Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SKYLINE...U.S. FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
537 PM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1700 MDT ON AUGUST 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...GENERAL HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL PERSIST THROUGH MIDDAY
WEDNESDAY. A WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRUSH NE UTAH AND NW COLORADO ON
WEDNESDAY EVENING AND WILL STRENGTHEN WINDS AT THE FIRE SITE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
WINDS AT THE FIRE SITE WILL EASE WEDNESDAY EVENING AND REMAIN LIGHT THURSDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-52%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING NORTH 5 MPH AROUND
                    SUNSET.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD UNTIL SUNSET...THEN DECREASING TO POOR.
CLEARING INDEX......1050 DECREASING TO 150 AROUND 2200.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2000 FT AGL AFTER SUNSET.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 12 MPH.


.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WIND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTHWEST THEN
                    WEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......600 INCREASING TO 1050 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 9400 FT AGL BY THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........34-39%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WIND THIS EVENING BECOMING NORTH WINDS 5 MPH AROUND SUNSET.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR BECOMING POOR AFTER SUNSET.
CLEARING INDEX......1050 IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 150 AROUND 2200.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1500 FT AGL IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...CLAYTON J RIZZI
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.SKYLI.01/GJT



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