Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1020 PM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

.UPDATE...
ISSUED AT 718 PM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

UPDATED TO INCREASE SKY COVER WITH SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATING
SOME STRATUS FORMING/MOVING MOVING INTO EASTERN AND NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF EL PASO COUNTY.

&&

.SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY)
ISSUED AT 251 PM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS AFTERNOON COOLER AIR AND GUSTY EAST TO NE WINDS HAVE MOVED INTO
THE SERN PLAINS.  TONIGHT...MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW ALOFT
WL BE OVR THE FORECAST AREA. AS A RESULT...THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS...ESPECIALLY THE CENTRAL AND ERN MTNS WILL HAVE SOME
WINDY CONDITIONS.  DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH MAINLY SOME
HIGH CLOUDS PASSING OVER THE AREA.

THE GRADIENT OVR THE AREA WL WEAKEN ON MONDAY AS A TROF OVR THE
PLAINS STATES SLOWLY SHIFTS EASTWARD...AND AN UPR RIDGE BUILDS OVR
THE WRN STATES.  MONDAY WL BE ANOTHER DRY DAY AND HIGH TEMPS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE AROUND AVERAGE.

.LONG TERM...(MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY)
ISSUED AT 251 PM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

...DRY AND UNSEASONABLY WARM...

NEXT WEEK LOOKS PRETTY UNEVENTFUL. OMEGA BLOCK OVER THE WRN US
WILL KEEP US IN A DRY AND WARM PATTERN THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK AND POSSIBLY BEYOND. ONCE THE TROUGH TO THE E SHIFTS EWD BY
TUE OR EARLY WED...THERE WON`T EVEN BE ANY CLOUDS TO TALK ABOUT.
EXPECT TEMPS IN THE 60S OVER THE PLAINS AND 40S FOR THE HIGH
VALLEYS. NEXT CHANCE OF ANY WX COMES NEXT SUN OR MON...BUT EVEN
THAT IS IN QUESTION AS THE LATEST ECMWF WANTS TO HOLD ONTO THIS
STRONG POSITIVE PNA PATTERN. ROSE

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z MONDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1020 PM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

MVFR AND LOCAL IFR STRATUS AT COS AND PUB LOOKS TO PERSIST
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...WITH STRATUS DISIPATING BETWEEN
10Z-14Z...AS SFC FLOW BECOMES NORTH TO NORTHWEST. VFR CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED THERE AFTER...WITH MAINLY DIURNAL WIND REGIME. VFR
CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED AT ALS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

&&

.PUB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE...MW
SHORT TERM...28
LONG TERM...ROSE
AVIATION...MW


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