Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 222251
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR RAY MESA II RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
451 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
QUIET WEATHER ON THURSDAY WITH SOME THIN HIGH CLOUDINESS.
LIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS OFF THE GROUND...BUT WEAK DIURNAL
UPSLOPE/DOWNSLOPE WINDS SHOULD PREVAIL.  THERE WILL BE A SHALLOW
VALLEY INVERSION IN THE MORNING...AND DISPERSION WILL BE LIMITED BY
THE LIGHT WIND SPEEDS THROUGH THE DAY.  FRIDAY WILL BE SIMILAR WITH
A BIT BETTER MIXING SO THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY SHOULD BE A
COUPLE OF HOURS LONGER.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH ON THE RIDGETOP. ELSEWHERE
                     UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH DEVELOPING BY 1100.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 100 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 500 BY 1300 DECREASING TO 450 AFTER 1600.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 61-71. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS 38-48. HIGHS 61-71. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 56-66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO  25 MPH.
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 47-57. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO  20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...GIMMESTAD/WFO BOULDER
REQUESTED BY...SEAN MCARTHUR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.RAYME.01/GJT



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