Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LOST SOLAR...WHITE RIVER FOREST GJC DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1151 PM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2242 MDT ON AUGUST 24. IF
CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH FRIDAY
WITH A SERIES OF WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES PASSING THROUGH.
LINGERING MOISTURE OVER THE AREA COMBINED WITH DAYTIME HEATING
WILL LEAD TO SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS. GUSTY
AFTERNOON WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED WITH SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH
EXPECTED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH THROUGH 0900
                    ...BECOMING WEST 4 TO 8 MPH BY NOON. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (21000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH...SHIFTING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH BY 2100. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING POOR (21900 KNOT-FT) BY 2100.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2200...THEN 2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2400 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                    WEST 4 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (42300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD (98100
                    KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...NORV LARSON
REQUESTED BY...KELLY BOYD
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160824.LOSTS.01/GJT



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