Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 231708
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR GREEN GRIZZLY...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1108 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 MDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION ON THURSDAY ALLOWING
TEMPERATURES TO REBOUND TO NEAR NORMAL AND WINDS TO REMAIN RELATIVELY
LIGHT AND TERRAIN-DRIVEN AT THE BURN SITE. SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL INCREASE
THURSDAY NIGHT WITH THE APPROACH OF THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WHICH WILL
AFFECT THE REGION ON SATURDAY.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH/UPSLOPE WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    8 TO 12 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
                    OCCASIONAL WIND GUST TO 18 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (79000 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

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FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...ROSS OXFORD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.GREEN.01/GJT



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