Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Horse Pasture Pit...US Forest Service
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
203 PM MST Thu Jan 11 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MST on January 12.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Inversions will limit mixing and transport Friday
and Saturday in a light, dry northwest flow aloft over the
Paradox Valley.


.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....38-43 F.
Min humidity........39-44%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (20000-21000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 MPH.
Clearing Index......200.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%), then becoming clear
                    (0-10%).
Min temperature.....20-25 F.
Max humidity........53-58%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (3000-5000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 5 MPH.
Clearing Index......50.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....39-44 F.
Min humidity........28-33%.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 MPH, becoming northwest in the
                    afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7000-8000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 MPH.
Clearing Index......100.

$$

Forecaster...Norv Larson
Requested by...Eric Brantingham
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800312.0/GJT
.EMAIL ebrantingham@fs.fed.us


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