Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado and Ern Utah
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...Dry and mild conditions will continue today. Some
isolated thunderstorms will develop late this afternoon and again
on Monday afternoon over the higher terrain with breezy
conditions. A cold front will drop southward Monday night into
Tuesday morning, bringing an increase in showers over the northern
and central high elevations. Conditions dry out late Tuesday and
through the end of the week with temperatures warming back above
normal.

...GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR ANY SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS...
...THE SMOKE DATA IS CALCULATED FROM AN AVERAGE AT 6000 FEET MSL...

COZ200-231145-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....35-45 F.
Max humidity........58-73%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2200, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%) until
                    1200, then mostly cloudy (60-70%), isolated
                    showers. Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
                    near 8000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%),
                    scattered showers. Scattered thunderstorms
                    after 1200.
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    51-61 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........16-26% near 6000 feet
                    27-37% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 35 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000. 12000 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 20
                    to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (50-60%),
                    isolated showers. Near 8000 feet, mostly cloudy
                    (60-70%), scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....27-37 F.
Max humidity........58-73% near 6000 feet
                    67-82% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30
                    mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then fair.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....48-58 F near 6000 feet
                    38-48 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........21-31% near 6000 feet
                    31-41% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 24-34. Highs 58-68. Winds less than
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 59-69. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 64-74. Winds less than
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 68-78.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 65-75.

$$

COZ201-231145-
Routt Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........60-75%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 20 to 25
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL until 2200, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
                    Scattered thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....50-60 F.
Min humidity........33-43%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then west 20
                    to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....25-35 F.
Max humidity........75-90%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....39-49 F.
Min humidity........41-51%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 20-30. Highs 47-57. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 26-36. Highs 47-57. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
27-37. Highs 52-62. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 56-66.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
30-40. Highs 54-64.

$$

COZ202-231145-
White River Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....36-46 F.
Max humidity........56-71%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL until 2000. 1500 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Near 6000 feet, isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1200. Near 8000
                    feet, isolated showers until 1200, then
                    scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....59-69 F near 6000 feet
                    53-63 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........15-25% near 6000 feet
                    24-34% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 20 to
                    25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%) until
                    2400, then partly cloudy (50-60%), isolated
                    showers. Near 8000 feet, mostly cloudy
                    (70-80%), scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........57-72% near 6000 feet
                    71-86% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming
                    northeast after midnight. Localized gusts up to
                    30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, increasing to 35 to 45 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (40-50%) until
                    1200, then mostly sunny (20-30%). Near 8000
                    feet, partly cloudy (40-50%), isolated showers
                    and thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....46-56 F near 6000 feet
                    41-51 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........21-31% near 6000 feet
                    33-43% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 58-68. Winds less than
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 60-70. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 65-75. Winds less than
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 37-47. Highs 68-78.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 37-47. Highs 65-75.

$$

COZ203-231145-
Lower Colorado River-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....39-49 F.
Max humidity........51-61%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....66-76 F near 6000 feet
                    56-66 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-22%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL until 1000. 14000 ft AGL after
                    1100.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 15 to
                    20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....38-48 F near 6000 feet
                    31-41 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........56-71%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    0200.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100, then poor.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    sunny (20-30%). Isolated showers until 1200.
Max temperature.....56-66 F near 6000 feet
                    47-57 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........19-29%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 61-71. Winds less than
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-46. Highs 62-72. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
36-46. Highs 65-75. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 39-49. Highs 68-78.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39-49. Highs 66-76.

$$

COZ205-231145-
Colorado River Headwaters-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........61-76%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers until 1200,
                    then scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....56-66 F.
Min humidity........27-37%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 15
                    to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....28-38 F.
Max humidity........73-88%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....46-56 F.
Min humidity........38-48%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21-31. Highs 50-60. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 50-60. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
28-38. Highs 55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 31-41. Highs 58-68.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 31-41. Highs
56-66.

$$

COZ290-231145-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....34-44 F near 6000 feet
                    33-43 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........42-52%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph until 2400, then southeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....64-74 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........9-14%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 15000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers.
Min temperature.....34-44 F near 6000 feet
                    32-42 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........45-55%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    0200.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then north 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....58-68 F near 6000 feet
                    48-58 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-22% near 6000 feet
                    19-29% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 63-73. Winds less than
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-47. Highs 65-75. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
37-47. Highs 67-77. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40-50. Highs 69-79.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 67-77.

$$

COZ291-231145-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........50-60%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........17-27%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 0800, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%).
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........50-60%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......4500 ft AGL until 2400, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then southwest 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....49-59 F.
Min humidity........25-35%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph until 1200, then 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 53-63. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 31-41. Highs 53-63. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 33-43. Highs 57-67.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 33-43. Highs 55-65.

$$

COZ292-231145-
North Fork Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
Max humidity........53-63%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....64-74 F near 6000 feet
                    55-65 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-17% near 6000 feet
                    17-27% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000. 13500 ft AGL after
                    1100.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph until 1200, then west 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....36-46 F near 6000 feet
                    31-41 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........54-64% near 6000 feet
                    59-74% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then
                    northeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (30-40%). Near
                    8000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200,
                    then partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....56-66 F near 6000 feet
                    48-58 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........17-27% near 6000 feet
                    26-36% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph until 1200, then west 10 to 15
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 62-72. Winds less than
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 63-73. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 66-76. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 39-49. Highs 69-79.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 8000 feet. Lows
38-48. Highs 67-77.

$$

COZ293-231145-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........66-81%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 5 to 10 mph, increasing to west 20 to
                    25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........24-34%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000. 11000 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 15 to
                    20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Isolated thunderstorms until
                    2400. Scattered showers.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........66-81%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers until 1200,
                    then isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....47-57 F.
Min humidity........32-42%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph until 1200, then west 15 to 20
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 22-32. Highs 51-61. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 51-61. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 27-37. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 57-67.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 29-39. Highs
55-65.

$$

COZ207-231145-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....38-48 F.
Max humidity........40-50%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 15
                    to 20 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph until 2400, then southeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....66-76 F.
Min humidity........8-13%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 14500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....39-49 F.
Max humidity........37-47%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph until 2400, then northwest 5
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....65-75 F.
Min humidity........12-17%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000. 11500 ft AGL after
                    1200.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 67-77. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-46. Highs 68-78. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38-48. Highs 69-79. South winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40-50. Highs 70-80.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39-49. Highs 68-78.

$$

COZ294-231145-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....32-42 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph until 2400, then south.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....57-67 F.
Min humidity........11-21%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 1100, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....32-42 F.
Max humidity........42-52%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........17-27%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-39. Highs 57-67. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32-42. Highs 57-67. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
33-43. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 59-69.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 57-67.

$$

COZ295-231145-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
140 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........51-61%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph until 2400, then east.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........14-24%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 12500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph until 1200, then west 10 to 15
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
Max humidity........43-53%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....57-67 F.
Min humidity........14-24%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 20
                    to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 28-38. Highs 56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 30-40. Highs
56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 58-68.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 31-41. Highs
57-67.

$$



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