Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Reservoir...Montrose Interagency Dispatch
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
101 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0800 MDT on September 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A strong trough will remain over the Great Basin through
Saturday

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....61-66 F.
Min humidity........25-30%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 15 MPH with gusts up to 25 mph.
                    Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good, increasing to excellent in the late
                    morning through the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................2.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL, increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers until
                    about 9 pm.
Min temperature.....40-45 F.
Max humidity........71-76%.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 10 MPH. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    evening.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good, decreasing to poor (11000-12000
                    knot-ft) in the late evening and overnight.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL, decreasing to 1600 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....South 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers
                    Scattered afternoon thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....56-61 F.
Min humidity........36-41%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 MPH. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (11000-29000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................4.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Chris Cuoco
Requested by...Brenda
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716134.0/GJT
.EMAIL montrosedispatch@gmail.com


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