Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 281326
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SPOT FORECAST FOR ASF PILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
726 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOISTURE PUSHES UP FROM THE SOUTH TODAY AS HIGH LEVEL CLOUDINESS.
MIXING WILL LEAD TO CLEARING INDEX VALUES OVER 500 BY NOON WITH
GENERAL WINDS PICKING UP FROM THE SOUTH. CLOUDS THICKEN AND LOWER
BY LATE AFTERNOON WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS PERSISTING
THROUGH THE NIGHT AND BECOMING MORE SCATTERED ON THURSDAY AS
MOISTURE DEEPENS. HUMIDITY VALUES OF 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON
INCREASE TO NEAR 55 PERCENT TOMORROW AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-68 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE BY 1000 THEN
                    SOUTH AT 7 TO 12 MPH BY 1300.
CLEARING INDEX......INCREASING TO 850 BY 1400 AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%) WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 43 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CLEARING INDEX......800.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 14 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH INCREASING TO 12 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......1050.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...BURN BOSS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160928.ASFPI.01/GJT



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