Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 260559
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CLOUD LOOP PILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1159 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN PARKED OVER THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY. LOW
MIXING HEIGHTS AND LIGHT WINDS WILL BE IN PLACE UNDERNEATH THE RIDGE
RESULTING IN CLEARING INDEX VALUES UNDER 500 THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT EAST ON WEDNESDAY, ALLOWING WINDS
ALOFT TO BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY DRIVEN WITH INCREASED MIXING EXPECTED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH UNTIL 1000,
                    THEN WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH
                    WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 18 MPH AFTER 1400.
CLEARING INDEX......INCREASING TO 390 BY 1400.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 4-8 MPH UNTIL 1930, THEN
                    WINDS BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY
                    2-5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......DECREASING TO LESS THAN 100 BY 2200.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 1500 FT AGL BY 2200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH UNTIL 1000,
                    THEN WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......INCREASING TO 450 BY 1400.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JEFF COLTON
REQUESTED BY...RXB3
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160926.REDCL.01/GJT


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