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Fire Weather Planning Forecast FOR S Cntrl and Sern Colorado
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 6 PM TUESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 229...230...233 AND 237 WHICH INCLUDES HUERFANO...LAS
ANIMAS AND BACA COUNTIES...

.Discussion...

Marginal red flag conditions will be possible along the
Colorado and New Mexico border...and across Huerfano county
mainly this afternoon. Altough winds are likely to reach
red flag criteria, the relative humidty values may only
reach marginal red flag values.

For the rest of this week, meteorological conditions
favorable for extreme fire behavior are not anticipated.

Critical fire weather conditions may return to the district
this upcoming weekend.

Smoke dispersion will be good or better across the mountains
and valleys today and tomorrow.

Smoke dispersion will be fair or better across the plains
today and tomorrow.

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

COZ220-282315-
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely until late
                    afternoon, then chance of snow late in the
                    afternoon. Areas of blowing snow late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....24-39F...except 13-23F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........38-52 percent...except 56-76 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to west
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 29-47 mph increasing to 35-53 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 41 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1100, then excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(59 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(43 percent). Areas of blowing snow.
                    Chance of snow in the evening. Slight chance of
                    snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....1-16F...except -4 to 6F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........56-79 percent...except 79-95 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-15 mph...except west 15-25 mph mountain
                    top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 51 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(29 percent).
Max temperature.....22-39F...except 11-22F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........25-45 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 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....Northwest 17-29 mph increasing to 26-38 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0800, then poor until 0900, then
                    fair until 1100, then good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows zero to 18 above. Highs 19 to 42.
West winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 6 to 21. Highs 26 to 48. West winds
around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 12 to 26. Highs 28 to 50. West
winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 15 to 29. Highs
28 to 51.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 15 to 30. Highs
30 to 51.

$$

COZ223-282315-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely until late
                    afternoon. Chance of snow late in the
                    afternoon. Areas of blowing snow late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....19-35F.
Min humidity........49-60 percent...except 59-73 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 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....West 30-48 mph increasing to 36-54 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 46 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1100, then excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(64 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(36 percent). Areas of blowing snow until
                    early morning. Chance of snow early in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow in the late
                    evening and early morning.
Min temperature.....0 to 10F.
Max humidity........73-91 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 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....West 45-63 mph decreasing to 39-58 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....17-33F.
Min humidity........30-46 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 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....Northwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0800, then poor until 0900, then
                    good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 4 to 12. Highs 24 to 38. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 9 to 16. Highs 28 to 42. West winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 21. Highs 30 to 45.
Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 24. Highs 31 to 47.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 24. Highs 32 to 47.

$$

COZ225-282315-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow early in
                    the morning. Areas of blowing snow late in the
                    afternoon. Chance of rain in the morning. Snow
                    likely through the day. Scattered showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....30-48F...except 19-29F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........26-49 percent...except 54-67 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-15 mph...except west 10-20 mph mountain
                    top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 43-61 mph decreasing to 37-55 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 48 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(61 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(35 percent). Areas of blowing snow until
                    early morning. Chance of snow early in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow in the late
                    evening and early morning.
Min temperature.....5-18F.
Max humidity........58-73 percent...except 70-87 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-15 mph...except west 15-25 mph mountain
                    top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 51 mph.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....26-45F...except 14-26F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........16-34 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph...except west 5-15 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 8 to 22. Highs 23 to 49. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 26. Highs 32 to 56. Southwest
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 32. Highs 34 to 61.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 35. Highs 35 to 62.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 35. Highs 36 to 59.

$$

COZ221-282315-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the day.
                    Chance of rain early in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....29-38F...except 19-28F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........35-45 percent...except 50-64 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 26-38 mph increasing to west 36-54
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1100, then 7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0700, then poor until 0900, then
                    fair until 1000, then good until 1200, then
                    excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(68 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(34 percent). Chance of snow early in the
                    evening, then slight chance of snow in the late
                    evening and early morning.
Min temperature.....3-14F.
Max humidity........63-69 percent...except 72-87 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 10 mph...except northwest
                    10-20 mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 39 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 34 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....27-37F...except 16-27F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........24-32 percent...except 28-43 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    morning.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest around 26 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0600, then poor until 1200, then
                    good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 9 to 18. Highs 25 to 42. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 22. Highs 34 to 52. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 30. Highs 36 to 57. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 36 to 57.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 36 to 54.

$$

COZ222-282315-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning, then scattered showers early in the
                    morning. Scattered showers and chance of snow
                    late in the morning.
Max temperature.....29-46F...except 23-26F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........27-43 percent...except 60-65 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph. mountain top winds, west
                    around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 26-38 mph increasing to west 35-53
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then fair until 1000, then
                    good until 1100, then excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(53 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(29 percent). Areas of blowing snow early
                    in the evening. Isolated showers and slight
                    chance of snow early in the evening. Isolated
                    showers early in the evening, then slight
                    chance of snow late in the evening.
Min temperature.....7-20F...except 5-7F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........55-73 percent...except 73-83 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-15 mph...except northwest 15-25 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 40-59 mph decreasing to 30-48 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 34 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2200, then good.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....27-47F...except 20-23F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........18-28 percent...except 21-41 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph. mountain top winds,
                    northwest around 20 mph becoming west around 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 13-24 mph increasing to 17-29 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 11 to 23. Highs 32 to 51. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 26. Highs 39 to 60. West
winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23 to 32. Highs 41 to 65. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 36. Highs 41 to 65.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 36. Highs 42 to 62.

$$

COZ224-282315-
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the morning.
                    Chance of rain through the day. Chance of snow
                    in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow late in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....36-41F.
Min humidity........33-48 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 46 mph.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600. excellent after 1300.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(59 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(33 percent). Areas of blowing snow early
                    in the evening. Slight chance of rain early in
                    the evening. Slight chance of snow in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....4-12F.
Max humidity........67-91 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 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....West around 48 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....34-38F.
Min humidity........21-29 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 22-33 mph decreasing to 16-28 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0600, then poor until 1000, then
                    good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 3 to 13. Highs near 40. West
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 9 to 17. Highs in the 40s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 23. Highs near 50. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 26. Highs 49 to 54.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 21 to 27. Highs near 50.

$$

COZ226-282315-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the morning.
                    Scattered showers late in the morning.
Max temperature.....34-42F.
Min humidity........33-42 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......East around 5 mph shifting to the south with
                    gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 26-38 mph becoming west and
                    increasing to 38-56 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 14 mph until 1600, then west
                    around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then good until 1600, then
                    fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(67 percent) then becoming mostly
                    clear. Scattered showers in the evening, then
                    isolated showers late in the evening.
Min temperature.....10-16F.
Max humidity........65-74 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 30-46 mph increasing to 36-54 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl until 1900, then 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 2300, then fair until 0200, then
                    good until 0300, then fair until 0400, then
                    poor.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....34-39F.
Min humidity........19-24 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 26-44 mph shifting to the west 25-36
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700, then fair until 1100, then
                    poor until 1300, then fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 19. Highs 38 to 44. West
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs 50 to 57.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows near 30. Highs 56 to 64.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
56 to 64.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 51 to 57.

$$

COZ227-282315-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the morning.
                    Scattered showers late in the morning.
Max temperature.....40-47F.
Min humidity........27-31 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 29-44 mph becoming west and
                    increasing to 39-58 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600. good after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(59 percent) then becoming mostly
                    clear. Scattered showers early in the evening,
                    then isolated showers in the late evening and
                    early morning.
Min temperature.....15-19F.
Max humidity........56-64 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 38 mph.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 19 mph until 1900, then northwest
                    around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1800, then fair until 1900, then
                    poor until 2200, then fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....39-44F.
Min humidity........16-20 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 30 mph.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0600, then poor until 1300, then
                    fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 20. Highs 43 to 48. West
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs 56 to 61.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs 61 to 66.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs 62 to 67.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs near
60.

$$

COZ228-282315-
Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers until late
                    afternoon, then scattered showers early in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....46-53F.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 33-52 mph shifting to the west 30-47
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph until 1300, then southwest
                    around 14 mph until 1600, then west around 26
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1300, then fair until 1400, then
                    good until 1600, then very good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(51 percent) then becoming mostly
                    clear. Scattered showers early in the evening,
                    then isolated showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....17-21F.
Max humidity........59-68 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 41 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl until 2000, then 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 36 mph until 2200, then west
                    around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100, then fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....44-52F.
Min humidity........13-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 27 mph.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 19 to 23. Highs 47 to 53. West
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs 59 to
67. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 34. Highs 64 to 73. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 64 to 74.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 60 to 66.

$$

COZ229-282315-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(60 percent). Isolated showers
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....46-50F.
Min humidity........22-24 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 46 mph.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1000, then 8500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good until 1100, then
                    excellent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(55 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(28 percent). Isolated showers in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....17-19F.
Max humidity........56-59 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph
                    decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 43 mph.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 2000, then 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900. poor after 0400.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....44-48F.
Min humidity........15-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 26 mph.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0800, then fair until 1100, then
                    poor until 1200, then good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs near 50.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs near
60. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
61 to 66. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs
61 to 67.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs near
60.

$$

COZ230-282315-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(52 percent). Isolated showers
                    early in the morning.
Max temperature.....50-54F.
Min humidity........19-22 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 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....West 47-64 mph decreasing to 39-56 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1000, then 8500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600. excellent after 1000.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(34 percent). Isolated showers
                    early in the evening. Isolated showers late in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....17-20F.
Max humidity........59-70 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph
                    decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 36-54 mph increasing to 41-58 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl until 2000, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1800, then good until 2100,
                    then fair until 2200, then poor.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....46-50F.
Min humidity........13-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 26-45 mph decreasing to 20-30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600, then fair until 1100, then
                    poor until 1300, then fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 22. Highs near 50. West
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs 59 to
64. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
64 to 70. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 64 to 70.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 38. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

COZ231-282315-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers late in the
                    morning. Scattered showers late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53F.
Min humidity........23-25 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 39-49 mph becoming west 30-47 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 7 mph until 1600, then
                    northwest around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1100, then fair until 1200, then
                    poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(64 percent) then becoming mostly
                    clear. Scattered showers in the evening, then
                    isolated showers late in the evening.
Min temperature.....17-20F.
Max humidity........71-84 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 44 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1800, then poor until 2000, then
                    fair until 2200, then good.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....46-51F.
Min humidity........13-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 28-43 mph decreasing to 24-34 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl until 0800, then 3000 ft agl until
                    1000, then 8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 8 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0700, then poor until 1300, then
                    fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 21. Highs 48 to 53.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the 60s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows near 30. Highs 69 to 74. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 70s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s.

$$

COZ232-282315-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(66 percent). Isolated showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....52-54F.
Min humidity........22-24 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 41-55 mph decreasing to 36-54 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 14 mph until 0600, then around
                    6 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(59 percent) then becoming mostly
                    clear. Scattered showers early in the evening,
                    then isolated showers early in the evening.
                    Isolated showers in the late evening and early
                    morning. Areas of blowing snow late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....19-21F.
Max humidity........68-81 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 45 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 12 mph until 1900, then around 15
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2200, then poor.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....50-52F.
Min humidity........13-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 30-45 mph decreasing to 22-33 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 7 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1000, then poor until 1300, then
                    fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 21. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the mid to upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 70s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs in
the mid 60s.

$$

COZ233-282315-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(52 percent). Isolated showers late
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....51-57F.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 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....West around 49 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 0900, then 9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600. excellent after 1000.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(56 percent) then becoming mostly
                    clear. Isolated showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....18-22F.
Max humidity........71-84 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph after midnight. Gusts up to 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 35-53 mph increasing to 47-62 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 2000. 2500 ft agl after 0200.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 33 mph until 0100, then around
                    17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2300, then excellent until
                    2400, then good until 0100, then fair until
                    0200, then poor.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50F.
Min humidity........13-16 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph with gusts to around 20 mph
                    shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 33-52 mph decreasing to 21-32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0800, then good until 1000, then
                    fair until 1100, then poor until 1200, then
                    good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 23. Highs 46 to 51. West
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. Highs 58 to
65. South winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
66 to 72. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows near 40. Highs 67 to 73.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Highs in the lower to mid
60s.

$$

COZ234-282315-
Kiowa County Including Eads-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(69 percent). Isolated showers in
                    the afternoon. Scattered showers late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....47-51F.
Min humidity........24-27 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 44 mph.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1000, then fair until 1400, then
                    poor until 1500, then fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy(34
                    percent). Scattered showers in the evening,
                    then isolated showers late in the evening.
Min temperature.....17-20F.
Max humidity........84-92 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph
                    becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 47 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2200, then poor until 0100, then
                    fair until 0200, then good.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....45-49F.
Min humidity........15-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5-10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 38-56 mph becoming west and
                    decreasing to 28-39 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1000, then 7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0700, then fair until 0900, then
                    very good until 1600, then good.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 16 to 19. Highs near 50. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
to mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Highs
in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 70s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

COZ235-282315-
Bent County Including Las Animas-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(64 percent). Isolated showers
                    early in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....51-54F.
Min humidity........23-25 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 43-53 mph shifting to the west 38-56
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 13 mph until 0700, then around 9
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(67 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(30 percent). Scattered showers early in
                    the evening, then isolated showers in the late
                    evening and early morning.
Min temperature.....18-22F.
Max humidity........81-88 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph
                    shifting to the west after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West around 48 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....48-51F.
Min humidity........14-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 33-52 mph becoming west 26-36 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 0900, then 7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 8 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then fair until 1000, then
                    good until 1400, then fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 16 to 21. Highs in the lower 50s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 34. Highs in the lower to
mid 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Highs in the lower to mid
70s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s.

$$

COZ236-282315-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(66 percent). Isolated showers late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....52-56F.
Min humidity........24-26 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 49 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 14 mph until 0700, then north
                    around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1500, then fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy(39
                    percent). Scattered showers early in the
                    evening, then isolated showers in the late
                    evening and early morning.
Min temperature.....19-22F.
Max humidity........81-88 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph
                    becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 38-56 mph increasing to 45-60 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2200, then poor until 0400, then
                    fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....48-50F.
Min humidity........15-16 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Northwest 39-58 mph becoming west and
                    decreasing to 28-39 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1000, then 7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0600, then fair until 0700, then
                    poor until 0900, then good until 1600, then
                    fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 16 to 20. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in
the mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 33. Highs in the lower to
mid 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 36. Highs in the mid 70s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s.

$$

COZ237-282315-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
557 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(64 percent). Isolated showers late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....54-64F.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 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....West around 46 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 0900. 9000 ft agl after 1000.
Transport winds.....West around 33 mph until 1600, then northwest
                    around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then good until 1000, then
                    excellent until 1600, then very good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(60 percent) then becoming partly
                    cloudy(33 percent). Isolated showers in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....20-24F.
Max humidity........77-84 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 36-54 mph increasing to 47-62 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl until 0100, then 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2400, then good until 0100,
                    then poor.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....47-50F.
Min humidity........15-16 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 40-59 mph becoming northwest and
                    decreasing to 25-37 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600, then fair until 0900, then
                    good until 1600, then fair.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 22. Highs 48 to 53.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the 60s.
South winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
70 to 75. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Highs
72 to 78.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...

TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.

$$



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