Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
000
FNUS75 KGJT 261832
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR BUCKEYE RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1232 PM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MDT ON MAY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A STORM CENTERED ALONG THE BORDER REGION OF NORTHERN
ARIZONA/NEW MEXICO WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHEASTWARD DURING THE
REMAINDER OF THE DAY. THUNDERSTORMS ALREADY DEVELOPING OVER HIGHER
TERRAIN ARE LIKELY TO FORM OVER THE LA SAL MOUNTAINS BY 1400.
CHANCES FOR RAIN ON THE FIRE SITE ARE RELATIVELY LOW...HOWEVER
CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE OF GENERATING OUTFLOW WINDS TO 45 MPH.
THUNDERSTORMS DISSIPATE IN THE EVENING THOUGH A FEW SHOWERS MAY
LINGER INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON...
                    MAINLY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN TO THE WEST.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING POOR (24200 KNOT-FT).

$$

FORECASTER...NORV LARSON
REQUESTED BY...MARK HASSEL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160526.BUCKE.02/GJT



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.