Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Seven Springs RX...BLM
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
334 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1600 MDT on October 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will pass over the burn location between 9pm and midnight
tonight, shifting the wind direction from southwesterly to northwesterly.
This front will also drop temperatures dramatically, with some light
snow mixing in with rain showers overnight. The precipitation will come
to an end before sunrise on Saturday. Smoke dispersal will be fair to
low-end good in the morning hours, with very good levels after noon
on Saturday. Mostly sunny skies, dry weather, and northwesterly breezes
are expected over the burn location on Saturday with RH dropping into
the upper 30s.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (80-90%). Scattered showers in the evening,
                    then isolated snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....24-29 F.
Max humidity........70-75%.
Wind (20 ft)........Breezy. Northwest winds 20 MPH with gusts up to
                    40 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to low end good through the night.
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%), then becoming partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....37-42 F.
Min humidity........32-37%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 15 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair, increasing to very good after 1200.
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....28-33 F.
Max humidity........54-59%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Good, decreasing to poor (8000-15000 knot-ft)
                    after 1900.
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL, decreasing to 1000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....West 15 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Mike Charnick
Requested by...Brandon Voegtle
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717383.3/GJT
.EMAIL craiginteragency@gmail.com



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