Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Pines and Acres...Ashley National Forest
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
333 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 MDT on April 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will produce drier conditions and normal
slope and valley breezes today. A weak upper trough will bring scattered
showers to the eastern Uinta mountains after 4 pm this afternoon and
overnight with isolated showers at the project site. Another trough will
bring increasing clouds and showers Monday with a chance of thunderstorms.
West winds will increase Monday as well.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....59-64 F.
Min humidity........25-30%.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 3-5 MPH, becoming upslope/upvalley
                    4-7 mph after 10 am.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL, increasing to 9400 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 MPH, becoming southwest in the
                    afternoon.
Clearing Index......330 until 10 am then 500+. Increasing to 680 in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....38-43 F.
Max humidity........59-64%.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 3-5 MPH.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL, decreasing to 2000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....South 12 MPH.
Clearing Index......710, decreasing to 250 after midnight.

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70%). Isolated showers in the
                    morning, then scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....55-60 F.
Min humidity........28-33%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 10 MPH. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Mixing height.......4900 ft AGL, increasing to 7500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 18 MPH.
Clearing Index......440, increasing to 1050 in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...Chris Cuoco
Requested by...Patrick Ahrnsbrak
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807308.0/GJT
.EMAIL pahrnsbrak@fs.fed.us


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