Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 251554
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR SILVER CREEK FIRE...ROUTT NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
954 AM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0934 MDT ON AUGUST 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER ACTIVE THUNDERSTORM DAY IS ANTICIPATED BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
GUSTY WINDS AND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT TO ANYONE ON THE
GROUND NEAR THESE STORMS. CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATES OF 40 MPH OUTFLOW
WINDS ARE POSSIBLE BUT COULD BE STRONGER. OTHERWISE MAINLY WESTERLY
WINDS ARE EXPECTED BY LATE MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........INCREASING CLOUDS THIS MORNING AND BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%) BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
                    SCATTERED SOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING
                    AFTER 1300.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 62 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT SOUTH WINDS BECOMING WEST AT 7 TO 12 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO GOOD BY 1300.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................3.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO NEAR 9000 FT AGL AFTER 1300.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...FEMO
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160825.SILVE.01/GJT



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