Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for West Slope WUI...US Forest Service
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
312 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MDT on May 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Westerly flow aloft will continue over the burn site this morning
with a few showers passing through, mainly to the north. Drier air is
expected to lift northeast across the burn site this afternoon as
winds swing back to the southwest ahead of a another cold front moving
south across Idaho. This will result in breezy to windy conditions this
afternoon and evening. The front will drive south across the burn site
late tonight with lighter northwesterly winds expected on Sunday. A
few showers and thunderstorms will also be possible late tonight and
Sunday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly Cloudy (30-40%). Isolated showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....63-68 F.
Min humidity........11-16%.
Wind (20 ft)........Breezy. Southwest winds 6-12 mph increasing to
                    12-18 mph by 1100. Gusts up to 35 mph expected
                    this afternoon.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 12100 ft AGL by 1300.
Transport winds.....Southwest 25 MPH.
Clearing Index......Increasing to 1000+ by 1300.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....41-46 F.
Max humidity........54-59%.
Wind (20 ft)........Breezy. Southwest winds 12-18 mph MPH with gusts
                    up to 30 mph until 2100, then winds becoming
                    north and decreasing to 4-8 mph.
Haines Index........6 high.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 3600 ft AGL after 2100.
Transport winds.....West 20 MPH.
Clearing Index......Decreasing to 500 by 2100.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers. Isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....57-62 F.
Min humidity........22-27%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 4-8 MPH with gusts to 20 mph.
                    Gusty and erratic winds expected near thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 10100 ft AGL by 1300.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 MPH.
Clearing Index......Increasing to 1000 by 1300.

$$
Forecaster...Jeff Colton
Requested by...Kristy Hajny
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1710075.0/GJT



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