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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Wrn Colorado and Ern Utah
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...Gradual drying this week will help improve burning
conditions in most locations through. Weak high pressure is expected
today. Monday and Tuesday a storm will move through the northern
Rockies to the central Plains and clip northern UT and CO. Surface
winds will increase but precipitation will remain mostly over the
Continental Divide. Another week trough will move through eastern
CO Thursday with precipitation confined again to the Continental
Divide.

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

COZ200-230130-
Little Snake Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....59-69 F near 6000 feet
                    51-61 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........19-29% near 6000 feet
                    25-35% 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....Northwest 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Good after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....36-46 F.
Max humidity........61-76% near 6000 feet
                    56-66% 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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2400, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100. Poor after 2400.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 6000 feet,
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
                    Near 8000 feet, isolated showers until 1200,
                    then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....61-71 F near 6000 feet
                    50-60 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........19-29% near 6000 feet
                    29-39% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to southwest 30
                    to 40 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 12500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph until 1200, then west 20
                    to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 28-38. Highs 54-64. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts up to 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-34. Highs 59-69. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 59-69. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 62-72.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 36-46. Highs 64-74.

$$

COZ201-230130-
Routt Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....48-58 F.
Min humidity........39-49%.
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 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 5 to 10 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Fair after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated thunderstorms
                    until 2400. Isolated showers.
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.................10 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 2200, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1200, then mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1200, then scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....50-60 F.
Min humidity........37-47%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 24-34. Highs 43-53. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21-31. Highs 48-58. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 48-58. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
26-36. Highs 49-59.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 52-62.

$$

COZ202-230130-
White River Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (30-40%). Near 8000 feet, isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....57-67 F near 6000 feet
                    47-57 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........20-30% near 6000 feet
                    34-44% 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........3 very low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Good after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers after 2400.
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
Max humidity........55-70% near 6000 feet
                    52-62% 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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25
                    mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL until 2000. 2000 ft AGL after
                    2200.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). 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........16-26% near 6000 feet
                    25-35% near 8000 feet.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 25 to 35 mph, increasing to southwest 30
                    to 40 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 12500 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.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 30-40. Highs 55-65. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph
with gusts up to 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 59-69. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 60-70. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 33-43. Highs 62-72.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 37-47. Highs 64-74.

$$

COZ203-230130-
Lower Colorado River-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....59-69 F near 6000 feet
                    50-60 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........21-31%.
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, becoming west 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Fair after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....40-50 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.................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.......10500 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....65-75 F near 6000 feet
                    56-66 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........13-23%.
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 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 16000 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.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 35-45. Highs 58-68. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 61-71. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-46. Highs 63-73. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
35-45. Highs 63-73.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 39-49. Highs 65-75.

$$

COZ205-230130-
Colorado River Headwaters-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....50-60 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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming northeast 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Fair after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....31-41 F.
Max humidity........64-79%.
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.......9000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1200, then scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....55-65 F.
Min humidity........29-39%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 11000 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.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 28-38. Highs 47-57. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers. Lows 22-32. Highs
51-61. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 28-38. Highs 51-61. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
27-37. Highs 52-62.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 54-64.

$$

COZ290-230130-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (30-40%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F near 6000 feet
                    50-60 F near 8000 feet.
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.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7500 ft AGL until 1200, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200. Good after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....35-45 F near 6000 feet
                    34-44 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........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL until 2000, then 2500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Near 6000 feet, partly cloudy (30-40%) until
                    1200, then mostly sunny (20-30%). Near 8000
                    feet, partly cloudy (30-40%), 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 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800. 16500 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.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37-47. Highs 63-73. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 64-74. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38-48. Highs 66-76. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and thunderstorms near 8000 feet.
Lows 37-47. Highs 65-75.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 40-50. Highs 67-77.

$$

COZ291-230130-
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%) until 1200, then partly cloudy
                    (40-50%). Isolated showers and thunderstorms
                    after 1200.
Max temperature.....50-60 F.
Min humidity........26-36%.
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.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....31-41 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.......8000 ft AGL until 2100, then 4000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....54-64 F.
Min humidity........18-28%.
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
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 0700, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 0900, then excellent.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 31-41. Highs 51-61. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 54-64. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32-42. Highs 54-64. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 30-40. Highs 54-64.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 56-66.

$$

COZ292-230130-
North Fork Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%). Near 8000 feet, isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....58-68 F near 6000 feet
                    49-59 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........19-29% 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 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.......3000 ft AGL until 1000, then 11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Near 8000 feet,
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....37-47 F.
Max humidity........55-65%.
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.......10000 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after
                    2100.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....64-74 F near 6000 feet
                    54-64 F near 8000 feet.
Min humidity........11-21% near 6000 feet
                    18-28% 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.......3500 ft AGL until 1000, then 16000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 15 to
                    20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
8000 feet. Lows 37-47. Highs 61-71. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 62-72. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-47. Highs 64-74. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near
6000 feet and scattered showers and thunderstorms near 8000 feet.
Lows 35-45. Highs 64-74.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
near 6000 feet and scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
near 8000 feet. Lows 38-48. Highs 66-76.

$$

COZ293-230130-
Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....49-59 F.
Min humidity........30-40%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....North 10 to 15 mph, becoming southeast 5 to 10
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then northwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 2400.
Min temperature.....29-39 F.
Max humidity........70-85%.
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 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.....Southeast 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....52-62 F.
Min humidity........25-35%.
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL until 1100, then 12500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 15 to
                    20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 27-37. Highs 49-59. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 22-32. Highs 52-62. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 27-37. Highs 52-62. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 26-36. Highs 53-63.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 54-64.

$$

COZ207-230130-
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....60-70 F.
Min humidity........13-23%.
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 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL until 1200, then 13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then good.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....38-48 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....West 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......11500 ft AGL until 2000, then 3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph until 2400, then southeast.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
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 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL until 1100, then 15500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west 15 to
                    20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 67-77. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 67-77. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38-48. Highs 68-78. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
38-48. Highs 66-76.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 40-50. Highs 68-78.

$$

COZ294-230130-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%).
Max temperature.....49-59 F.
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 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then west.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%) until 2400, then partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Min temperature.....35-45 F.
Max humidity........44-54%.
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....West 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing Height.......9000 ft AGL until 2100, then 3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then south.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%) until 1200, then 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 20 to 25 mph.
Mixing Height.......13500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 56-66. Winds less than
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-39. Highs 57-67. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 33-43. Highs 58-68. Winds less
than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 32-42. Highs 56-66.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 35-45. Highs 58-68.

$$

COZ295-230130-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
323 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1200, then partly
                    cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....53-63 F.
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 until 1200, then 2.
Haines Index........4 low.
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 0900, then 11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then southwest.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1500.

.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........54-64%.
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 15 to 20 mph, increasing to west 20
                    to 25 mph after midnight.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph until 2400, then east.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200.
Max temperature.....57-67 F.
Min humidity........13-23%.
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 0800, then 13500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph until 1200, then 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Excellent after 1200.

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
31-41. Highs 57-67. Winds less than 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Isolated showers. Lows 27-37. Highs
56-66. Winds less than 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 30-40. Highs 57-67. Winds less than 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 29-39. Highs 55-65.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows 31-41. Highs 57-67.

$$



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