Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Pinon...BIA - SUA
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
949 PM MDT Wed Jul 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 MDT on July 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Moist and unstable southwest flow aloft will remain in place
through Friday. Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms each
afternoon with heavy rain possible. Drier weather is expected to
sweep in from the north over the weekend with storms becoming more
isolated in nature.

.TODAY (THURSDAY)...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89 F.
Min humidity........21-26%.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5-10 MPH, becoming south in the
                    afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (18000 knot-ft) until 1000, then fair,
                    becoming good by 1300.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL, increasing to 12400 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT (THURSDAY NIGHT)...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....57-62 F.
Max humidity........65-70%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 6-12 MPH, becoming north and
                    decreasing to 3-6 mph after 2100. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms in
                    the evening.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then fair, decreasing to
                    poor (9000 knot-ft) by 2200.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................2 until midnight, then 1.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 1400 ft AGL by 0200.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%) until 1100, then
                    becoming mostly cloudy (60-70%). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87 F.
Min humidity........25-30%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 3-6 MPH, becoming west in the
                    afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (16000 knot-ft) until 1000, then fair.
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................4.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 9800 ft AGL by 1300.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Jeff Colton
Requested by...Roy Vega
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713029.0/GJT
.EMAIL durangodispatch@gmail.com



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