Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

The unsettled pattern will persist into the weekend as a series
of disturbances impact the region. This will result in a continued
cooling and wetting trend with numerous showers and even a few
thunderstorms that will keep humidities above critical fire
weather thresholds. Freezing low temperatures are expected in the
valleys overnight and potentially again Friday night.

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

COZ200-281245-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers until 2400. Scattered snow
                    showers after 2400. Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400. Scattered snow
                    showers, patchy blowing snow after 2400.
Min temperature.....19-29 F.
Max humidity........67-82% near 6000 feet
                    76-91% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening,
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by
                    sunset. Localized gusts up to 40 mph.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Fair after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200. Near 8000 feet, patchy blowing snow,
                    numerous snow showers until 1200. Numerous
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....34-44 F near 6000 feet
                    27-37 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........48-58% near 6000 feet
                    57-72% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to north 15
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers until
                    2400. Near 6000 feet, isolated showers after
                    2400. Near 8000 feet, scattered snow showers
                    after 2400.
Min temperature.....21-31 F near 6000 feet
                    13-23 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........72-87% near 6000 feet
                    80-95% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 0300, then good.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Near 6000 feet, scattered
                    showers until 1200. Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    snow showers until 1200, then scattered
                    showers.
Max temperature.....39-49 F near 6000 feet
                    31-41 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........29-39% near 6000 feet
                    42-52% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    35 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 20 to 25 mph, becoming north 15 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then very good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
22-32. Highs 48-58. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
30-40. Highs 52-62. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
30-40. Highs 53-63. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
30-40. Highs 55-65.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 60-70.

$$

COZ201-281245-
Routt Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Patchy blowing snow.
                    Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Numerous snow showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....15-25 F.
Max humidity........86-100%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Numerous snow showers
                    until 1200, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....24-34 F.
Min humidity........60-75%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers until
                    2400, then scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....14-24 F.
Max humidity........74-89%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming northeast after
                    midnight.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0300, then poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered snow showers
                    until 1200, then scattered showers.
Max temperature.....29-39 F.
Min humidity........49-59%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then fair.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 13-23. Highs
35-45. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 39-49. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 23-33. Highs 42-52.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25-35. Highs 46-56.

$$

COZ202-281245-
White River Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers after 2400. Near
                    8000 feet, areas of blowing snow until 2400,
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400. Scattered
                    snow showers.
Min temperature.....19-29 F near 6000 feet
                    14-24 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........72-87% near 6000 feet
                    82-97% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms after
                    1200. Near 8000 feet, numerous snow showers
                    until 1200, then numerous showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....34-44 F near 6000 feet
                    26-36 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........44-54% near 6000 feet
                    57-67% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers until 2400, then isolated
                    showers. Near 8000 feet, numerous showers until
                    2400, then scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....21-31 F near 6000 feet
                    15-25 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........71-86% near 6000 feet
                    80-95% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....40-50 F near 6000 feet
                    30-40 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........29-39% near 6000 feet
                    44-54% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 20 to 25 mph, becoming north 15 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then very good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
23-33. Highs 48-58. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
31-41. Highs 53-63. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
31-41. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 31-41. Highs
56-66.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 60-70.

$$

COZ203-281245-
Lower Colorado River-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 2400, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until 2400.
                    Scattered showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....20-30 F near 6000 feet
                    17-27 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........60-75%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....39-49 F near 6000 feet
                    28-38 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........30-40%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....24-34 F near 6000 feet
                    19-29 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........65-80%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming northeast 5 to 10
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....45-55 F near 6000 feet
                    34-44 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........25-35%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25-35. Highs 50-60. Winds less than
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 32-42. Highs
55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 33-43. Highs
57-67. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 34-44. Highs
58-68.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 62-72.

$$

COZ205-281245-
Colorado River Headwaters-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400, then
                    scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........77-92%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....30-40 F.
Min humidity........46-56%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers until
                    2400, then scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........72-87%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming east after
                    midnight.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then northeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....34-44 F.
Min humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then fair.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 16-26. Highs
38-48. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 25-35. Highs 42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 26-36. Highs 44-54. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 25-35. Highs 45-55.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 26-36. Highs 50-60.

$$

COZ290-281245-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000 feet,
                    scattered showers until 2400.
Min temperature.....19-29 F.
Max humidity........56-66% near 6000 feet
                    59-74% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    35 mph in the evening, becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2400, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then west 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%),
                    scattered showers after 1200. Near 8000 feet,
                    partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%), scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200. Scattered showers
                    until 1200.
Max temperature.....39-49 F near 6000 feet
                    29-39 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........17-27% near 6000 feet
                    25-35% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph, becoming north 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0800, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until
                    2400. Near 6000 feet, scattered showers after
                    2400. Near 8000 feet, scattered snow showers
                    after 2400.
Min temperature.....20-30 F.
Max humidity........64-79%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL until 2100, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until 1200.
                    Near 6000 feet, scattered showers after 1200.
                    near 8000 feet, isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....42-52 F near 6000 feet
                    37-47 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........20-30% near 6000 feet
                    30-40% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
25-35. Highs 52-62. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
31-41. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 60-70. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34-44. Highs 62-72.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-46. Highs 64-74.

$$

COZ291-281245-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until
                    2400.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........66-81%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until 1200,
                    then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....31-41 F.
Min humidity........33-43%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until
                    2400, then scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....18-28 F.
Max humidity........71-86%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers until
                    1200, then scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....36-46 F.
Min humidity........40-50%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
40-50. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24-34. Highs 46-56. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 26-36. Highs 49-59. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 27-37. Highs 50-60.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 53-63.

$$

COZ292-281245-
North Fork Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until
                    2400. Near 6000 feet, scattered showers after
                    2400. Near 8000 feet, scattered snow showers
                    after 2400.
Min temperature.....19-29 F near 6000 feet
                    17-27 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........57-67% near 6000 feet
                    64-79% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL until 2100, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%). Near
                    8000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered
                    showers. Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....40-50 F near 6000 feet
                    27-37 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........21-31% near 6000 feet
                    31-41% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, becoming northeast 5 to
                    10 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 0700, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers until 2400, then scattered
                    showers. Near 8000 feet, scattered showers
                    until 2400, then scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....23-33 F near 6000 feet
                    17-27 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........66-81% near 6000 feet
                    72-87% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....41-51 F near 6000 feet
                    34-44 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........25-35% near 6000 feet
                    39-49% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 24-34. Highs
51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
31-41. Highs 56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 8000 feet. Lows
33-43. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers near 8000 feet.
Lows 33-43. Highs 60-70.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 63-73.

$$

COZ293-281245-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....14-24 F.
Max humidity........67-82%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......4000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until
                    1200, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....31-41 F.
Min humidity........34-44%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph, becoming north 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until
                    2400, then scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........67-82%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming east after
                    midnight.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then
                    northeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....31-41 F.
Min humidity........42-52%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then north.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Fair after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 17-27. Highs
39-49. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 23-33. Highs
44-54. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
46-56. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 25-35. Highs
48-58.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 51-61.

$$

COZ207-281245-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers until
                    2400.
Min temperature.....24-34 F.
Max humidity........57-67%.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    40 mph in the evening, becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2100, then 4500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph until 2400, then 10 to
                    15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....39-49 F.
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.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900, then very good.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers after
                    2400.
Min temperature.....24-34 F.
Max humidity........63-78%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL until 2100. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2400.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until 1200.
                    Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
                    after 1200.
Max temperature.....42-52 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0900, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 26-36. Highs
52-62. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 59-69. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 61-71. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 62-72.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 65-75.

$$

COZ294-281245-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until
                    2400. Scattered snow showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........62-77%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, increasing to 40 to 50 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......4500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2100. Fair after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....30-40 F.
Min humidity........25-35%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......12500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers until
                    2400, then isolated snow showers.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........70-85%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 0300.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....34-44 F.
Min humidity........35-45%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers. Lows 20-30. Highs
42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 49-59. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 51-61. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 28-38. Highs 52-62.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65.

$$

COZ295-281245-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
238 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until
                    2400. Scattered snow showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........60-75%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 35 to 45 mph, increasing to 40 to 50 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2200, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph until 2400, then 5 to 10
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers until
                    1200, then isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....32-42 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 2400, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers until 2400,
                    then scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....17-27 F.
Max humidity........64-79%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming east 15 to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then
                    northeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....35-45 F.
Min humidity........35-45%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then fair.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
42-52. Winds less than 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23-33. Highs 48-58. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 51-61. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows 26-36. Highs
52-62.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 54-64.

$$



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