Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 271524
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Spot Forecast for Island Acres...DFPC
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
924 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MDT on April 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Unsettled weather remains in place on Friday as storm system is
dropping through W.Colorado. Winds in the afternoon will take on
the upvalley component by noon. Northwest winds aloft should mix
to the surface by peak heating and give some northerly component
to the upvalley which could impact smoke drift toward the interstate.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%). Scattered showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....near 53 F.
Min humidity........around 30% by 1400.
Wind (20 ft)........Downvalley 5 to 8 mph becoming west to northwest
                    at 7 to 12 mph by 1200.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair...increasing to good by 1400.
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Dennis Phillips
Requested by...Ryan McCulley
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707875.0/GJT


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