Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SOAP...MONTROSE DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
938 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 2130 MDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...IN NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT...MONSOONAL MOISTURE
CONTINUES TO TRY TO OOZE INTO THE REGION. STORMS WILL BE HIGH-
BASED THREATENING MORE WIND THAN RAIN. MOISTURE INCREASES A BIT
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY AND DEEPENS BY MID WEEK.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AN ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWER
                    POSSIBLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNVALLEY/NORTH WINDS 1-5 MPH. WIND GUST TO
                    20 MPH POSSIBLE WITH ANY SHOWER.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR EXCEPT FAIR WITH SHOWERS.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 1-5 MPH BECOMING LIGHT ZAND
                    VARIABLE. THEN UPVALLEY/SOUTH 3-8 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON, THEN 2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...PATRICK BLAIR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160729.SOAP_.01/GJT


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