Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PALISADE RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1036 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...
LITTLE WEATHER TO SPEAK OF TODAY WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE THOUGH
SOME HIGH CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BECOME
WESTERLY THIS AFTERNOON REACHING 12 TO 15 MPH AND WITH GOOD MIXING
EXPECTED... SMOKE DISPERSAL WILL BECOME VERY GOOD. HUMIDITIES WILL
CONTINUE TO REMAIN LOW BOTH TODAY AND TOMORROW. AN APPROACHING
SYSTEM ON FRIDAY WILL CAUSE WINDS TO INCREASE AND REACH 20 MPH
WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ALSO POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THESE
BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT EAST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING THEN SHIFT TO THE WEST IN THE EARLY
                    AFTERNOON WITH WINDS REACHING 12 TO 15 MPH AFTER
                    3PM.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........27-32%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD DECREASING TO POOR AFTER 9PM.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL BY 9PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 MPH WITH GUSTS FROM
                    35 TO 40 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO EXCELLENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 MPH INCREASING TO 35 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK
REQUESTED BY...PATRICK KIERAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.PALIS.02/GJT



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