Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UTE LAKE PILE BURNING...COALITION FOR THE UPPER SOUTH PLATTE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
732 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WEAK NORTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY.  AFTERNOON
MIXING WILL ALLOW FOR NORTHERLY WINDS AT THE SURFACE BUT SHOULD REMAIN
LESS THAN 10 MPH.  A DISTURBANCES WILL DROP SOUTH OVER UTAH AND SPREAD
MID AND HIGH CLOUD COVER ACROSS THE REGION FOR THIS AFTERNOON.  A
SECOND DISTURBANCE IS FORECAST TO DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION ON
SATURDAY WITH SLIGHTLY STRONGER NORTH WINDS AND A SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT
IN SMOKE DISPERSALS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY(50 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY.
20 FOOT WIND........LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING NORTH AT 6 TO 9 MPH
                    AFTER 1100.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 11 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY(65 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY(40 PERCENT).
20 FOOT WIND........NORTH 6 TO 9 MPH UNTIL 1800 BECOMING NORTH
                    NORTHEAST AT 2 TO 5 MPH.  WINDS WILL BECOME
                    LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER 2300.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
20 FOOT WIND........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH AT 5 TO
                    10 MPH AFTER 1100.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1300...THEN FAIR UNTIL 1600...THEN
                    POOR.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

$$
FORECASTER...MOZLEY
REQUESTED BY...WENDIE WARNER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150123.UTELA.01/PUB


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