Colorado Fire Weather Zone 226

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 252 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014 .DISCUSSION... DRY WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES. MODELS ARE HINTING AT UNSETTLED CONDITIONS MOVING INTO THE HIGHER TERRAIN BEGINNING EITHER SUNDAY NIGHT OR ON MONDAY...WITH A HIGHER CHANCE FOR SOME PRECIPITATION TO RETURN BY WEDNESDAY. SMOKE DISPERSION IS FORECAST TO REMAIN FAIR TO GOOD OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN...FIRE ZONES 220 THROUGH 225...THROUGH THE NIGHT. FOR FIRE ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...SMOKE DISPERSION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME POOR SOON AFTER SUNSET. INVERSIONS WILL BREAK LATE MORNING...WITH DISPERSION BECOMING GOOD FOR THE PLAINS BETWEEN 1100 AND 1300. NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY- INCLUDING...BLACK FOREST...MONUMENT 252 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(54 PERCENT). MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39F. MAX HUMIDITY........48-55 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-10 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 39-58 MPH DECREASING TO 37-53 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900...THEN FAIR UNTIL 2000...THEN POOR. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(39 PERCENT). MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-69F. MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 31-49 MPH BECOMING WEST AND INCREASING TO 40-59 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1100...THEN 4000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1100...THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1600...THEN FAIR. .FRIDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-40F. MAX HUMIDITY........44-50 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 46 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-66F. MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 10 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 35-49 MPH INCREASING TO 37-55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 MPH UNTIL 1400...THEN AROUND 35 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1200...THEN GOOD UNTIL 1300...THEN VERY GOOD. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS NEAR 50. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 17. HIGHS 34 TO 39. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. .THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 45 TO 51.
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