Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Kens Lake Piles...BLM
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
850 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 MST on December 14.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
The weak wave that moved through overnight allowed some mixing to
occur and has brought clearing indices above 500. Unfortunately,
this will be short-lived as inversions move back in tomorrow with
indices dropping to 150. For today then, expect mostly sunny
skies, warm temperatures and northerly winds of 10 to 15 mph with
a few gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon over the burn site. The
clearing index will reach above 500 after 12PM and drop below 500
after 5PM.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....43-48 F.
Min humidity........24-29%.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 10-15 MPH with gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 MPH.
Clearing Index......600.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....42-47 F.
Min humidity........18-23%.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 3 to 7 MPH becoming west in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 MPH.
Clearing Index......150.

$$
Forecaster...Tom Renwick
Requested by...Clark Maughan
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1719989.0/GJT
.EMAIL cmaughan@blm.gov



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