Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Brockover RX...USFS
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
642 PM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 MDT on April 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Monday will still be another windy day, but RH should
be remain relatively high. Another upper trough will move overhead
Monday afternoon causing west to southwest winds to increase again.
Also, enough moisture is expected with this system to cause
scattered showers and a slight possibility thunderstorms. Anywhere
thunderstorms, showers or virga are in the vicinity erratic gusts
up to 35 mph will be possible.

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30%), then becoming mostly
                    cloudy (60-70%) with isolated showers and
                    and a slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    1400.
Max temperature.....60-65 F.
Min humidity........14-19%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 MPH, increasing to 10-15 MPH
                    with gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7000 knot-ft), increasing to excellent.
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................2 after 1400.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL, increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers
                    through the night.
Min temperature.....32-37 F.
Max humidity........71-76%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 15 MPH with gusts up to 25 mph,
                    until 10 pm then becoming southwest 5-10 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent, decreasing to fair.
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL, decreasing to 3100 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....West 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Numerous showers with
                    isolated thunderstorms developing in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....49-54 F.
Min humidity........29-34%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10-15 MPH. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair, increasing to excellent by noon.
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................2.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL, increasing to 13000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 20 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Chris Cuoco
Requested by...Fred Ellis
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707614.0/GJT



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