Colorado Fire Weather Zone 227

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 616 PM MDT THU AUG 28 2014 .DISCUSSION... ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE DISTRICT THIS EVENING. FRIDAY INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...THE WEATHER WILL BE WARM AND MAINLY DRY ACROSS THE REGION WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS...MAINLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS EACH DAY. SMOKE DISPERSION RATES TODAY AND SATURDAY WILL BE GOOD OR BETTER ACROSS THE ENTIRE DISTRICT. SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY- INCLUDING...COLORADO SPRINGS...FORT CARSON 616 PM MDT THU AUG 28 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(62 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY(38 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-51F. MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.10 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING. LAL.................3. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST 21-32 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 16-28 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL UNTIL 2100...THEN 2500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 14 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 2000...THEN GOOD UNTIL 2100...THEN POOR. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82F. MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH. LAL.................2. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 12500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 9 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700...THEN GOOD. .FRIDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(28 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-54F. MAX HUMIDITY........71-83 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................2. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 11 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL UNTIL 2200. 2500 FT AGL AFTER 2300. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 8 MPH UNTIL 2300...THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 2000...THEN POOR. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(31 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86F. MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................2. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 6-16 MPH INCREASING TO 14-24 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000...THEN 13000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 MPH UNTIL 0700...THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1200. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 81 TO 86. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS 77 TO 83. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS 77 TO 82. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 85. .THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 85.
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