Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Dry Lake Piles RX...USDA Forest Service
National Weather Service PUEBLO CO
430 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 MST on February 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (719) 948-9429, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Incoming weather system will spread snow showers across the site
today, with steadier snow tonight into early Tuesday. Accumulations
will range from 4-8 inches by late Tuesday afternoon. Southwest
winds will be strong, with gusts of 20-30 mph today through
Tuesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers until 1000,
                    then scattered showers.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....28-33F.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10-15 mph with gusts to around
                    26 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1000, then 6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600. Excellent after 1100.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely with areas of blowing snow.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....18-23F.
Max humidity........69-74 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 11-15 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then fair until 2100, then
                    poor.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Numerous showers until 1400, then
                    scattered showers.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....24-29F.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light wind until 0800, then west around 13 mph
                    with gusts to around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph until 1000, then around 33
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0900, then fair until 1000, then
                    good until 1100, then excellent.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...PETERSEN
Requested by...David McConathy
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702941.0/PUB



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