Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MARTINEZ...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
346 AM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2225 MDT ON MAY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THE GENERAL FLOW ALOFT REMAINS OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES SLOWLY ACROSS ARIZONA. WINDS WILL
BE TERRAIN DRIVEN OVERNIGHT AND INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. AS
TEMPERATURES RISE INTO THE UPPER 60S MIXING WILL INCREASE AND THIS
SHOULD TURN WINDS TO THE SOUTHWEST OVER THE RIDGETOPS. WINDS ON THE
WEST SLOPE AND IN THE VALLEY WILL BE IMPACTED BY TERRAIN FLOW.
ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE WIND
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND SHOULD BE MONITORED IF APPROACHING THE FIRE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 75 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......TERRAIN DRIVEN 5 MPH THROUGH 1100 BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AT 7 TO 12 MPH BY 1300. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS UP TO 40 MPH EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................2.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........59-64%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING TERRAIN
                    DRIVEN NEAR SUNSET. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................2.

.MEMORIAL DAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 76 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AT 7 TO 12 MPH BY 1300. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS TO
                    40 MPH EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
LAL.................2.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...STEVE HENTSCHEL
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160528.MARTI.01/GJT



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