Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PALISADE RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
504 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN SLOWLY PICK UP TO
8 TO 10 MPH. AN APPROACHING SYSTEM WILL CAUSE CLOUDS TO INCREASE
AFTER 12 PM FRIDAY AS WINDS ALSO START TO PICKUP. WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO GENERALLY BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 12 TO 15 MPH WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS REACHING 30 TO 35 MPH. IF THE BURN REMAINS ON A
NE ASPECT... WINDS MAY BE A LITTLE LIGHTER THAN THAT HOWEVER. THAT
BEING SAID STRONG UPPER LEVEL WINDS WILL ALLOW SMOKE DISPERSAL TO
BECOME EXCELLENT.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........30-35%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 8
                    TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 12 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 15 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 30 TO 35 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 27 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK
REQUESTED BY...PATRICK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.PALIS.03/GJT



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