Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Pikes Peak Piles...USFS
National Weather Service PUEBLO CO
312 PM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 MST on December 15.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (719) 948-9429, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Dry weather is expected today through Saturday.  As of Friday afternoon,
there is now better agreement between the forecast models, and they are
all trending toward dry weather on Sunday, but it still is looking cooler.
It is possible that a few showers could develop Sunday, but precipitation
would not amount to anything. Temps will be relatively Saturday, but will
be much colder on Sunday.  Warm and dry weather is expected for Monday.


.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....39-44F.
Min humidity........11-16 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then fair until 1500, then
                    poor.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....30-35F.
Max humidity........21-26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 9 mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny(42 percent).
Max temperature.....40-45F.
Min humidity........15-20 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 8 mph until 1100, then light
                    wind.
Mixing height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph until 1600, then east
                    around 7 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Highs 25 to 30. Light wind.
Max RH...75-85 percent.  Min RH...35-45 percent.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Highs 34 to 39. West winds around
10 mph. Max RH...65-75 percent.  Min RH...around 25 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows 20 to 25. Highs 35 to 40. Light wind.
Max RH...around 60 percent.  Min RH...around 25 percent.


$$
Forecaster...28
Requested by...USFS
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1719953.2/PUB


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