Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 240239
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SPOT FORECAST FOR DUDLEY CREEK...DURANGO DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
839 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1945 MDT ON JULY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AFTER A LULL DURING THE MORNING HOURS...SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN INCREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON AS
SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE CONTINUES TO ROTATE INTO THE AREA. ANY STORMS
THAT DEVELOP MAY PRODUCE BRIEF MODERATE RAIN...SMALL HAIL AND
GUSTY WINDS. THIS ACTIVITY WILL PERSIST INTO THE EVENING HOURS...
BEFORE DIMINISHING BY MIDNIGHT. HOWEVER ISOLATED STORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT.

.THURSDAY (UNTIL SUNSET)...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60%) THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (60-70%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS (0-3 MPH)...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH BY LATE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 8-12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0930...THEN BECOMING VERY GOOD IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL NOON...THEN 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL UNTIL 0900...THEN INCREASING TO
                    9800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT (AFTER SUNSET)...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70%)...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (50-60%) BY MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 3-6 MPH AWAY FROM SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW
                    WINDS MAY DOMINATE AT TIMES.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4 UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN 2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH UNTIL 2200...THEN BECOMING NORTH
                    6 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ELLEN HEFFERNAN
REQUESTED BY...JEFF
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140723.DUDLE.01/GJT


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