Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RAY MESA II...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
436 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1705 MST ON JANUARY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION... A DISTURBANCE WILL BRUSH NORTHEAST UTAH EARLY THIS
MORNING WITH HIGH PRESSURE AGAIN BUILDING INTO THE AREA BY LATER
THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. AS A RESULT...THE CLEARING INDEX
IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW 500 TODAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
KEEP THE AIR MASS STABLE THROUGH THURSDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-48 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE 0-4 MPH THIS MORNING...THEN
                    BECOMING NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH ALONG THE RIDGE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON...WITH LIGHTER WINDS TOWARDS THE
                    DRAINAGE BOTTOM.
CLEARING INDEX......100 INCREASING TO 250 LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO A MAX C.I. OF 350
                    FROM 1300 TO 1500.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

CLEARING INDEX......QUICKLY DECREASING TO BELOW 100 AS THE SUN SETS.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE (0-4 MPH) IN THE MORNING...
                    THEN BECOMING SOUTH 4-6 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 250 IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO A MAX C.I. OF 450 BETWEEN 1300 AND
                    1600.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...ELLEN HEFFERNAN
REQUESTED BY...PAUL PLEMONS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150128.RAYME.01/GJT


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