Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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Spot Forecast for Morrisson Cr. Piles RX...USDA Forest Service
National Weather Service PUEBLO CO
855 AM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 MST on February 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (719) 948-9429, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

The burn site will see scattered snow showers through this evening
with fairly low wind speeds.  Southerly to southeaster winds gusting
to near 15 mph are expected this afternoon.  Winds will subside after
1700 turning westerly.  Around 2 to 4 inches of snow are expected
through this evening.  Things will clear out for Saturday with slightly
elevated winds.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....22-27F.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South to southeast wind 4 to 8 mph this morning.
                    Increasing to 6 to 10 mph with winds gusting to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......9000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 1000. excellent after 1100.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers until 0400,
                    then isolated showers.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....3-8F.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds weakening this evening before
                    turning northwest 4 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......7000 ft agl until 2000, then 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 1900, then good until 2000,
                    then poor.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(40 percent).
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....15-20F.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds will turn westerly and increase to
                    10 to 15 mph with gusts to near 20 mph by noon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 0600. very good after 0800.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...MOZLEY
Requested by...David McConathy
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802440.0/PUB



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