Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Trout Creek RX...USFS
National Weather Service PUEBLO CO
712 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 2300 MDT on October 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (719) 948-9429, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Increasing high level cloud cover is expected on Thursday, with
significant coverage in the late morning and afternoon hours.
On Friday winds look a little stronger. On Saturday as a
weather system moves across the state, the winds will switch
from west to northwest and should be gusty at least into early
afternoon.  Smoke dispersion on Saturday should be very good.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear until 0200, then mostly clear.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....40-45F.
Max humidity........28-33 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southerly around 10 mph with gusts of 15-20 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(40 percent) with increasing high level
                    clouds, with partly sunny by 1200 with coverage
                    increasing to 80 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....64-69F.
Min humidity........11-16 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South around 10 mph until around 1200, then
                    southwest 10-15 mph with gusts of 15-20 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl until 1100, then 7500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0800. fair by 1100, then good by 1300.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy(40 percent).
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....40-45F.
Max humidity........52-57 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 10-15 mph.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl until 2000, then 1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 2000, then poor.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....66-71F.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 8-12 mph until around 1100, then
                    west 15-20 mph with gusts around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl until 1000, then 9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0700. excellent after 1200.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 49 to
54. West winds around 9 mph. Gusts up to 23 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 33. Highs 59 to 64. Light wind.
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 61 to 66. Light wind.
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 57 to 62.
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 39. Highs 61 to 66.

$$
Forecaster...EVENSON
Requested by...Mike Wicks
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717510.0/PUB


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