Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BACA HAND PILES...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
549 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT ACROSS THE AREA WILL
SLOWLY MODERATE AND BECOME WESTERLY THROUGH TONIGHT...AS A STRONG
JET STREAM CONTINUES TO MOVE ACROSS THE STATE. ANOTHER WEATHER
SYSTEM WILL DIG INTO WESTERN COLORADO LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
MOVE ACROSS THE STATE THROUGH THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM
WILL BRING IN BETTER CHANCES OF LIGHT SNOW AND MUCH COOLER
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY(40 PERCENT) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    1200...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39F.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 24
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0600. VERY GOOD AFTER 0900.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17F.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8-14 MPH UNTIL 2000...THEN
                    SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 4-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 2000...THEN 2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH UNTIL 2000...THEN
                    AROUND 1 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 1900...THEN POOR.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY(66 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    1100...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29F.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AROUND 8 MPH UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1200...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    GOOD.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...WANKOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...ERIK SMOLIK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150302.BACAH.01/PUB


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