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NZUS99 KBOU 241727

Hot-Air Balloon Forecast for Colorado
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder, Colorado
1125 MDT Monday, September 24, 2018

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

METAR KFNL 241656Z AUTO 16010KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A2995 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1545
       SLP084 T01940067 PNO $
SPECI KFNL 241605Z AUTO 19014KT 10SM FEW120 18/07 A2996 RMK AO2 WSHFT
       1545 PNO $
METAR KFNL 241556Z AUTO 19013G21KT 10SM SCT120 19/06 A2995 RMK AO2
       SLP085 T01940056 PNO $

METAR KGXY 241656Z 21008KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP114
METAR KGXY 241556Z 21012KT 10SM CLR 17/07 A2995 RMK AO2 RAB12E32 SLP112
       P0000 T01720072
METAR KGXY 241456Z 24021G26KT 10SM FEW120 19/05 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND
       30039/1410 SLP109 T01890050 53007

METAR KLMO 241715Z AUTO 22014G19KT 10SM CLR 25/03 A2995 RMK AO2
METAR KLMO 241655Z AUTO 20015G19KT 10SM CLR 22/04 A2995 RMK AO2
METAR KLMO 241635Z AUTO 18012KT 10SM CLR 21/06 A2996 RMK AO2

METAR KBDU 241712Z AUTO 23012G19KT 10SM CLR 22/02 A2996 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 241654Z AUTO 22009G20KT 10SM CLR 20/02 A2997 RMK AO2
METAR KBDU 241630Z AUTO 24013G25KT 10SM SCT050 SCT075 SCT100 20/02 A2997
       RMK AO2

METAR KEIK 241712Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM SCT110 20/04 A3001 RMK AO2
METAR KEIK 241654Z AUTO 17012KT 10SM SCT110 19/04 A3002 RMK AO2
METAR KEIK 241630Z AUTO 18010G17KT 10SM CLR 19/04 A3003 RMK AO2

KBJC 241130Z 2412/2512 03007KT P6SM SCT060 BKN120
     FM241500 14007KT P6SM SCT070 BKN120
     FM241700 VRB04KT P6SM SCT080 SCT120
     FM242000 29010G20KT P6SM VCSH FEW070 SCT120
     FM250000 31008KT P6SM FEW080 SCT200
     FM250800 36012G20KT P6SM FEW025 SCT035
     FM251000 02011KT P6SM BKN020
METAR KBJC 241650Z 16009KT 30SM SCT120 BKN200 18/05 A3002
METAR KBJC 241545Z 15010KT 30SM SCT120 BKN200 16/05 A3003
METAR KBJC 241445Z 18008KT 30SM SCT060 BKN120 BKN180 16/05 A3003

KDEN 241517Z 2415/2518 18008KT P6SM SCT070 BKN140
     FM242000 18010KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN120
      TEMPO 2420/2424 27014G22KT BKN070
     FM250200 11007KT P6SM SCT060 BKN250
     FM250800 36016G24KT P6SM SCT020
     FM251000 01014KT P6SM BKN020
     FM251600 03008KT P6SM SCT040
METAR KDEN 241653Z 21008KT 10SM SCT110 BKN140 BKN220 19/04 A3001 RMK AO2
       SLP093 VIRGA NW-N T01890044
METAR KDEN 241553Z 17009KT 10SM FEW100 BKN130 BKN220 17/04 A3002 RMK AO2
       SLP096 T01720044
METAR KDEN 241453Z 17010KT 10SM FEW100 BKN140 BKN220 14/05 A3001 RMK AO2
       SLP095 T01390050 51009

METAR KFTG 241555Z 17006KT 10SM SCT120 BKN150 BKN250 17/06 A3003
METAR KFTG 241455Z 15006KT 10SM SCT120 BKN150 BKN250 15/05 A3003

KBKF 241700Z 2417/2523 18009KT 9999 FEW100 SCT150 BKN220
      BECMG 2420/2421 15012KT 9999 VCSH SCT090 BKN150 QNH2991INS
      TEMPO 2421/2501 VRB20G35KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS BKN090CB
      BECMG 2502/2503 19009KT 9999 NSW FEW080 SCT120 QNH2995INS
      BECMG 2508/2509 03012G20KT 9999 SKC QNH3008INS
      TEMPO 2509/2513 03015G30KT 520009
      BECMG 2514/2515 05012KT 9999 SCT040 QNH3026INS TX24/2423Z
METAR KBKF 241558Z 19004KT 10SM FEW090 SCT140 BKN220 16/05 A3004 RMK
       AO2A SLP111 T01600051
METAR KBKF 241458Z 16008KT 10SM FEW090 BKN140 BKN220 13/06 A3004 RMK
       AO2A SLP115 T01310055 51010

KAPA 241517Z 2415/2512 15007KT P6SM SCT070 BKN120
     FM242000 18007KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN120
      TEMPO 2420/2424 27014G22KT BKN070
     FM250000 33010KT P6SM SCT070 BKN120
     FM250200 22006KT P6SM FEW070 SCT250
     FM250900 36014G21KT P6SM FEW035 FEW200
     FM251100 02014G21KT P6SM BKN018
METAR KAPA 241653Z 16006KT 10SM SCT070 BKN120 16/05 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP124
METAR KAPA 241553Z 16007KT 10SM SCT100 SCT130 15/05 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP117
METAR KAPA 241453Z 17009KT 10SM SCT120 BKN200 13/05 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP118
       T01330050 51013

METAR KMNH 241706Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM BKN110 15/03 A3010 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 241648Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM SCT120 15/03 A3009 RMK AO2
METAR KMNH 241624Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM CLR 15/03 A3010 RMK AO2

METAR KFMM 241715Z AUTO 17007KT 10SM SCT075 BKN090 BKN110 18/06 A2996
       RMK AO2 T01820056
METAR KFMM 241655Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM SCT110 18/06 A2998 RMK AO2
METAR KFMM 241635Z AUTO 17003KT 10SM SCT120 15/06 A2999 RMK AO2

METAR KSTK 241720Z AUTO 07007KT 10SM CLR 19/08 A2993 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 241700Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A2994 RMK AO2
METAR KSTK 241640Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR 17/07 A2994 RMK AO2

METAR KAKO 241653Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM CLR 18/07 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP102
METAR KAKO 241553Z AUTO 07007KT 10SM FEW110 16/07 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP103
METAR KAKO 241453Z AUTO 03008KT 10SM CLR 13/07 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP107
       T01330067 50016

METAR KLIC 241655Z AUTO 02012KT 10SM CLR 19/04 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP108
METAR KLIC 241555Z AUTO 01013KT 10SM CLR 17/04 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP112
METAR KLIC 241455Z AUTO 36016KT 10SM CLR 16/05 A3003 RMK AO2 PK WND
       01033/1358 SLP109 T01560050 51024

METAR KHEQ 241710Z AUTO 06007KT 10SM CLR 17/08 A2994 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 241650Z AUTO 06006KT 10SM CLR 16/07 A2993 RMK AO2
METAR KHEQ 241630Z AUTO 02005KT 10SM CLR 16/07 A2995 RMK AO2

METAR K2V6 241704Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/M03 A2996 RMK AO2
METAR K2V6 241644Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM CLR 17/M02 A2995 RMK AO2
METAR K2V6 241624Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR 16/06 A2996 RMK AO2

METAR K2V5 241715Z AUTO 06005KT 10SM CLR 19/06 A2994 RMK AO2
METAR K2V5 241655Z AUTO 04006KT 10SM CLR 18/06 A2994 RMK AO2
METAR K2V5 241635Z AUTO 02010G14KT 10SM CLR 18/06 A2995 RMK AO2

METAR KITR 241653Z AUTO 01017G29KT 10SM CLR 21/06 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND
       01031/1612 SLP095 T02110056
METAR KITR 241553Z AUTO 36017G26KT 10SM CLR 18/06 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND
       34032/1503 SLP098 T01780061
METAR KITR 241453Z AUTO 34019G29KT 10SM CLR 16/07 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND
       33030/1443 SLP100 T01560067 51040

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/24/2018
Fort Collins - 06:50:05 MDT / 18:54:24 MDT
Denver       - 06:49:39 MDT / 18:53:59 MDT
Sterling     - 06:42:40 MDT / 18:46:59 MDT

Denver/Boulder (KFTG) 09/24/18 17:13 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  25000 FT MSL...248/037
                  24000 FT MSL...256/037
                  22000 FT MSL...260/036
                  20000 FT MSL...260/035
                  19000 FT MSL...260/036
                  18000 FT MSL...259/036
                  17000 FT MSL...258/029
                  16800 FT MSL...253/031
                  16000 FT MSL...249/028
                  15000 FT MSL...255/026
                  14500 FT MSL...243/020
                  14000 FT MSL...256/026
                  13000 FT MSL...241/016
                  12700 FT MSL...245/014
                  12000 FT MSL...250/013
                  11200 FT MSL...251/014
                  11000 FT MSL...252/015
                  10000 FT MSL...264/026
                  10000 FT MSL...242/010
                   9000 FT MSL...275/020
                   8900 FT MSL...282/015
                   8100 FT MSL...287/019
                   8000 FT MSL...289/020
                   7300 FT MSL...289/019
                   7000 FT MSL...290/015
                   6600 FT MSL...286/014

Denver/Boulder Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1019 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday night)
Issued at 418 AM MDT Mon Sep 24 2018
Front has just pushed through KDEN and northerly winds are gusting
up to 25 knots behind it. Those winds should weaken rather
quickly early this morning and also shift more easterly and
southeasterly as anticyclonic flow builds in with surface high
pressure off to the northeast. It`s hard to determine how much
smoke is behind this front but so far upstream visibilities are
holding at 10SM, but there could still be visual landing impacts
with limited slant range visibility through at least 18Z. There is
a 20-30% chance of high based showers and thunderstorms this
afternoon with gusty outflow winds up to 30 knots, so VCSH looks
good for now in the 19Z-23Z window.
For tonight, another front comes in and this one will be stronger
so shortly after 06Z we should see north winds increase to 15-20
knots with gusts 25-30 knots for a couple hours. We do expect
enough upslope component and cooling for a layer of stratus to
develop in the 1000-2000 ft range toward 09Z-12Z.

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

METAR K4BM 241712Z AUTO 21006G15KT 10SM SCT050 BKN070 OVC075 10/M03
       A3035 RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 241654Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM SCT060 BKN070 BKN080 10/M03 A3036
       RMK AO2
METAR K4BM 241630Z AUTO 23008G15KT 200V280 10SM SCT060 SCT080 11/M03
       A3036 RMK AO2

METAR KAFF 241656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW180 FEW210 18/03 A3005 RMK AO2
       SLP109 T01800027
METAR KAFF 241556Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM BKN120 15/03 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP102
       T01520033 $
METAR KAFF 241456Z AUTO 36012KT 10SM M 15/02 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP097
       T01490024 50016 CHINO RWY34R $

KCOS 241723Z 2418/2518 06007KT P6SM FEW080 BKN120
     FM241900 16011KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120
     FM250300 36006KT P6SM SCT120 SCT200
     FM251100 01020G30KT P6SM SCT100 SCT200
METAR KCOS 241654Z VRB04KT 10SM SCT120 BKN250 20/05 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP096
METAR KCOS 241554Z 34006KT 10SM BKN120 BKN250 19/04 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP097
METAR KCOS 241454Z 35015KT 10SM SCT120 SCT250 17/04 A3005 RMK AO2 PK WND
       02026/1357 SLP095 T01670044 51016

METAR KABH 241456Z AUTO 04016G26KT A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND 03031/1401 SLPNO
       6//// 51020 PNO $

METAR KFLY 241715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT100 20/01 A3009 RMK AO2
METAR KFLY 241655Z AUTO 07009KT 10SM CLR 19/02 A3009 RMK AO2
METAR KFLY 241635Z AUTO 06010KT 10SM SCT120 18/02 A3009 RMK AO2

KFCS 241302Z 2413/2519 34009KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2994INS
      BECMG 2414/2415 16009KT 9999 FEW080 SCT250 QNH2991INS
      BECMG 2419/2420 27012KT 9999 VCTS SCT080CB QNH2991INS
      TEMPO 2420/2424 VRB20G30KT 8000 -TSRA
      BECMG 2505/2506 33009KT 9999 NSW FEW080 QNH2999INS
      TEMPO 2509/2514 36020G30KT 520009
      BECMG 2514/2515 12009KT 9999 SKC QNH3020INS TX26/2423Z

KPUB 241723Z 2418/2518 12012KT P6SM SCT100 BKN140
     FM250300 01010KT P6SM SCT120 SCT220
     FM251200 01020G30KT P6SM SCT120 SCT220
METAR KPUB 241653Z 13008KT 10SM CLR 23/06 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP100
METAR KPUB 241553Z 08011KT 10SM CLR 22/06 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP098
METAR KPUB 241453Z 05010KT 10SM FEW120 21/04 A2998 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1408
       SLP096 T02060039 53027

METAR KTAD 241654Z AUTO 07018G29KT 10SM CLR 23/02 A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND
       04031/1626 WSHFT 1618 SLP087 T02280017
SPECI KTAD 241638Z AUTO 06016KT 10SM CLR 23/01 A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND
       04031/1626 WSHFT 1618 T02280006
METAR KTAD 241554Z AUTO 27009KT 10SM CLR 26/02 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP071

METAR KLHX 241653Z AUTO 03015KT 10SM CLR 24/05 A2997 RMK AO2 PK WND
       05029/1630 SLP087 T02440050
METAR KLHX 241553Z AUTO 02019G27KT 10SM CLR 22/06 A2998 RMK AO2 PK WND
       04028/1539 SLP096 T02170056
METAR KLHX 241453Z AUTO 02019G32KT 10SM CLR 21/04 A2997 RMK AO2 PK WND
       01032/1447 SLP094 T02060044 53036

METAR KLAA 241653Z AUTO 03016G24KT 10SM CLR 24/06 A2994 RMK AO2 PK WND
       02033/1605 SLP090 T02440056
METAR KLAA 241553Z AUTO 02021G34KT 10SM CLR 22/06 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND
       02036/1524 SLP088 T02170056
METAR KLAA 241453Z AUTO 01019G27KT 10SM CLR 20/05 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND
       01027/1453 SLP081 T02000050 53028

METAR KSPD 241656Z AUTO 36020G28KT 23/06 A2996 RMK AO1 PK WND 36032/1612
       SLP089 T02280056
METAR KSPD 241556Z AUTO 34026G33KT 23/01 A2994 RMK AO1 PK WND 34033/1555
       SLP080 T02330011
METAR KSPD 241456Z AUTO 22005KT 21/03 A2990 RMK AO1 SLP072 T02110028

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/24/2018
Burlington - 06:38:53 MDT / 18:43:14 MDT
Pueblo     - 06:48:15 MDT / 18:52:38 MDT
Lamar      - 06:40:15 MDT / 18:44:38 MDT

Pueblo (KPUX) 09/24/18 17:17 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  11000 FT MSL...248/026
                  10900 FT MSL...276/025
                  10000 FT MSL...259/018
                   9700 FT MSL...274/020
                   9000 FT MSL...185/009
                   8700 FT MSL...059/006
                   8000 FT MSL...048/010
                   7800 FT MSL...048/010
                   7100 FT MSL...045/012
                   7000 FT MSL...047/014
                   6400 FT MSL...047/013
                   6000 FT MSL...049/015
                   5900 FT MSL...046/015
                   5700 FT MSL...048/015

Pueblo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1010 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Tuesday morning)
Issued at 407 AM MDT Mon Sep 24 2018
Northerly component winds are anticipated at KCOS and KPUB this
morning as northerly surface surge crosses into far northeastern
New Mexico by noon today. Isolated showers and thunderstorms will
be possible near the KCOS taf site and possibly the KPUB taf site
from this afternoon into early evening, although for now will
depict VFR conditions through tonight for the KALS, KCOS and KPUB
taf sites due to the projected sparse nature of the predicted
precipitation. Then, next northerly surge is expected to be moving
into northern portions of EL Paso county by 12Z Tuesday.

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

METAR KCAG 241653Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 17/09 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP111
METAR KCAG 241553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP114
METAR KCAG 241453Z AUTO 07009KT 10SM FEW120 12/09 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP125
       T01220089 53003

METAR KHDN 241656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/07 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP121
METAR KHDN 241556Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM CLR 13/07 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP127
METAR KHDN 241456Z AUTO 13006KT 10SM CLR 12/08 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP131
       60000 T01170078 55005

METAR KSBS 241715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/05 A3008 RMK AO1
METAR KSBS 241655Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 14/06 A3009 RMK AO1
METAR KSBS 241635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/07 A3008 RMK AO1

METAR KC07 241712Z AUTO 26007KT 230V290 10SM CLR 08/04 A3026 RMK AO2
METAR KC07 241648Z AUTO 25006KT 10SM SCT090 SCT120 07/04 A3026 RMK
METAR KC07 241630Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM SCT070 07/04 A3026 RMK AO2

METAR K33V 241655Z AUTO 22010G17KT 10SM SCT039 BKN045 BKN050 13/03 A3014
       RMK AO1
METAR K33V 241635Z AUTO 24011G18KT 10SM CLR 13/03 A3014 RMK AO1
METAR K33V 241615Z AUTO 23012KT 10SM CLR 12/04 A3014 RMK AO1

METAR KEEO 241653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP094
METAR KEEO 241553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/08 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP109
METAR KEEO 241453Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM FEW120 12/08 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP113
       60000 T01170078 55003

METAR K20V 241712Z AUTO 22012G16KT 10SM CLR 17/04 A3012 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 241648Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/05 A3014 RMK AO2
METAR K20V 241630Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/05 A3014 RMK AO2

METAR KGNB 241710Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 12/05 A3018 RMK AO2
METAR KGNB 241650Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT025 SCT031 12/05 A3018 RMK AO2
METAR KGNB 241625Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT100 SCT110 11/06 A3018 RMK AO2

METAR K0CO 241724Z AUTO 28028G37KT 10SM SCT044 BKN050 BKN080 00/M08
       A3036 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 241706Z AUTO 28031G44KT 10SM SCT010 BKN050 BKN060 00/M08
       A3035 RMK AO2
METAR K0CO 241642Z AUTO 28030G46KT 1 1/4SM -SN BKN001 BKN007 OVC013
       00/M09 A3034 RMK AO2 P0003

KGJT 241142Z 2412/2512 VRB03KT P6SM BKN120
     FM241600 17007KT P6SM SCT090
     FM241800 28008KT P6SM SCT100
     FM250200 32008KT P6SM FEW150
     FM250700 03005KT P6SM FEW150
METAR KGJT 241653Z 19006KT 10SM FEW100 BKN110 22/05 A3000 RMK AO2 LTG
       DSNT SE SLP087 T02220050
METAR KGJT 241553Z 11010KT 10SM SCT110 22/06 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP088
       T02170056 $
METAR KGJT 241453Z 18006KT 10SM FEW120 19/07 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP093 60000
       T01890072 53006

KRIL 241142Z 2412/2512 28006KT P6SM VCSH BKN100 BKN120
      TEMPO 2412/2416 VRB15G20KT -SHRA SCT060 BKN080
     FM241700 29007KT P6SM VCSH SCT080
     FM242100 23020G30KT P6SM VCSH SCT100
     FM250300 31007KT P6SM FEW120
       SE SLP113 T02000061
METAR KRIL 241553Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR 19/08 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP114
METAR KRIL 241453Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM FEW022 BKN110 14/07 A3005 RMK AO2
       LTG DSNT E AND S RAB11E39 SLP120 P0000 60000 T01390072

METAR K5SM 241707Z AUTO 22009G20KT 180V240 10SM SCT033 BKN045 OVC070
       10/01 A3034 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S
METAR K5SM 241645Z AUTO 23010G17KT 210V270 10SM BKN070 OVC085 10/02
       A3035 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW
METAR K5SM 241628Z AUTO 23007G18KT 10SM BKN070 BKN085 08/02 A3035 RMK

KEGE 241500Z 2415/2512 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH FEW030 SCT060 OVC080
      TEMPO 2415/2417 -SHRA SCT040 BKN060
     FM241700 24014G19KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN100
     FM241900 26020G30KT P6SM VCSH SCT090
     FM250200 25009KT P6SM SCT100
     FM250800 10005KT P6SM SKC
METAR KEGE 241656Z VRB03KT 10SM CLR 17/04 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP151 T01670044
       PNO $
METAR KEGE 241556Z 11004KT 10SM OVC110 12/06 A3013 RMK AO2 TSB17E32RAE45
       SLP166 T01220056 PNO $
SPECI KEGE 241543Z 02004KT 10SM -RA FEW024 SCT090 OVC110 12/05 A3013 RMK
       AO2 LTG DSNT SW TSB17E32 PNO $

KASE 241559Z 2416/2512 05004KT P6SM VCSH FEW030 SCT060 BKN100
      TEMPO 2416/2418 -SHRA BKN050 BKN070
     FM241800 30010G18KT P6SM VCTS SCT060CB BKN090
     FM250000 30008KT P6SM SCT060
     FM250200 21007KT P6SM FEW080
METAR KASE 241653Z 00000KT 10SM SCT040 BKN070 14/04 A3016 RMK AO2 RAE13
       SLP113 P0000 T01390044
SPECI KASE 241602Z COR 00000KT 10SM -RA SCT040 BKN070 12/06 A3018 RMK
       AO2 P0000 T01220056
SPECI KASE 241602Z 34011G17KT 10SM -RA SCT040 BKN070 12/06 A3018 RMK AO2
       P0000 T01220056

METAR KCCU 241712Z AUTO 17011G22KT 120V240 10SM SCT001 SCT037 BKN055
       05/01 A3038 RMK AO2 P0002
METAR KCCU 241654Z AUTO 27011G26KT M1/4SM SN OVC001 03/01 A3040 RMK
METAR KCCU 241630Z AUTO 28023G29KT 10SM RA SCT009 BKN018 OVC034 05/01
       A3038 RMK AO2

METAR KLXV 241653Z AUTO 04004KT 10SM FEW020 SCT070 BKN080 08/04 A3028
       RMK AO2 PK WND 29036/1622 RAB22E41 SLP122 P0001 T00830039
METAR KLXV 241553Z AUTO 31009G17KT 10SM SCT070 OVC090 11/00 A3024 RMK
       AO2 RAE1458B25E34 SLP097 P0000 T01110000
METAR KLXV 241453Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM -RA FEW038 BKN070 OVC090 10/01
       A3024 RMK AO2 RAB44 SLP093 P0000 60000 T01000011 51004

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/24/2018
Rangely           - 07:04:55 MDT / 19:09:15 MDT
Grand Junction    - 07:04:00 MDT / 19:08:21 MDT
Steamboat Springs - 06:57:06 MDT / 19:01:25 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 09/24/18 17:07 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  24000 FT MSL...266/037
                  22000 FT MSL...246/032
                  20000 FT MSL...245/033
                  19000 FT MSL...245/032
                  18000 FT MSL...249/031
                  18000 FT MSL...248/031
                  17000 FT MSL...247/030
                  16300 FT MSL...249/028
                  16000 FT MSL...259/028
                  15000 FT MSL...256/028
                  14600 FT MSL...258/026
                  14000 FT MSL...263/028
                  13000 FT MSL...262/023
                  12900 FT MSL...264/022
                  12000 FT MSL...249/024
                  11100 FT MSL...284/021
                  11000 FT MSL...254/021
                  11000 FT MSL...254/021
                  10400 FT MSL...256/020

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1242 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Tuesday morning)
Issued at 632 AM MDT Mon Sep 24 2018
A Pacific trough will sweep across the area during the day
generating scattered showers and embedded thunderstorms. This
activity is unlikely to generate rainfall rates high enough to
reduce visibity below VFR, nor are ceilings likely to dip below
ILS break points. Gusty west to northwest winds will impact TAF
sites through 03Z/Tues and outflow winds from showers or
thunderstorms may bring gusts of 30 to 40 MPH. Look for clearing
skies overnight with showers diminishing by midnight while winds

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

METAR KAJZ 241715Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM SCT100 SCT120 24/03 A3002 RMK AO2
METAR KAJZ 241655Z AUTO 10007KT 7SM CLR 24/04 A3002 RMK AO2
METAR KAJZ 241635Z AUTO 07008KT 10SM SCT110 23/05 A3003 RMK AO2

KMTJ 241142Z 2412/2512 VRB03KT P6SM SCT110
     FM241800 27012KT P6SM VCSH SCT090
     FM250200 17007KT P6SM SCT090
     FM250600 14007KT P6SM SCT090
METAR KMTJ 241653Z AUTO 12008KT 10SM CLR 22/03 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP098
METAR KMTJ 241553Z AUTO 06006KT 10SM FEW090 21/03 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP109
METAR KMTJ 241453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/04 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP113
       T01560044 53012

METAR KGUC 241656Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM FEW075 BKN100 17/02 A3018 RMK AO2
       SLP151 T01720022
METAR KGUC 241556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/M01 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP161
METAR KGUC 241456Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM BKN080 BKN090 10/M01 A3018 RMK AO2
       SLP162 60000 T01001006 53006

METAR K7BM 241706Z AUTO 24013G29KT 210V270 10SM SCT044 SCT050 15/M04
       A3023 RMK AO2
METAR K7BM 241648Z AUTO 26020G31KT 230V290 10SM CLR 15/M03 A3024 RMK
METAR K7BM 241630Z AUTO 26026G36KT 10SM SCT055 14/M03 A3024 RMK AO2

METAR KAEJ 241715Z AUTO 26012G22KT 10SM SCT085 19/M03 A3011 RMK AO2 LTG
       DSNT W T01911027
METAR KAEJ 241655Z AUTO 22004KT 10SM SCT085 20/M03 A3013 RMK AO2
METAR KAEJ 241635Z AUTO 20012G29KT 10SM SCT075 19/M02 A3012 RMK AO2

METAR KANK 241715Z AUTO 25012G25KT 10SM SCT075 SCT120 22/M01 A3019 RMK
       AO1 T02231009
METAR KANK 241655Z AUTO 24013G20KT 10SM SCT075 SCT120 22/00 A3020 RMK
       AO1 T02230000
METAR KANK 241635Z AUTO 22009G15KT 10SM SCT085 SCT095 SCT110 22/00 A3020
       RMK AO1 T02190001

METAR KMYP 241713Z AUTO 28027G39KT 10SM SCT028 SCT033 BKN042 07/M01
       A3048 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N
METAR KMYP 241651Z AUTO 23026G34KT 10SM SCT026 SCT034 BKN041 07/00 A3048
       RMK AO2
METAR KMYP 241634Z AUTO 23026G37KT 10SM SCT026 SCT036 07/00 A3048 RMK

METAR KAIB 241715Z AUTO 20004KT 10SM SCT120 23/00 A3010 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 241655Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM CLR 23/00 A3010 RMK AO2
METAR KAIB 241635Z AUTO 16003KT 10SM SCT110 21/00 A3010 RMK AO2

KTEX 241142Z 2412/2512 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH SCT080 OVC100
     FM241800 26010G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 BKN080
     FM250500 15005KT P6SM SCT070
     FM251000 VRB04KT P6SM FEW110
METAR KTEX 241715Z AUTO 24007KT 180V260 10SM SCT070 OVC110 16/M01 A3028
       RMK AO2
METAR KTEX 241655Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM BKN070 BKN080 BKN110 15/00 A3030
       RMK AO2
METAR KTEX 241635Z AUTO 24007KT 10SM SCT060 BKN080 BKN110 15/00 A3030
       RMK AO2

METAR K04V 241712Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT120 19/02 A3017 RMK AO2
METAR K04V 241654Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT085 BKN110 18/01 A3018 RMK AO2
METAR K04V 241636Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC085 16/00 A3019 RMK AO2

METAR KCEZ 241653Z AUTO 30004KT 10SM CLR 23/04 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP124
METAR KCEZ 241553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN110 18/04 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP134
METAR KCEZ 241453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN120 16/04 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP132
       T01610044 53009

KDRO 241142Z 2412/2512 08003KT P6SM OVC110
     FM241800 25011KT P6SM SCT080
     FM250000 28014KT P6SM FEW090
     FM250200 30008KT P6SM FEW090
     FM250400 VRB04KT P6SM FEW090
METAR KDRO 241653Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM FEW120 21/02 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP125
METAR KDRO 241553Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM BKN120 18/01 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP131
METAR KDRO 241453Z AUTO 10007KT 10SM BKN110 14/02 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP132
       T01440017 52009

METAR KPSO 241715Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 20/00 A3020 RMK AO2
METAR KPSO 241655Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM CLR 18/00 A3021 RMK AO2
METAR KPSO 241635Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM SCT110 18/00 A3021 RMK AO2

METAR KCPW 241712Z AUTO 21010G23KT 180V250 10SM SCT050 SCT065 09/M02
       A3048 RMK AO2
METAR KCPW 241648Z AUTO 22014G19KT 10SM CLR 08/M01 A3048 RMK AO2
METAR KCPW 241630Z AUTO 20011G15KT 170V230 10SM CLR 08/M01 A3048 RMK

KALS 241723Z 2418/2518 22012G22KT P6SM BKN100 BKN200
     FM250300 VRB06KT P6SM FEW120 SCT250
METAR KALS 241652Z AUTO 22010G15KT 10SM BKN100 21/M01 A3014 RMK AO2
       SLP121 T02111006
METAR KALS 241552Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM CLR 17/02 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP132
METAR KALS 241452Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN100 12/01 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP143
       T01170011 53009

Sunrise/Sunset for 09/24/2018
Vail    - 06:55:14 MDT / 18:59:34 MDT
Durango - 07:01:14 MDT / 19:05:39 MDT
Alamosa - 06:53:15 MDT / 18:57:40 MDT

Grand Junction (KGJX) 09/24/18 17:07 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  24000 FT MSL...266/037
                  22000 FT MSL...246/032
                  20000 FT MSL...245/033
                  19000 FT MSL...245/032
                  18000 FT MSL...249/031
                  18000 FT MSL...248/031
                  17000 FT MSL...247/030
                  16300 FT MSL...249/028
                  16000 FT MSL...259/028
                  15000 FT MSL...256/028
                  14600 FT MSL...258/026
                  14000 FT MSL...263/028
                  13000 FT MSL...262/023
                  12900 FT MSL...264/022
                  12000 FT MSL...249/024
                  11100 FT MSL...284/021
                  11000 FT MSL...254/021
                  11000 FT MSL...254/021
                  10400 FT MSL...256/020

Grand Junction Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1242 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Tuesday morning)
Issued at 632 AM MDT Mon Sep 24 2018
A Pacific trough will sweep across the area during the day
generating scattered showers and embedded thunderstorms. This
activity is unlikely to generate rainfall rates high enough to
reduce visibity below VFR, nor are ceilings likely to dip below
ILS break points. Gusty west to northwest winds will impact TAF
sites through 03Z/Tues and outflow winds from showers or
thunderstorms may bring gusts of 30 to 40 MPH. Look for clearing
skies overnight with showers diminishing by midnight while winds

* * * * * Arizona * * * * *

KPGA 241143Z 2412/2512 VRB05KT P6SM SCT120
     FM242000 29008G16KT P6SM SCT100 BKN120
     FM250200 24006KT P6SM FEW120
METAR KPGA 241653Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM CLR 27/05 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP084
       T02720050 TSNO
METAR KPGA 241553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW120 25/04 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP088
       T02500039 TSNO
METAR KPGA 241453Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM FEW100 23/04 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP087
       T02330039 53012 TSNO

METAR KRQE 241653Z AUTO 28012G16KT 10SM FEW070 SCT100 24/04 A3020 RMK
       AO2 SLP112 T02390039
METAR KRQE 241553Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM BKN100 21/04 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP115
METAR KRQE 241453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC100 18/03 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP115
       T01830033 53011

Flagstaff (KFSX) 09/24/18 17:10 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  17000 FT MSL...245/020
                  15000 FT MSL...234/013
                  14000 FT MSL...225/013
                  13000 FT MSL...215/013
                  11800 FT MSL...248/011
                  11000 FT MSL...210/011
                  10800 FT MSL...231/009
                  10000 FT MSL...223/007
                  10000 FT MSL...220/006
                   9200 FT MSL...245/007
                   9000 FT MSL...252/008
                   8500 FT MSL...245/006
                   8100 FT MSL...228/010
                   8000 FT MSL...236/010
                   7800 FT MSL...226/009

Flagstaff Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1628 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...For the 18Z package...Expect VFR conditions for the next
24 hours. ISOLD -SHRA/-TSRA are possible over the higher terrain
of northern Arizona extending into northern Navajo and Apache
counties this evening. SW sfc winds 10-15 kts gusting 20-25 kts
through 02Z Tue before weakening. Aviation discussion not updated
for TAF amendments.

* * * * * Utah * * * * *

KSLC 241452Z 2415/2518 33006KT P6SM FEW120
     FM242000 34010G17KT P6SM SKC
     FM250100 35005KT P6SM SKC
     FM250700 15005KT P6SM SKC
METAR KSLC 241654Z 30004KT 10SM FEW120 17/02 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP142
METAR KSLC 241554Z 00000KT 10SM FEW120 16/03 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP138
METAR KSLC 241454Z 35005KT 10SM FEW110 14/02 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP135
       T01390022 53013

KVEL 241142Z 2412/2512 VRB03KT P6SM FEW120
     FM242000 24014G23KT P6SM FEW110
     FM250100 33013KT P6SM SKC
     FM250500 36010KT P6SM SKC
METAR KVEL 241653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP107
METAR KVEL 241553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP104
METAR KVEL 241453Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM CLR 17/05 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP101
       T01670050 51005

METAR KPUC 241653Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 21/03 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP105
METAR KPUC 241553Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM CLR 18/04 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP111
METAR KPUC 241453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/03 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP107
       T01560028 51009

KCNY 241142Z 2412/2512 VRB03KT P6SM SCT120 BKN200
     FM241700 25007KT P6SM FEW100
     FM242000 28014G22KT P6SM FEW120
     FM250200 31012KT P6SM FEW150
     FM250700 01008KT P6SM FEW150
METAR KCNY 241653Z AUTO 32011KT 10SM FEW120 23/04 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP090
METAR KCNY 241553Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM CLR 21/04 A2995 RMK AO2 RAB04E07
       SLP087 P0000 T02110044
METAR KCNY 241453Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM FEW050 SCT085 OVC110 19/04 A2996
       RMK AO2 SLP091 T01940039 53009

Salt Lake City (KMTX) 09/24/18 17:17 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...026/003
                  16000 FT MSL...283/020
                  13000 FT MSL...087/010
                  12200 FT MSL...284/026
                  12000 FT MSL...265/020
                  11000 FT MSL...268/029
                  10900 FT MSL...267/029
                  10000 FT MSL...270/027
                   9900 FT MSL...269/027
                   9100 FT MSL...272/023
                   9000 FT MSL...270/028
                   8300 FT MSL...277/019
                   8000 FT MSL...280/018
                   7600 FT MSL...285/015
                   7000 FT MSL...303/009

Salt Lake City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1616 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...VFR conditions are expected to prevail at SLC through
the TAF period under mostly clear skies. Light and variable or light
northerly winds are expected to prevail before stronger northerly
winds kick in early this afternoon.

* * * * * Wyoming * * * * *

KEVW 241120Z 2412/2512 VRB05KT P6SM SKC
     FM241500 25012G18KT P6SM SKC
     FM241700 26019G29KT P6SM SKC
     FM250100 29010KT P6SM SKC=
METAR KEVW 241653Z AUTO 25018G24KT 10SM CLR 15/M03 A3010 RMK AO2 PK WND
       25026/1642 SLP119 T01501033
METAR KEVW 241553Z AUTO 23014KT 10SM CLR 12/M02 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP121
METAR KEVW 241453Z AUTO 24010KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP128
       T00781028 53002

KRKS 241122Z 2412/2512 23008KT P6SM FEW110
     FM241600 26013G21KT P6SM SKC
     FM241800 26024G32KT P6SM FEW110
     FM250100 29016G24KT P6SM SKC
     FM250400 35011KT P6SM SKC
     FM250900 06008KT P6SM SKC
METAR KRKS 241654Z AUTO 25015KT 10SM CLR 14/M05 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP115
METAR KRKS 241554Z AUTO 26010KT 10SM CLR 11/M05 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP119
METAR KRKS 241454Z AUTO 22012KT 10SM CLR 11/M04 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP116
       T01061044 53001

KRWL 241120Z 2412/2512 22009KT P6SM OVC120
     FM241300 26007KT P6SM OVC150
     FM241900 29020G30KT P6SM FEW130
     FM250500 35010KT P6SM FEW090
METAR KRWL 241653Z AUTO 23016G24KT 10SM CLR 17/04 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP084
METAR KRWL 241553Z AUTO 22013KT 10SM CLR 16/05 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP093
METAR KRWL 241453Z AUTO 24016G22KT 10SM CLR 13/06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP090
       T01280061 58003

KLAR 241120Z 2412/2512 26007KT 6SM HZ VCSH BKN100
     FM241300 24008KT 6SM HZ FEW050 OVC200
     FM241900 27022G30KT 6SM FU FEW250
     FM250300 31010KT P6SM SCT150
     FM250700 34008KT P6SM FEW060
METAR KLAR 241653Z AUTO 26013KT 10SM CLR 16/04 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP071
METAR KLAR 241553Z AUTO 25016KT 10SM CLR 14/04 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP078
METAR KLAR 241453Z AUTO 24018G28KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND
       24028/1449 SLP089 60000 T00890044 58005

KCYS 241120Z 2412/2512 32012G22KT P6SM VCSH BKN120
     FM241600 27013G23KT 6SM FU SCT200
     FM242100 26016KT 6SM HZ VCSH BKN150
     FM250300 36008KT P6SM SCT100
METAR KCYS 241653Z 28009KT 10SM CLR 21/02 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP073
METAR KCYS 241553Z 28014KT 10SM CLR 18/04 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP077
METAR KCYS 241453Z 29009KT 10SM CLR 16/04 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP079 60000
       T01560044 58003

Riverton (KRIW) 09/24/18 17:15 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  24000 FT MSL...227/016
                  14000 FT MSL...226/004
                   8200 FT MSL...050/003
                   8000 FT MSL...025/005
                   7400 FT MSL...358/009
                   6200 FT MSL...005/008
                   6000 FT MSL...012/008
                   6000 FT MSL...025/009

Cheyenne (KCYS) 09/24/18 17:13 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  23000 FT MSL...255/059
                  22000 FT MSL...252/061
                  14100 FT MSL...279/027
                  14000 FT MSL...279/028
                  13000 FT MSL...279/023
                  12400 FT MSL...282/020
                  12000 FT MSL...276/026
                  11000 FT MSL...279/020
                  10700 FT MSL...278/019
                  10000 FT MSL...278/017
                   9000 FT MSL...283/017
                   8900 FT MSL...283/017
                   8000 FT MSL...283/016
                   7200 FT MSL...279/014
                   7100 FT MSL...291/008
                   7000 FT MSL...271/016

Riverton Aviation Discussion
Issued at 0832 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Monday night)
Issued at 230 AM MDT Mon Sep 24 2018
Lingering showers south of a KRKS-KCPR line should push east of
the area by 12z. Local MVFR ceilings may linger along the east
slopes of the Absaroka Mountains, vcnty KCOD, and vcnty KCPR until
Smoke from the Roosevelt Fire near Bondurant is expected to send its
main plume of smoke over KPNA, across the southern Wind River Range,
vicinity and south of a KLND-KCPR line through the afternoon and
early evening.  MVFR restrictions to visibility are expected mainly
vicinity KPNA-30SM south KLND.
A cold front will spread scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms south, along and east of the Continental Divide Monday
afternoon and evening.  Areas of MVFR, local IFR ceilings may
develop behind the front 00z-08z Tuesday.
West to northwest wind 10-20kt gusts near 30kts will prevail west of
the Divide Monday afternoon, with these winds diminishing at

Cheyenne Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1128 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Tuesday morning)
Issued at 528 AM MDT Mon Sep 24 2018
Latest radar scan shows a band of precipitation from the NE
Panhandle into southern Albany County. This should dissipate over
the next couple of hours ahead of another round of showers this
afternoon into the evening. IFR conditions from low ceilings
expected to improve over the next hour or so. Concerns in the
afternoon for again smoke from area fires for KCYS and KLAR with a
return of low ceilings around 06z timeframe.

* * * * * Nebraska * * * * *

METAR KIBM 241715Z AUTO 11009KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A2996 RMK AO2
METAR KIBM 241655Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM CLR 20/04 A2997 RMK AO2
METAR KIBM 241635Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM CLR 21/04 A2997 RMK AO2

KSNY 241120Z 2412/2512 23009G19KT P6SM VCSH FEW050 BKN250
     FM241700 03009KT P6SM FEW050 BKN200
     FM242300 13010KT P6SM VCSH BKN200
     FM250500 10007KT P6SM VCSH OVC025
METAR KSNY 241653Z AUTO 02004KT 10SM FEW110 14/07 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP116
METAR KSNY 241553Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM CLR 14/07 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP108
METAR KSNY 241453Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM SCT120 12/07 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP116
       T01170072 58003

METAR KOGA 241715Z AUTO 10008KT 050V130 10SM CLR 18/08 A2990 RMK AO2
METAR KOGA 241655Z AUTO 08009KT 10SM CLR 17/08 A2991 RMK AO2
METAR KOGA 241635Z AUTO 06008KT 10SM SCT120 17/08 A2993 RMK AO2

METAR KIML 241653Z AUTO 05013G20KT 10SM CLR 19/06 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP110
METAR KIML 241553Z AUTO 03009KT 10SM CLR 16/06 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP114
METAR KIML 241453Z AUTO 36010KT 10SM CLR 13/06 A2992 RMK AO2 PK WND
       36026/1402 SLP117 T01330061 51027

KMCK 241602Z 2416/2512 36017G25KT P6SM BKN015
     FM241800 02012KT P6SM SCT150
     FM250000 05008KT P6SM BKN150
     FM250900 03006KT P6SM BKN025
METAR KMCK 241653Z AUTO 02013KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND
       36026/1612 SLP110 T01890111
SPECI KMCK 241636Z AUTO 36014KT 10SM SCT023 18/11 A2990 RMK AO2 PK WND
       36026/1612 T01780111
SPECI KMCK 241608Z AUTO 36017KT 10SM SCT016 BKN023 17/11 A2992 RMK AO2

North Platte (KLNX) 09/24/18 17:17 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  28000 FT MSL...229/056
                  27100 FT MSL...238/053
                  26000 FT MSL...226/058
                  25000 FT MSL...223/059
                  24000 FT MSL...227/054
                  22000 FT MSL...223/056
                  20400 FT MSL...221/056
                  20000 FT MSL...221/055
                  19000 FT MSL...222/053
                  18000 FT MSL...227/053
                  17000 FT MSL...233/051
                  17000 FT MSL...230/051
                  16000 FT MSL...233/048
                  15000 FT MSL...234/045
                  14300 FT MSL...232/041
                  14000 FT MSL...232/039
                  13000 FT MSL...242/031
                  12000 FT MSL...245/024
                  12000 FT MSL...241/023
                  11000 FT MSL...273/037
                  10000 FT MSL...266/036
                   9000 FT MSL...275/025
                   8000 FT MSL...295/027
                   7000 FT MSL...319/028
                   6400 FT MSL...334/030
                   6000 FT MSL...327/028
                   5600 FT MSL...341/029
                   5000 FT MSL...347/022
                   4800 FT MSL...007/023
                   4100 FT MSL...026/019
                   4000 FT MSL...028/018
                   3700 FT MSL...041/015
                   3400 FT MSL...048/015

North Platte Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1116 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Tuesday morning)
Issued at 616 AM CDT Mon Sep 24 2018
Behind an advancing cold front moving through western Nebraska,
IFR ceilings extended across areas north of a SNY through TIF and
ANW line. Expect these ceilings to lift to VFR by 15z at KVTN,
while MVFR ceiings may persist further southeast to include BBW
and ONL until 18z. At KLBF, included a tempo for MVFR ceilings
near BKN012 until 14z, although ceilings may become prevailing and
last until 18z. Northerly winds this morning may gust up to 20kt
at times, then become northeast and diminish to 5 to 10kt this
afternoon. VCSH across the northwest Sandhills including KVTN this
morning, then better coverage of rain showers across western
Nebraska tonight, especially after 06z.

* * * * * Kansas * * * * *

KGLD 241140Z 2412/2512 20012KT P6SM SCT200
     FM241400 33015G25KT P6SM SCT150
     FM241900 04011KT P6SM SCT150
     FM250100 07008KT P6SM BKN150
     FM251000 01011KT P6SM BKN005
METAR KGLD 241653Z AUTO 01020G30KT 10SM CLR 21/08 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND
       02031/1643 SLP099 T02060078
METAR KGLD 241553Z AUTO 36019G28KT 10SM CLR 18/09 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND
       34031/1457 RAE03 SLP101 P0000 T01780089
METAR KGLD 241453Z AUTO 34019G28KT 9SM -RA CLR 14/09 A2991 RMK AO2 PK
       WND 34035/1416 RAB19 SLP098 P0000 60000 T01440089 53018

KGCK 241720Z 2418/2518 21012KT P6SM SKC
     FM251100 02010KT P6SM BKN060
     FM251400 01028G38KT P6SM BKN003
     FM251600 01030G39KT P6SM BKN030
METAR KGCK 241654Z 21013KT 10SM CLR 24/12 A2987 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1558
       SLP087 T02390117 $
SPECI KGCK 241618Z 21012KT 10SM CLR 22/13 A2988 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1558
       T02220128 $
METAR KGCK 241554Z 17014KT 10SM CLR 21/13 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP085

METAR KLBL 241656Z AUTO 20012G22KT 10SM CLR 26/11 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP092
METAR KLBL 241556Z AUTO 20014KT 10SM CLR 22/12 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP100
METAR KLBL 241456Z AUTO 20014KT 10SM CLR 18/13 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP105
       T01830133 56003

METAR KEHA 241715Z AUTO 34012G15KT 10SM CLR 30/07 A2989 RMK AO2
METAR KEHA 241655Z AUTO 30010G16KT 10SM CLR 30/08 A2989 RMK AO2
METAR KEHA 241635Z AUTO 22010KT 10SM CLR 29/08 A2988 RMK AO2

Goodland (KGLD) 09/24/18 17:14 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  22000 FT MSL...217/037
                  20000 FT MSL...235/029
                  19000 FT MSL...225/032
                  18000 FT MSL...228/033
                  17000 FT MSL...217/035
                  13000 FT MSL...260/026
                  12000 FT MSL...266/025
                  11600 FT MSL...270/023
                  11000 FT MSL...283/018
                  10000 FT MSL...323/015
                   9900 FT MSL...322/016
                   9000 FT MSL...358/026
                   8200 FT MSL...358/037
                   8000 FT MSL...359/038
                   7000 FT MSL...359/042
                   6500 FT MSL...004/039
                   6000 FT MSL...011/038
                   5000 FT MSL...020/025
                   4700 FT MSL...021/023
                   4600 FT MSL...022/026
                   4000 FT MSL...021/024
                   4000 FT MSL...020/024

Dodge City (KDDC) 09/24/18 17:10 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...286/020
                  14000 FT MSL...288/023
                  13900 FT MSL...282/020
                  13000 FT MSL...282/022
                  12000 FT MSL...274/020
                  11600 FT MSL...269/019
                  11000 FT MSL...253/019
                  10000 FT MSL...246/021
                   9700 FT MSL...245/021
                   9000 FT MSL...237/022
                   8200 FT MSL...240/024
                   8000 FT MSL...233/024
                   7000 FT MSL...221/025
                   7000 FT MSL...221/025
                   6000 FT MSL...221/027
                   6000 FT MSL...221/027
                   5100 FT MSL...218/024
                   5000 FT MSL...220/026
                   4400 FT MSL...215/021
                   4000 FT MSL...208/021
                   3700 FT MSL...203/017
                   3200 FT MSL...188/020
                   3000 FT MSL...183/018
                   3000 FT MSL...183/018

Goodland Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1623 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday night)
Issued at 241 AM MDT Mon Sep 24 2018
VFR conditions will be present at MCK and GLD through 09Z Tuesday
A cold front will be moving through the region today
which will create a significant wind shift from light winds from
the south southwest to gusty winds from the northwest at both MCK
and GLD this morning between 14Z- 16Z. Between 16Z-18Z winds will
turn north northeasterly and lose their gustiness. Light winds
will continue out of the north northeast overnight with lower
clouds beginning to develop and become more widespread across the
region after 09Z.
After 09Z, GLD will see lower ceilings brining conditions down to
IFR and possibly LIFR. Around the same time MCK will see lower
clouds bring conditions down to MVFR.

Dodge City Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1655 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Tuesday afternoon)
Issued at 1151 AM CDT Mon Sep 24 2018
The biggest weather maker in the upcoming forecast will be a cold
front that will move through western Kansas between 12-15Z that
will bring strong winds and lowered ceilings. Winds are expected
to pick up behind the front 25-35 kts with the potential for the
highest gust to be over 40 kts. Post frontal stratus will also
accompany the wind change as cloud ceilings that will quickly
drop to IFR with potential LIFR conditions for a short time
period between 13-16Z for all the TAF sites before clouds start
breaking up and ceilings rise in the afternoon.

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

KGUY 241723Z 2418/2518 22013G22KT P6SM SKC
     FM242200 24010KT P6SM SKC
     FM251000 26008KT P6SM FEW140
     FM251200 31008KT P6SM FEW140
     FM251300 34013KT P6SM SCT140
     FM251400 35023G32KT P6SM BKN120=
METAR KGUY 241653Z AUTO 20016G23KT 10SM CLR 29/05 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP062
METAR KGUY 241553Z AUTO 22014KT 10SM CLR 26/06 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP075
METAR KGUY 241453Z AUTO 20011KT 10SM CLR 19/08 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP085
       T01940078 58006

KDHT 241723Z 2418/2518 22014G23KT P6SM SKC
     FM242300 19009KT P6SM FEW130
     FM250800 25007KT P6SM FEW130
     FM251100 30007KT P6SM FEW140
     FM251300 33012KT P6SM FEW160
     FM251500 36023G32KT P6SM SCT130
METAR KDHT 241653Z AUTO 21013KT 10SM CLR 29/03 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP082
METAR KDHT 241553Z AUTO 21014KT 10SM CLR 26/02 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP091
METAR KDHT 241453Z AUTO 21013KT 10SM CLR 21/03 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP094
       T02110033 58002

Amarillo (KAMA) 09/24/18 17:15 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...310/023
                  14000 FT MSL...317/022
                  13000 FT MSL...322/022
                  12000 FT MSL...314/016
                  11600 FT MSL...305/015
                  11000 FT MSL...292/015
                  10000 FT MSL...286/014
                   9900 FT MSL...285/014
                   9000 FT MSL...280/014
                   8200 FT MSL...282/015
                   8000 FT MSL...282/015
                   7000 FT MSL...270/016
                   6500 FT MSL...263/017
                   6000 FT MSL...259/017
                   5000 FT MSL...238/016
                   4700 FT MSL...234/016
                   4600 FT MSL...230/015
                   4000 FT MSL...218/016
                   4000 FT MSL...222/018

Amarillo Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1131 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

Early morning low clouds and fog already retreating even farther
east of terminals as drier southwest 850 mb winds continue.  VFR
conditions expected at all terminals next 24 hours.  Sky expected
to remain generally clear.  South and southwest surface winds
expected to gust to around 20 kt for a few hours from late morning
into the afternoon.  Frontal boundary may slip into Oklahoma
Panhandle late this afternoon causing a brief wind shift or period
of variable surface winds at GUY.  Otherwise, main frontal push
expected at DHT and GUY after 09z Tuesday.

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

KFMN 241720Z 2418/2518 27008KT P6SM SCT120
     FM242000 28015G23KT P6SM BKN120
     FM250200 31006KT P6SM BKN120
     FM250600 06004KT P6SM BKN120
     FM251600 29009KT P6SM FEW120
METAR KFMN 241653Z 31004KT 10SM FEW120 22/02 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP131
METAR KFMN 241553Z 07003KT 10SM CLR 19/02 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP131
METAR KFMN 241453Z 09007KT 10SM SCT120 16/02 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP134
       T01560017 53012

METAR KSKX 241656Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM FEW100 21/M01 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP162
       T02061011 $
METAR KSKX 241556Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM FEW090 SCT100 17/M02 A3022 RMK AO2
       SLP171 T01721017 $
METAR KSKX 241456Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN100 16/M02 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP167
       T01561017 51009 $

KLVS 241720Z 2418/2518 24011KT P6SM FEW100
     FM242000 26015G23KT P6SM SCT100
     FM250200 27008KT P6SM BKN120
     FM251300 01007KT P6SM SCT100
METAR KLVS 241653Z AUTO VRB05G18KT 10SM CLR 23/00 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP103
       T02330000 $
METAR KLVS 241553Z AUTO 22007KT 10SM CLR 21/02 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP110
       T02110017 $
METAR KLVS 241453Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM CLR 18/01 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP110
       T01830011 51006

METAR KRTN 241653Z AUTO 00000KT CLR 22/01 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP102 T02170011
METAR KRTN 241553Z AUTO 05005KT CLR 19/01 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP109 T01890011
METAR KRTN 241453Z AUTO 05008KT CLR 13/02 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP116 T01330022
       50003 $

METAR KCAO 241655Z AUTO 24009G16KT 10SM CLR 29/01 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP080
METAR KCAO 241555Z AUTO 23010KT 10SM CLR 26/02 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP085
METAR KCAO 241455Z AUTO 24013KT 10SM CLR 22/01 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP092
       T02170011 53001

Albuquerque (KABX) 09/24/18 17:13 UTC
Radar VAD winds      Height      Dir/Spd(kt)
                  15000 FT MSL...274/007
                  12000 FT MSL...304/021
                  11000 FT MSL...309/020
                  10400 FT MSL...313/022
                  10000 FT MSL...319/020
                   9000 FT MSL...328/017
                   8700 FT MSL...304/016
                   8000 FT MSL...320/010
                   7000 FT MSL...288/012
                   7000 FT MSL...284/011
                   6300 FT MSL...283/002

Albuquerque Aviation Discussion
Issued at 1719 UTC Monday, September 24, 2018

VFR conditions prevail and are forecast to persist through the TAF
period with increased afternoon breezes relative to yesterday. A few
virga showers near KGUP and KFMN later this afternoon may create
gusty/erratic winds. A backdoor cold front will drop down the
eastern plains Tuesday and result in a wind shift at KTCC prior to
the end of the TAF period.

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

VALID 241800Z   FOR USE 1700-2100Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    2716+05 2728-01 2844-13 2948-24 297038 286547 286354
BCE                      2616+04 2731-10 2836-21 283337 274847 266053
LND              2608+05 2625-02 2737-15 2644-27 254743 265948 276252
RKS              2721    2636-01 2742-14 2649-26 265740 286646 276953
GJT              2519+12 2526+04 2535-14 2748-23 275438 275746 276453
FMN              2813+13 2721+05 2732-10 2645-20 265536 266446 267653
ABQ              3015+14 2916+06 2629-05 2639-19 265135 265943 267451
MBW              2621    2730+00 2647-15 2545-26 255642 266248 266453
DEN              2716+12 2730+04 2742-12 2649-24 256939 257548 267454
PUB              2718+14 2620+06 2631-12 2645-21 256437 257047 268054
ALS                      2515+06 2730-11 2646-20 265737 266346 267754
TCC      2517    2713+15 2816+07 2531-05 2633-18 265136 265844 276952
BFF      9900    2617+08 2723+02 2645-15 2551-25 256141 256148 256754
GLD      0127    3212+13 2615+06 2531-12 2440-21 256037 256947 267955
GCK      2027+20 2228+14 2425+07 2430-07 2539-20 265237 265746 267054
GAG      2213+19 2411+13 2913+07 2523-05 2736-18 264036 265345 276353
AMA      2417    2514+15 2814+06 2523-04 2632-18 264936 265744 276552

VALID 250000Z   FOR USE 2100-0600Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      3405    2918+06 2931+00 3152-12 2852-24 296639 296948 296154
BCE                      2815+06 2826-09 2725-21 263837 264148 264354
LND              3511+04 2911-03 2741-19 2654-30 277741 278345 276748
RKS              2829    2829-01 2649-14 2867-26 288838 289347 276953
GJT              2622+14 2625+05 2836-12 2845-22 276138 276347 275453
FMN              2817+16 2718+07 2835-09 2744-20 265336 266046 266953
ABQ              2711+17 2814+08 2734-06 2642-20 265135 266244 257552
MBW              2827    2729+01 2554-16 2654-28 278639 279346 267853
DEN              2411+13 2621+05 2645-12 2656-23 276837 277347 276855
PUB              1908+13 2620+05 2527-10 2645-22 265337 266546 267253
ALS                      2619+08 2832-09 2745-21 266136 266746 267353
TCC      2513    2515+17 2615+08 2737-04 2642-19 265535 266243 267252
BFF      1314    2116+07 2524+00 2541-14 2551-27 267339 268246 267554
GLD      9900    3013+11 2913+04 2437-11 2542-23 265937 266646 266853
GCK      1711+19 2808+15 2718+07 2734-09 2647-20 256037 266846 267652
GAG      2121+19 2717+14 2913+07 2634-05 2543-19 265236 265944 277552
AMA      2117    2415+14 2914+07 2733-03 2538-18 265535 265943 277252

VALID 251200Z   FOR USE 0600-1700Z. TEMPS NEG ABV 24000
FT  3000    6000   9000    12000   18000   24000  30000  34000  39000
SLC      9900    0212+03 3318+00 3130-14 3144-25 315140 294349 295756
BCE                      2809+05 3014-11 2930-23 283839 284148 284054
LND              9900-02 2912-08 3258-17 3068-29 317244 297149 308251
RKS              3112    3020-05 3250-15 3060-27 307142 296649 297353
GJT              0406+04 2921+02 2933-12 2945-24 284840 275348 275654
FMN              3309+13 2918+05 2728-11 2740-22 274138 264348 266253
ABQ              3117+14 2915+06 2629-07 2637-19 265636 266945 267354
MBW              3223    3025-07 3050-18 2975-28 278043 278747 287150
DEN              3317+02 2827-02 2945-13 2754-25 266440 267349 267454
PUB              3108+10 2828+04 2828-11 2742-23 265539 265949 267153
ALS                      2920+05 2827-11 2741-22 264538 264649 256954
TCC      3212    3210+15 2816+07 2626-06 2542-20 265636 266445 267754
BFF      3227    3328-01 3028-07 2842-18 2771-27 268741 269146 266951
GLD      3220    3220+09 2523+03 2634-12 2549-24 256339 256949 267553
GCK      3421+20 3220+14 2713+06 2227-12 2649-22 256238 257547 258654
GAG      2424+23 2317+15 2415+07 2429-07 2555-20 265937 256946 258053
AMA      3018    3116+16 2812+07 2526-05 2643-20 265536 266345 267753

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