Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Eight Four Two...Durango Interagency Dispatch Center
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
653 PM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 2100 MDT on August 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Drier northwest flow will continue through Friday night.
Expect clear skies and cool conditions tonight. Friday afternoon will
see similar cumulus build-ups over all ridges, but very little chance
of showers developing. Normal slope and valley breezes are expected,
but this site will be affected by the general west wind aloft, so you
should see mainly west winds in the afternoon with a few gusts around
10-12 mph.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....44-49 F.
Max humidity........54-59%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 MPH, becoming downslope/downvalley 2-4
                    mph by 10 pm.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (7000-17000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL, decreasing to 1600 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (0-10%), then becoming partly
                    cloudy (30-40%).
Max temperature.....81-86 F.
Min humidity........17-23%.
Wind (20 ft)........downslope/downvalley 2-4 mph becoming west 3-7 mph
                    with occasional gusts to 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6000 knot-ft), increasing to good in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......12900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-20%).
Min temperature.....49-54 F.
Max humidity........52-57%.
Wind (20 ft)........downslope/downvalley 2-4 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good, decreasing to poor (6000-12000 knot-ft)
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......11400 ft AGL, decreasing to 1600 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....West 5 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Chris Cuoco
Requested by...Lance Martin
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713903.11/GJT
.EMAIL durangodispatch@gmail.com



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