Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Pipe Creek...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
951 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 MDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will be building back over the region late today
and tonight with dry conditions continuing. Temperatures will be
slightly cooler today before warming by 3 to 6 degrees on Friday.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....59-64 F.
Min humidity........17-22%.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 0-4 mph until 1030, then
                    northeast winds 3-6 MPH. Occasional gusts up to
                    15 mph during the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 6300 ft AGL by 1400.
Transport winds.....Northeast 12 MPH.
Clearing Index......300 until 1030, then rising to 630 by 1400.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....33-38 F.
Max humidity........47-52%.
Wind (20 ft)........East to southeast winds 3-6 MPH until 2000,
                    then downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 1800 ft AGL by 2200.
Transport winds.....East 10 MPH.
Clearing Index......Decreasing to 260 by 2200.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....65-70 F.
Min humidity........16-21%.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 0-4 mph until 1030, then
                    south winds 3-6 mph. Occasional gusts to
                    15 mph during the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Less than 2500 ft AGL at sunrise, increasing
                    to 9600 ft AGL by 1300.
Transport winds.....South 12 MPH.
Clearing Index......400 until 1030, then increasing to 970 by 1300.

$$
Forecaster...Jeff Colton
Requested by...Patrick Ahrnsbrak
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807880.0/GJT
.EMAIL Pahrnsbrak@fs.fed.us


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