Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MILLER CREEK RX...USFS, WHITE RIVER NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
923 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0850 MDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL BRING SUNNY AND
WARM CONDITIONS WITH TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS TODAY FOLLOWED BY MOSTLY
CLEAR SKIES TONIGHT. CLOUDS AND TEMPERATURES INCREASE THURSDAY AS
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE 3 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING UPSLOPE/
                    UPVALLEY AROUND 1200.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING FAIR BY 1100...INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD BY 1500.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 11000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-72%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1300 FT AGL.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (60-70%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE 3 TO 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (7900-12500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO FAIR BY
                    1000...PEAKING AT VERY GOOD FROM 1200 TO 1300.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...NORV LARSON
REQUESTED BY...TONI TOELLE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160504.MILLE.01/GJT



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