Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SILVER CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1109 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1022 MDT ON AUGUST 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A LIGHT EASTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL PERSIST OVER THE
WILDFIRE AREA INTO TONIGHT...AND THEN TURN TO THE SOUTHWEST AND
REMAIN LIGHT ON WEDNESDAY. LITTLE CHANGE IS EXPECTED IN WEATHER
CONDITIONS FOR THE WILDFIRE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS THE AIRMASS
WILL REMAIN GENERALLY DRY EXCEPT FOR ISOLATED LATE-DAY HIGH-BASED
THUNDERSTORMS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 2-5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1400...THEN 2.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%) IN THE EVENING WITH
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  THEN
                    BECOMING CLEAR (0-10%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 1-5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR...DECREASING TO POOR BY 2200.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000...THEN 1.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40%). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 2-5 MPH...BECOMING UPSLOPE 2-5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 1200...THEN FAIR.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1400...THEN 2.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JIM PRINGLE
REQUESTED BY...FEMO
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160830.SILVE.01/GJT



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