Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for 412 Fire...U.S. Forest Service
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
457 PM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 MDT on June 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
Similar conditions to Tuesday are expected on Wednesday with the
potential of slightly gustier winds by late afternoon at the fire
site. Winds begin to ease on Thursday as high pressure begins to
build in across the Desert Southwest. No precipitation is
expected.

.WEDNESDAY (before sunset)...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%). Areas of smoke in the morning.
Max temperature.....65-70 F.
Min humidity........18-23%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds generally 8 to 12 MPH becoming
                    12 to 18 mph in the late afternoon with
                    occasional gusts up to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (27000 knot-ft), increasing to good around
                    1100 then becoming excellent in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 MPH.
Clearing Index......1050.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT (after sunset)...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....39-44 F.
Max humidity........37-42%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 12 to 18 MPH with gusts up to 30 mph
                    in the evening becoming.
Smoke dispersal.....Becoming fair around sunset, then decreasing to poor
                    around 2100 and continuing overnight.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL, decreasing to 1100 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....West 15 MPH.
Clearing Index......1050, decreasing to 150 after midnight.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....63-68 F.
Min humidity........23-28%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 6 to 10 MPH with occasional gusts up
                    to 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair, becoming good around 1000 then increasing
                    to excellent in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL, increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 20 MPH.
Clearing Index......1050.

$$
Forecaster...Julie Malingowski
Requested by...412 IC
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1711728.0/GJT
.EMAIL bquinlan02@fs.fed.us,mjbryson@fs.fed.us,dgrettenberg@fs.fed.us,wxgjt@noaa.gov



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