Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COAL GULCH...FS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
937 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 2025 MDT ON JULY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...DRIER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY WORK IN FROM THE
WEST ON SUNDAY WITH LESS STORM COVERAGE EXPECTED THAN ON SATURDAY.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN THE AFTERNOON WITH COVERAGE
MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. WINDS WILL INITIALLY BE TERRAIN-
DRIVEN IN THE MORNING WITH MORE UPSLOPE WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS AND LIGHTNING ARE THE MAIN
CONCERNS WITH STORMS ON SUNDAY WITH BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS. STORMS SHOULD WIND DOWN SHORTLY
AFTER SUNSET.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST-SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON 5 TO 10 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS UP TO 25 MPH EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................2.

.SUNDAY NIGHT (AFTER SUNSET)...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH BECOMING LIGHT AND TERRAIN
                    DRIVEN AFTER 2100. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................2.

$$
FORECASTER...MATT ALEKSA
REQUESTED BY...FAUCET IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160723.COALG.01/GJT



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