Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SEWEL MESA...GRAND JUNCTION  DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
653 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1835 MDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AT 640 PM AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WAS WORKING EAST UP
THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR APPROACHING RIFLE. THIS BOUNDARY MAY
BE ABLE TO REACH THE BURN SITE THIS EVENING. BE PREPARED FOR GUSTY
ERRATIC WINDS OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. AFTER 10 PM WINDS SHOULD
SETTLE DOWN AND BECOME NORMAL DOWNVALLEY WINDS. NO THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH GOOD RH RECOVERY. MOISTURE AND CHANCES
OF THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. DRY LIGHTNING AND
GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH. BETWEEN 7PM AND 9PM
                    BE PREPARED FOR NORTHWEST WINDS 10-20 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS OF 30-40 MPH. BY MIDNIGHT SOUTH
                    WINDS 2-5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-86 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.

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FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...D SCRONEK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160729.SEWEL.01/GJT



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