Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Gunnison County Landfill...Gunnison County
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
954 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MST on February 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY ALBEIT PARTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST TODAY BEFORE
MOISTURE INCREASES AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING DISTURBANCE TONIGHT.
CLOUDS WILL INCREASE AND THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AS WELL AS THE CHANCE FOR AREAS OF PATCHY FOG.
WESTERLY FLOW WILL TURN TO THE SOUTHWEST BY WEDNESDAY EVENING AS
ANOTHER DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE REGION.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60%).
Max temperature.....37-42 F.
Min humidity........57-62%.
Wind (20 ft)........South to southwest winds 5 to 7 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4000-22000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Rising to 3100 ft AGL by 1400.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 8 MPH shifting to the west
                    after 1400.

.TONIGHT...

Smoke dispersal.....Poor (4000-16000 knot-ft).
Transport winds.....West 5 to 7 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6000 knot-ft) until 1200, then Fair.
                    Increasing to Good about 1400.
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 to 10 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Megan Stackhouse
Requested by...Sean McCormick
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702565.0/GJT


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