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COZ295-230245-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
436 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure builds in today bringing a return to sunny skies
and some warmer temperatures.  This trend will continue until
Thursday when the next system approaches from the northwest.
Mixing looks to be deep enough each day to keep smoke dispersal
in the fair to good category, if not higher at time.


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

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%). 
Max temperature.....51-61 F. 
Min humidity........17-27%. 
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....Northwest 25 to 35 mph. 
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1200, then 5500 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph until 1200, then west. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair. 

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%). 
Min temperature.....32-42 F. 
Max humidity........43-53%. 
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........4 low. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 30 to 40 mph. 
Mixing Height.......2000 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%). 
Max temperature.....55-65 F. 
Min humidity........20-30%. 
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........2 very low. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 30 to 40 mph. 
Mixing Height.......3500 ft AGL until 1200, then 6500 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 mph. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair. 

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 29-39. Highs 56-66. Winds less than
15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 29-39. Highs 57-67. Winds less than
15 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 55-65. Winds less
than 15 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24-34. Highs 49-59. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21-31. Highs 49-59. 

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