Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
000
FNUS75 KGJT 010443
FWSGJT

Spot Forecast for Devil Canyon...BLM
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
943 PM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 MST on March 01.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure building along the West Coast will
bring light northwest winds aloft to the region with temperatures
slowly climbing. Surface winds will be light under the building
ridge of high pressure, but strong enough aloft to enhance mixing
on Wednesday. Winds diminish slightly on Thursday resulting in
diminished mixing potential. The next storm system will move into
the area this weekend.

.TODAY (WEDNESDAY)...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....33-38 F.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph until 1000, then
                    north winds 4-8 mph.
Clearing Index......Increasing to 650 by 1400.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Wind (20 ft)........North winds 3-6 MPH until 1900, then
                    downslope/downvalley winds 2-5 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....39-44 F.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley winds 2-5 mph until 1000,
                    then north winds 3-6 MPH.
Clearing Index......increasing to 400 by 1300.

$$
Forecaster...Jeff Colton
Requested by...Paul Plemons
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1703092.0/GJT


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.