Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MILLER CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1004 PM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 MDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE DAY WILL BEGIN WITH HIGH PRESSURE MOVING EAST OF
THE AREA. BY EARLY AFTERNOON SOUTH WINDS AHEAD OF THE NEXT TROUGH
WILL INCREASE OVER THE AREA. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT
AND INCREASE FRIDAY. MOISTURE WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. SOUTH WINDS WILL BE STRONGER FRIDAY WITH
AND INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. STORMS TONIGHT
AND FRIDAY SHOULD BE HIGH BASED WITH GUSTY WINDS AND ONLY LIGHT
PRECIPITATION REACHING THE GROUND

.TODAY (THURSDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 9 AM THEN FAIR. INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD ABOUT 2 PM.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL ABOUT
                    2 PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60%) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (70-80%). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO POOR BY 9 PM.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%). SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 12
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 9 AM THEN FAIR. INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT BY 2 PM.
LAL.................4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 16 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...CHRIS CUOCO
REQUESTED BY...RYAN HUGHES
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160504.MILLE.02/GJT



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