Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY
LEVELS AND DRY FUELS FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...WHICH INCLUDES
THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND ALL OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
PLAINS...

.DISCUSSION...

RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR
AND SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GUSTY
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL DEVELOP BY MIDDAY...WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS PERSISTING INTO THIS EVENING.

GENERALLY DRY AND MILD TO WARM WEATHER IS THEN FORECAST ACROSS
THE FIRE DISTRICT FROM THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY...WITH UNSETTLED
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS RETURNING DURING THE WEEKEND AND
POSSIBLY INTO NEXT WEEK.

VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT VENTILATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MAJORITY
OF THE FIRE DISTRICT THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN AGAIN THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.

--- THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ---

COZ220-232215-
UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING...CHAFFEE COUNTY...LAKE COUNTY
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(62 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    LATE IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-60F...EXCEPT 32-45F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-28 PERCENT...EXCEPT 29-40 PERCENT ABOVE
                    10000 FEET.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-60 MPH DECREASING TO 35-55 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 34 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(53 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(49 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-31F.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-77 PERCENT...EXCEPT 61-84 PERCENT ABOVE
                    10000 FEET.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........WEST 25-35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO 45-60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 0200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(41 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-61F...EXCEPT 32-48F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-16 PERCENT...EXCEPT 18-30 PERCENT ABOVE
                    10000 FEET.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 50-65 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
                    DECREASING TO 45-60 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 32 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000...THEN GOOD UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    EXCELLENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22 TO 35. HIGHS 33 TO 65. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 23 TO
40. HIGHS 31 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 14 TO 35. HIGHS
22 TO 62. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 11 TO 31.
HIGHS 22 TO 52.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 12 TO 32.
HIGHS 22 TO 56.

$$

COZ223-232215-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING...CREEDE...WOLF CREEK PASS
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(49 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
                    IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-58F...EXCEPT 34-49F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-34 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45
                    MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-60 MPH BECOMING 40-60 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 44 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-26F.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-70 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........WEST 30-50 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO 45-65 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2300...THEN 2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-60F...EXCEPT 38-50F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-22 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 40-60 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
                    DECREASING TO 35-55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 31 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1100...THEN
                    GOOD UNTIL 1300...THEN EXCELLENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 31. HIGHS 40 TO 64. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 24 TO 36.
HIGHS 35 TO 64. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
40 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 15 TO 30.
HIGHS 28 TO 58. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 14 TO 26.
HIGHS 28 TO 52.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 28. HIGHS 31 TO 56.

$$

COZ224-232215-
SAN LUIS VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALAMOSA...DEL NORTE...FORT GARLAND...SAGUACHE
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-67F.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-19 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-60 MPH DECREASING TO 35-55 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 39 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-28F.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-74 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........WEST 30-50 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 35-55
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL UNTIL 2300...THEN 2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 11 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(29 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 45-60 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
                    DECREASING TO 40-55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1400.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS 61 TO 70. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS 59 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
NEAR 30. HIGHS 49 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
35 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 49 TO 58.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS
52 TO 62.

$$

COZ225-232215-
SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...
WET MOUNTAINS
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(47 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-70F...EXCEPT 33-52F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT...EXCEPT 25-38 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. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-60 MPH BECOMING 40-60 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 42 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(38 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-34F...EXCEPT 11-23F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MAX HUMIDITY........52-66 PERCENT...EXCEPT 59-84 PERCENT ABOVE
                    10000 FEET.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........WEST 30-40 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 35-55
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100...THEN 3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-66F...EXCEPT 38-51F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 45-65 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
                    DECREASING TO 40-55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1200.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 38. HIGHS 43 TO 71. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 27 TO 44.
HIGHS 42 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 19 TO 40.
HIGHS 32 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
17 TO 35. HIGHS 32 TO 57.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 35. HIGHS 32 TO 59.

$$

COZ222-232215-
FREMONT COUNTY-
INCLUDING...CANON CITY...HOWARD
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(49 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-75F...EXCEPT 39-48F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 PERCENT...EXCEPT 26-35 PERCENT ABOVE
                    10000 FEET.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-60 MPH DECREASING TO 30-50 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 33 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(37 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-38F...EXCEPT 20-24F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MAX HUMIDITY........52-62 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 10-20 MPH
                    MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    30-50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100...THEN 3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(31 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-69F...EXCEPT 43-49F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-15 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 45-60 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
                    DECREASING TO 40-55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...THEN 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 32 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1200.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 39. HIGHS 52 TO 76. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 49. HIGHS 51 TO 76.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 27 TO 45. HIGHS
41 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 23 TO 40.
HIGHS 41 TO 63.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 39. HIGHS 41 TO 63.

$$

COZ221-232215-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE-
INCLUDING...FLORISSANT FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT...PIKES PEAK
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(52 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-62F...EXCEPT 42-51F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-26 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-60 MPH DECREASING TO 30-45 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(52 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(38 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-34F...EXCEPT 13-24F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-65 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 15-30 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    30-50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(38 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-61F...EXCEPT 38-50F ABOVE 10000 FEET.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-19 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 45-65 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 45-60
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 32 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1100...THEN
                    VERY GOOD UNTIL 1300...THEN EXCELLENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 39. HIGHS 46 TO 67. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 45. HIGHS 45 TO 67.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS 26 TO 40. HIGHS 36 TO 65. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS 22 TO 36. HIGHS 34 TO 54.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21 TO 34. HIGHS 34 TO 53.

$$

COZ226-232215-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BLACK FOREST...MONUMENT
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(52 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-69F.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-55 MPH DECREASING TO 20-30 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 26 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(56 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(32 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-33F.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-71 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 25-40
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000...THEN 2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH UNTIL 2000...THEN
                    NORTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2000. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(31 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-63F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 45-55 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 45-60
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...THEN 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 28 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1400.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
57 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 44. HIGHS 61 TO 72. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 32 TO 40. HIGHS
50 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 28 TO 36. HIGHS
47 TO 59.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 33. HIGHS 47 TO 55.

$$

COZ227-232215-
SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-
INCLUDING...COLORADO SPRINGS...FORT CARSON
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75F.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-17 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 35 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-55 MPH DECREASING TO 25-45 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(34 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-34F.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-78 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 25-35
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100. 2000 FT AGL AFTER
                    0300.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH UNTIL 2000...THEN NORTH
                    AROUND 21 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67F.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 40-50 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
                    INCREASING TO 40-60 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...THEN 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 27 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 63 TO 75. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 68 TO 75.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS
57 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER
30S. HIGHS 55 TO 62.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
54 TO 59.

$$

COZ228-232215-
PUEBLO COUNTY-
INCLUDING...PUEBLO
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(47 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-80F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-15 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35
                    MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 40-50 MPH DECREASING TO 30-40 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......15000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 33 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(56 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(33 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-39F.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-75 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    25-40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL UNTIL 2100...THEN 2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-72F.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-14 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 35-50 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 40-50
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 66 TO 80. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 49. HIGHS 71 TO 80.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 40 TO 46. HIGHS
60 TO 79. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 42. HIGHS
58 TO 68.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 57 TO 65.

$$

COZ229-232215-
HUERFANO COUNTY-
INCLUDING...WALSENBURG
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(46 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-77F.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-55 MPH DECREASING TO 30-50 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 36 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(38 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-37F.
MAX HUMIDITY........59-69 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 25-40 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    30-45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100. 2000 FT AGL AFTER
                    2400.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 11 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(26 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-69F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-14 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 40-55 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 40-50
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 42. HIGHS 66 TO 76. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS
70 TO 76. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID
40S. HIGHS 58 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
35 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER
30S. HIGHS 57 TO 63.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
NEAR 60.

$$

COZ230-232215-
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING...THATCHER...TRINIDAD
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(46 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-80F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-14 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 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 45-55 MPH DECREASING TO 25-45 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 32 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(38 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-38F.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    30-45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100. 2500 FT AGL AFTER
                    2400.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 33 MPH UNTIL 2300...THEN NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-72F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 40-55 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 40-50
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...THEN 9500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1600.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 68 TO 79. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 49. HIGHS 71 TO 79.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 39 TO 45. HIGHS
59 TO 77. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS
57 TO 65.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
57 TO 63.

$$

COZ231-232215-
CROWLEY COUNTY-
INCLUDING...ORDWAY
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(49 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82F.
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.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 40-50 MPH DECREASING TO 25-35 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1000...THEN EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(56 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(30 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38F.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-72 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 25-40 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 25-35
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL UNTIL 2300. 1500 FT AGL AFTER
                    0100.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2200. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-72F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-13 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 35-45 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 40-50
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 68 TO 81. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS 75 TO 81. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID
40S. HIGHS 63 TO 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS
60 TO 68.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
60 TO 65.

$$

COZ232-232215-
OTERO COUNTY-
INCLUDING...LA JUNTA...WESTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(47 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-82F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-13 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 40-50 MPH DECREASING TO 20-30 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......16000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 1000...THEN EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(53 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(31 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-41F.
MAX HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........WEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 25-40
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL UNTIL 2300. 2000 FT AGL AFTER
                    0300.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2300. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-73F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12 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.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 35-50 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 35-45
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS 71 TO
81. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER
40S. HIGHS 65 TO 81. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS 61 TO 68.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
60S.

$$

COZ233-232215-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING...PINON CANYON
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(41 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-81F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-13 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 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 40-55 MPH DECREASING TO 30-40 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......16500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 32 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(36 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41F.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-64 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 30-50
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL UNTIL 2300...THEN 3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 28 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2300. FAIR AFTER 0400.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-12 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 40-60 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
                    DECREASING TO 35-50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...THEN 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 0800...THEN EXCELLENT.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS
68 TO 81. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
HIGHS 71 TO 81. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 41 TO 47. HIGHS
61 TO 78. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS NEAR 40.
HIGHS 57 TO 66.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
57 TO 63.

$$

COZ234-232215-
KIOWA COUNTY-
INCLUDING...EADS
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(46 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83F.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 35-50 MPH DECREASING TO 20-35 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 15500 FT AGL AFTER
                    1200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(59 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(37 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-40F.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........WEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO 25-35 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 1500 FT AGL AFTER
                    0200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 MPH UNTIL 2000...THEN NORTH
                    AROUND 23 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2100. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-72F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-13 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 35-45 MPH INCREASING TO 40-50 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 69 TO 81.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS
76 TO 81. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS 63 TO 79. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS NEAR 40.
HIGHS 59 TO 67.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
NEAR 60.

$$

COZ235-232215-
BENT COUNTY-
INCLUDING...LAS ANIMAS
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(47 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-83F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-13 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 40-50 MPH DECREASING TO 20-35 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 16500 FT AGL AFTER
                    1200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(56 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(30 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42F.
MAX HUMIDITY........53-61 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........WEST 20-35 MPH INCREASING TO 25-40 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL UNTIL 2300. 1500 FT AGL AFTER
                    0500.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2300. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-74F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-12 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 35-50 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 40-50
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0800.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 45. HIGHS 71 TO 83. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 78 TO 83. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS 66 TO 81. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS 61 TO 68.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

COZ236-232215-
PROWERS COUNTY-
INCLUDING...LAMAR
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(52 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85F.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-15 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 40 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 40-50 MPH DECREASING TO 25-35 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 16500 FT AGL AFTER
                    1200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 32 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1000. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(56 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(27 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-43F.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-64 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 25-35
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL UNTIL 2300. 2500 FT AGL AFTER
                    2400.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 31 MPH UNTIL 2100...THEN NORTH
                    AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2300. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-74F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-13 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 35-50 MPH BECOMING 40-50 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 72 TO 83. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS 67 TO 82. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS 61 TO 69.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

COZ237-232215-
BACA COUNTY-
INCLUDING...EASTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS...SPRINGFIELD
955 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(42 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-86F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-14 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 40 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 40-55 MPH DECREASING TO 25-45 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 17000 FT AGL AFTER
                    1200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 37 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1000. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(53 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY(39 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44F.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-62 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45
                    MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 30-45
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL UNTIL 2300. 2500 FT AGL AFTER
                    2400.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2400. POOR AFTER 0500.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-74F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-12 PERCENT.
CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST 40-55 MPH BECOMING 40-50 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 0900.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS
71 TO 84. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS 77 TO 84.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS 65 TO 82. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS 60 TO 69.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 59 TO 64.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...

TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.

$$



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