Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SKYLINE...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
348 PM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1439 MDT ON AUGUST 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW MEXICO WILL BRING DRY WESTERLY
FLOW TO THE REGION OVER THE NEXT 36 HOURS. ANY SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CONFINED TO THE HIGHER SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS
NORTH OF THE FIRE SITE. SOME GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS MAY OCCUR LATE IN
THE DAY AS THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS DISSIPATE.

.TODAY (TUESDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-6 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN
                    WEST WINDS 4-8 MPH INCREASING TO 6-12 MPH BY
                    1400. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH AFTER 1400.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900...THEN FAIR INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT BY 1400.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL BY 1400.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT (TUESDAY NIGHT)...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-59%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6-12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    UNTIL 1900..THEN BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY
                    2-6 MPH BY 2100.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO POOR BY 2200.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1900 FT AGL BY 2200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-5 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN
                    SOUTHWEST WINDS 4-8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0900...THEN INCREASING TO GOOD BY
                    1300.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 9400 FT AGL BY 1300.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JEFF COLTON
REQUESTED BY...CLAYTON J RIZZI
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150803.SKYLI.01/GJT



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