Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Willow...Pueblo Interagency Dispatch
National Weather Service PUEBLO CO
413 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1700 MDT on September 20.
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...

Southwest flow aloft ahead of an approaching storm system out west
will produce dry and windy conditions for Thursday.  Humidity values
will also be low producing near critical fire weather conditions.
No precipitation is anticipated due to the dry condition.  There will
be increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms heading into
Friday, and especially Saturday, along with cooler conditions.

Smoke dispersions will generally by fair tonight given the elevated
winds overnight.  Excellent conditions will prevail once the gusty
winds arrive on Thursday.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....44-49F.
Max humidity........42-47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to 12 to 16 mph.
                    There may be a few stronger gusts to near 22 mph
                    towards morning.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 28 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 2000, then fair.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....66-71F.
Min humidity........10-15 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 12-16 mph with gusts to around
                    26 mph after 1200.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair until 0700. excellent after 1100.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...MOZLEY
Requested by...Anthony Heard
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716075.0/PUB



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