Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 060627
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR MCPHEE GULCH PILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1127 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MST ON DECEMBER 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A FEW ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY BUT MORE OF A LULL
IS EXPECTED. SNOW WILL PICK UP TOWARDS THE EVENING AND WILL BE
SCATTERED IN NATURE. SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE FAIR
CATEGORY BY 11AM THANKS TO SOME GUSTY WINDS. HEAVIER SNOWFALL OF 4
TO 8 INCHES IS EXPECTED BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE WEDNESDAY WITH WINDS WEAKENING THROUGH THE DAY. FAIR
SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED AGAIN. OF NOTE, HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL
BE MUCH COLDER WEDNESDAY REACHING THE SINGLE DIGITS TO LOW TEENS.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90%). A FEW SNOW SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY PICKING UP IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....17-22 F.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
                    TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....INCREASING TO FAIR BY 11AM.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100%). NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5 BELOW-ZERO F.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (50-60%). SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....8-13 F.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR BY 11AM.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

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FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK
REQUESTED BY...RYAN HUGHES
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1603950.0/GJT


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