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Hot-Air Balloon Forecast for Colorado
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder, Colorado
1045 MDT Thursday, July 18, 2024


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

METAR KFNL 181556Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/12 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP193 T02330122
       PNO $
METAR KFNL 181456Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/12 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP197 6////
        T02060122 51003 PNO $
METAR KFNL 181356Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP198
        T01780128 PNO $

METAR KGXY 181556Z VRB04KT 10SM CLR 23/15 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP211
       T02280150
METAR KGXY 181456Z 30004KT 10SM CLR 20/14 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP215 T02000144
        51004
METAR KGXY 181356Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/14 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP215 T01780139

METAR KLMO 181635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/11 A3028 RMK AO2 T02570107
METAR KLMO 181615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/11 A3028 RMK AO2
       T02470107
METAR KLMO 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/12 A3028 RMK AO2
       T02360116

METAR KBDU 181635Z AUTO 24003KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A3028 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 181615Z AUTO 31003KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A3028 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3028 RMK AO2

METAR KEIK 181635Z AUTO 30004KT 9SM CLR 24/13 A3026 RMK AO2 T02430125
METAR KEIK 181615Z AUTO 26005KT 9SM CLR 24/13 A3026 RMK AO2
       T02420127
METAR KEIK 181555Z AUTO 27005KT 9SM CLR 23/12 A3027 RMK AO2 T02290124

KBJC 181127Z 1812/1912 34005KT P6SM FEW080 SCT120
     FM181700 02007KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220
     FM182100 05010KT P6SM VCTS FEW080CB SCT140 BKN220
     FM190000 32010KT P6SM SCT100 SCT150
     FM190600 26006KT P6SM FEW100
METAR KBJC 181550Z 00000KT 10SM FEW120 22/12 A3031
METAR KBJC 181445Z 32004KT 10SM SKC 19/13 A3031
METAR KBJC 181348Z 34004KT 10SM SKC 18/12 A3030

KDEN 181500Z 1815/1918 31007KT P6SM FEW090 FEW130
     FM181900 01010KT P6SM FEW090 SCT130
     FM182200 03012KT P6SM VCTS SCT080CB SCT120 BKN220
      TEMPO 1822/1901 VRB15G25KT -TSRA BKN070CB
     FM190100 10010KT P6SM SCT100 SCT150
     FM190600 20012KT P6SM FEW100 SCT150
     FM191400 25007KT P6SM FEW100
METAR KDEN 181553Z 33005KT 10SM FEW090 FEW130 23/12 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP185
        T02280122
METAR KDEN 181453Z 29009KT 10SM FEW090 FEW130 21/13 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP186
       T02060128 51007
METAR KDEN 181353Z 27008KT 10SM FEW100 18/13 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP184
       T01780133


METAR KBKF 181558Z 00000KT 10SM FEW090 FEW140 23/12 A3028 RMK AO2A
        SLP183 T02280121
METAR KBKF 181458Z 00000KT 10SM FEW090 20/13 A3029 RMK AO2A SLP190
        T02020129 51007
METAR KBKF 181358Z 30004KT 10SM FEW090 18/14 A3028 RMK AO2A SLP187
        T01800135

KAPA 181127Z 1812/1912 13005KT P6SM FEW090
     FM181500 36006KT P6SM FEW120 SCT220
     FM181900 03010KT P6SM FEW080 SCT120
     FM182200 02012KT P6SM VCTS FEW080CB SCT120 BKN220
     FM190100 05007KT P6SM SCT100 SCT150
     FM190600 19008KT P6SM FEW100 SCT150
METAR KAPA 181553Z 32004KT 10SM FEW130 FEW220 23/12 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP193
       T02330122
METAR KAPA 181453Z 00000KT 10SM FEW140 FEW220 21/12 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T02060122 51007
METAR KAPA 181353Z 26004KT 10SM CLR 18/12 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP196
       T01780122

METAR KMNH 181635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A3040 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 181615Z AUTO 04006KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3040 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 181555Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3040 RMK AO2

METAR KFMM 181635Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 24/18 A3024 RMK AO2
METAR KFMM 181615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/17 A3024 RMK AO2
METAR KFMM 181555Z AUTO 14006KT 10SM CLR 23/17 A3024 RMK AO2

METAR KSTK 181635Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM CLR 25/16 A3022 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 181615Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM CLR 25/16 A3022 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 181555Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 23/15 A3022 RMK AO2

METAR KAKO 181553Z AUTO 16012KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP196
       T02390156
METAR KAKO 181453Z AUTO 15011G16KT 10SM CLR 22/15 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP198
       T02220150 53001
METAR KAKO 181353Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM CLR 20/15 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP197
       T02000150

METAR KLIC 181555Z AUTO 16010KT 10SM CLR 23/15 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP185
       T02330150
METAR KLIC 181455Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM CLR 21/15 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP192
        T02110150 56003
METAR KLIC 181355Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM CLR 19/14 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP188
        T01890144

METAR KHEQ 181635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/16 A3025 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 181615Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM CLR 23/16 A3025 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 181555Z AUTO 14010G14KT 10SM CLR 22/16 A3025 RMK AO2

METAR K2V6 181619Z AUTO 15011KT 10SM CLR 23/15 A3025 RMK AO2
METAR K2V6 181559Z AUTO 13007KT 10SM CLR 22/13 A3025 RMK AO2
METAR K2V6 181539Z AUTO 16009KT 10SM CLR 22/13 A3025 RMK AO2

METAR K2V5 181635Z AUTO 16007KT 10SM CLR 25/16 A3024 RMK AO2
METAR K2V5 181615Z AUTO 14009KT 10SM CLR 25/16 A3024 RMK AO2
METAR K2V5 181555Z AUTO 15010KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A3025 RMK AO2

METAR KITR 181553Z AUTO 19012KT 10SM CLR 22/ A3027 RMK AO2 SLP207 T0222
       $
METAR KITR 181453Z AUTO 18011KT 10SM CLR 20/ A3027 RMK AO2 SLP209 T0200
       58002 $
METAR KITR 181353Z AUTO 17007KT 10SM CLR 18/ A3028 RMK AO2 SLP210 T0183
       $

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/18/2024
Fort Collins - 05:45:35 MDT / 20:27:36 MDT
Denver       - 05:47:31 MDT / 20:24:50 MDT
Sterling     - 05:37:54 MDT / 20:20:28 MDT

Denver/Boulder (KFTG) 07/18/24 16:34 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...322/013
                  14500 FT MSL...341/019
                  14000 FT MSL...330/018
                  13000 FT MSL...330/018
                  12700 FT MSL...331/019
                  12000 FT MSL...323/017
                  11200 FT MSL...322/013
                  11000 FT MSL...318/013
                  10000 FT MSL...010/009
                  10000 FT MSL...333/007
                   9000 FT MSL...096/006
                   8900 FT MSL...100/007
                   8100 FT MSL...115/005
                   8000 FT MSL...113/005
                   7000 FT MSL...008/003
                   6600 FT MSL...010/004
                   6200 FT MSL...351/008
                   6000 FT MSL...346/006

Denver/Boulder Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1132 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday/...
Issued at 531 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
VFR through Friday. A weak, small Denver Cyclone formed
this morning and is responsible for the end of drainage winds at
the terminals. DEN should go from east to eventually NW, but
remain under 10 kts. By midday all terminals should see N or NE
winds at 7-13 kts. There will be scattered showers and
thunderstorms moving towards the southeast off the higher terrain,
first getting near BJC around 21Z, then DEN and APA by 22Z or so.
Debated whether to use a TEMPO group with -TSRA or VCTS, have
kept VCTS in there for now. In general the chances of a
thunderstorm getting within 10 miles of any terminal is around 25%
this afternoon and early evening. There will likely be one or two
wind shifts associated with convective outflows, but it`s much to
early to know when and from which direction. Best bet is
northwest given the storm motions. Drainage winds should begin
after 06Z tonight (SSW at DEN and APA, W at BJC) and go through
mid morning before transitioning to NE by midday Friday.


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

METAR K4BM 181635Z AUTO 29008G14KT 10SM CLR 17/02 A3075 RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 181615Z AUTO 29009KT 10SM CLR 17/00 A3075 RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 181555Z AUTO 30007KT 10SM CLR 17/00 A3076 RMK AO2

METAR KAFF 181555Z AUTO 18006KT 10SM CLR 19/12 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP185
        T01850122
METAR KAFF 181455Z 18007KT 10SM FEW006 17/12 A3034 RMK AO2A SLP191
        T01690120 51003
SPECI KAFF 181436Z 20008KT 10SM SCT009 16/12 A3034 RMK AO2A

KCOS 181434Z 1815/1912 15007KT P6SM SCT006 OVC009
     FM181600 15007KT P6SM SCT010 SCT100 SCT200
     FM182200 10009KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS SCT050CB BKN080 BKN200
     FM190100 32008KT P6SM BKN080 BKN200
     FM190600 36006KT P6SM BKN200
METAR KCOS 181554Z 20003KT 10SM SCT012 17/13 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP210
       T01720133
METAR KCOS 181454Z 13004KT 10SM BKN008 16/13 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP213 T01610128
        53007
METAR KCOS 181354Z 15005KT 10SM OVC009 15/13 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP214
       T01500128

METAR KABH 181555Z AUTO 22004KT 10SM CLR 19/14 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP214
        T01920140
SPECI KABH 181535Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT013 18/14 A3035 RMK AO2
       SLP214
METAR KABH 181455Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM OVC012 17/13 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP218
        T01670132 50005

METAR KFLY 181635Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM CLR 23/13 A3039 RMK AO2 T02250125
METAR KFLY 181615Z AUTO 13006KT 10SM CLR 21/12 A3040 RMK AO2
       T02070123
METAR KFLY 181555Z AUTO 05003KT 10SM CLR 19/12 A3040 RMK AO2 T01880122

KFCS 181425Z 1814/1919 33009KT 9999 BKN006 QNH3030INS
     TEMPO 1814/1816 16009KT BKN010
     BECMG 1815/1816 03009KT 9999 SCT080 QNH3031INS
     BECMG 1817/1818 030012KT 9999 VCSH SCT070 QNH3022INS
     TEMPO 1820/1901 11025G35KT 8000 -TSRA BKN050CB
     BECMG 1902/1903 33009KT 9999 NSW SCT090 QNH3024INS
     BECMG 1916/1917 33015G25KT 9999 VCTS BKN090CB QNH3020INS
     TX30/1822Z TN15/1814Z
SPECI KFCS 181625Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT011 18/13 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP213
       $
SPECI KFCS 181604Z 00000KT 10SM OVC010 17/13 A3030 RMK SLP213 $
SPECI KFCS 181606Z 31003KT 10SM OVC010 18/13 A3030 RMK RMK AO2A

KPUB 181130Z 1812/1912 10005KT P6SM SCT025
     FM181700 12008KT P6SM FEW200
     FM182300 09015KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS SCT050CB BKN100 BKN200
     FM190100 32007KT P6SM SCT100 SCT200
METAR KPUB 181553Z 11006KT 10SM CLR 22/16 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP191
       T02170156
METAR KPUB 181453Z 09004KT 10SM CLR 19/15 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP202 T01890150
       58002
METAR KPUB 181353Z 08007KT 10SM CLR 17/14 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP205 T01720139
       $

METAR KVTP 181635Z AUTO 27009G15KT 10SM CLR 14/07 A3075 RMK AO2
METAR KVTP 181615Z AUTO 27011KT 10SM CLR 13/07 A3075 RMK AO2
METAR KVTP 181555Z AUTO 28010KT 10SM CLR 12/06 A3075 RMK AO2

METAR KTAD 181554Z AUTO 03006KT 10SM CLR 24/13 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T02390128
METAR KTAD 181454Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 21/13 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP199
        T02060128 58001
METAR KTAD 181354Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP202
       T01780128

METAR KLHX 181553Z AUTO 17007KT 9SM CLR 23/16 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP190
       T02330156
METAR KLHX 181453Z AUTO 19010KT 8SM CLR 21/16 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP198
       T02110161 58001
METAR KLHX 181353Z AUTO 20008KT 7SM CLR 18/16 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP198
       T01780156

METAR KLAA 181553Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 23/17 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP195
       T02330167
METAR KLAA 181453Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP206
        T02170167 50003
METAR KLAA 181353Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM CLR 19/16 A3027 RMK AO2 TSB00E15
       SLP212 T01940161

METAR KSPD 181556Z AUTO 22011KT 25/15 A3027 RMK AO1 SLP190 T02500150
METAR KSPD 181456Z AUTO 22011KT 22/15 A3028 RMK AO1 SLP199 6////
       T02170150
METAR KSPD 181356Z AUTO 24009KT 18/14 A3030 RMK AO1 SLP202 T01830144

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/18/2024
Burlington - 05:37:56 MDT / 20:12:53 MDT
Pueblo     - 05:50:10 MDT / 20:19:26 MDT
Lamar      - 05:42:38 MDT / 20:10:57 MDT

Pueblo (KPUX) 07/18/24 16:34 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  16000 FT MSL...350/025
                  15000 FT MSL...339/024
                  14300 FT MSL...336/023
                  14000 FT MSL...334/023
                  13000 FT MSL...330/021
                  12400 FT MSL...324/019
                  12000 FT MSL...325/017
                  11000 FT MSL...328/012
                  10900 FT MSL...329/012
                  10000 FT MSL...359/011
                   9700 FT MSL...354/009
                   9000 FT MSL...313/010
                   8600 FT MSL...298/011
                   8000 FT MSL...266/009
                   7800 FT MSL...252/008
                   7100 FT MSL...214/008
                   7000 FT MSL...205/008
                   6300 FT MSL...194/007
                   6000 FT MSL...191/007
                   5900 FT MSL...192/008
                   5700 FT MSL...194/008

Pueblo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1016 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 413 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
Dry conditions are in place early this morning, however, low level
stratus has developed across COS and PUB with COS currently
observing the lower ceilings. MVFR ceilings have been in place for
much of the overnight hours for both COS and PUB, however, continued
lowering has occurred here recently with COS falling to IFR. Think
these IFR ceilings will hold for COS, with MVFR ceilings remaining
for PUB. Don`t think these lower ceilings will be in place for too
long this morning, as flow aloft becomes more westerly. Will then
see a clearing trend through the remainder of the morning hours.
During this time, VFR conditions and dry weather will be observed at
ALS. Another day of shower and thunderstorm development is expected
across all of the terminals. Highest chances for these storms will
be during the mid to late afternoon time frame into the early
evening. Given higher confidence, did increase precip/TS wording at
all sites. While I didn`t add any mention of gusty outflow winds, do
think these are a definite possibility and will let later forecasts
address as confidence grows.


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

METAR KCAG 181553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/08 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP195
       T02440083
METAR KCAG 181453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/08 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP204
       T01890078 51009
METAR KCAG 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/07 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T01670072

SPECI KHDN 181643Z AUTO 04004KT 4SM HZ CLR 25/07 A3038 RMK AO2
SPECI KHDN 181635Z AUTO VRB03KT 1 3/4SM HZ CLR 24/07 A3038 RMK AO2
METAR KHDN 181556Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM CLR 22/09 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP199
       T02220089

METAR KSBS 181635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/09 A3038 RMK AO1
       T02270090
METAR KSBS 181615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/08 A3038 RMK AO1
       T02200078
METAR KSBS 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/07 A3039 RMK AO1
       T02040074

METAR KC07 181635Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 17/02 A3068 RMK AO2
METAR KC07 181615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/03 A3068 RMK AO2
METAR KC07 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/03 A3068 RMK AO2


METAR KEEO 181553Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM FEW110 21/06 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP198
       T02110061
METAR KEEO 181453Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM CLR 18/06 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T01830056 51009
METAR KEEO 181353Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 16/04 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP186
       T01560044

METAR K20V 181635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/08 A3046 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 181615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/09 A3047 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/07 A3047 RMK AO2

METAR KGNB 181635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/M17 A3050 RMK AO2
       T01921171
METAR KGNB 181615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/M15 A3051 RMK AO2
       T01761152
METAR KGNB 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/M13 A3052 RMK AO2
       T01651135

METAR K0CO 181635Z AUTO 29016G28KT CLR 11/01 A3081 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR K0CO 181615Z AUTO 30012G20KT CLR 11/01 A3081 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR K0CO 181555Z AUTO 35007G22KT 271V141 CLR 11/01 A3082 RMK AO2
       PWINO

METAR KC99 181633Z AUTO 32010G17KT 10SM CLR 17/00 A3069 RMK AO2
METAR KC99 181613Z AUTO 32008G17KT 10SM CLR 17/01 A3070 RMK AO2
METAR KC99 181556Z AUTO 32008G17KT 10SM CLR 16/01 A3070 RMK AO2

KGJT 181355Z 1814/1912 10009KT P6SM VCSH SCT110
     FM181800 28009G18KT P6SM FEW130 SCT250
     FM190200 03008KT P6SM SCT130 BKN250
     FM190500 10008KT P6SM SCT090 BKN250
METAR KGJT 181553Z 09007KT 10SM CLR 29/06 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP156
       T02940061
METAR KGJT 181453Z 12014KT 9SM CLR 27/07 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02720067
       51015
METAR KGJT 181353Z 09008KT 10SM CLR 26/06 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP150
       T02610061

KRIL 181125Z 1812/1912 12005KT P6SM FEW110 SCT250
     FM181800 32008KT P6SM FEW110 SCT150
     FM190300 12007KT P6SM SCT130 BKN200
METAR KRIL 181553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/07 A3033 RMK AO2 RAB12E26
       SLP192 P0000 T02280072
METAR KRIL 181453Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM FEW044 SCT085 SCT110 20/07 A3033
       RMK AO2 SLP193 T02000067 51015
METAR KRIL 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW120 18/06 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP187
       T01780061

METAR K5SM 181635Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM SCT120 17/04 A3073 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 181615Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM SCT120 16/03 A3073 RMK AO2
METAR K5SM 181555Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM BKN120 16/04 A3073 RMK AO2

KEGE 181125Z 1812/1912 VRB04KT P6SM FEW100 FEW250
     FM181900 26008G18KT P6SM VCTS SCT100CB BKN150
     FM190300 08005KT P6SM FEW110 SCT200
METAR KEGE 181556Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/07 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP190 T02060072
       PNO $
METAR KEGE 181456Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/07 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP195 6////
        T01830072 50006 PNO $
METAR KEGE 181356Z 03003KT 10SM CLR 16/08 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP197 T01560078
        PNO $

KASE 181125Z 1812/1912 VRB04KT P6SM FEW090 FEW200
     FM181800 34008G16KT P6SM VCTS SCT090CB BKN110
     FM190200 22007KT P6SM SCT100 BKN110
     FM190700 19005KT P6SM FEW080 SCT250
METAR KASE 181553Z VRB05KT 10SM CLR 22/07 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T02170067
METAR KASE 181453Z 34005KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP191 T01890067
       50005
METAR KASE 181353Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/06 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP186
       T01610061

METAR KCCU 181635Z AUTO 33005G17KT 10SM CLR 16/01 A3080 RMK AO2
METAR KCCU 181615Z AUTO 33006G14KT 10SM CLR 16/01 A3080 RMK AO2
METAR KCCU 181555Z AUTO 30010KT 10SM CLR 16/02 A3080 RMK AO2

METAR KLXV 181553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A3061 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T01830078
METAR KLXV 181453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/07 A3062 RMK AO2 SLP181
       T01560072 50001
METAR KLXV 181353Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 12/06 A3063 RMK AO2 SLP187
       T01170061

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/18/2024
Rangely           - 06:01:46 MDT / 20:41:06 MDT
Grand Junction    - 06:03:39 MDT / 20:37:25 MDT
Steamboat Springs - 05:52:49 MDT / 20:34:24 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 07/18/24 16:40 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...295/015
                  21300 FT MSL...305/015
                  20000 FT MSL...306/017
                  19000 FT MSL...310/016
                  19000 FT MSL...316/016
                  18000 FT MSL...304/017
                  17100 FT MSL...303/018
                  17000 FT MSL...312/015
                  15000 FT MSL...309/014
                  14400 FT MSL...301/020
                  14000 FT MSL...286/017
                  13400 FT MSL...299/016
                  12500 FT MSL...299/014
                  12000 FT MSL...291/013
                  11800 FT MSL...296/012
                  11000 FT MSL...294/010
                  11000 FT MSL...293/010
                  10400 FT MSL...282/005
                  10200 FT MSL...285/011
                  10100 FT MSL...296/004

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1132 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 532 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
Lingering light showers will continue through the morning but
should have minimal impact on TAF sites with VFR conditions and
CIGS well above ILS breakpoints. Scattered showers and storms
are expected to develop over the high terrain after 18Z today
with some southeastward drift into adjacent lower elevations
especially along the divide and across the southwest Colorado
valleys. VCTS is possible at KTEX, KASE, KGUC, KEGE and KDRO
with gusty outflow winds and brief MVFR at times. Otherwise,
most lower valleys should remain on the drier side with VFR
prevailing under partly sunny skies with generally light,
terrain driven winds.


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


KMTJ 181125Z 1812/1912 14008KT P6SM FEW110 FEW250
     FM181900 31007KT P6SM SCT110
     FM182200 22011KT P6SM SCT110 BKN150
     FM190300 14008KT P6SM FEW120 SCT150
METAR KMTJ 181553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 27/08 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP179
       T02720083
METAR KMTJ 181453Z AUTO 11005KT 10SM CLR 23/11 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP182
       60001 T02330106 51009
METAR KMTJ 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP180
       T01830133

METAR KGUC 181556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/08 A3051 RMK AO2 SLP232
       T01890083
METAR KGUC 181456Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 15/08 A3052 RMK AO2 SLP244
        T01500078 50007
METAR KGUC 181356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/07 A3053 RMK AO2 SLP245
        T01330067

METAR K7BM 181635Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM SCT090 18/08 A3062 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 181615Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A3062 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 181555Z AUTO 14006KT 10SM CLR 16/07 A3062 RMK AO2

METAR KAEJ 181635Z AUTO 10SM CLR 22/06 A3048 RMK AO2 T02160060
METAR KAEJ 181615Z AUTO 10SM CLR 21/07 A3049 RMK AO2 T02080070
METAR KAEJ 181555Z AUTO 10SM CLR 20/07 A3049 RMK AO2 T01960074

METAR KANK 181635Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A3042 RMK AO2 T02310099
       $
METAR KANK 181615Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 22/10 A3043 RMK AO2 T02250099
       $
METAR KANK 181555Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM CLR 21/10 A3043 RMK AO2 T02120097
       $

METAR KMYP 181635Z AUTO 28011KT 250V310 10SM CLR 13/03 A3090 RMK AO2
METAR KMYP 181615Z AUTO 30015KT 10SM CLR 12/03 A3090 RMK AO2
METAR KMYP 181555Z AUTO 27012G18KT 240V300 10SM CLR 11/04 A3090 RMK
       AO2


KTEX 181125Z 1812/1912 14008KT P6SM FEW070 SCT150
     FM181800 28008G18KT P6SM VCTS SCT070CB BKN100
     FM190300 13006KT P6SM SCT080 BKN110
METAR KTEX 181635Z AUTO 26004KT 10SM CLR 21/00 A3060 RMK AO2
METAR KTEX 181615Z AUTO 27004KT 10SM CLR 21/02 A3060 RMK AO2
METAR KTEX 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/03 A3060 RMK AO2

METAR K04V 181615Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM CLR 20/08 A3054 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR K04V 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/08 A3054 RMK AO2 PWINO
METAR K04V 181535Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM CLR 19/09 A3054 RMK AO2 PWINO

METAR KCEZ 181553Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 26/10 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP190
       T02560100
METAR KCEZ 181453Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 24/11 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP192
       T02390106 51010
METAR KCEZ 181353Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T01890106

KDRO 181125Z 1812/1912 06007KT P6SM FEW080 SCT200
     FM181800 28008KT P6SM FEW090 SCT120
     FM182100 01014G24KT P6SM VCTS SCT090CB BKN120
     FM190300 06010KT P6SM VCTS SCT090CB BKN110
     FM190700 03007KT P6SM SCT090 BKN110
METAR KDRO 181553Z AUTO 03005KT 10SM CLR 23/11 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP204
        T02280106
METAR KDRO 181453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/11 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP211
       T02060106 51008
METAR KDRO 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/11 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP207
       T01830111

METAR KPSO 181635Z AUTO 18007KT 10SM CLR 22/08 A3050 RMK AO2
       T02190084
METAR KPSO 181615Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 22/09 A3050 RMK AO2
       T02170087
METAR KPSO 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/08 A3050 RMK AO2
       T02080084

METAR KCPW 181615Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM CLR 13/03 A3084 RMK AO2
METAR KCPW 181555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT032 13/05 A3085 RMK AO2
METAR KCPW 181535Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM SCT033 12/06 A3085 RMK AO2

KALS 181130Z 1812/1912 VRB04KT P6SM FEW200
     FM182100 32013KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN080CB BKN200
     FM190000 12008KT P6SM BKN100
     FM190600 VRB04KT P6SM BKN200
METAR KALS 181552Z AUTO 11004KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A3049 RMK AO2 SLP235
        T01890106
METAR KALS 181452Z AUTO 10SM CLR 17/10 A3050 RMK AO2 SLP240 T01670100
       51007
METAR KALS 181352Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM CLR 13/09 A3050 RMK AO2 SLP238
        T01330094

Sunrise/Sunset for 07/18/2024
Vail    - 05:53:21 MDT / 20:30:10 MDT
Durango - 06:05:44 MDT / 20:29:53 MDT
Alamosa - 05:57:16 MDT / 20:22:22 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 07/18/24 16:40 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...295/015
                  21300 FT MSL...305/015
                  20000 FT MSL...306/017
                  19000 FT MSL...310/016
                  19000 FT MSL...316/016
                  18000 FT MSL...304/017
                  17100 FT MSL...303/018
                  17000 FT MSL...312/015
                  15000 FT MSL...309/014
                  14400 FT MSL...301/020
                  14000 FT MSL...286/017
                  13400 FT MSL...299/016
                  12500 FT MSL...299/014
                  12000 FT MSL...291/013
                  11800 FT MSL...296/012
                  11000 FT MSL...294/010
                  11000 FT MSL...293/010
                  10400 FT MSL...282/005
                  10200 FT MSL...285/011
                  10100 FT MSL...296/004

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1132 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 532 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
Lingering light showers will continue through the morning but
should have minimal impact on TAF sites with VFR conditions and
CIGS well above ILS breakpoints. Scattered showers and storms
are expected to develop over the high terrain after 18Z today
with some southeastward drift into adjacent lower elevations
especially along the divide and across the southwest Colorado
valleys. VCTS is possible at KTEX, KASE, KGUC, KEGE and KDRO
with gusty outflow winds and brief MVFR at times. Otherwise,
most lower valleys should remain on the drier side with VFR
prevailing under partly sunny skies with generally light,
terrain driven winds.


* * * * * Arizona * * * * *

KPGA 181306Z 1813/1912 VRB06KT P6SM VCSH BKN150
      TEMPO 1813/1815 VRB12G22KT -SHRA OVC120
     FM181500 VRB06KT P6SM BKN150
     FM182000 03010KT P6SM VCSH BKN150
     FM182200 24012G22KT P6SM VCSH BKN100
     FM190100 29010G16KT P6SM BKN150
     FM190300 VRB05KT P6SM BKN150
METAR KPGA 181553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 32/07 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP143
       T03170067
METAR KPGA 181453Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM CLR 30/07 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP141
       T03000072 52015
METAR KPGA 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 31/07 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP133
       T03060067

METAR KRQE 181553Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP151
       T02330100
METAR KRQE 181453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP158
       T02170106 50007
METAR KRQE 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP161
       T01940106 $

Flagstaff (KFSX) 07/18/24 16:43 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  14000 FT MSL...073/007
                  12000 FT MSL...148/006
                  11800 FT MSL...144/005
                  11000 FT MSL...174/007
                  10700 FT MSL...179/009
                  10000 FT MSL...187/014
                  10000 FT MSL...194/008
                   9200 FT MSL...197/010
                   9000 FT MSL...200/016
                   8500 FT MSL...200/010
                   8000 FT MSL...207/012
                   7800 FT MSL...202/012
                   7400 FT MSL...205/011
                   7400 FT MSL...209/007

Flagstaff Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1620 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION...Thursday 18/12Z through Friday 19/12Z...VFR conditions will
prevail through the early morning hours with some isolated shower
activity mainly east of a KGCN-KPAN line. Expect scattered to
widespread showers/thunderstorms from 18Z through 06Z, developing
first over the higher terrain and moving into lower elevation
areas by mid afternoon and evening. Heavy rain, small hail, and
gusty/erratic outflow winds will be the primary hazards. Outside
of thunderstorm driven winds, look for W winds 5-15 kts.
OUTLOOK...Friday 19/12Z through Sunday 21/12Z...Expect daily
SHRA/TSRA chances mostly in the afternoon/evening hours. Gusty and
erratic winds likely from storm development, with W-NW winds
generally less than 15 kts otherwise. VFR conditions will persist
outside of MVFR conditions from showers/storms.


* * * * * Utah * * * * *

KSLC 181518Z 1815/1918 15008KT P6SM FEW150
     FM181900 32010KT P6SM FEW150
     FM190200 17012G22KT P6SM VCSH SCT110 SCT180
     FM190500 16006KT P6SM SCT100 BKN180
METAR KSLC 181554Z 12004KT 10SM FEW090 FEW150 FEW230 30/10 A3016 RMK AO2
       SLP144 T03000100
METAR KSLC 181454Z 14008KT 10SM FEW140 FEW220 28/09 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP146
        VIRGA T02830094 51011
METAR KSLC 181354Z 17007KT 10SM FEW140 SCT220 27/12 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP144
       VIRGA T02670117

KVEL 181125Z 1812/1912 20005KT P6SM FEW130 FEW250
     FM181500 16006KT P6SM FEW130 SCT250
     FM182000 32008G18KT P6SM SCT130 BKN250
     FM190300 28007KT P6SM SCT120 BKN250
METAR KVEL 181553Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 27/07 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T02720072
METAR KVEL 181453Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 25/06 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP176
       T02500061 51014
METAR KVEL 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/09 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP164
       T02280089

METAR KPUC 181553Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM CLR 26/09 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP168
       T02560089
METAR KPUC 181453Z AUTO 31004KT 10SM CLR 21/09 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP183
       T02110094 51014
METAR KPUC 181353Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM CLR 21/08 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP170
       T02110078

KCNY 181125Z 1812/1912 13007KT P6SM FEW130 SCT250
     FM182000 28012G24KT P6SM FEW140 SCT250
     FM190200 32008KT P6SM SCT130 BKN250
     FM190700 18006KT P6SM FEW120 SCT250
METAR KCNY 181553Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR 31/08 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP150
       T03110083
METAR KCNY 181453Z AUTO 14010KT 10SM CLR 29/09 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP149
       60000 T02890094 51013
METAR KCNY 181353Z AUTO 10004KT 10SM CLR 27/09 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP145
       T02670094


Salt Lake City (KMTX) 07/18/24 16:40 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  12100 FT MSL...290/008
                  11000 FT MSL...207/014
                  10900 FT MSL...242/011
                  10000 FT MSL...230/014
                   9800 FT MSL...238/014
                   9000 FT MSL...244/014
                   9000 FT MSL...245/014
                   8200 FT MSL...243/011
                   8000 FT MSL...238/013
                   7500 FT MSL...217/008
                   7000 FT MSL...209/008
                   6900 FT MSL...194/009
                   6900 FT MSL...174/008
                   6600 FT MSL...181/009

Salt Lake City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1019 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION...KSLC...Southeasterly winds are likely to transition
to northwesterly around 18-19z, but may become variable and gusty
during the afternoon near any showers. Confidence is low regarding
an exact direction after 20z, when showers and thunderstorms
begin to develop. There is currently a 25% chance that
thunderstorms move over the terminal between 20-04z.
.REST OF UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING...Widely scattered showers
and thunderstorms are expected to develop after 18z, with the
highest coverage across southern UT and across higher terrain.
These showers may cause periods of heavy rain, MVFR VIS, and gusty
and erratic outflow winds.


* * * * * Wyoming * * * * *

KEVW 181120Z 1812/1912 14007KT P6SM SCT120
     FM181700 25007KT P6SM SCT120
     FM182000 28010G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT100 BKN120
     FM190300 18014KT P6SM SCT120 BKN140
     FM190800 20005KT P6SM BKN100=
METAR KEVW 181553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/08 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP190
       T02330078
METAR KEVW 181453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW120 22/07 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP188
       T02220072 53009
METAR KEVW 181353Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM CLR 16/05 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP189
       T01610050

KRKS 181124Z 1812/1912 07008KT P6SM SCT120
     FM181300 VRB05KT P6SM SCT150
     FM181600 28010KT P6SM FEW090 BKN120 PROB30 1821/1824
      VRB15G25KT -TSRA SCT090CB BKN120
     FM190000 33010KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120
     FM190300 VRB06KT P6SM FEW080 SCT120
METAR KRKS 181554Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM CLR 24/06 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP191
       T02390056
METAR KRKS 181454Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 22/06 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP190
       T02170061 51009
METAR KRKS 181354Z AUTO 19003KT 10SM CLR 17/05 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP193
       T01670050

KRWL 181122Z 1812/1912 VRB05KT P6SM FEW200
     FM181800 31010KT P6SM SCT200
     FM182000 31010KT P6SM VCSH SCT200
     FM190000 35010KT P6SM VCSH SCT200
METAR KRWL 181553Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM CLR 23/06 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP179
       T02330061
METAR KRWL 181453Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP187
       T01940067 51008
METAR KRWL 181353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/07 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP187
       T01670067

KLAR 181122Z 1812/1912 17005KT P6SM SKC
     FM181800 36010KT P6SM FEW250
     FM182000 36010KT P6SM VCTS SCT200CB
     FM190000 12010KT P6SM VCTS BKN200CB
METAR KLAR 181553Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM CLR 24/07 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP172
       T02390067
METAR KLAR 181453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/08 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP182
       T02000083 51005
METAR KLAR 181353Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM CLR 17/08 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP180
       T01720083

KCYS 181122Z 1812/1912 VRB06KT P6SM FEW200
     FM181400 VRB05KT P6SM SKC
     FM181800 08010KT P6SM FEW250
     FM182200 10010KT P6SM VCTS BKN200CB
     FM190000 19006KT P6SM VCTS BKN200CB
METAR KCYS 181553Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/12 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP185
       T02280122
METAR KCYS 181453Z VRB03KT 10SM CLR 20/12 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP191 T02000117
       51003
METAR KCYS 181353Z 25004KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP195
       T01670111

Riverton (KRIW) 07/18/24 16:34 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  14600 FT MSL...313/005
                  14000 FT MSL...332/021
                  13000 FT MSL...321/020
                  12800 FT MSL...318/021
                  12000 FT MSL...315/020
                  11300 FT MSL...304/018
                  11000 FT MSL...300/019
                  10000 FT MSL...296/019
                  10000 FT MSL...291/018
                   9000 FT MSL...295/016
                   9000 FT MSL...293/017
                   8200 FT MSL...291/010
                   8000 FT MSL...295/009
                   7300 FT MSL...300/007
                   7000 FT MSL...327/006
                   6700 FT MSL...308/007
                   6200 FT MSL...298/005
                   6000 FT MSL...274/005
                   5900 FT MSL...289/005

Cheyenne (KCYS) 07/18/24 16:33 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  13200 FT MSL...325/012
                  13000 FT MSL...330/014
                  12000 FT MSL...336/014
                  11700 FT MSL...336/015
                  11000 FT MSL...330/013
                  10500 FT MSL...337/012
                  10000 FT MSL...338/010
                   9500 FT MSL...348/005
                   9000 FT MSL...076/004
                   8600 FT MSL...114/004
                   8000 FT MSL...130/006
                   7900 FT MSL...122/006
                   7300 FT MSL...134/005
                   7000 FT MSL...165/005
                   6700 FT MSL...151/009
                   6500 FT MSL...142/008

Riverton Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1038 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 430 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
VFR conditions will be in place through the TAF period. Mostly
SKC skies are in place this morning, although hazy skies will
continue. Showers and thunderstorms will begin to develop after
20Z, with a 20-30 percent chance at each site. The primary
threat will be gusty outflow winds of 30-40 kts once again,
along with brief heavy rain. Brief MVFR conditions may occur
under these stronger storms. Showers may linger at KCOD between
00Z and 03Z and KCPR between 06Z and 08Z. Skies will then stay
partly cloudy through the rest of the TAF period.
Please see the Aviation Weather Center and/or CWSU ZDV and ZLC for
the latest information on smoke, icing, and turbulence
forecasts.

Cheyenne Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1122 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 519 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
VFR conditions expected for the 12Z TAF period. A thin layer of
fog has developed near KAIA, dropping visibility to 7-8 SM as of
11Z. This fog is not expected to become dense and visibility
should not be reduced below 6SM. Primary aviation concern today
will be isolated showers and thunderstorms over southeast
Wyoming and the far southern Nebraska Panhandle. Could see
thunderstorms near the KLAR, KCYS, and KSNY terminals, but
confidence is lowest for KSNY at this time. KRWL will likely see
some showers nearby throughout the afternoon hours. Light winds
throughout the day with skies remaining mostly clear.


* * * * * Nebraska * * * * *

METAR KIBM 181635Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM CLR 25/15 A3027 RMK AO2
       T02510152
METAR KIBM 181615Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM CLR 25/15 A3027 RMK AO2
       T02450150
METAR KIBM 181555Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM CLR 24/15 A3027 RMK AO2
       T02440150

KSNY 181122Z 1812/1912 23006KT P6SM FEW200
     FM181500 15010KT P6SM SKC
     FM182300 14010KT P6SM VCTS SCT200CB
METAR KSNY 181553Z AUTO VRB06KT 10SM CLR 22/14 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP204
       T02170144 $
METAR KSNY 181453Z AUTO 15010KT 10SM CLR 19/14 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP208
       T01940144 51008 $
METAR KSNY 181353Z AUTO 15010KT 7SM CLR 17/15 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP209
       T01720150 $

METAR KOGA 181635Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A3023 RMK AO2
       T02430164
METAR KOGA 181615Z AUTO 16008KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A3024 RMK AO2
       T02380163
METAR KOGA 181555Z AUTO 16009KT 10SM CLR 23/16 A3024 RMK AO2
       T02290160

METAR KIML 181553Z AUTO 15008KT 10SM CLR 24/17 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP215
       T02390167
METAR KIML 181453Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM CLR 21/17 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP222
       T02110167 53001
METAR KIML 181353Z AUTO 14008KT 10SM CLR 19/16 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP219
       T01890161

KMCK 181120Z 1812/1912 VRB04KT P6SM FEW120
      TEMPO 1812/1814 3SM BR
     FM181400 15006KT P6SM FEW120
METAR KMCK 181553Z AUTO 18012G19KT 10SM CLR 26/16 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP216
       T02610161
METAR KMCK 181453Z AUTO 17011G17KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP217
       T02390156 50003
METAR KMCK 181353Z AUTO 14006KT 9SM CLR 21/18 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP220
       T02060178

North Platte (KLNX) 07/18/24 16:43 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...004/024
                  14200 FT MSL...007/022
                  14000 FT MSL...006/022
                  13000 FT MSL...356/024
                  12000 FT MSL...353/026
                  12000 FT MSL...353/025
                   8000 FT MSL...285/013
                   7400 FT MSL...262/014
                   7000 FT MSL...254/015
                   6300 FT MSL...240/016
                   6000 FT MSL...233/015
                   5500 FT MSL...226/016
                   5000 FT MSL...220/016
                   4700 FT MSL...219/015
                   4100 FT MSL...218/014
                   4000 FT MSL...212/016
                   3600 FT MSL...212/016
                   3400 FT MSL...214/015

North Platte Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1150 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 646 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2024
Shallow fog affecting LBF should linger for another hour or two
before dissipating.
Thereafter, VFR conditions are expected through the forecast
period. Afternoon cumulus, to varying magnitudes of coverage
between different model suites, should remain low-end VFR at
worst through the afternoon. Later this evening, storms will
move in from the west and likely bring at least limited impacts
to OGA/IML but should remain well west of LBF/VTN to preclude
mention at this time.
Winds increase this evening and late overnight for both
terminals, which may introduce some LLWS concerns. Will keep
LLWS mention out and cover with gusty winds at the surface for
now.


* * * * * Kansas * * * * *

KGLD 181120Z 1812/1912 16007KT P6SM FEW120
     FM181700 17012G20KT P6SM SCT070
     FM190000 16009KT P6SM SCT080 SCT250
METAR KGLD 181553Z AUTO 17010KT 10SM CLR 24/17 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP206
       T02390167
METAR KGLD 181453Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP211
       T02170172 50001
METAR KGLD 181353Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR 19/16 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP215
       T01890156

KGCK 181120Z 1812/1912 12007KT P6SM BKN250
     FM181500 17013G23KT P6SM BKN200
     FM190000 15013KT P6SM BKN200
     FM190600 15008KT P6SM SCT200
METAR KGCK 181554Z 17009KT 10SM CLR 25/16 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP206
       T02500161
METAR KGCK 181454Z 18012KT 10SM CLR 23/17 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP211 T02330167
       51010
METAR KGCK 181354Z 16009KT 10SM CLR 22/18 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP212
       T02170178

METAR KLBL 181556Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM SCT035 26/17 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP210
       T02610172 PNO $
METAR KLBL 181456Z AUTO 14007KT 10SM FEW039 25/18 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP213
       6//// T02500178 50007 PNO $
METAR KLBL 181356Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM BKN043 22/18 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP219
       T02220183 PNO $

METAR KEHA 181635Z AUTO 05007KT 10SM CLR 26/16 A3028 RMK AO2
       T02600164
METAR KEHA 181615Z AUTO 05008KT 10SM CLR 26/17 A3029 RMK AO2
       T02550172
METAR KEHA 181555Z AUTO 08008KT 10SM SCT100 25/17 A3029 RMK AO2
       T02460171

Goodland (KGLD) 07/18/24 16:40 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...357/022
                  14900 FT MSL...358/020
                  12000 FT MSL...317/010
                  11000 FT MSL...307/007
                  10800 FT MSL...306/005
                  10000 FT MSL...309/010
                   9300 FT MSL...016/006
                   9000 FT MSL...294/010
                   8100 FT MSL...215/010
                   8000 FT MSL...204/017
                   7000 FT MSL...203/016
                   7000 FT MSL...202/016
                   6200 FT MSL...195/015
                   6000 FT MSL...192/015
                   5400 FT MSL...185/012
                   5000 FT MSL...176/013
                   4700 FT MSL...179/011
                   4300 FT MSL...172/013
                   4000 FT MSL...171/012
                   4000 FT MSL...173/012

Dodge City (KDDC) 07/18/24 16:39 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  14000 FT MSL...012/003
                  13800 FT MSL...009/003
                  13000 FT MSL...344/011
                  12000 FT MSL...351/011
                  11500 FT MSL...358/011
                  11000 FT MSL...337/014
                  10000 FT MSL...325/013
                   9700 FT MSL...331/006
                   9000 FT MSL...303/009
                   8200 FT MSL...298/010
                   8000 FT MSL...297/011
                   7000 FT MSL...253/008
                   7000 FT MSL...253/008
                   6000 FT MSL...200/009
                   6000 FT MSL...200/009
                   5200 FT MSL...173/010
                   5000 FT MSL...164/013
                   4300 FT MSL...162/012
                   4000 FT MSL...157/013
                   3600 FT MSL...158/012
                   3200 FT MSL...164/013
                   3000 FT MSL...163/011
                   3000 FT MSL...163/011

Goodland Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1629 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 1028 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
Both terminals will see VFR conditions through the forecast
period. Between 00z-06z Friday there is the potential for VCTS
but low confidence on timing, so have left out mention of for
now. Winds south-southeast for both terminals (KGLD/KMCK)
around 10kts. Gusts to 20kts possible around/after 20z for KGLD
and through 20z for KMCK.

Dodge City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1000 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION /12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY/...
Issued at 500 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2024
VFR and good flying weather will continue through this TAF
cycle, with varying amounts of mid and high clouds. Light SEly
winds will prevail through the period.


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

KGUY 181120Z 1812/1912 08003KT P6SM FEW230
     FM181600 16010G20KT P6SM FEW130
     FM190000 16008KT P6SM BKN060
     FM190500 20008KT P6SM VCSH BKN060
     FM190900 17008KT P6SM BKN100=
METAR KGUY 181553Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM CLR 25/20 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T02500200
METAR KGUY 181453Z AUTO 08006KT 10SM CLR 23/19 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T02330189 50004
METAR KGUY 181353Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM CLR 21/19 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP198
       T02060189

KDHT 181317Z 1813/1912 10005KT P6SM VCSH BKN040
     FM181430 17005KT P6SM BKN100
     FM181700 17011G21KT P6SM FEW190
     FM190100 22006KT P6SM VCSH BKN090
     FM190600 20009KT P6SM BKN100
METAR KDHT 181553Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM CLR 26/17 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP184
        T02560172
METAR KDHT 181453Z AUTO 13006KT 10SM CLR 21/16 A3026 RMK AO2 RAE23
       SLP191 P0000 60021 T02060156 58024
METAR KDHT 181353Z AUTO 29006KT 9SM -RA BKN100 OVC120 18/14 A3029 RMK
       AO2 TSE01 SLP202 P0007 T01780144

Amarillo (KAMA) 07/18/24 16:39 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...348/021
                  15000 FT MSL...022/020
                  14000 FT MSL...351/022
                  13000 FT MSL...352/021
                  12700 FT MSL...350/022
                  12000 FT MSL...353/020
                  11000 FT MSL...352/016
                  10800 FT MSL...352/015
                  10000 FT MSL...349/010
                   9300 FT MSL...350/006
                   9000 FT MSL...340/005
                   8000 FT MSL...215/002
                   7100 FT MSL...174/008
                   7000 FT MSL...174/008
                   6200 FT MSL...171/009
                   6000 FT MSL...169/009
                   5500 FT MSL...164/010
                   5000 FT MSL...163/009
                   4800 FT MSL...164/009
                   4300 FT MSL...166/010
                   4000 FT MSL...170/010
                   4000 FT MSL...158/010

Amarillo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1636 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION...
(18Z TAFS)
Issued at 1133 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2024
VFR conditions are anticipated through this forecast period. There
is a 15-30% chance for showers or thunderstorms at each terminal
this afternoon, but confidence in coverage, timing, and occurrence
is too low at this time to include in the TAF. The most favored
time will be between 21z to 03z. Amendments will be made if
confidence increases.
Vanden Bosch


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

KFMN 181143Z 1812/1912 12011G19KT P6SM BKN110
     FM181600 VRB06KT P6SM SCT120
     FM182100 26008KT P6SM SCT110
     FM190000 04015G23KT P6SM VCSH BKN100
     FM190300 09010KT P6SM BKN110
METAR KFMN 181553Z 10005KT 10SM CLR 26/09 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP199
       T02560089
METAR KFMN 181453Z 10011KT 10SM CLR 25/09 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP199 T02500089
       51007
METAR KFMN 181353Z 07009KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP198
       T02220106

METAR KSKX 181556Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 21/11 A3048 RMK AO2 SLP258
       T02060111
METAR KSKX 181456Z AUTO 19003KT 10SM CLR 18/11 A3050 RMK AO2 SLP269
        T01830111 50004
METAR KSKX 181356Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM CLR 16/10 A3050 RMK AO2 SLP273
       T01610100

KLVS 181143Z 1812/1912 VRB06KT P6SM SCT080
      TEMPO 1812/1814 BKN035
     FM181700 17011KT P6SM SCT100
     FM182000 14012G20KT P6SM VCSH BKN090
      TEMPO 1821/1901 VRB20G35KT 5SM -TSRA OVC050CB
     FM190100 17008KT P6SM VCSH BKN080
     FM190600 20006KT P6SM BKN090
METAR KLVS 181553Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR 21/12 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP210
       T02110122
METAR KLVS 181453Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM CLR 19/12 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP214
       T01940122 50002
SPECI KLVS 181402Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM FEW002 17/12 A3046 RMK AO2
       T01670122

METAR KRTN 181553Z AUTO 23008KT 10SM SCT022 21/13 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP214
       T02060133
METAR KRTN 181453Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM BKN017 OVC027 19/13 A3042 RMK AO2
       SLP221 T01890133 50006
SPECI KRTN 181430Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM BKN015 BKN019 OVC027 18/13 A3042
       RMK AO2 T01830133

METAR KCAO 181555Z AUTO 27010KT 10SM CLR 23/14 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP194
       T02330144
METAR KCAO 181455Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM CLR 21/14 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP205
        60003 T02060139 58004
METAR KCAO 181355Z AUTO 15014KT 10SM FEW100 18/14 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP216
        T01780144

Albuquerque (KABX) 07/18/24 16:35 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...356/005
                  20000 FT MSL...018/003
                  19000 FT MSL...339/004
                  18000 FT MSL...355/004
                  17100 FT MSL...048/005
                  17000 FT MSL...079/012
                  15000 FT MSL...291/013
                  14800 FT MSL...278/020
                  14000 FT MSL...355/017
                  13000 FT MSL...300/021
                  12900 FT MSL...301/013
                  12000 FT MSL...344/008
                  11400 FT MSL...304/013
                  10300 FT MSL...269/010
                   9000 FT MSL...239/008
                   8000 FT MSL...093/005
                   7700 FT MSL...093/006
                   7000 FT MSL...068/006
                   7000 FT MSL...074/006
                   6500 FT MSL...059/005
                   6300 FT MSL...059/005

Albuquerque Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1206 UTC Thursday, July 18, 2024

.AVIATION...
(12Z TAFS)
Issued at 546 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2024
A couple SHRA/TS still lingering over parts of the area will
taper off after sunrise. There are also some small patches of MVFR
low cigs along the east slopes of the central mt chain and nearby
highlands of eastern NM. SHRA/TS will redevelop over the higher
terrain by 1pm then move south/southeast thru the afternoon and
evening hours. Direct hits will be capable of producing brief IFR
with torrential rainfall, gusty winds, and small hail. The focus
areas will be along and east of the Cont Divide. Rainfall will
linger over eastern NM for much of tonight with a more widespread
area of MVFR cigs possible before sunrise.

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

DATA BASED ON 181200Z
VALID 181800Z   FOR USE 1700-2100Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    2206+20 2207+12 2911-08 2612-19 272236 273046 304146
BCE                      2009+12 2306-07 1907-19 251934 252843 313346
LND              2505+19 2709+11 3014-08 2814-20 291636 301746 292853
RKS              2406    2810+11 2912-08 2811-20 291836 301746 303649
GJT              9900+20 2507+12 3209-08 2814-18 281735 282946 303747
FMN              9900+18 3208+11 3407-07 3407-18 271833 283044 322748
ABQ              9900+16 3610+11 0207-07 3605-16 271332 272143 322250
MBW              3206    3113+10 3121-09 3015-19 301936 312146 312854
DEN              3512+18 3317+11 3229-08 3321-18 291935 302546 303652
PUB              3310+18 3315+12 3424-08 3318-18 312634 313545 313951
ALS                      3412+12 3613-07 3312-18 302634 293445 313450
TCC      2011    2211+13 3305+08 3310-06 3213-17 322633 293343 303152
BFF      1609    1507+15 2909+08 3020-08 3526-19 322636 333246 323054
GLD      1717    1807+14 9900+07 3219-09 3218-19 332235 332845 313751
GCK      1812+17 9900+12 3305+05 3420-08 3216-18 323135 314345 313947
GAG      1205+16 0308+11 3515+05 3219-08 3120-17 313634 313844 303348
AMA      1511    2005+13 2805+06 3222-06 3224-17 323433 304443 312950
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DATA BASED ON 181200Z
VALID 190000Z   FOR USE 2100-0600Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    9900+21 9900+14 2808-07 2514-18 263434 273743 294047
BCE                      3008+13 2414-06 2415-17 261933 292042 322648
LND              9900+20 3306+12 2819-07 2822-20 251536 241846 294947
RKS              3206    3207+14 3311-07 3022-19 283336 273546 294647
GJT              3411+20 3209+12 2708-07 2910-17 281533 292943 314049
FMN              0410+21 2907+13 3009-06 2813-16 302233 302543 332849
ABQ              9900+20 9900+12 3412-06 3010-16 312032 302343 342751
MBW              9900    3305+12 3224-08 3220-19 292036 282146 304151
DEN              3305+18 3605+10 3315-07 3216-19 292934 293545 314652
PUB              1308+18 9900+11 3423-07 3326-18 304434 294944 295451
ALS                      9900+11 3315-07 3321-17 322633 281842 303853
TCC      1814    1814+16 9900+08 3520-06 3114-16 302932 313843 324352
BFF      1510    1608+16 3407+09 3223-07 3124-19 322736 312546 303455
GLD      1717    1715+14 3306+08 3323-08 3528-18 323935 323446 313753
GCK      1615+19 2505+13 3510+07 3426-08 3328-18 324435 323945 314251
GAG      1209+19 3505+12 3614+06 3527-07 3327-18 324034 324045 304448
AMA      1614    1613+13 3011+07 3529-06 3326-16 323933 315144 314251
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DATA BASED ON 181200Z
VALID 191200Z   FOR USE 0600-1700Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      2105    9900+17 9900+11 2108-08 2916-18 263134 303539 313947
BCE                      2707+11 2710-06 2613-18 262434 291839 332048
LND              3208+18 3213+11 3014-08 2821-19 283936 294644 316547
RKS              3114    3415+11 2812-07 2922-19 292835 304044 326247
GJT              9900+17 3206+10 2506-08 3013-18 292434 312742 334448
FMN              9900+17 3109+11 3510-07 3316-18 303033 302843 353248
ABQ              2710+14 3506+10 0213-06 3515-17 322333 303144 353049
MBW              3015    3014+12 3017-08 3313-20 313935 294647 326650
DEN              2907+19 3307+11 3519-08 3117-19 334035 324646 335850
PUB              3009+17 3512+11 3614-07 3420-19 323734 324245 335249
ALS                      2911+10 0112-07 3415-18 312633 313344 334549
TCC      2313    2317+14 3010+08 3616-06 3618-17 332533 313043 353649
BFF      2307    9900+17 3306+09 3222-09 3123-19 302836 313447 325353
GLD      2116    9900+15 2405+07 3517-07 3316-19 332137 342347 334952
GCK      2028+18 2407+13 0307+06 3214-06 3317-19 332636 324347 334852
GAG      9900+19 3110+11 0114+05 3318-06 3320-18 333435 324145 325052
AMA      2120    2619+12 3505+08 3512-06 3508-17 343134 323544 334151
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