Colorado Fire Weather Zone 226

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 132 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014 .DISCUSSION... MORE OF THE SAME FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. HOT...WITH SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS...MOST NUMEROUS IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS. SUNDAY INTO NEXT WEEK...MONSOON MOISTURE MAY INCREASE OVER THE DISTRICT BRINGING BETTER THUNDERSTORM CHANCES TO ALL PARTS OF THE DISTRICT ALONG WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES. AFTERNOON VENTILATION RATES WILL GENERALLY BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY- INCLUDING...BLACK FOREST...MONUMENT 132 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014 .REST OF TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(42 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-94F. MIN HUMIDITY........17-20 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH. LAL.................3. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....EAST 5-14 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......15000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 4 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(52 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY(42 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63F. MAX HUMIDITY........79-85 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT WINDS. LAL.................3. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....EAST 9-19 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5-14 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL UNTIL 2200. 2500 FT AGL AFTER 2400. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2300...THEN POOR. .WEDNESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(40 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-89F. MIN HUMIDITY........23-24 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................2. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....SOUTHEAST 5-12 MPH INCREASING TO 8-18 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...THEN 13500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. VERY GOOD AFTER 0900. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 84 TO 92. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 65. HIGHS 83 TO 92. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 63. HIGHS 81 TO 90. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 62. HIGHS 77 TO 86. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 60. HIGHS 75 TO 83.
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