Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST RIM PINES RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1132 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT TODAY SHIFTS TO SOUTHWEST
WEDNESDAY. A DRY WARMING TREND CONTINUES. EXPECT AFTERNOON SOUTHWEST
WIND GUSTS BOTH AFTERNOONS...WITH SURFACE BASED INVERSIONS SETTING
UP AFTER SUNSET WEDNESDAY EVENING. MARGINAL MONSOON MOISTURE RETURNS
THURSDAY NIGHT WITH ISOLATED STORMS OVERNIGHT STORMS POSSIBLE.
SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS FROM
FRIDAY INTO AT LEAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-19%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH INCREASING TO 8-12 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000 INCREASING TO EXCELLENT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH INCREASING TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AFTER SUNSET...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-45%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 1-5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR DECREASING TO POOR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO LESS THAN 2000 FT
                    AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY WITH HIGH CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 5-12 MPH WITH
                    AFTERNOON GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1000 INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LESS THAN 3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH INCREASING TO 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...BRAD PIETRUSZKA
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140903.WESTR.01/GJT



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