Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MADDOX BURN PILES...COALITION FOR THE UPPERSOUTH PLATTE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
448 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON JANUARY 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (719) 948-9429, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.

.DISCUSSION...

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE BURN SITE TODAY.
THIS DISTURBANCE WILL BRING SOME SNOW SHOWERS TO THE SITE THIS
MORNING, PRODUCING SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH
RANGE.  DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE EAST BY LATE AFTERNOON, WITH DRY
WEATHER OVERNIGHT.  A NEW DISTURBANCE COULD BRING SOME ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS TO THE SITE BY LATE IN THE DAY SATURDAY BUT THE
ODDS ARE PRETTY SLIM AT THIS POINT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL
                    1400...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1600...THEN JUST A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34F.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE OR NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1100...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1200...THEN
                    GOOD.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(60 PERCENT) UNTIL 2000...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY(40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW UNTIL 2000.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20F.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR UNTIL 1900...THEN POOR.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1500.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35F.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL 0800...THEN VARIABLE
                    WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

$$
FORECASTER...WALROD
REQUESTED BY...WENDIE WARNER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700449.2/PUB


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