Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 300957
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR LOST SOLAR...WHITE RIVER FOREST GJC DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
357 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2118 MDT ON AUGUST 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THE BULK OF THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD BE SOUTH AND EAST OF
THE FIRE BUT ISOLATED STORM DEVELOPMENT WILL BE NEARBY. GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT AND COULD OVER-RIDE THE UPVALLEY
ENHANCEMENT. SIMILAR CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY WITH
AFTERNOON HIGHS BOTH DAYS IN THE UPPER 60S TO NEAR 70. NIGHTS SHOULD
BE MAINLY CLEAR WITH WINDS FOLLOWING THE TYPICAL DRAINAGE PATTERNS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%) THROUGH 1200
                    THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%) WITH
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING
                    AFTER.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 68 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS AROUND 5 MPH THROUGH 1100
                    THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST OR UPVALLEY 5 TO 8 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR THROUGH 1200 THEN FAIR.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1 THROUGH 1300 THEN 2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH AFTER 1300.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR NEAR SUNSET THEN POOR.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 THROUGH 2000 THEN 1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING THROUGH 1300.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 70 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    7 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR THROUGH 1200 THEN FAIR.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL BY
                    EARLY AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...KELLY BOYD
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160829.LOSTS.01/GJT



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