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Hot-Air Balloon Forecast for Colorado
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder, Colorado
0825 MDT Thursday, September 20, 2018


* * * * * Northeast Colorado * * * * *

SPECI KFNL 201418Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM BKN007 BKN017 16/14 A2992 RMK AO2
       CIG 004V009 PNO $
METAR KFNL 201356Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM BR BKN005 OVC017 15/14 A2991 RMK AO2
       SLP081 T01500139 PNO $
SPECI KFNL 201317Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM BR OVC005 15/14 A2989 RMK AO2 PNO
       $

METAR KGXY 201356Z 00000KT 10SM 15/14 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP100 T01500139
       $
METAR KGXY 201056Z 09008KT 10SM 15/14 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP082 T01500144
       $
METAR KGXY 201256Z 11003KT 10SM 15/14 A2987 RMK AO2 RAE12 SLP085 P0000
       T01500139 $

METAR KLMO 201415Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR OVC005 17/15 A2993 RMK AO2
       T01680150
METAR KLMO 201355Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR OVC005 17/15 A2992 RMK AO2
       T01650150
METAR KLMO 201335Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR BKN005 BKN009 16/15 A2992 RMK AO2
       T01630148

METAR KBDU 201412Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM SCT011 OVC015 16/15 A2991 RMK
       AO2
METAR KBDU 201353Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR BKN009 OVC014 15/15 A2991 RMK
       AO2
METAR KBDU 201330Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR SCT006 OVC009 15/15 A2991 RMK
       AO2

METAR KEIK 201412Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR OVC007 16/14 A2997 RMK AO2
       T01560140
METAR KEIK 201354Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR OVC007 16/14 A2997 RMK AO2
       T01550141
METAR KEIK 201212Z AUTO 01003KT 7SM SCT005 SCT010 15/14 A2992 RMK AO2
       T01510140

KBJC 201241Z 2013/2112 32006KT 5SM BR FEW004 SCT070 BKN110
      TEMPO 2013/2015 BKN004
     FM201600 36006KT P6SM FEW070 SCT200
     FM210000 34012KT P6SM FEW200
     FM211000 VRB06KT P6SM SCT020
METAR KBJC 201345Z 35004KT 4SM BR OVC004 15/14 A2994
METAR KBJC 201158Z AUTO 36008KT 10SM SCT090 15/13 A2990 RMK AO2
METAR KBJC 201152Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM SCT100 15/13 A2991 RMK AO2

KDEN 201146Z 2012/2118 06006KT P6SM FEW070 BKN110
     FM201400 21007KT P6SM FEW070 SCT120 BKN200
     FM201800 28010KT P6SM FEW070 SCT180
     FM202100 32012G21KT P6SM FEW070 SCT200
     FM210300 01006KT P6SM FEW070 SCT200
     FM210800 35006KT P6SM SCT020
     FM211700 15010KT P6SM SCT100
METAR KDEN 201353Z 00000KT 10SM FEW005 SCT080 BKN110 17/12 A2991 RMK AO2
       SLP066 T01670122
METAR KDEN 201253Z 12007KT 10SM FEW020 FEW070 BKN110 16/13 A2988 RMK AO2
       SLP055 T01560128
METAR KDEN 201153Z 07007KT 10SM FEW075 OVC100 17/12 A2987 RMK AO2
       RAB1056E06 SLP040 P0000 60001 70009 T01670117 10183 20150
       55007

METAR KFTG 201350Z 25008KT 10SM SCT085 BKN120 17/13 A2993
METAR KFTG 201212Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM SCT080 BKN095 OVC110 16/13 A2989
       RMK AO2 T01600132
METAR KFTG 200930Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM -RA OVC090 17/15 A2992 RMK AO2
       T01700147


KAPA 201132Z 2012/2112 20008KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN110
     FM201400 20007KT P6SM FEW070 SCT120 BKN200
     FM201800 30012KT P6SM FEW070 SCT200
     FM210300 35006KT P6SM FEW200
     FM210800 35006KT P6SM SCT020
METAR KAPA 201353Z 00000KT 10SM FEW010 FEW020 BKN090 BKN130 18/06 A2993
       RMK AO2 SLP080 T01780061
METAR KAPA 201153Z 20012KT 10SM OVC100 18/06 A2989 RMK AO2 RAE1054
       SLP064 P0000 60000 T01780061 10189 20161 58010
METAR KAPA 201253Z 19010KT 10SM FEW075 BKN095 BKN120 18/06 A2990 RMK AO2
       RAB41E53 SLP065 P0000 T01780061

METAR KMNH 201406Z AUTO 17012KT 10SM OVC080 13/06 A3003 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 201348Z AUTO 22007KT 10SM -DZ SCT060 OVC070 12/06 A3004 RMK
       AO2
METAR KMNH 201206Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM OVC080 12/07 A3001 RMK AO2

METAR KFMM 201415Z AUTO 08006KT 5SM BR OVC002 14/13 A2987 RMK AO2
       T01410132
METAR KFMM 201355Z AUTO 11012G18KT 2SM BR OVC002 14/13 A2985 RMK AO2
       T01400130
METAR KFMM 201315Z AUTO 09008KT 7SM SCT002 SCT038 OVC110 14/13 A2987 RMK
       AO2 T01400131

METAR KSTK 201420Z AUTO 05006KT 7SM OVC004 14/14 A2983 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 201400Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM OVC004 15/15 A2983 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 201340Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM -RA OVC006 14/14 A2984 RMK AO2

SPECI KAKO 201408Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT001 BKN100 OVC110 14/14 A2990
       RMK AO2 T01440139
METAR KAKO 201353Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM BKN002 OVC110 14/14 A2989 RMK AO2
       RAB04E39 SLP080 P0001 T01390139
SPECI KAKO 201349Z AUTO 07008KT 10SM BKN002 OVC100 14/14 A2988 RMK AO2
       RAB04E39 P0001

METAR KLIC 201355Z AUTO 05003KT 10SM OVC085 15/14 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP071
       T01500139
METAR KLIC 201155Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM FEW075 SCT090 14/14 A2992 RMK AO2
       SLP056 60001 70001 T01440139 10156 20144 58001
METAR KLIC 201255Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 14/13 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP059
       T01390133

METAR KHEQ 201410Z AUTO 32006KT 10SM BKN012 BKN095 16/14 A2986 RMK
       AO2
METAR KHEQ 201350Z AUTO 33007KT 10SM SCT006 OVC012 16/14 A2986 RMK
       AO2
METAR KHEQ 201210Z AUTO 30010G16KT 10SM SCT006 OVC011 16/15 A2987 RMK
       AO2

METAR K2V6 201404Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM OVC002 15/08 A2987 RMK AO2
METAR K2V6 201349Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM OVC002 15/08 A2987 RMK AO2
METAR K2V6 200924Z AUTO 06005KT 10SM OVC004 15/08 A2983 RMK AO2

METAR K2V5 201415Z AUTO 33009KT 10SM CLR 17/14 A2986 RMK AO2
METAR K2V5 201355Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM SCT011 SCT120 17/14 A2985 RMK
       AO2
METAR K2V5 201315Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM OVC012 17/14 A2985 RMK AO2

SPECI KITR 201419Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM SCT007 17/16 A2989 RMK AO2
       T01720156 $
METAR KITR 201353Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM BKN007 17/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP068
       T01720156 $
METAR KITR 201053Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM OVC006 17/16 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP044
       T01720156 $

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/20/2018
Fort Collins - 06:46:10 MDT / 19:01:08 MDT
Denver       - 06:45:53 MDT / 19:00:34 MDT
Sterling     - 06:38:44 MDT / 18:53:44 MDT

Denver/Boulder (KFTG) 09/20/18 14:18 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  30000 FT MSL...212/056
                  28000 FT MSL...216/053
                  26900 FT MSL...216/052
                  26000 FT MSL...216/049
                  25000 FT MSL...214/047
                  24000 FT MSL...211/046
                  22800 FT MSL...212/044
                  22000 FT MSL...222/042
                  20000 FT MSL...223/036
                  19400 FT MSL...227/033
                  19000 FT MSL...214/032
                  18000 FT MSL...235/030
                  17000 FT MSL...210/033
                  16000 FT MSL...268/041
                  15000 FT MSL...272/040
                  14500 FT MSL...274/039
                  14000 FT MSL...251/028
                  13000 FT MSL...269/029
                  12700 FT MSL...283/025
                  12000 FT MSL...273/027
                  11000 FT MSL...276/020
                  10000 FT MSL...266/022
                   8000 FT MSL...223/013
                   7000 FT MSL...222/016

Denver/Boulder Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0903 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Thursday night)
Issued at 232 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018
VFR conditions are expected as precipitation comes to an end over
most terminals minus some vicinity showers near APA. Winds will
stay out of the SE through noon time with speeds from 5 to 8 kts.
Around 15-16z winds will veer to the SW with speeds continuing to
stay light. Sky coverage will clear out with winds picking up from
the NW between 19 and 20z with 8 to 12 kts sustained and light
gusting possible.


* * * * * Southeast Colorado * * * * *

METAR K4BM 201412Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM OVC110 04/01 A3029 RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 201354Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM BKN090 OVC110 04/01 A3028 RMK
       AO2
METAR K4BM 200954Z AUTO 23012G19KT 1/2SM -SN BKN001 OVC012 03/02 A3028
       RMK AO2


KCOS 201136Z 2012/2112 33007KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 BKN100
      TEMPO 2012/2016 P6SM -SHRA SCT035 BKN050
     FM201600 17007KT P6SM VCSH SCT060 BKN090 BKN150
     FM201800 17009KT P6SM SCT150 SCT250
     FM202100 33010KT P6SM SCT250
METAR KCOS 201354Z 00000KT 10SM FEW065 BKN095 BKN120 15/12 A3000 RMK AO2
       SLP078 VCSH OMTNS W-NW T01500122
METAR KCOS 201254Z 11006KT 10SM FEW065 SCT120 BKN140 15/11 A2998 RMK AO2
       RAE01 SLP064 VCSH OMTNS W-NW P0000 T01500111
METAR KCOS 201054Z 33007KT 10SM BKN100 BKN140 17/07 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP050
       T01720067

METAR KABH 201356Z AUTO 16005KT A2996 RMK AO2 SLPNO PNO $
METAR KABH 201256Z AUTO 00000KT A2996 RMK AO2 SLPNO PNO $
METAR KABH 201156Z AUTO 03004KT A2996 RMK AO2 SLPNO 6//// 7//// 57003
       PNO $

METAR KFLY 201415Z AUTO 25006G14KT 10SM SCT070 BKN085 15/08 A3004 RMK
       AO2 T01480080
METAR KFLY 201355Z AUTO 23007KT 10SM BKN085 14/09 A3002 RMK AO2
       T01420088
METAR KFLY 201235Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM DZ SCT065 BKN080 OVC100 13/08 A3001
       RMK AO2 T01310075


KPUB 201136Z 2012/2112 30010KT P6SM VCSH SCT060 BKN110
      TEMPO 2012/2016 -SHRA SCT045 BKN060
     FM201700 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN100 BKN150
     FM201900 24010KT P6SM SCT150 SCT250
     FM202300 04010KT P6SM SCT250
METAR KPUB 201353Z 00000KT 10SM BKN100 19/10 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP059
       T01940100
METAR KPUB 201253Z 32007KT 10SM CLR 19/10 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP051
       T01890100
METAR KPUB 201153Z 30011KT 10SM SCT070 18/11 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP054 60000
       T01830111 10211 20183 55000


METAR KTAD 201354Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM BKN045 BKN085 OVC110 17/13 A3001
       RMK AO2 SLP085 T01720133
METAR KTAD 201254Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW028 OVC046 16/13 A3001 RMK AO2
       SLP081 T01610128
METAR KTAD 201154Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP070
       70001 T01670122 10228 20167 53009

METAR KLHX 201353Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM OVC080 19/16 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP067
       T01940156 PNO $
METAR KLHX 201053Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM CLR 17/16 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP041
       T01720156
METAR KLHX 201253Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM FEW037 18/15 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP057
       T01830150

METAR KLAA 201353Z AUTO 10SM CLR 20/16 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP061
       T02000156
METAR KLAA 201053Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/13 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP032
       T01560133
METAR KLAA 201253Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 17/15 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP055
       T01720150

METAR KSPD 201356Z AUTO 26003KT 19/16 A2993 RMK AO1 SLP071 T01890156
METAR KSPD 201256Z AUTO 22007KT 17/15 A2990 RMK AO1 SLP063 T01670150
       $
METAR KSPD 201156Z AUTO 20010KT 18/16 A2988 RMK AO1 SLP052 T01780156
       10222 20172 53005 $

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/20/2018
Burlington - 06:35:12 MDT / 18:49:44 MDT
Pueblo     - 06:44:45 MDT / 18:58:57 MDT
Lamar      - 06:36:46 MDT / 18:50:55 MDT

Pueblo (KPUX) 09/20/18 14:06 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  30000 FT MSL...215/045
                  29000 FT MSL...218/045
                  27000 FT MSL...219/043
                  26000 FT MSL...222/040
                  25000 FT MSL...217/040
                  24000 FT MSL...214/039
                  23000 FT MSL...213/038
                  22600 FT MSL...212/038
                  22000 FT MSL...211/039
                  21000 FT MSL...208/041
                  20000 FT MSL...204/043
                  19300 FT MSL...205/043
                  19000 FT MSL...208/043
                  18000 FT MSL...213/042
                  17000 FT MSL...218/037
                  16600 FT MSL...220/034
                  16000 FT MSL...226/033
                  15000 FT MSL...233/027
                  14300 FT MSL...251/023
                  14000 FT MSL...245/026
                  13000 FT MSL...262/023
                  12400 FT MSL...266/018
                  12000 FT MSL...273/022
                  11000 FT MSL...273/024
                  10900 FT MSL...285/023
                  10000 FT MSL...288/024
                   9700 FT MSL...297/022
                   9000 FT MSL...300/018
                   8700 FT MSL...315/021
                   8000 FT MSL...319/017
                   7800 FT MSL...293/009
                   7100 FT MSL...259/005
                   7000 FT MSL...249/006
                   6400 FT MSL...215/006

Pueblo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1048 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 447 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018
Subtropical moisture and a disturbance will produce scattered
showers and thunderstorms across the flight area today.  Wet snow
showers have been falling above 11,000 feet overnight and this
activity will continue this morning.  The strongest thunderstorms
today will be over the far eastern counties, east of the I-25
corridor, this afternoon.  Storms will be weaker from the I-25
corridor westward.  The primary weather hazards with storms today
will include lightning, gusty winds to around 50 mph, locally heavy
rain and small hail.
The KALS, KCOS and KPUB terminals will see showers and possibly a
thunderstorm in the vicinity this morning.  Currently, showers have
waned but another batch of moisture could work up from New Mexico
over the next few hours as evidenced by radars.  Areas of MVFR to
LIFR flight conditions will be found in areas of precipitation
today. Otherwise, VFR.  Late tonight, some low clouds and light
precipitation could return to the plains as a weak front backs up to
the mountains.  This may bring widespread MVFR to IFR CIGS to plains
by Friday morning.


* * * * * Northwest Colorado * * * * *

METAR KCAG 201353Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP111
       T00940050
METAR KCAG 201153Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 11/06 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP076
       T01110056 10178 20100 53003
METAR KCAG 201253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP092
       T00940044

METAR KHDN 201356Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM CLR 11/04 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP108
       T01110039
METAR KHDN 201056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/04 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP070
       T01220039
METAR KHDN 201256Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT120 11/04 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T01110039

METAR KSBS 201415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3005 RMK AO1
       T00940051
METAR KSBS 201355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/05 A3003 RMK AO1
       T00990050
METAR KSBS 201335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN060 10/05 A3002 RMK AO1
       T01000049

METAR KC07 201412Z AUTO 26007G20KT 10SM OVC023 06/02 A3022 RMK AO2
METAR KC07 201348Z AUTO 26007G22KT 210V290 10SM BKN027 BKN032 06/02
       A3022 RMK AO2
METAR KC07 201147Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM SCT036 BKN042 SCT050 07/02 A3018
       RMK AO2

METAR K33V 201355Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM SCT110 10/03 A3009 RMK AO1
METAR K33V 201335Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM CLR 10/04 A3009 RMK AO1
METAR K33V 201155Z AUTO 20008KT 10SM CLR 10/03 A3004 RMK AO1

METAR KEEO 201353Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 12/05 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T01220050
METAR KEEO 201053Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/04 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP061
       T01220044
METAR KEEO 201253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/04 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP085
       T01060044

METAR K20V 201411Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 09/07 A3008 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 201348Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/06 A3007 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 200948Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/07 A3004 RMK AO2

METAR KGNB 201410Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/08 A3012 RMK AO2
       T00840081
METAR KGNB 201350Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/08 A3011 RMK AO2
       T00770076
METAR KGNB 201210Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/07 A3008 RMK AO2
       T00730070

METAR K0CO 201423Z AUTO 30027G32KT 10SM CLR 02/M06 A3031 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 201405Z AUTO 29021G36KT 10SM SCT110 02/M06 A3030 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 200942Z AUTO 29032G40KT 10SM SCT037 BKN049 OVC080 03/M05
       A3030 RMK AO2

KGJT 201130Z 2012/2112 12011KT P6SM FEW200
     FM201600 25005KT P6SM SKC
     FM201900 31008KT P6SM SKC
     FM210200 36005KT P6SM SKC
METAR KGJT 201353Z 09008KT 10SM CLR 17/09 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP091
       T01670094
METAR KGJT 201053Z AUTO 12011KT 10SM CLR 18/09 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP063
       T01780094
METAR KGJT 201253Z 11006KT 10SM CLR 14/08 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP083
       T01440083

KRIL 201130Z 2012/2112 00000KT P6SM OVC150
     FM201600 28007KT P6SM FEW250
     FM202100 31010KT P6SM SKC
     FM210200 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
METAR KRIL 201353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/06 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP106
       T01110061
METAR KRIL 201253Z AUTO 11005KT 10SM SCT120 12/06 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP090
       T01220056
METAR KRIL 201153Z AUTO 11007KT 10SM CLR 13/06 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP083
       T01330061 10194 20128 53005

METAR K5SM 201406Z AUTO 23007G19KT 210V290 10SM BKN014 04/01 A3030 RMK
       AO2
METAR K5SM 201349Z AUTO 24007G18KT 10SM BKN014 04/01 A3029 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 200948Z AUTO 22007G15KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3025 RMK AO2

KEGE 201130Z 2012/2112 15005KT P6SM OVC150
     FM201800 25012KT P6SM FEW250
     FM202000 28008KT P6SM SKC AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL
      201300
METAR KEGE 201356Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/06 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP146 T01060056
       PNO $
METAR KEGE 201256Z 17003KT 10SM CLR 11/06 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP132 T01060056
       PNO $
METAR KEGE 200956Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR 12/06 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP112
       T01220061 PNO $

KASE 201130Z 2012/2112 22007KT P6SM SCT070 SCT080 OVC150
     FM201600 30005KT P6SM SCT200
     FM210200 21006KT P6SM SKC
METAR KASE 201353Z 00000KT 10SM BKN095 11/06 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T01060061
METAR KASE 201153Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM BKN090 10/07 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP081
       70021 T01000067 10128 20100 55001
METAR KASE 201253Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP091
       T00890050

METAR KCCU 201412Z AUTO 28011G17KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3032 RMK AO2
METAR KCCU 201354Z AUTO 27009KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3031 RMK AO2
METAR KCCU 201212Z AUTO 25012G17KT 10SM BKN032 BKN110 07/01 A3029 RMK
       AO2

METAR KLXV 201353Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM CLR 06/04 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP101
       T00560039
METAR KLXV 201053Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM FEW055 OVC110 05/05 A3017 RMK AO2
       SLP088 T00500050
METAR KLXV 201253Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR 04/04 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP099
       T00390039

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/20/2018
Rangely           - 07:01:05 MDT / 19:15:54 MDT
Grand Junction    - 07:00:21 MDT / 19:14:49 MDT
Steamboat Springs - 06:53:11 MDT / 19:08:08 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 09/20/18 14:04 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  14000 FT MSL...291/028
                  13000 FT MSL...287/025
                  12000 FT MSL...273/015
                  11000 FT MSL...265/016
                  11000 FT MSL...265/016
                  10400 FT MSL...266/014

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1058 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 434 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018
Lingering mid and high level cloud cover will continue to move
east this morning. Ceiling heights have remained above MVFR
thresholds in the mountains. Expect VFR throughout the day with
dry weather and light west to northwest flow.


* * * * * Southwest Colorado * * * * *

METAR KAJZ 201415Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM CLR 15/08 A3003 RMK AO2
       T01530078
METAR KAJZ 201355Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM CLR 14/08 A3003 RMK AO2
       T01350075
METAR KAJZ 200955Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM CLR 16/10 A2996 RMK AO2
       T01550101

KMTJ 201130Z 2012/2112 17005KT P6SM BKN200
     FM202000 32008KT P6SM FEW250
     FM210200 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
METAR KMTJ 201353Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM CLR 11/08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP126
       T01110083
METAR KMTJ 201153Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 11/09 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP109
       70013 T01110094 10156 20111 53006
METAR KMTJ 201253Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM CLR 11/09 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP116
       T01110089

SPECI KGUC 201415Z AUTO 10SM BKN010 09/08 A3016 RMK AO2
METAR KGUC 201356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW014 08/08 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP164
       T00830078
METAR KGUC 201056Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM FEW075 10/08 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP141
       T01000083

METAR K7BM 201411Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM SCT036 11/05 A3021 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 201348Z AUTO 01003KT 10SM BKN036 11/06 A3021 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 200948Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM -DZ BKN080 OVC100 11/05 A3021 RMK
       AO2

METAR KAEJ 201415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A3013 RMK AO2
       T01070066
METAR KAEJ 201355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/08 A3012 RMK AO2
       T01010079
METAR KAEJ 200935Z AUTO 14006KT 10SM OVC090 11/08 A3011 RMK AO2
       T01050079

METAR KANK 201415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/09 A3017 RMK AO1
       T01250091
METAR KANK 201355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/09 A3017 RMK AO1
       T01200090
METAR KANK 200955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC070 13/08 A3017 RMK AO1
       T01280081

METAR KMYP 201413Z AUTO 25015KT M1/4SM FG OVC001 02/01 A3043 RMK AO2
METAR KMYP 201353Z AUTO 25022G25KT M1/4SM FG BKN001 OVC011 02/01 A3042
       RMK AO2
METAR KMYP 201048Z AUTO 25021KT 10SM SCT031 OVC038 02/01 A3039 RMK
       AO2

METAR KAIB 201415Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM CLR 12/08 A3012 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 201355Z AUTO 12007KT 10SM CLR 11/08 A3011 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 200955Z AUTO 10007KT 10SM CLR 12/09 A3004 RMK AO2

KTEX 201130Z 2012/2112 11004KT P6SM SCT035 SCT050 OVC150
     FM201400 VRB04KT P6SM SCT110
     FM202200 34008KT P6SM SKC
     FM210300 06006KT P6SM SKC
METAR KTEX 201415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT033 BKN039 BKN046 09/05 A3026
       RMK AO2
METAR KTEX 201355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN033 OVC042 09/06 A3025 RMK
       AO2
METAR KTEX 201055Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM SCT036 SCT049 BKN060 08/05 A3019
       RMK AO2

METAR K04V 201412Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/07 A3017 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR K04V 201354Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT021 SCT060 SCT120 09/08 A3017
       RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR K04V 200954Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM OVC065 09/07 A3015 RMK AO2 PWINO

METAR KCEZ 201353Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM CLR 10/08 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP142
       T01000083
METAR KCEZ 201153Z AUTO 05003KT 10SM FEW055 12/10 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP120
       70007 T01220100 10144 20122 53007
METAR KCEZ 201253Z AUTO 12005KT 10SM CLR 11/09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP127
       T01110089

KDRO 201130Z 2012/2112 01003KT P6SM SCT070 BKN080
     FM201900 28012KT P6SM FEW250
     FM210300 36006KT P6SM SKC
METAR KDRO 201353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/11 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP135
       T01110106
METAR KDRO 201253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT055 11/11 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP125
       T01110106
METAR KDRO 201153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN060 11/11 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP117
       60005 70014 T01060106 10128 20106 53000

METAR KPSO 201415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/10 A3017 RMK AO2
       T01050103
METAR KPSO 201355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/10 A3017 RMK AO2
       T01000099
METAR KPSO 201055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/10 A3011 RMK AO2
       T01000095

METAR KCPW 201412Z AUTO 22009KT 10SM CLR 02/01 A3040 RMK AO2
METAR KCPW 201352Z AUTO 23010KT 10SM CLR 02/01 A3040 RMK AO2
METAR KCPW 201211Z AUTO 23007KT 10SM SCT044 BKN050 OVC065 03/00 A3037
       RMK AO2

KALS 201136Z 2012/2112 01007KT P6SM -SHRA SCT015 SCT030 OVC050
     FM201500 VRB05KT P6SM FEW030 SCT050 BKN150
     FM201700 VRB05KT P6SM SCT150 SCT250
     FM202000 34010KT P6SM SCT200
METAR KALS 201352Z AUTO 14007KT 10SM -RA BKN060 OVC070 09/09 A3012 RMK
       AO2 SLP123 P0003 T00890089
METAR KALS 201252Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM -RA OVC060 09/08 A3013 RMK AO2
       SLP125 P0001 T00940083
METAR KALS 201152Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM -RA BKN070 OVC095 09/08 A3012 RMK
       AO2 SLP111 P0003 60027 70028 T00940083 10128 20089 58003

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/20/2018
Vail    - 06:51:29 MDT / 19:06:08 MDT
Durango - 06:57:54 MDT / 19:11:48 MDT
Alamosa - 06:49:54 MDT / 19:03:51 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 09/20/18 14:04 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  14000 FT MSL...291/028
                  13000 FT MSL...287/025
                  12000 FT MSL...273/015
                  11000 FT MSL...265/016
                  11000 FT MSL...265/016
                  10400 FT MSL...266/014

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1058 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 434 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018
Lingering mid and high level cloud cover will continue to move
east this morning. Ceiling heights have remained above MVFR
thresholds in the mountains. Expect VFR throughout the day with
dry weather and light west to northwest flow.


* * * * * Arizona * * * * *

KPGA 201129Z 2012/2112 VRB05KT P6SM SKC
METAR KPGA 201353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/12 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP102
       T01780122 TSNO
METAR KPGA 201253Z AUTO 21003KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T01720122 TSNO
METAR KPGA 200953Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/13 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP073
       T01890128 TSNO

METAR KRQE 201353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW080 12/12 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP115
       T01220117
METAR KRQE 201253Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM OVC085 13/11 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP101
       T01330111
METAR KRQE 201153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN044 OVC080 13/12 A3010 RMK AO2
       SLP089 60001 70022 T01330117 10133 20128 53007

Flagstaff (KFSX) 09/20/18 14:14 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  11000 FT MSL...358/028
                  10000 FT MSL...009/026
                   9900 FT MSL...012/034
                   9200 FT MSL...002/029
                   9000 FT MSL...008/026
                   8500 FT MSL...003/025
                   8100 FT MSL...019/015
                   8000 FT MSL...009/013
                   7800 FT MSL...007/013

Flagstaff Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1057 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...For the 12Z package...Expect mainly VFR conditions for
the 24 hour period. The exception being a few pockets of IFR in cigs
and fog from Flagstaff south and east through 15Z-16Z this morning.
Sfc winds remaining light. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF
amendments.


* * * * * Utah * * * * *

KSLC 201327Z 2013/2118 14003KT P6SM SKC
     FM201500 33005KT P6SM SKC
     FM201700 33010KT P6SM SKC
     FM210300 15005KT P6SM SKC
METAR KSLC 201354Z 15003KT 10SM CLR 13/01 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP137
       T01330006
METAR KSLC 201154Z 22003KT 10SM CLR 13/01 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP112 T01330011
       10167 20122 53020
METAR KSLC 201254Z 16004KT 10SM CLR 13/00 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP122
       T01280000

KVEL 201130Z 2012/2112 30005KT P6SM SKC
     FM201800 21007KT P6SM SKC
METAR KVEL 201353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/03 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP097
       T01170028
METAR KVEL 201253Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM CLR 10/02 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP084
       T01000017
METAR KVEL 201153Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 12/02 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP068
       T01220017 10178 20106 53012

METAR KPUC 201353Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM CLR 13/M04 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP109
       T01331044
METAR KPUC 200953Z AUTO 02003KT 10SM CLR 14/05 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP054
       T01440050
METAR KPUC 201253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/M06 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP096
       T01111056

KCNY 201130Z 2012/2112 00000KT P6SM SKC
     FM201800 30009KT P6SM SKC
     FM210800 00000KT P6SM SKC
METAR KCNY 201353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/08 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP093
       T01560078
METAR KCNY 200953Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP050
       T01830083
METAR KCNY 201153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/08 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP070
       T01500078 10206 20144 53010


Salt Lake City (KMTX) 09/20/18 14:16 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...003/003
                  20000 FT MSL...055/004
                  18000 FT MSL...349/003
                  17800 FT MSL...332/003
                  13700 FT MSL...335/004
                  11000 FT MSL...299/021
                  10000 FT MSL...289/025
                   9900 FT MSL...290/024
                   9100 FT MSL...289/022
                   9000 FT MSL...291/023
                   8300 FT MSL...296/020
                   8000 FT MSL...297/018
                   7600 FT MSL...307/017
                   7000 FT MSL...291/014

Salt Lake City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1033 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...Light and variable winds at the SLC terminal...possibly
light northerly at times given the gradient across the area...will
continue through the morning. Expect northwesterly winds to develop
between 16-17Z. There is a 20 percent chance southerly drainage
winds will be able establish across the terminal and remain through
16-17Z.


* * * * * Wyoming * * * * *

KEVW 201120Z 2012/2112 22005KT P6SM SKC
     FM201800 27016G24KT P6SM SKC
     FM210200 27007KT P6SM SKC
     FM210500 17005KT P6SM SKC=
METAR KEVW 201353Z AUTO 25006KT 10SM CLR 04/M07 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP144
       T00391067
METAR KEVW 201253Z AUTO 24005KT 10SM CLR 07/M07 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP120
       T00671072
METAR KEVW 201153Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM CLR 06/M08 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP102
       T00611078 10117 20061 53010

KRKS 201126Z 2012/2112 26011KT P6SM SKC
     FM201700 28020G30KT P6SM SKC
     FM210200 29008KT P6SM SKC
METAR KRKS 201354Z AUTO 23011KT 10SM CLR 08/M09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP117
       T00831089
METAR KRKS 200954Z AUTO 25010KT 10SM SCT095 11/M11 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP064
       T01111111
METAR KRKS 201254Z AUTO 23009KT 10SM CLR 06/M09 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP102
       T00611094

KRWL 201121Z 2012/2112 VRB03KT P6SM BKN150
     FM201500 27020G30KT P6SM SKC
     FM210200 30005KT P6SM SKC
METAR KRWL 201353Z AUTO 25015KT 10SM CLR 12/05 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP065
       T01170050
METAR KRWL 201253Z AUTO 24015KT 10SM CLR 12/04 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP052
       T01220039
METAR KRWL 201153Z AUTO 25012KT 10SM CLR 14/02 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP041
       60000 T01390022 10183 20094 55003

KLAR 201121Z 2012/2112 23012KT P6SM BKN120
     FM201500 27015G25KT P6SM SCT120
     FM201800 30025G35KT P6SM SKC
     FM210300 25008KT P6SM SKC
METAR KLAR 201353Z AUTO 23011KT 10SM CLR 13/05 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP052
       T01330050
METAR KLAR 201153Z AUTO 22007KT 10SM CLR 13/05 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP037
       T01280050 10133 20111 55006
METAR KLAR 201053Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR 11/08 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP040
       T01110078

KCYS 201325Z 2013/2112 18007KT 1SM BR OVC003
      TEMPO 2013/2015 1/4SM FG VV002
     FM201500 25009KT 6SM BR FEW007 BKN020
      TEMPO 2015/2016 3SM BR SCT004 OVC007
     FM201600 27015G25KT P6SM SCT050
     FM201800 31022G32KT P6SM SKC
     FM210300 30005KT P6SM SKC
SPECI KCYS 201420Z 20008KT 8SM BKN005 BKN011 13/13 A2994 RMK AO2 CIG
       003V009 T01330133
SPECI KCYS 201410Z 21009KT 2SM OVC007 13/13 A2994 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 7
       T01330133
METAR KCYS 201353Z 20007KT 1/2SM BR OVC002 13/13 A2993 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 3
       SLP065 T01330133

Riverton (KRIW) 09/20/18 14:13 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  16000 FT MSL...239/015
                  14000 FT MSL...240/018
                  13000 FT MSL...262/024
                  12700 FT MSL...258/021
                  12000 FT MSL...270/023
                  11200 FT MSL...270/025
                  11000 FT MSL...270/021
                  10000 FT MSL...289/022
                  10000 FT MSL...289/022
                   9000 FT MSL...298/019
                   8900 FT MSL...302/018
                   8100 FT MSL...305/007
                   8000 FT MSL...304/007
                   6200 FT MSL...160/007
                   6000 FT MSL...170/010

Cheyenne (KCYS) 09/20/18 14:11 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  30000 FT MSL...208/070
                  29000 FT MSL...208/069
                  28000 FT MSL...206/064
                  27000 FT MSL...213/067
                  26000 FT MSL...211/063
                  25000 FT MSL...205/057
                  24000 FT MSL...207/055
                  23000 FT MSL...211/053
                  22000 FT MSL...214/048
                  21000 FT MSL...232/053
                  20000 FT MSL...233/044
                  19000 FT MSL...254/059
                  18000 FT MSL...254/042
                  12400 FT MSL...283/047
                  12000 FT MSL...288/030
                  11000 FT MSL...289/029
                  10000 FT MSL...266/034
                   9000 FT MSL...260/027
                   8000 FT MSL...255/015
                   7200 FT MSL...264/017

Riverton Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0800 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday
East of the Continental Divide...(KCPR, KCOD, KRIW, KLND, KWRL)
Areas of MVFR, local IFR ceilings, will continue with scattered
showers, isolated thunderstorms through 12z.  Drier air will push in
from the west with ceilings lifting and dissipating from 12z-16z
Thursday.  VFR conditions will then prevail through the rest of the
period.  Smoke from large wildfires in the Wyoming Range may send a
plume of smoke and some visibility restrictions over the Wind River
Mountains vicinity KLND late Thursday afternoon and Thursday night.
West of the Continental Divide...(KJAC, KRKS, KBPI, KPNA)
VFR conditions will prevail through the period.  Isolated showers
and thunderstorms vicinity and east of a KJAC-KCOD line should move
east of the Divide by 12z Thursday.  Gusty west to northwest wind at
10-20 knots will prevail across the area Thursday afternoon.  Smoke
from the Roosevelt and Marten Creek Fires in the Wyoming Range will
likely send large smoke plumes east vicinity KBPI-KPNA Thursday
afternoon and evening.  Surface visibility restrictions will remain
mainly in the vicinity of the fires, but could also result in
mountain obscurations over the Wind River Range.

Cheyenne Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1207 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 559 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018
Widespread IFR to LIFR conditions continue this morning across the
high plains of southeast WY & the western NE Panhandle. Conditions
will gradually improve from SW-NE between 15-18z, with some threat
for low ceilings to linger at KCDR/KAIA through 18-20z. Otherwise,
VFR conditions will eventually take control w/ gusty winds for all
terminals during the afternoon hours, especially for the southeast
WY sites.


* * * * * Nebraska * * * * *

METAR KIBM 201415Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM OVC005 13/13 A2989 RMK AO2
       T01300128
METAR KIBM 201355Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM OVC003 13/13 A2987 RMK AO2
       T01270126
METAR KIBM 200955Z AUTO 30005KT 3/4SM -RA OVC003 13/13 A2989 RMK AO2
       T01280126

KSNY 201121Z 2012/2112 33005KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC004
     FM201500 25008KT P6SM VCSH BKN015
     FM201700 32020G30KT P6SM SKC
     FM210300 33007KT P6SM SKC
METAR KSNY 201353Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM FEW005 FEW075 OVC100 13/13 A2984
       RMK AO2 RAE51 SLP075 P0000 T01280128
METAR KSNY 201253Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM -RA BR FEW007 SCT065 OVC080 13/13
       A2990 RMK AO2 SLP096 P0000 T01280128
SPECI KSNY 201242Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM -RA SCT005 BKN070 OVC090 13/13 A2990
       RMK AO2 P0000 T01280128

METAR KOGA 201415Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM OVC010 17/15 A2981 RMK AO2
       T01690153
METAR KOGA 201355Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM OVC010 17/15 A2983 RMK AO2
       T01650152
METAR KOGA 201235Z AUTO 29011KT 10SM OVC010 17/16 A2984 RMK AO2
       T01690156

METAR KIML 201353Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM OVC009 17/13 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP074
       T01720128
SPECI KIML 201335Z AUTO 32011KT 10SM OVC009 17/13 A2982 RMK AO2
       T01670128
METAR KIML 201053Z AUTO 34006KT 10SM OVC007 18/14 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP057
       T01780144 $

KMCK 201123Z 2012/2112 22008KT P6SM -RA SKC
     FM201800 28008KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN100
     FM202200 27007KT P6SM SCT070 BKN150
     FM202300 24007KT P6SM FEW080 SCT200
     FM210700 01007KT P6SM FEW070 SCT250
METAR KMCK 201353Z AUTO 28010G21KT 9SM OVC007 19/17 A2978 RMK AO2 RAE47
       SLP059 P0000 T01940172
METAR KMCK 201153Z AUTO 22008KT 8SM -RA CLR 17/16 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP044
       P0000 60000 T01670161 10261 20167 51003
METAR KMCK 201253Z AUTO 27008KT 6SM -RA BR BKN008 18/17 A2976 RMK AO2
       CIG 006V012 SLP054 P0000 T01780167

North Platte (KLNX) 09/20/18 14:16 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  25000 FT MSL...205/054
                  24000 FT MSL...213/041
                  22000 FT MSL...210/040
                  20000 FT MSL...208/046
                  19000 FT MSL...206/050
                  18000 FT MSL...208/049
                  17000 FT MSL...211/047
                  16000 FT MSL...201/040
                  15000 FT MSL...222/034
                  14300 FT MSL...223/026
                  14000 FT MSL...233/024
                  13000 FT MSL...257/023
                  12000 FT MSL...271/019
                  12000 FT MSL...266/017
                  11000 FT MSL...270/016
                  10200 FT MSL...277/015
                  10000 FT MSL...279/013
                   9000 FT MSL...241/015
                   8700 FT MSL...266/014
                   8000 FT MSL...253/014
                   7500 FT MSL...248/014
                   7000 FT MSL...232/013
                   6400 FT MSL...235/017
                   6000 FT MSL...226/016
                   5600 FT MSL...213/005
                   5000 FT MSL...056/005
                   4800 FT MSL...047/005
                   4100 FT MSL...003/006
                   4000 FT MSL...351/005
                   3700 FT MSL...025/010

North Platte Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1133 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 606 AM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018
The latest surface analysis shows a surface low in the Central
High Plains with a cold front extending from far east central CO
into southwest NEB near Lexington with a stationary front then
extending east to near Inglewood. Stratus prevails across much of
the area, generally LIFR to IFR, along with a line of showers that
is present in the eastern Panhandle and far western NEB, in
addition to patchy fog. Low ceilings will continue into late
morning with ceilings then lifting gradually today to VFR from
southwest NEB to north central NEB. Present area of post-frontal
showers will continue to move eastward in time across western and
north central NEB today. Thereafter, there is another chance for
an additional round of showers and thunderstorms across mainly
southwest NEB this afternoon and evening. Beginning late afternoon
skies are expected to decrease from the eastern Panhandle east to
central NEB this evening.


* * * * * Kansas * * * * *

KGLD 201419Z 2014/2112 33006KT P6SM OVC007
     FM201600 27005KT P6SM SCT050 BKN070
     FM202300 18006KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250
     FM211000 01008KT P6SM FEW200
METAR KGLD 201353Z AUTO 33009KT 10SM OVC006 18/17 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP065
       T01780167
METAR KGLD 201253Z AUTO 32007KT 8SM OVC005 17/17 A2984 RMK AO2 CIG
       003V006 SLP059 T01670167
SPECI KGLD 201226Z AUTO 31009KT 4SM BR OVC002 16/16 A2983 RMK AO2
       T01610161

KGCK 201120Z 2012/2112 19014KT P6SM FEW250
     FM202000 22020G28KT P6SM VCTS BKN130CB
     FM210300 11009KT P6SM BKN140
     FM210900 03010KT P6SM BKN060
     FM211100 03014G22KT P6SM BKN025
METAR KGCK 201354Z 20022G30KT 10SM FEW085 22/16 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND
       20030/1354 SLP070 T02220156
METAR KGCK 201254Z 20015KT 10SM SCT075 21/16 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND
       19026/1213 SLP062 T02110161
METAR KGCK 201154Z AUTO 19015KT 10SM CLR 21/16 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP056
       T02110161 10244 20211 55000

METAR KLBL 201356Z AUTO 20018G23KT 10SM CLR 22/18 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP091
       T02220178
METAR KLBL 201256Z AUTO 19014KT 10SM CLR 20/17 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP087
       T02000172
METAR KLBL 201156Z AUTO 18013KT 10SM CLR 20/ A2986 RMK AO2 SLP078 T0200
       10244 20200 53005

METAR KEHA 201415Z AUTO 21021G24KT 10SM CLR 23/17 A2989 RMK AO2
       T02260168
METAR KEHA 201355Z AUTO 20019G25KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A2989 RMK AO2
       T02200165
METAR KEHA 201335Z AUTO 20017G23KT 10SM CLR 21/16 A2988 RMK AO2
       T02110162

Goodland (KGLD) 09/20/18 14:21 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  26000 FT MSL...216/044
                  24000 FT MSL...202/041
                  22000 FT MSL...220/036
                  20000 FT MSL...224/041
                  19000 FT MSL...201/049
                   9000 FT MSL...271/019
                   8100 FT MSL...281/011
                   8000 FT MSL...293/015
                   7000 FT MSL...297/012
                   7000 FT MSL...311/015
                   6200 FT MSL...329/018
                   6000 FT MSL...330/019
                   5400 FT MSL...331/017
                   5000 FT MSL...330/018
                   4700 FT MSL...332/013
                   4300 FT MSL...328/013
                   4000 FT MSL...333/013
                   4000 FT MSL...332/014

Dodge City (KDDC) 09/20/18 14:11 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                   9700 FT MSL...229/011
                   9000 FT MSL...245/019
                   8200 FT MSL...224/029
                   8000 FT MSL...233/025
                   7000 FT MSL...232/034
                   7000 FT MSL...232/034
                   6000 FT MSL...227/035
                   6000 FT MSL...229/035
                   5100 FT MSL...225/037
                   5000 FT MSL...224/037
                   4400 FT MSL...217/038
                   4000 FT MSL...213/037
                   3700 FT MSL...210/029
                   3200 FT MSL...202/030
                   3000 FT MSL...199/025
                   3000 FT MSL...199/025

Goodland Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1007 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1131 PM MDT Wed Sep 19 2018
Meandering frontal boundary will bring a mix of conditions thru
the forecast period. Mainly VFR sky cover expected. From 11z-16z
MVFR OVC015-025. VCTS possible for KGLD from 15z-20z.
Winds for KGLD...NNW 10-15kts thru 15z then light/variable. By
20z...SW around 5-10kts. LLWS 06z-11z 230@45kts.
Winds for KMCK...S 10-20kts thru 08z...then SE around 10kts. By
12z...wind shifts to mainly WSW around 10kts w/ a brief period
14z-16z NW around 10kts. LLWS 06z-08z 220@45kts.

Dodge City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1000 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 500 AM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018
Cigs will start out VFR. As a cold front works its way south, storms
with midlevel clouds will start to develop. Lower VFR cigs/storms
will start out along the cold front first for KGCK/KLBL. As the storm
activity spreads east, KDDC/KHYS will get in on the action with reduced
cigs/possibly vis. Storms along the front could produce locally reduced
vis in association with +TSRA along the entire front. Outflow winds
of 40-50+ kt may be possible ahead of the storms/outflow boundary.
MVFR cigs possible towards the end of the TAF pd with residual stratus.


* * * * * Texas/Oklahoma * * * * *

KGUY 201120Z 2012/2112 18015KT P6SM SCT250
     FM201500 19022G31KT P6SM BKN250
     FM202300 23014KT P6SM BKN100 PROB30 2023/2105 VRB25G35KT 3SM
      TSRA BKN030CB
     FM210500 35012KT P6SM OVC025=
METAR KGUY 201353Z AUTO 18013G19KT 10SM CLR 21/15 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP073
       T02110150
METAR KGUY 201253Z AUTO 18010KT 10SM CLR 19/14 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP070
       T01890144
METAR KGUY 201153Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM CLR 20/14 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP065
       T02000144 10250 20200 53010

KDHT 201120Z 2012/2112 18015KT P6SM SCT250
     FM201500 20019G29KT P6SM BKN250
     FM202200 22015KT P6SM BKN100 PROB30 2022/2104 VRB25G35KT 3SM
      TSRA BKN030CB
     FM210400 36013KT P6SM OVC025
METAR KDHT 201353Z AUTO 18013KT 10SM CLR 19/14 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP086
       T01940139
METAR KDHT 201253Z AUTO 18011KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP079
       T01720133
METAR KDHT 201153Z AUTO 17014KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP073
       T01780133 10233 20172 53006

Amarillo (KAMA) 09/20/18 14:15 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  13000 FT MSL...231/029
                  12000 FT MSL...235/027
                  11600 FT MSL...235/027
                  11000 FT MSL...231/028
                  10000 FT MSL...223/028
                   9900 FT MSL...223/028
                   9000 FT MSL...225/030
                   8200 FT MSL...229/032
                   8000 FT MSL...230/033
                   7000 FT MSL...221/033
                   6500 FT MSL...220/035
                   6000 FT MSL...215/036
                   5000 FT MSL...207/035
                   4700 FT MSL...209/038
                   4600 FT MSL...203/031
                   4000 FT MSL...202/027
                   4000 FT MSL...198/025

Amarillo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1107 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...
Gusty southerly winds will prevail again today. Showers and
thunderstorms are expected to move through the TAF sites tonight.
Gusty winds and heavy rain will be possible with the stronger
storms. A cold front will move through the region after midnight
switching the winds around to the north. MVFR cigs are expected
behind the front.


* * * * * New Mexico * * * * *

KFMN 201122Z 2012/2112 09007KT P6SM VCSH OVC070
     FM201300 VRB06KT P6SM BKN035
     FM201800 28010KT P6SM SCT060 SCT090
     FM202000 29018G28KT P6SM SCT080
METAR KFMN 201353Z 01003KT 10SM CLR 12/12 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP140
       T01220122
METAR KFMN 201053Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN075 BKN090 14/13 A3001 RMK AO2
       SLP115 T01390128
METAR KFMN 201253Z 00000KT 10SM FEW090 13/13 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP129
       T01330128

SPECI KSKX 201409Z AUTO 34012KT 9SM RA BKN031 BKN039 OVC046 11/09 A3017
       RMK AO2 P0001 $
METAR KSKX 201356Z AUTO 35013KT 10SM -RA BKN029 BKN039 OVC070 11/09
       A3015 RMK AO2 RAB04 SLP151 P0000 T01110089 $
SPECI KSKX 201309Z AUTO 34010KT 10SM -RA FEW008 SCT016 OVC023 12/09
       A3014 RMK AO2 RAB04 P0000 $

KLVS 201122Z 2012/2112 17012KT P6SM VCSH BKN035
     FM201300 21012G18KT 6SM -RA BR OVC025
     FM202000 25010KT P6SM -SHRA BKN040
     FM210100 03007KT P6SM SCT035 SCT080
METAR KLVS 201353Z AUTO 21003KT 10SM -RA BKN065 OVC080 13/12 A3007 RMK
       AO2 RAB38 SLP092 P0000 T01330122
METAR KLVS 201053Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM FEW065 13/12 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP075
       T01280117
METAR KLVS 201253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW065 12/11 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP088
       T01170111

METAR KRTN 201353Z AUTO 01004KT 10SM FEW070 BKN090 16/13 A3003 RMK AO2
       SLP094 T01560128
METAR KRTN 201253Z AUTO 02004KT 10SM BKN080 BKN100 13/12 A3001 RMK AO2
       SLP091 T01330122
METAR KRTN 201153Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM CLR 13/12 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP076
       60000 70013 T01330117 10161 20133 55000

METAR KCAO 201355Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM FEW085 17/14 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP088
       T01670144
METAR KCAO 201155Z AUTO 20006KT 10SM CLR 14/13 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP073
       T01440133 10217 20139 53009
METAR KCAO 201255Z AUTO 20006KT 10SM CLR 14/13 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP083
       T01390133

Albuquerque (KABX) 09/20/18 14:19 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  30000 FT MSL...224/033
                  28000 FT MSL...227/029
                  26000 FT MSL...232/025
                  25000 FT MSL...240/024
                  24000 FT MSL...249/022
                  23200 FT MSL...252/019
                  22000 FT MSL...257/026
                  20000 FT MSL...251/022
                  19800 FT MSL...251/021
                  19000 FT MSL...248/020
                  18000 FT MSL...234/021
                  17100 FT MSL...237/018
                  17000 FT MSL...238/018
                  16000 FT MSL...237/015
                  15000 FT MSL...235/012
                  14900 FT MSL...233/012
                  14000 FT MSL...239/015
                  13000 FT MSL...254/011
                  13000 FT MSL...253/011
                  12000 FT MSL...304/014
                  11500 FT MSL...305/011
                  11000 FT MSL...323/013
                  10300 FT MSL...337/014
                  10000 FT MSL...338/016
                   9200 FT MSL...348/017
                   9000 FT MSL...354/020
                   8400 FT MSL...004/018
                   8000 FT MSL...000/018
                   7700 FT MSL...351/016
                   7000 FT MSL...014/015
                   7000 FT MSL...007/014
                   6500 FT MSL...004/014
                   6300 FT MSL...005/012

Albuquerque Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1141 UTC Thursday, September 20, 2018

.AVIATION...
12Z TAF CYCLE
Plume of subtropical moisture and associated precipitation to shift
eastward over central and ern NM with substantial drying over wrn NM
by 23Z. Mts obscured in areas of MVFR to IFR cigs/vsbys in rain and
br thru 17Z, with sct to nmrs showers and tstms developing along the
central mt chain ewd thereafter.

* * * * * Winds and Temperatures Aloft Forecasts * * * * *

DATA BASED ON 201200Z
VALID 201800Z   FOR USE 1700-2100Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    3013+05 3021+00 3041-11 3051-25 295941 295850 285752
BCE                      3024+04 3023-08 3030-22 284337 274246 245153
LND              2915+07 2822-02 2841-16 2847-28 275143 256047 247348
RKS              2827    2835-01 2844-13 2952-26 285941 266347 247849
GJT              3009+11 2813+03 3039-10 2950-22 265837 247144 238051
FMN              3110+11 3319+05 3134-07 2729-19 235633 226742 228051
ABQ              3620+10 3619+06 2723-06 2425-17 214031 225540 225952
MBW              2725    2733+02 2636-15 2546-27 228435 720042 229449
DEN              2710+12 2819+05 2530-10 2452-20 227732 218543 239652
PUB              2608+12 2712+06 2826-09 2332-17 225131 226842 237852
ALS                      3212+05 3028-07 2440-17 225331 226741 237452
TCC      1917    1925+12 2024+06 2220-06 2523-16 243229 243939 254251
BFF      2515    2727+11 2625+04 2534-13 2255-21 228933 720443 730051
GLD      2506    2318+13 2424+05 2238-08 2239-18 225430 225940 226051
GCK      2228+19 2236+13 2238+06 2140-08 2321-16 233330 223739 244251
GAG      2133+19 2132+13 2133+07 2028-08 2211-17 241429 231338 261850
AMA      1922    1934+13 1937+07 2029-08 3015-16 261929 252039 262750
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DATA BASED ON 201200Z
VALID 210000Z   FOR USE 2100-0600Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    3306+08 3216+03 2928-11 2934-24 284738 285747 276256
BCE                      3506+07 3014-08 2825-22 273337 262846 254054
LND              3210+07 2817+00 3051-13 3066-26 297441 298449 287354
RKS              2919    2921+00 3143-11 2952-24 296040 297147 277055
GJT              3107+13 3311+05 3126-09 3032-23 284337 264744 255953
FMN              3016+15 3316+07 3223-07 3028-20 253335 235142 235952
ABQ              3317+14 3423+07 3525-06 2825-18 214131 215340 226052
MBW              2826    2827+01 2954-13 2977-24 297240 277345 247851
DEN              3016+14 2919+05 3040-10 2951-22 256435 248442 249052
PUB              3307+15 3314+07 3237-08 2836-20 236932 228041 238852
ALS                      3413+07 3333-08 2932-19 236332 217241 227952
TCC      3012    2305+12 2112+07 2221-04 2124-14 212030 232641 245353
BFF      3520    2819+09 2633+01 2756-13 2866-24 257336 239942 249550
GLD      2510    2913+13 3016+06 2628-08 2541-19 236131 237942 248851
GCK      2218+20 2024+13 2026+05 2232-07 2533-16 254530 244940 255750
GAG      1829+20 2029+12 2130+07 2220-07 2818-16 272929 263538 262750
AMA      1825    1824+12 2119+06 2420-05 2721-16 273030 264439 253950
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DATA BASED ON 201200Z
VALID 211200Z   FOR USE 0600-1700Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    9900+10 2609+04 2730-11 2735-24 263239 263348 253956
BCE                      2008+06 2516-10 2423-23 243338 244047 254654
LND              2406+06 2817+02 2833-13 2838-25 275540 276548 266657
RKS              2811    2618+03 2733-13 2841-24 264638 264848 254957
GJT              1005+12 2606+06 2716-10 2632-23 253638 254047 254555
FMN              1009+14 9900+08 2905-08 2722-21 262536 253446 255253
ABQ              0615+14 0511+06 3509-07 3212-20 262034 254142 256052
MBW              2606    2824+02 2836-12 2842-24 275838 266047 255857
DEN              9900+05 2916+04 2826-11 2728-22 253237 253947 255355
PUB              0614+08 9900+03 3115-09 2717-22 263036 253745 244953
ALS                      9900+04 3114-09 3020-21 262636 253345 244952
TCC      0330    0435+12 0334+06 0114-06 3005-18 243332 244741 245851
BFF      3527    3227+04 3032+00 2846-12 2847-24 276437 266646 256656
GLD      0229    3519+08 3122+04 3020-09 2623-22 243735 235244 236154
GCK      0438+13 0419+09 0217+04 0209-08 2614-19 225032 216043 236553
GAG      0529+14 0918+10 1516+06 2119-05 2323-15 232831 232942 254953
AMA      3623    0327+10 0321+05 2616-06 2319-16 213931 234441 245252
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