Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR OXBOW...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1002 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1005 MDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
RELATIVELY QUIET DAY NEAR THE BURN SITE TODAY OTHER THAN A FEW HIGH
CLOUDS MOVING IN FROM THE WEST THIS MORNING AND OCCASIONAL GUSTY
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TOWARD MORNING
TOMORROW (FRIDAY) AHEAD OF A WEATHER SYSTEM WHICH WILL IMPACT THE
REGION ON SATURDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (70-80%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    13-18 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
                    OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (168700 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH INCREASING TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........59-64%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
                    8 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH NEAR SUNRISE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (169800 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (2500 KNOT-FT) EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 18 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-16%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 22 TO 27 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (15500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (300000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 37 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...KYLE FRARY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.OXBOW.01/GJT



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