Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 011419
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BERRY WF...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
819 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0748 MDT ON JULY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A PASSING SHORT WAVE WILL PRODUCE THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND WILL BE IN
THE VICINITY OF THE BERRY WILDFIRE.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
COME FROM THE NORTHWEST. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE BETTER WIND PRODUCERS
AND STRONG GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH STORMS TODAY.
A 40 PERCENT CHANCE THAT A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCES SOME RAIN...BUT
WETTING RAIN IS UNLIKELY.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ENDING
AROUND SUNSET.

DRIER DAY ON THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TO UTAH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60%).  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE 1200.  THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    THIS AFTERNOON.  STRONG GUSTY WINDS WITH BRIEF
                    SHOWERS EXPECTED WITH THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
CLEARING INDEX......1050.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 5.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%).  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...ENDING AFTER SUNSET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........57-62%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD UNTIL 2400...THEN POOR.
CLEARING INDEX......DECREASING TO 300 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2100...THEN 2. AFTER MIDNIGHT...1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR IN THE MORNING. GOOD AFTER 1100.
CLEARING INDEX......BECOMING 1050 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 10600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 13 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...PAUL FRISBIE
REQUESTED BY...BLAINE TARBELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150701.BERRY.01/GJT


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