Colorado River Basin-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....62-72 F near 5000 feet
                    56-66 F near 7000 feet.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........6-11%.
   24 hr trend......1% wetter.
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........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 1700, then 3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then south.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....39-49 F.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........35-45% near 5000 feet
                    29-39% near 7000 feet.
   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......1500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Near 7000 feet, isolated
                    showers until 1200.
Max temperature.....64-74 F near 5000 feet
                    58-68 F near 7000 feet.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........17-27%.
   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
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........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1100, then 9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph until 1200, then south.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1200. 950 after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers . Lows 42-52. Highs
67-77. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near
5000 feet and scattered showers near 7000 feet. Lows 33-43.
Highs 57-67. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 59-69. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-46. Highs 63-73.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 64-74.

$$

UTZ491-190130-
Southeast Utah-
318 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Near 5000 feet, mostly sunny (20-30%) until
                    1200, then partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000
                    feet, mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....65-75 F near 5000 feet
                    56-66 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........8-13%.
   24 hr trend......4% wetter.
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........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1500, then 500 until 1700,
                    then less than 500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 2400, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....43-53 F.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........40-50%.
   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 2400, then east.
Clearing Index......Less than 500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers. Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....68-78 F near 5000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........15-25% near 5000 feet
                    22-32% near 8000 feet.
   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1100, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Clearing Index......Less than 500 until 1100. 1050 after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-51. Highs 70-80. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Scattered showers near
8000 feet. Lows 35-45. Highs 60-70. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 29-39. Highs 61-71. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 66-76.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 37-47. Highs 67-77.

$$



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