Colorado Fire Weather Zone 227

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 542 PM MST SUN FEB 1 2015 .DISCUSSION... DRY WEATHER RETURNS TO MOST OF THE AREA MONDAY AND TUESDAY...EXCEPT FOR THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WHERE PERIODIC SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE. TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS BOTH DAYS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME LIGHT SNOW OVER MAINLY THE MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50. ANOTHER DRYING AND WARMING TREND WILL THEN SET IN FOR LATE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND. MOST AREAS WILL SEE GOOD TO VERY GOOD DISPERSAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY AFTERNOONS...THOUGH A FEW SHELTERED VALLEYS...INCLUDING THE SAN LUIS VALLEY WILL REMAIN IN THE FAIR TO POOR CATEGORY. SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY- INCLUDING...COLORADO SPRINGS...FORT CARSON 542 PM MST SUN FEB 1 2015 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(55 PERCENT). MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-19F. MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH 46-64 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AND DECREASING TO 26-38 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000...THEN 1500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 MPH UNTIL 1900...THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1800. POOR AFTER 0300. .MONDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(53 PERCENT). MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56F. MIN HUMIDITY........28-35 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 15-26 MPH INCREASING TO 29-47 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH UNTIL 1400...THEN AROUND 25 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1100...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1200...THEN GOOD UNTIL 1400...THEN VERY GOOD. .MONDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(30 PERCENT). MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-31F. MAX HUMIDITY........66-75 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 31-49 MPH DECREASING TO 26-43 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1900...THEN 2000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900...THEN POOR. .TUESDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(39 PERCENT). MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-63F. MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 9-19 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 17-29 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1100...THEN 8500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000...THEN GOOD UNTIL 1200...THEN VERY GOOD. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 38 TO 46. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 23. HIGHS 47 TO 52. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS 58 TO 64. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 59 TO 66. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 54 TO 59.
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