Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 231533
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR METCALF CREEK FIRE...VAIL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
933 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0901 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...RESIDUAL MOISTURE HAS KEPT LOW CLOUDS AND LIGHT
SHOWERS NEAR THE BURN SITE THIS MORNING. BUT A RIDGE IS
AMPLIFYING OVER THE GREAT BASIN TODAY BRINGING A DRY NORTHWEST
FLOW ALOFT. THIS WILL BRING DRY AND WARM WEATHER THROUGH
FRIDAY. THE NEXT PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM BRINGS A GOOD
CHANCE OF RAIN NEXT WEEKEND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 2-7 MPH INCREASING TO
                    8-12 MPH BY LATE MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 MPH.

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FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...T  TALBOT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140923.METCA.01/GJT


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