Colorado Fire Weather Zone 227

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 104 PM MST FRI MAR 6 2015 .DISCUSSION... MILDER WEATHER WILL COVER THE DISTRICT FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. READINGS WILL STILL BE GENERALLY BELOW AVERAGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND BUT THEN RISE TO ABOVE AVERAGE LEVELS EARLY NEXT WEEK. A WEAK UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION LATE SUNDAY. THIS DISTURBANCE MAY BRING SOME LIGHT SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OTHERWISE...DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE DISTRICT THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. DUE TO DECREASING TRANSPORT WINDS...AFTERNOON VENTILATION RATES WILL GENERALLY BE FAIR TO POOR OVER MOST AREAS OF THE DISTRICT FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. HOWEVER...THERE MAY BE ENOUGH WIND THIS AFTERNOON FOR A FEW HOURS OF GOOD VENTILATION OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND PIKES PEAK REGION. SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY- INCLUDING...COLORADO SPRINGS...FORT CARSON 104 PM MST FRI MAR 6 2015 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(28 PERCENT). MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-53F. MIN HUMIDITY........19-30 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH UNTIL 1000...THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 1600...THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR. .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29F. MAX HUMIDITY........64-77 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 20 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL 1900...THEN NORTH AROUND 6 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR. .SATURDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50F. MIN HUMIDITY........36-44 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 12 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 6 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1100...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1600...THEN POOR. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS 44 TO 49. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 61 TO 66. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS 57 TO 62.
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