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Dry Weather Continues with Temperatures Moderating This Week. Plus, the November and Fall Climate Summaries!

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Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
333 PM MST Tue Nov 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...

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...GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR ANY SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS...
...THE SMOKE DATA IS CALCULATED FROM AN AVERAGE AT 6000 FEET MSL...

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%). 
Min temperature.....20-30 F. 
Max humidity........75-90%. 
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming 
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent. 
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 15 to 20 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph 
                    after midnight. 
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%). 
Max temperature.....38-48 F. 
Min humidity........29-39%. 
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming 
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent. 
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 30 to 40 mph. 
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair until 1500, then 
                    poor. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%). 
Min temperature.....17-27 F. 
Max humidity........69-84%. 
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming 
                    downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph by sunset.
CWR.................0 percent. 
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 very low. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph. 
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph until 2400, then southeast. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%). 
Max temperature.....37-47 F. 
Min humidity........27-37%. 
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley 3 to 6 mph becoming 
                    upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph by 1100.
CWR.................0 percent. 
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....West 20 to 30 mph. 
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 mph until 1200, then west 10 to 15 
                    mph. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18-28. Highs 40-50. Winds less than
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 17-27. Highs 43-53. Winds less
than 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 21-31. Highs
40-50. Winds less than 15 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 18-28. Highs
33-43. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Highs 33-43. 

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