Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 290141
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST LAKE FIRE...EAGLE RIVER FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
741 PM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1930 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE NORTH
OVERNIGHT. AS IT DOES SO...A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE
OVER THE BURN SITE. BY TOMORROW...THE LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE
OVERHEAD CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AROUND THE BURN SITE FOR MUCH
OF THE DAY. THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE FROM NOON ONWARDS
WITH BEST COVERAGE FROM 3PM ONWARDS. NEAR AND UNDER ANY SHOWERS OR
STORMS EXPECT WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 30MPH...POSSIBLY HIGHER UNDER
THE STRONGER CELLS.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60%). ISOLATED SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (17900 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60%) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (36200 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

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FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK
REQUESTED BY...BRYCE  BAT7
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160928.WESTL.01/GJT


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