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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado and Ern Utah
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Low pressure will continue to bring clouds and showers to the region
through Friday evening and early Saturday, keeping RH values higher
than in past days. By late Saturday afternoon, drier air will push in from
the west. Warming temperatures are expected through the weekend with only
scattered precipitation chances limited to the mountains. The windiest day
over the next week will likely come on Monday, however gusts are not
expected to exceed 25 mph. Expect dry and tranquil weather for much of
the week ahead.

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

COZ200-211200-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    scattered showers. Near 8000 feet, numerous
                    showers until 2400, then scattered snow
                    showers.
Min temperature.....22-32 F.
Max humidity........88-100%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 25 to 35 mph, increasing to 30 to 40 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2400, then poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....51-61 F near 6000 feet
                    44-54 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........25-35% near 6000 feet
                    35-45% 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.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 25 to 35 mph, decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....28-38 F.
Max humidity........69-84%.
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....North 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....59-69 F near 6000 feet
                    50-60 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........18-28% near 6000 feet
                    27-37% 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.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1100, then 9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Fair after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
35-45. Highs 63-73. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Highs 57-67. North winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 59-69. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 33-43. Highs 60-70.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 62-72.

$$

COZ201-211200-
Routt Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Numerous showers until
                    2400, then numerous snow showers.
Min temperature.....18-28 F.
Max humidity........90-100%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................80 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered snow showers
                    until 1200, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....40-50 F.
Min humidity........50-60%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Fair after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....21-31 F.
Max humidity........73-88%.
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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....48-58 F.
Min humidity........38-48%.
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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 50-60. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 26-36. Highs 45-55. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 25-35. Highs 47-57. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 28-38. Highs 48-58.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 49-59.

$$

COZ202-211200-
White River Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Near 6000 feet,
                    numerous showers until 2400, then scattered
                    showers. Near 8000 feet, snow showers.
Min temperature.....24-34 F.
Max humidity........90-100%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 30 to 40 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (40-50%),
                    isolated showers until 1200. Near 8000 feet,
                    mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%), scattered snow showers until
                    1200. Isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....50-60 F near 6000 feet
                    44-54 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........29-39% near 6000 feet
                    39-49% 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.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 30 to 40 mph, decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Fair after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%).
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........69-84%.
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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph until 2400, then southeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....56-66 F near 6000 feet
                    49-59 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........19-29% near 6000 feet
                    31-41% 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.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
36-46. Highs 63-73. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32-42. Highs 58-68. Northeast
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 60-70. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 8000 feet. Lows
35-45. Highs 61-71.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 63-73.

$$

COZ203-211200-
Lower Colorado River-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Numerous showers until
                    2400, then scattered showers.
Min temperature.....25-35 F near 6000 feet
                    22-32 F near 8000 feet.
Max humidity........87-100%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................50 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 25 to 35 mph, increasing to north 30
                    to 40 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    sunny (20-30%). Isolated showers until 1200.
Max temperature.....55-65 F near 6000 feet
                    47-57 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........28-38%.
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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%).
Min temperature.....34-44 F.
Max humidity........64-79%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........20-30%.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
38-48. Highs 64-74. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36-46. Highs 61-71. North winds
10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35-45. Highs 62-72. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 38-48. Highs
62-72.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-47. Highs 63-73.

$$

COZ205-211200-
Colorado River Headwaters-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Numerous snow showers.
Min temperature.....21-31 F.
Max humidity........89-100%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....41-51 F.
Min humidity........46-56%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Fair after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....25-35 F.
Max humidity........74-89%.
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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......4500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph until 2400, then south.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
Min humidity........33-43%.
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....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
30-40. Highs 53-63. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 28-38. Highs 50-60. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 27-37. Highs 51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 52-62.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 29-39. Highs 52-62.

$$

COZ290-211200-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%) until
                    2400, then partly cloudy (50-60%), scattered
                    showers until 2400. Isolated showers after
                    2400. Near 8000 feet, mostly cloudy (60-70%),
                    scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....24-34 F.
Max humidity........77-92%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 20 to 30 mph, increasing to north 40
                    to 50 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2200, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....54-64 F near 6000 feet
                    49-59 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........18-28% near 6000 feet
                    25-35% 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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........56-66%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........12-22%.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39-49. Highs 67-77. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 66-76. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 66-76. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 67-77.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 39-49. Highs 66-76.

$$

COZ291-211200-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....18-28 F.
Max humidity........84-99%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to north 30 to 40
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Scattered snow showers until
                    1200. Isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....45-55 F.
Min humidity........32-42%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....25-35 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.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....52-62 F.
Min humidity........23-33%.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 5 to 10 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
32-42. Highs 55-65. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32-42. Highs 55-65. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 31-41. Highs 54-64. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 33-43. Highs 55-65.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 54-64.

$$

COZ292-211200-
North Fork Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers near
                    6000 feet and numerous snow showers near 8000
                    feet.
Min temperature.....24-34 F.
Max humidity........80-95% near 6000 feet
                    86-100% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 20 to 25 mph, increasing to north 25
                    to 35 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (40-50%),
                    isolated showers until 1200. Near 8000 feet,
                    mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%), scattered snow showers until
                    1200. Isolated showers after 1200.
Max temperature.....51-61 F near 6000 feet
                    44-54 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........27-37% near 6000 feet
                    35-45% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 30 to 40 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Fair after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%).
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........62-77%.
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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%). Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F near 6000 feet
                    52-62 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........16-26% near 6000 feet
                    24-34% 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....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then north.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
38-48. Highs 65-75. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-47. Highs 64-74. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 36-46. Highs 64-74. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near 6000 feet and
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near 8000 feet. Lows
38-48. Highs 64-74.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 37-47. Highs 64-74.

$$

COZ293-211200-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Numerous snow showers.
Min temperature.....20-30 F.
Max humidity........82-97%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Scattered snow showers until
                    1200. Isolated showers and thunderstorms after
                    1200.
Max temperature.....41-51 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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 25 to 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%).
Min temperature.....23-33 F.
Max humidity........71-86%.
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........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then
                    northeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....50-60 F.
Min humidity........28-38%.
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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 5 to 10 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
28-38. Highs 53-63. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 27-37. Highs 51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 27-37. Highs 52-62. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 52-62.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 28-38. Highs
52-62.

$$

COZ207-211200-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....26-36 F.
Max humidity........67-82%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 20 to 25 mph, increasing to north 40
                    to 50 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%) until 1200, then mostly
                    sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....58-68 F.
Min humidity........15-25%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 30 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 35 to 45 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....30-40 F.
Max humidity........55-65%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....62-72 F.
Min humidity........12-17%.
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....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 69-79. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 69-79. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39-49. Highs 68-78. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 69-79.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. Highs 67-77.

$$

COZ294-211200-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered snow showers.
Min temperature.....19-29 F.
Max humidity........77-92%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 20 to 25 mph, increasing to north 40
                    to 50 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%) until 1200, then mostly
                    sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....46-56 F.
Min humidity........22-32%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Localized
                    gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 40 to 50 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....28-38 F.
Max humidity........52-62%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (30-40%).
Max temperature.....51-61 F.
Min humidity........16-26%.
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....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Fair after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34-44. Highs 59-69. Winds less than
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 58-68. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 34-44. Highs 57-67. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 36-46. Highs 58-68.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 57-67.

$$

COZ295-211200-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
153 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%).
Min temperature.....18-28 F.
Max humidity........74-89%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph.
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 25 mph, increasing to northwest 25
                    to 35 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....48-58 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....North 25 to 35 mph, decreasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%).
Min temperature.....24-34 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.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (30-40%). Isolated showers and thunderstorms
                    after 1200.
Max temperature.....55-65 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....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Fair after 1500.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
30-40. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 58-68. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 31-41. Highs 56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 58-68.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 56-66.

$$



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