Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 310255
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WICKIUP...DURANGO DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
855 PM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2024 MDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SOME SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER THIS EVENING WITH
MOISTURE INCREASING FROM THE SOUTH. MOST ACTIVITY WILL END BY
MIDNIGHT BUT SOME MAY LINGER BEYOND THAT WITH LIGHT RAIN EXPECTED.
EXPECT GREATER CHANCES FOR SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ON
FRIDAY. STORMS WILL DEVELOP INITIALLY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN IN THE
EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE DRIFTING AND FORMING OVER VALLEYS AFTER 3
PM. CONFIDENCE OF WETTING RAIN ON THE FIRE SITE IS 30 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (26500 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE
                    IN THE EVENING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (28700 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 0700...THEN 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (12600 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MATT ALEKSA
REQUESTED BY...LEATHERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150730.WICKI.01/GJT



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