Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR JAS EXPERIENCE...SNOWMASS VILLAGE PD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
730 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1904 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
GOOD BATCH OF MOISTURE PUSHING THROUGH THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. RADAR TRENDS SHOW WIDESPREAD SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE OVER THE ROARING FORK VALLEY AND SURROUNDING
AREAS. THIS SHOULD MOVE OFF BY 830 PM MDT. HOWEVER RADAR AND
SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES ANOTHER AREA OF SHOWERS MOVING NORTHEAST
OUT OF THE TELLURIDE AREA...AND SHOULD IMPACT THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
AGAIN BY LATE EVENING. SLIGHTLY DRIER CONDITIONS MOVE IN FOR SATURDAY
BUT EXPECT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO ONCE AGAIN POP BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. MAIN THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE NIGHT WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EMBEDDED
                    THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 45F.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNVALLEY WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 65 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNVALLEY WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AT 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...FRANZ ZEDLACHER
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20150904.JASEX.01/GJT


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