Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Tamarisk RX...BLM
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
852 PM MST Wed Feb 14 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0600 MST on February 15.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A strong Pacific storm will move across eastern Utah today
bringing scattered showers and locally gusty winds. This system
will move out tonight, with dry and stable conditions expected on
Friday.

.TODAY (THURSDAY)...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers.
Max temperature.....45-50 F.
Min humidity........36-41%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 6-12 MPH with gusts up to 25 mph.
Clearing Index......380 until 1000, then increasing to 730 by
                    1200...except 1000+ under and near showers.

.TONIGHT (THURSDAY NIGHT)...

Sky/weather.........Partly Cloudy (40-50%) until 2100, then
                    becoming Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....17-22 F.
Max humidity........84-89%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 3-6 MPH until 1900, then winds
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 0-4 mph.
Clearing Index......Decreasing 560 by 1900, then decreasing to
                    less than 100 by 2200.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....43-48 F.
Min humidity........27-32%.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 0-4 mph until 1030, then
                    southwest winds 3-6 MPH.
Clearing Index......Increasing to 320 by 1300.

$$
Forecaster...Jeff Colton
Requested by...Clark Maughan
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1801974.0/GJT
.EMAIL cmaughan@blm.gov



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