Colorado Fire Weather Zone 227

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 249 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014 .DISCUSSION... DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER SOUTHEAST COLORADO FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS BY TO OUR NORTH TOMORROW...BUT IS ONLY EXPECTED TO BRING LIGHT PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS FROM SCATTERED SHOWERS. OVER THE PLAINS... INCREASING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BRING NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BY MID-AFTERNOON SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE I-25 CORRIDOR. A WEAK FRONT WILL THEN RESULT IN COOLER CONDITIONS AND LESS WIND BY MONDAY. IT LOOS LIKE THE NEXT CHANCE OF ANY WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL NOT COME UNTIL AT LEAST NEXT WEEKEND. AFTERNOON SMOKE DISPERSALS WILL BE VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT ON SUNDAY ACROSS THE DISTRICT DUE TO THE INCREASING WINDS. SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY- INCLUDING...COLORADO SPRINGS...FORT CARSON 249 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-50F. MAX HUMIDITY........49-58 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST AROUND 22 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900...THEN POOR. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-80F. MIN HUMIDITY........15-17 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 17-29 MPH INCREASING TO 26-45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1300. .SUNDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(30 PERCENT). MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-44F. MAX HUMIDITY........68-76 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 35-51 MPH DECREASING TO 31-45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL UNTIL 2100...THEN 2500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 16 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2000...THEN GOOD UNTIL 2200...THEN FAIR UNTIL 2300...THEN POOR. .MONDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(52 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-61F. MIN HUMIDITY........28-34 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE MORNING. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 15K FT MSL WINDS....WEST 36-48 MPH DECREASING TO 30-45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 21 MPH UNTIL 1100...THEN WEST AROUND 14 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0800. GOOD AFTER 1200. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. .SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.
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