Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COTTONWOOD PASS SNOWMOBILER SEARCH...WESTERN MOUNTAIN RESCUE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
257 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0250 MST ON FEBRUARY 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL KEEP MILD AND DRY
WEATHER IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY. EXPECT AN INCREASE IN HIGH CLOUDS ON
SATURDAY WITH CLOUDS THICKENING LATE IN THE DAY AS A STRONGER PACIFIC
STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION. THIS COULD BRING A FEW SNOW
SHOWERS TO THE AREA BY SUNDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 3-6 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 2-5 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%). INCREASING HIGH CLOUDS
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 3-6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    INCREASING TO 6-12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 35 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JEFF COLTON
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS MACKIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20160212.COTTO.01/GJT


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