National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

COZ295-191245-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
242 PM MDT Mon Jun 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...Winds will increase this afternoon with drier
conditions in place. This will lead to critical fire weather conditions 
across eastern Utah and western Colorado, where a Red Flag Warning is 
in effect this afternoon and evening. Dry and warm conditions will 
dominate the weather for the remainder of the week with only isolated
showers in the high terrain to the north. 

...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.........Clear (0-10%). 
Min temperature.....44-54 F. 
Max humidity........44-54%. 
20-foot winds.......Downslope/downvalley winds 3 to 6 mph. 
                    Localized gusts up to 20 mph in the evening. 
CWR.................0 percent. 
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 low. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 
                    mph after midnight. 
Mixing Height.......6500 ft AGL until 2100, then 2500 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph until 2400, then east. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2100, then poor. 

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%). 
Max temperature.....69-79 F. 
Min humidity........9-14%. 
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........6 high. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph, becoming west 20 to 25 
                    mph in the afternoon. 
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 10500 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Very good after 1200. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%). 
Min temperature.....43-53 F. 
Max humidity........32-42%. 
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........6 high. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph. 
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL until 2000. 2500 ft AGL after 2100. 
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph until 2400, then north. 
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2100, then poor. 

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%). 
Max temperature.....71-81 F. 
Min humidity........10-15%. 
20-foot winds.......Upslope/upvalley winds 4 to 8 mph. Localized 
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. 
CWR.................0 percent. 
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 high. 
15K Ft MSL Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph. 
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL until 0800, then 9500 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....West 5 mph. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900. Good after 1200. 

.FORECAST FOR DAY 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 76-86. Winds less than
15 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 44-54. Highs 77-87. Winds less than 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 75-85. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 72-82. 
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 74-84. 

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