Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SPRUCE CREEK...CO-PIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1111 PM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY WILL BE SIMILAR TO THOSE OF WEDNESDAY
WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY WEATHER CONTINUING.  NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL INCREASE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20-25 MPH.
COUPLED WITH LOW RHS...FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL INCREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DIMINISH DURING THE EVENING.  DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BEFORE MONSOON MOISTURE RETURNS TO THE AREA
SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...BRINGING BACK DAILY CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51F.
MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST 4-6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 4-6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH UNTIL 1000...THEN SOUTHEAST
                    6-12 MPH UNTIL 1400...THEN NORTHWEST 12-22 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 0800...THEN 11500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1100.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...TORGERSON
REQUESTED BY...DISPATCHER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160727.SPRUC.01/PUB


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