Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 261646
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR SILVER CREEK FIRE...WHITE RIVER FOREST GJC DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1046 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1029 MDT ON AUGUST 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
CURRENT SATELLITE AND RADAR IMAGERY SHOW SOME CLOUD ENHANCEMENT SOUTH
OF THE FIRE LATE THIS MORNING. EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS
TO FORM IN THE VICINITY OF THE FIRE AFTER 1200 WITH A THREAT OF
OUTFLOW WINDS IMPACTING THE FIRE. LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE A THREAT
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON FOR THOSE ON THE GROUND. GENERAL WINDS WILL BE
FROM THE WEST WITH DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY EXPECTED BY SUNSET.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%) THROUGH 1200 THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%) WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 64 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    DEVELOPING AFTER THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD BY 1400.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................3.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL BY 1500.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 MPH.

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FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...FEMO
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160826.SILVE.01/GJT


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