Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 300554
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR ALDRICH LAKES...USFS, WHITE RIVER NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1154 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 2005 MDT ON MARCH 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...DRY WESTERLY FLOW WILL BE ACROSS THE BURN AREA. STRONG
HEATING FROM ABUNDANT SUNSHINE SHOULD PRODUCE DEEP MIXING DURING THE
AFTERNOON WHICH COULD PRODUCE SOME AFTERNOON GUSTS AT THE SURFACE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-66 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3-5 MPH UNTIL 1100...THEN BECOMING WEST 5-7 MPH. SOME GUSTS TO 15 MPH AFTER 1400.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1100...THEN FAIR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT BY 1300.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL AT 1200 AND 12500 FT AGL BY 1600.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 MPH AT 1200 INCREASING TO WEST 20 MPH BY 1600.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-60%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 MPH BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 5 MPH AFTER 2000.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO POOR BY 2000.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 2000 FT AGL OR LESS.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 MPH BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER 2100.

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FORECASTER...JIM DANIELS
REQUESTED BY...TONI TOELLE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150329.ALDRI.01/GJT


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