Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BATTLEMENTS RX...FS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
445 PM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1650 MDT ON MARCH 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...WEATHER WILL REMAIN QUIET OVER THE FIRE SITE AS HIGH
PRESSURE DOMINATES THE WEST.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 3 TO5 MPH BECOMING DOWNSLOPE BY
2100.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (96100 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR (3400
                    KNOT-FT) BY 2000.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1200 FT AGL AROUND
2000.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 5
                    MPH AFTER 2100.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE 3 TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AROUND
1200.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING FAIR BY 1100...THEN GOOD (88000 KNOT-FT)
BY 1300.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL BY 2100.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 12 MPH BY
1300.

.FRIDAY NIGHT (AFTER SUNSET)...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-72%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE 3 TO 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3700 KNOT-FT).
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1200 FT AGL BY 2000.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...NORV LARSON
REQUESTED BY...MIKE OTTOSEN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150326.BATTL.01/GJT



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