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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1004 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.UPDATE...
ISSUED AT 1003 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

HAVE BEEN KEEPING AN EYE ON DEWPOINTS ADVECTING IN FROM THE
SOUTHEAST TONIGHT...AS WELL AS THE HIRES MODELS FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF FOG OVERNIGHT. FOR NOW AM STILL JUST EXPECTING LOW
STRATUS...MAINLY OVER LINCOLN COUNTY...BUT WITH GOOD ENOUGH
MOISTURE ADVECTION SOME FOG MAY BE ABLE TO FORM.

HAVE LOOKED INTO FORECASTED HUMIDITY AND WINDS FOR TOMORROW AS
CONDITIONS ARE MAY INCREASE FIRE CONCERNS. BIGGEST AREA OF CONCERN
WILL BE ALONG THE NORTHERN BORDER...HOWEVER WINDS LOOK TO STAY
MARGINAL AND PRECIP HAS OCCURRED OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS. NO NEED
FOR ANY HIGHLIGHTS AT THIS TIME.

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BACA County, Colorado Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory
Ag. Weather Forecast Parameter Maps: Spraying Conditions , Dewpoint Temperatures, Livestock Heat Stress

Regional Hourly Observations For BACA County
1000 PM MDT TUE SEP 02 2014
...PIKES PEAK/PALMER DIVIDE AND SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLO. SPRINGS  PTCLDY    68  49  50 E9        30.09S                  
A. F. ACADEMY  CLEAR     66  46  49 SE6       30.11S                  
ELLICOTT       NOT AVBL                                               
FALCON         CLEAR     63  48  59 SE5       30.14F                  
FORT CARSON    CLEAR     69  49  48 N3        30.05F                  
LIMON          CLEAR     64  53  67 SE7       30.04S                  
MONUMENT HILL  CLEAR     63  46  55 S12       30.13S                  
TRINIDAD       CLEAR     77  50  38 S10G24    30.04R                  
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Colorado
Based on observations at 1000pm MDT, Tuesday September 02, 2014
Across Colorado...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 66 degrees central, and near 75 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, partly cloudy central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 32%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the east at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 12 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at TRINIDAD and LA JUNTA. The lowest temperature is 45 degrees at LEADVILLE.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BACA County,CO
820 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER FAR SOUTHEAST
COLORADO LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. WIND GUSTS OF 50
TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORM THAT DEVELOPS.

STARTING LATE THURSDAY AND LASTING INTO MONDAY  MOISTURE WILL
INCREASE OVER THE REGION AS A MONSOON PLUME MOVES OVER THE AREA.
WE WILL HAVE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE REGION
THROUGH THE PERIOD  MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY DURING THIS TIME PERIOD. FLASH
FLOODING OF AREA BURN SCARS WILL BE POSSIBLE. SINCE WINDS IN THE
ATMOSPHERE WILL BE RELATIVELY STRONG  OCCASIONAL SEVERE WEATHER
ACTIVITY WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE PLAINS  WITH LARGE HAIL AND
STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BACA County, CO
804 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014
REST OF TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 56. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
WEDNESDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS 72 TO 84. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 55. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
THURSDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 63 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 49. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60 TO 74.
FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 50.
SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57 TO 72.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 51.
SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 62 TO 74.
SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 51.
MONDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 63 TO 76.
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 51. HIGHS 62 TO 73.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Colorado
                             COLORADO                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                    SEP 8-12    SEP 10-16   SEP        SEP-NOV                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
SEPTEMBER 3RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1821...
A hurricane made landfall at Long Island, near Kennedy Airport, then moved
through western Connecticut. The hurricane produced a record tide at New
York City. (David Ludlum)
...1953...
The temperature at Erie PA reached 99 degrees, and Stroudsburg PA
established a state record for September with a reading of 106 degrees.
(The Weather Channel)
...1961...
Denver CO received 4.2 inches of snow, their earliest snow of record.
(Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1967...
Record breaking low temperatures occurred across eastern Kentucky. A record low 
of 47 degrees was recorded at the London Corbin Airport. Elsewhere around the 
region Mount Sterling and Mount Vernon both set record lows of 49 degrees. 
Somerset and Williamsburg both had lows of 47 degrees Monticello came in at 46 
degrees and it was 45 degrees at Manchester while Baxter and Barbourville 
each established record low readings with 44 degrees. Middlesboro had a low of 
43 degrees it was 42 degrees at Farmers and finally West Liberty had the 
lowest reading of the day with 41 degrees also a new record for September 3rd.
...1970...
During the early evening hours, in the midst of a severe hailstorm at
Coffeyville KS, a stone 17.5 inches in circumference and nearly two pounds
in weight was recovered. It was the largest measured hailstone in U.S.
weather records. Average stone size from the storm was five inches in
diameter, with another stone reportedly eight inches in diameter. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
Temperatures dipped into the 40s and 50s for morning lows across much of
the eastern half of the country, with eleven cities reporting record lows
for the date. Pellston MI tied Gunnison CO for honors as the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 30 degrees. Smoke from forest fires darkened skies
in southern Oregon and northern California. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Sixteen cities in the northwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 89 degrees at Stampede Pass WA and 116 degrees at
Redding CA established records for the month of September. Readings of 98
degrees at Spokane WA and 100 degrees at Yakima WA equalled records for
September. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced severe weather from
Minnesota to Nebraska during the day and evening. Evening thunderstorms in
Nebraska produced wind gusts to 100 mph at Valentine and Gretna, and
produced baseball size hail at Lewellen. Thunderstorms in Arizona produced
2.20 inches of rain in forty minutes at Green Valley, and wind gusts to 60
mph. Eight cities in Texas and Florida reported record high temperatures
for the date, including Victoria TX and San Antonio TX, each with a reading
of 102 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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