Colorado Fire Weather Zone 227

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S CNTRL AND SERN COLORADO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 309 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014 ...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS AND DRY FUELS THROUGH 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224 AS WELL AS FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND ALL OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS... .DISCUSSION... RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO INTO THIS EVENING. GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES CAPABLE OF GENERATING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. GENERALLY DRY AND MILD TO WARM CONDITIONS SHOULD THEN BE NOTED OVER THE FIRE FROM THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY...WITH UNSETTLED METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS THEN RETURNING DURING THE WEEKEND AND POSSIBLY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT VENTILATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE FIRE DISTRICT BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY- INCLUDING...COLORADO SPRINGS...FORT CARSON 309 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING... .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY(34 PERCENT). AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-34F. MAX HUMIDITY........66-78 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. LAL.................3. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST 25-35 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 30-40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 0400...THEN 3000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH UNTIL 2000...THEN NORTH AROUND 23 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 0200. POOR AFTER 0500. .THURSDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67F. MIN HUMIDITY........14-15 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 10K FT WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1200...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1500...THEN VERY GOOD. .THURSDAY NIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-40F. MAX HUMIDITY........46-54 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 10K FT WINDS........WEST 35-45 MPH DECREASING TO 30-40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2100...THEN 2000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 MPH UNTIL 0100...THEN NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL 2000...THEN FAIR UNTIL 2100...THEN POOR. .FRIDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(33 PERCENT). MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76F. MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT. CHC OF WETTING RAIN.0 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LAL.................1. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 10K FT WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH. MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000...THEN 13000 FT AGL. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 7 MPH UNTIL 0800...THEN SOUTH AROUND 22 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000...THEN GOOD UNTIL 1100...THEN VERY GOOD UNTIL 1300...THEN EXCELLENT. .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 69 TO 76. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 56 TO 74. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS 55 TO 61. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 53 TO 60. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 53 TO 60.
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