Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BERRY...UT-VLD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
943 PM MDT FRI JUL 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2040 MDT ON JULY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE AND DEEP MOISTURE REMAIN OVER
EASTERN UTAH ON THE FOURTH. AFTERNOON HEATING WILL BUILD
THUNDERSTORMS FIRST OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN THAT WILL MOVE OVER
NEARBY SLOPES IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORM MOTION WILL
BE TO THE EAST AT 5-10 MPH. STORMS WILL PRODUCE LIGHTNING...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS...AND GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS. SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE MORE WIDESPREAD ON SUNDAY.

.4TH OF JULY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CLOUDY
                    WITH SCATTERED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2...BECOMING 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-60%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE WINDS 5-15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR EXCEPT GOOD NEAR SHOWERS AND STORMS.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2100...THEN 2.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 2-7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...DIRK HUBER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150703.BERRY.01/GJT


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