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Fire Weather Planning Forecast FOR S Cntrl and Sern Colorado
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from Noon until 7 PM MDT
Thursday for gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 226 through 237 which includes the I-25 corridor and
the southeast Colorado plains...

.Discussion...

Meteorological conditions for extreme fire behavior will be in place
tomorrow afternoon across the lower elevations of the district. Winds
of 15 to 25 mph with gust to 30 mph will occur along with temperatures
in the 80s and 90s and humidity values in the 10 to 15 percent range.

For Friday, near critical fire weather conditions will be likely
across parts of the district, especially along the I-25 corridor
from Pueblo south to the New Mexico border.

Cooler weather with a chance of rain showers and snow showers will
move into the areas for the weekend into early next week.

smoke dispersion will be good or better across the entire district
both tomorrow afternoon and Friday afternoon.

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

COZ220-211030-
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....33-43F.
Max humidity........53-64 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 26-38 mph increasing to 41-58 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 2100, then 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900. poor after 0500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....63-76F...except 50-63F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........13-21 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 52-62 mph decreasing to 30-48 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1100, then 9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(32 percent). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning.
Min temperature.....33-45F.
Max humidity........65-79 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 45
                    mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 33-52 mph increasing to 51-67 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 2200, then 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 39 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(63 percent). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....56-70F...except 44-55F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........24-28 percent...except 30-38 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph...except southwest 10-20 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 44-62 mph decreasing to 38-56 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......10000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 43 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0700. excellent after 1000.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30 to 43. Highs 41 to 62. South winds around 15 mph. Gusts
up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 27 to 40. Highs 38 to 60. South winds around
10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 22 to 36. Highs 35 to 58. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 22 to 37. Highs 39 to 61.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 24 to 37. Highs 42 to 62.

$$

COZ221-211030-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....41-49F.
Max humidity........46-55 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph...except southwest
                    10-20 mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 29-43 mph increasing to 36-53 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl until 2000, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1900, then good until 2000,
                    then fair until 2100, then poor until 2300,
                    then fair.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....65-77F...except 53-66F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 39-53 mph decreasing to 30-48 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1100, then 9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-53F...except 37-44F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........58-68 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph...except southwest
                    10-20 mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 37-55 mph increasing to 51-68 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 2300, then 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 39 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(41 percent).
Max temperature.....62-74F...except 50-63F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........23-27 percent...except 28-36 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon. mountain top winds,
                    southwest 15-25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 59-73 mph decreasing to 52-68 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1000, then 10000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 51 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0800. excellent after 1000.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 38 to
48. Highs 49 to 64. South winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to
35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 34 to 44.
Highs 43 to 56. East winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
29 to 40. Highs 40 to 54. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30 to 40. Highs 44 to 58.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 31 to
41. Highs 47 to 61.

$$

COZ222-211030-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....41-53F.
Max humidity........46-55 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph...except southwest 10-20 mph
                    mountain top winds. Gusts up to 30 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 26-38 mph increasing to 37-55 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 2100, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1900, then good until 2100,
                    then poor until 2400, then fair until 0100,
                    then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....67-84F...except 61-63F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........12-16 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph...except southwest 10-20 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 47 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1100, then 9500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-57F...except 40-42F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........55-65 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph...except southwest 10-20 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 39-58 mph increasing to 48-67 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 2100, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900. poor after 0400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(47 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....61-82F...except 55-58F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........17-25 percent...except 30-34 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph...except southwest 15-25 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 55-74 mph decreasing to 51-69 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1000. 10000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 46 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1000.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 55.
Highs 55 to 72. Southwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to
35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 51.
Highs 50 to 64. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 32 to 47.
Highs 46 to 61. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 32 to 46.
Highs 51 to 64.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 33 to
47. Highs 53 to 67.

$$

COZ223-211030-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....34-41F.
Max humidity........59-72 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 30-48 mph increasing to 40-59 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl until 2100, then 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....59-70F...except 50-61F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........18-29 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph...except southwest 10-20 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 52 mph.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 43 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1000. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(43 percent) then becoming mostly
                    cloudy(60 percent). Isolated thunderstorms
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....34-44F.
Max humidity........73-89 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph...except southwest 10-20 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 44-62 mph increasing to 49-68 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 46 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the
                    morning. Scattered thunderstorms through the
                    day.
Max temperature.....53-66F...except 42-55F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........27-38 percent...except 37-53 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10-20 mph with gusts to around 45
                    mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 60 mph.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 46 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 0900, then excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Lows 33 to 43. Highs 41 to 61. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
Gusts up to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
29 to 38. Highs 41 to 60. South winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to
25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 25 to 33.
Highs 40 to 58. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 26 to 33.
Highs 42 to 59.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 27 to 35. Highs 45 to 60.

$$

COZ224-211030-
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....36-44F.
Max humidity........62-75 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 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....Southwest 28-46 mph increasing to 39-55 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 2000, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1900. poor after 0200.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-75F.
Min humidity........15-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 46-59 mph decreasing to 40-59 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1100, then 8500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....40-47F.
Max humidity........76-82 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 39-56 mph increasing to 47-66 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900, then very good until
                    2000, then good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(57 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....67-73F.
Min humidity........23-25 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45
                    mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 58-76 mph decreasing to 48-67 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 0800, then 9500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 39 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 0900.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 46.
Highs 62 to 68. South winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 35 to 42.
Highs 61 to 67. South winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 38. Highs near 60. South
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 30 to 38.
Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 32 to
38. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

$$

COZ225-211030-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....38-50F.
Max humidity........49-59 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph...except southwest
                    10-20 mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 29-47 mph increasing to southwest 36-54
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl until 2000, then 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0300, then fair.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....64-80F...except 52-63F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........14-22 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph...except southwest 15-25 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 50 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1100, then 9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 41 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....44-54F...except 34-46F above 10000 feet.
Max humidity........57-71 percent...except 68-82 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph...except southwest 15-25 mph
                    mountain top winds.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 37-55 mph increasing to 49-68 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 53 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny(51 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....62-79F...except 48-61F above 10000 feet.
Min humidity........19-26 percent...except 28-37 percent above
                    10000 feet.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10-20 mph...except southwest 20-30
                    mph mountain top winds.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 64-82 mph decreasing to 54-73 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 0900, then 10000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 50 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 0800, then excellent.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 36 to
52. Highs 49 to 72. Southwest winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to
45 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 33 to 48.
Highs 45 to 66. South winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
28 to 44. Highs 41 to 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 29 to 43.
Highs 45 to 63.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 29 to 44. Highs 47 to 66.

$$

COZ226-211030-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....45-49F.
Max humidity........55-59 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 28-39 mph shifting to the southwest 30-44
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....75-84F.
Min humidity........11-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 36 mph.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1100, then 9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 31 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1500.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....48-54F.
Max humidity........52-58 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 36-52 mph increasing to 47-57 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......5500 ft agl until 2100, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then very good until
                    2100, then fair until 2200, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(42 percent).
Max temperature.....73-83F.
Min humidity........18-22 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 61 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1000, then 11500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 42 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1000.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 44 to
50. Highs 62 to 71. Southwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to
35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 46.
Highs 53 to 61. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 36 to 42.
Highs 51 to 60. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 56 to 63.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 37 to 43.
Highs 58 to 66.

$$

COZ227-211030-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....47-50F.
Max humidity........53-59 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 29-39 mph increasing to southwest 33-45
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....80-87F.
Min humidity........10-12 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 32-43 mph increasing to 32-49 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl until 1100, then 9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1300.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....52-54F.
Max humidity........52-57 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                    evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 36-51 mph increasing to 43-59 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl until 2000. 2000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then very good until
                    2100, then fair until 2200, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(42 percent).
Max temperature.....78-86F.
Min humidity........16-18 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 56-73 mph decreasing to 49-68 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1000, then 12500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 39 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows near 50.
Highs 67 to 75. East winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs 58 to 65. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 40s. Highs 56 to 62. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Highs
60 to 65.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower
to mid 40s. Highs 63 to 68.

$$

COZ228-211030-
Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....47-54F.
Max humidity........50-64 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph shifting to the west after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 34 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl until 2000, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 22 mph until 2300, then west
                    around 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....83-91F.
Min humidity........10-11 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 32-42 mph increasing to 33-49 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 1100, then 10500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....53-58F.
Max humidity........57-62 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 33-49 mph increasing to 38-56 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl until 2100, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(41 percent).
Max temperature.....81-91F.
Min humidity........14-15 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 56-75 mph decreasing to 48-67 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl until 1000. 13500 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph until 1100, then around
                    37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 52 to 58.
Highs 72 to 80. South winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows near 50.
Highs 63 to 71. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs 58 to 63. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 40s. Highs in the 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the mid to
upper 40s. Highs 66 to 71.

$$

COZ229-211030-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....49-52F.
Max humidity........44-48 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 36 mph.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl until 2000. 1000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1900, then good until 2000,
                    then fair until 2100, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....81-87F.
Min humidity........12-13 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 33-46 mph increasing to 35-52 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3500 ft agl until 1100, then 10000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 29 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....52-55F.
Max humidity........57-61 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 32-47 mph increasing to 43-61 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 1900, then very good until
                    2000, then good until 2100, then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(43 percent).
Max temperature.....80-86F.
Min humidity........14-16 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 60-76 mph decreasing to 53-71 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl until 0900, then 11500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 28 mph until 0900, then around
                    40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1000.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 50s. Highs 72 to 77. Southwest winds around 20 mph.
Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. South winds around
10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 40s. Highs near 60. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 40s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.

$$

COZ230-211030-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....49-54F.
Max humidity........46-55 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 29 mph.
Mixing height.......5000 ft agl until 2000, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2000. poor after 0500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....82-89F.
Min humidity........10-13 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 32-43 mph increasing to 35-49 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1000, then 10000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....54-60F.
Max humidity........55-62 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 31-47 mph increasing to 41-60 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(39 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....80-89F.
Min humidity........14-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10-20 mph with gusts to around 45
                    mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 56-73 mph decreasing to 47-66 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl until 1000. 12500 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1000.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 53 to
59. Highs 73 to 79. South winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to
40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 48 to 53.
Highs near 70. South winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs 60 to 65. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 44 to 49.
Highs in the mid to upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 44 to
49. Highs near 70.

$$

COZ231-211030-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....48-51F.
Max humidity........60-66 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 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....Southwest around 32 mph.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl until 2000, then 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....89-92F.
Min humidity........10-11 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 37 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 10500 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....55-59F.
Max humidity........57-62 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 35-45 mph increasing to 36-54 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9500 ft agl until 2000. 500 ft agl after 2400.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(36 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....88-91F.
Min humidity........15-17 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 54-71 mph decreasing to 40-59 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 14000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph until 1100, then southwest
                    around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid to upper 50s. Highs near 80. Southeast winds around 15 mph.
Gusts up to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs near 70. East winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Highs in
the mid to upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid to upper 40s. Highs near 70.

$$

COZ232-211030-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....51-54F.
Max humidity........53-64 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 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....Southwest around 27 mph.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl until 2000, then 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000. poor after 0500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-93F.
Min humidity........10-11 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 35 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 10500 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....57-61F.
Max humidity........60-64 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 32-42 mph increasing to 36-54 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9000 ft agl until 2000. 1000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(33 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....88-92F.
Min humidity........15-18 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10-20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 52-68 mph decreasing to 39-58 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 1000. 14000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 32 mph until 1200, then around
                    35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows near 60.
Highs near 80. South winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid to upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

COZ233-211030-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....51-55F.
Max humidity........50-58 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 22 mph.
Mixing height.......4000 ft agl until 2000, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....83-90F.
Min humidity........10-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 28-38 mph increasing to 34-44 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 1000. 10500 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....58-63F.
Max humidity........58-67 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 32-44 mph increasing to 36-54 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......8000 ft agl until 2000. 1500 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(32 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-88F.
Min humidity........16-24 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10-20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 56 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1000. 12000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows near 60.
Highs 72 to 79. South winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 50s. Highs 67 to 72. South winds around 15 mph.
Gusts up to 35 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows near 50.
Highs in the lower to mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid to upper 40s. Highs near 70.

$$

COZ234-211030-
Kiowa County Including Eads-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....45-49F.
Max humidity........72-82 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....West 23-33 mph shifting to the southwest 26-38
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100. poor after 0500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-92F.
Min humidity........11-12 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 38 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1100, then 10500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1000, then fair until 1100, then
                    good until 1200, then excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....55-60F.
Max humidity........69-75 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 30-40 mph increasing to 31-49 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9000 ft agl until 2000. 1000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....South around 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0500.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(33 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....89-90F.
Min humidity........19-26 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10-20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 52 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 14000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid 50s to lower 60s. Highs in the mid to upper 70s. South winds
around 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 50s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. East winds
around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. North winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the lower to
mid 40s. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 40s. Highs near 70.

$$

COZ235-211030-
Bent County Including Las Animas-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....48-55F.
Max humidity........59-74 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 26 mph.
Mixing height.......3000 ft agl until 2100, then 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900. poor after 0500.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....91-94F.
Min humidity........10-12 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 36 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 11000 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....59-63F.
Max humidity........60-69 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 30-40 mph increasing to 31-49 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......9000 ft agl until 2000. 1000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....South around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0400.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(32 percent). Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....87-92F.
Min humidity........20-24 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10-20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 45-63 mph decreasing to 39-58 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 14000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 34 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows near 60. Highs near 80. South winds around
20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower to mid 50s. Highs near 70. Southeast winds around 15 mph.
Gusts up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 45 to 50.
Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 42 to 47. Highs in the upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 43 to
48. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

COZ236-211030-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....46-54F.
Max humidity........68-82 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2000. poor after 0300.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-93F.
Min humidity........12-14 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 35 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft agl until 1000. 11000 ft agl after 1100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 27 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1000. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....59-64F.
Max humidity........67-75 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 28-38 mph increasing to 29-46 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......8500 ft agl until 2000. 1000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....South around 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000. poor after 0300.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(33 percent). Scattered
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....87-90F.
Min humidity........26-34 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10-20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 38-56 mph increasing to 43-59 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 12000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....South around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Numerous thunderstorms. Lows near 60. Highs in the
upper 70s. South winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. Lows
53 to 58. Highs near 70. South winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to
30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 52.
Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 47.
Highs in the upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 43 to
48. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

COZ237-211030-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
306 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....51-54F.
Max humidity........64-74 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 10 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 22 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2000, then poor.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....87-91F.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest around 35 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 10000 ft agl after
                    1100.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0800. excellent after 1200.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....60-63F.
Max humidity........70-78 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.0 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5-15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 29-39 mph increasing to 30-46 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing height.......7500 ft agl until 2000. 1000 ft agl after 2100.
Transport winds.....South around 32 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent until 2000, then good until 2100,
                    then poor.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(33 percent). Scattered
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-87F.
Min humidity........29-38 percent.
Chc of wetting rain.10 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10-20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
15K FT MSL WINDS....Southwest 37-55 mph increasing to 44-60 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl until 1000. 10000 ft agl after
                    1200.
Transport winds.....South around 36 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1100.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Numerous thunderstorms. Lows near 60. Highs in the
mid to upper 70s. South winds around 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
.SUNDAY...Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. Lows in
the mid to upper 50s. Highs 68 to 73. South winds around 15 mph.
Gusts up to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows near 50.
Highs 63 to 68. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 40s. Highs near 70.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid to upper 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...

TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.

$$


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