Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CRYSTAL CREEK...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
736 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MST ON DECEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A DISORGANIZED LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WORKS THROUGH THE
DESERT SOUTHWEST TODAY AND TONIGHT. STILL THERE IS RELATIVELY DEEP
MOISTURE AND COOL AIR ASSOCIATED WITH THIS WAVE TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD
SNOW SOUTH OF I-70 INCLUDING THE BURN SITE. LIMITED MIXING HEIGHTS AND
LIGHT SURFACE WINDS PRODUCE A POOR CATEGORY FOR MIXING. BUT SHOWERS
PRODUCE EXCELLENT MIXING BY DEFINITION.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (80-90%). SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........70-75%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 2-5 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                    NORTH AROUND 1500.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR EXCEPT EXCELLENT IN SHOWERS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (80-90%). SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (MAX 9900 KNOT-FT) EXCEPT EXCELLENT IN
                    SHOWERS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LESS THAN 1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN STEVENS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141217.CRYST.01/GJT



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