Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COTTONWOOD PILES...MOAB/MONTICELLO RD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
835 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST ON TUESDAY
BRINGING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND THROUGH WEDNESDAY. NORTHEAST
FLOW ALOFT ON TUESDAY TURNS TO SOUTHWEST ON WEDNESDAY. AFTERNOON
MIXING WILL COLLAPSE QUICKLY NEAR SUNSET.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 2-5 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 2-8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......300 AT 0900 INCREASING TO 650 IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 2-5 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    4-8 MPH WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS 15-20 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......BECOMING 1000+ AFTER NOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN PHILLIPS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160503.COTTO.01/GJT



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