Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SAWMILL...MONTROSE DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1000 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2137 MDT ON JULY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...ISOLATED STORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING MAINLY
SOUTH OF THE FIRE SITE ACROSS SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST
COLORADO. MOST ACTIVITY WILL DISSIPATE AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A FEW
LINGERING SHOWERS. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE TERRAIN DRIVEN WITH
UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY
WINDS DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. ALTHOUGH CONDITIONS ON MONDAY
ARE EXPECTED TO BE DRIER THAN SUNDAY...ENOUGH MOISTURE WILL REMAIN
FOR STORMS TO DEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON. EXPECT GUSTY AND ERRATIC
WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY
RAIN IN THE STRONGER CELLS.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........43-48%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING TERRAIN
                    DRIVEN. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS TO 20 MPH
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 900 FT AGL LATE IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH-NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS UP TO 25 MPH EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL UNTIL 0700 INCREASING TO 14600 FT
                    AGL BY LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

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FORECASTER...MATT ALEKSA
REQUESTED BY...STEVE GONZALES
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160724.SAWMI.01/GJT


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