Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WHISKEY PILES...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
544 AM MDT FRI SEP 12 2014

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WIDESPREAD CLOUDS AND LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL LINGER INTO THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS BEFORE IMPROVING CONDITIONS IN THE AFTERNOON.  WINDS
WILL LIKELY START OUT FROM THE EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH
THIS MORNING.  THEY MAY COME AROUND FROM THE WEST TO NORTHWEST AT
IN THE AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH THIS IS NOT CERTAIN.  THEY MAY REMAIN
OUT OF THE EAST TO SOUTHEAST IF ENOUGH HEAVY COLD AIR REMAINS ACROSS
THE EASTERN PLAINS.  VENTILATION RATES WILL LIKELY REMAIN IN THE POOR
CATEGORY TODAY...UNLESS THOSE WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS MATERIALIZE
IN WHICH CASE FAIR TO PERHAPS GOOD VENTILATION WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1500...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45
                    PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1200.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50F.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH...POSSIBLY BECOMING
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST AFTER 1200.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 7 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40F.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........SLOPE/VALLEY WINDS 3-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 12 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1000. 9000 FT AGL AFTER 1100.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 13 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000...THEN GOOD UNTIL 1100...THEN
                    VERY GOOD.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...WALROD
REQUESTED BY...MATT NORDEN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140912.WHISK.01/PUB



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