Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BUCKEYE RESERVOIR...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
412 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 MDT ON OCTOBER 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER THE AREA TODAY WILL RESULT IN SUNNY SKIES
AND NEAR RECORD WARMTH. SOME CLOUDS WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA
TONIGHT AND SUNDAY AS A PACIFIC TROUGH BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE
REGION.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH INCREASING TO 16 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (26900 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1000...THEN
                    INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (152500 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 25 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (87300 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1800...THEN
                    DECREASING TO FAIR (44900 KNOT-FT) AFTER 2000.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2700 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (55000 KNOT-FT) UNTIL 1000...THEN
                    INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (184200 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.

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FORECASTER...JIM PRINGLE
REQUESTED BY...GWEN LIPP
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141025.BUCKE.01/GJT



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