Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 141101
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR MCKINNEY DRAW...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
501 AM MDT MON JUL 14 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2113 MDT ON JULY 13.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOISTURE DRIFTING AROUND A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE LOCATED OVER THE
GREAT BASIN WILL BRING ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
BURN SITE THIS AFTERNOON. MOISTURE INCREASES OVERNIGHT WITH MORE
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...
ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS EAST OF THE FIRE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 3-6 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    BY 1300 AND INCREASING TO 6 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60%) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (70-80%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 4-8 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................3.

$$
FORECASTER...JEFF COLTON
REQUESTED BY...JUSTIN MOORE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140713.MCKIN.01/GJT



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