Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 281049
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR WSCL...MESA CO EM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
449 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

.DISCUSSION...
CONDITIONS FAVOR A DOWNTURN IN THE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
THE NEXT FEW AFTERNOONS WITH ONLY ISOLATED COVERAGE EXPECTED IN THE
PLATEAU CREEK DRAINAGE AND THE LANDSLIDE AREA. GUSTY WINDS WILL BE
MORE OF A THREAT THAN HEAVY RAINFALL. TEMPERATURES WILL BE GRADUALLY
WARMING THE NEXT FEW AFTERNOONS AND THIS SHOULD LEAD TO AN
INCREASE IN SNOWMELT RUNOFF. WINDS WILL GENERALLY FOLLOW THE TERRAIN
PATTERNS WITH DOWNVALLEY AT NIGHT TURNING UPSLOPE THEN UPVALLEY IN
THE AFTERNOONS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1300.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 58 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH THROUGH
                    1000 THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST AT 5 TO 8 MPH
                    BY 1300. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS ENDING BY SUNSET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNVALLEY AT 3 TO 6 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING AFTER 1300.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 63 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNVALLEY WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BY 1300. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    POSSIBLE NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...ANDY MARTSOLF
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20160528.WSCL_.01/GJT



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