Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 240653
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR PINE SPRINGS RX PILES...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1153 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...
...A COLD SHORT WAVE WILL BRING GOOD MIXING AND SMOKE DISPERSAL ON
MONDAY...ALONG WITH A FEW SNOW SHOWERS AND BRISK WINDS.  THE SHORT
WAVE MOVES EAST OF THE REGION MONDAY EVENING AND INVERSIONS WILL
FORM OVERNIGHT LOWERING THE CLEARING INDEX.  WEAK MIXING IS EXPECTED
ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR FAIR SMOKE DISPERSAL CONDITIONS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%). SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-30 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
CLEARING INDEX......INCREASING TO 1050 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 35 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 MPH...BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLY 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD...DECREASING TO POOR AFTER 2400.
CLEARING INDEX......DECREASING TO 50.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 MPH BECOMING WEST 5 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
CLEARING INDEX......INCREASING TO 600 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 MPH.

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FORECASTER...PAUL FRISBIE
REQUESTED BY...MIKE BERTAGNOLLI
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141124.PINES.01/GJT


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