Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RX FIRE COURTHOUSE WASH...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
401 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MST ON JANUARY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO CARRY DEEP MOISTURE
OVER THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY. WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH INTO SATURDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN QUITE WARM...BUT SOME SHOWERS MAY
SWITCH OVER TO SNOW AT TIMES TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (80-90%). NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 0-5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......100 INCREASING TO 350 IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO A MAX OF 700 DURING THE MID-LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100%). RAIN SHOWERS...AT TIMES
                    MIXING WITH OR CHANGING OVER TO SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (6600 KNOT-FT).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). NUMEROUS RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......100 INCREASING TO 700.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 MPH EARLY...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 MPH
                    BY MIDDAY.

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FORECASTER...ELLEN HEFFERNAN
REQUESTED BY...STEVE UNDERWOOD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150130.RXFIR.01/GJT


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