Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Hoope Point...USFS
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
805 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1100 MDT on September 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Showers will continue on and off over the burn location this afternoon.
RH values will be high with precipitation in the area. The chance of
lightning is not extreme, however there could be an occasional strike
later this afternoon. Drying will move in overnight with RH remaining
high near the surface. On Sunday, expect a much drier day with mostly
sunny skies and low RH values under southwesterly flow.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Numerous showers in the
                    morning. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....52-57 F.
Min humidity........55-60%.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 10 MPH. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (29000 knot-ft), increasing to excellent.
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................3.
Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL, increasing to 7200 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30%). Scattered showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....34-39 F.
Max humidity........64-69%.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 10 MPH. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the evening.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good, decreasing to poor (11000-23000
                    knot-ft) in the late evening and overnight.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................2.
Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL, decreasing to 1400 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....South 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....51-56 F.
Min humidity........23-28%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Good, increasing to very good in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Mike Charnick
Requested by...Brandon Range
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716142.1/GJT
.EMAIL durangodispatch@gmail.com


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