Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Big Red Fire...BLM
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
110 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1500 MDT on August 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...The rest of today will be warm and dry, then moisture
will begin increasing from the south Tuesday. High pressure will move
from the northern Great Basin toward the southeast allowing moisture
to begin seeping into the area from south. Showers and thunderstorms
Tuesday afternoon should remain over the higher terrain.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%)).
Max temperature.....68-73 F.
Min humidity........19-24%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest 6 to 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....41-46 F.
Max humidity........73-78%.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good, decreasing to poor (13000-23000 knot-ft)
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL, decreasing to 1600 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%) until 1100, then becoming partly
                    cloudy (50-60%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....70-75 F.
Min humidity........20-25%.
Wind (20 ft)........After 9 am becoming west 4 to 8 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12000 knot-ft), increasing to good in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................2.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL, increasing to 12100 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 10 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Chris Cuoco
Requested by...Brandon Duncan
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714625.2/GJT
.EMAIL craiginteragency@gmail.com



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