Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DEVIL CANYON...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
925 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON DECEMBER 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEAKENING DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE BURN
AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL RESULT IN SCATTERED SHOWERS
PERSISTING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. LOW CLOUDS THIS MORNING SHOULD BREAK
A BIT TODAY. BEHIND THIS DISTURBANCE SOME WARMING ALOFT WILL PRODUCE
MORE STABLE CONDITIONS NEAR THE SURFACE ON FRIDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100%) UNTIL 1100...THEN MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY (70-80%). OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW UNTIL
                    1100...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-36 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 1-3 MPH UNTIL 1100...THEN BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER 1600.
CLEARING INDEX......100-150 IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    410 IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH AFTER 1200 BECOMING WEST.

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......150 DECREASING TO 50.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......305
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JIM DANIELS
REQUESTED BY...PAUL PLEMONS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141218.DEVIL.01/GJT



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