Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Divide Creek...Grand Junction Interagency Dispatch
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
147 AM MDT Tue May 30 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0200 MDT on May 30.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Weak high pressure over the area today will allow a
little moisture to spread northward for a few high-based showers
and thunderstorms over the mountains in the late afternoon and early
evening. Gusty outflow winds could reach the fire area from a shower
or cloud buildup. Moisture will increase in a southwest flow on
Wednesday with some showers and thunderstorms by afternoon.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....77-82 F.
Min humidity........15-20%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 MPH, becoming northwest in
                    the afternoon 7-9 mph. Gusts 15-18 mph after
                    1400. Stronger gusts possible near showers.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10000 knot-ft), increasing to good by
                    1000...then becoming very good after 1200.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......increasing to 13800 ft AGL by 1500.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....43-48 F.
Max humidity........60-65%.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 MPH, becoming east 5 mph after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good, decreasing to poor (6000-7000
                    knot-ft) in the late evening and overnight.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL, decreasing to 1500 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....East 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....77-82 F.
Min humidity........15-20%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 MPH, becoming southwest 8-10
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (12000 knot-ft), increasing to very good
                    by 1200.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................2.
Mixing height.......increasing to 14100 ft AGL by 1400.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Jim Pringle
Requested by...Laura Megel
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1710276.0/GJT



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