Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 011723
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR HAY CANYON...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1123 AM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1050 MDT ON AUGUST 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOISTURE WILL SLOWLY WORK NORTHWARD TOWARD NORTHWEST COLORADO
OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. DRY CONDITIONS WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS IN
THE LOWER TEENS WILL IMPROVE A BIT BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON THOUGH
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN NEAR 90 DEGREES. THIS MOISTURE
WILL LEAD TO ISOLATED STORMS WITH THE BETTER CHANCES OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN SOUTH OF THE FIRE. ORGANIZED OUTFLOW FROM THESE
STORMS COULD AFFECT FIRE BUT CONFIDENCE LOW. FORECAST WINDS
TODAY SIMILAR TO YESTERDAY...WITH EAST COMPONENT TO WINDS MORE
LIKELY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS FLOW ALOFT CHANGES.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 92 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........10 TO 15%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING UPVALLEY/NORTHEAST
                    AROUND NOON THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
LAL.................1.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-59%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
LAL.................1.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS FROM MID MORNING ONWARD.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 90 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING UPVALLEY/NORTHEAST
                    AROUND NOON. GUSTS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING FAIR AFTER 1200.
LAL.................1 THEN 2 AFTER 1100.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL LANDGREN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150801.HAYCA.01/GJT


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