Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for 217...LPX
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
904 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 2100 MDT on April 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High level cloudiness will be drifting overhead tonight
with winds expected to become downvalley at 5 to 8 mph. A weak front
will be moving through during the early morning hours but with
little impact to winds expected. The biggest concern will be the
increase in wind speeds by mid afternoon as the upslope is overcome
by west winds increasing to around 15 mph by 1300 with gusts over 30
mph expected by 1400.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%).
Min temperature.....35-38 F.
Max humidity........44-49%.
Wind (20 ft)........North/downvalley winds 5 to 7 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (8000-21000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 Low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30%).
Max temperature.....70-75 F.
Min humidity........10-15%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast/downvalley winds 5 MPH to 8 MPH,
                    becoming west at 12 to 17 MPH by 1300. Gusts up
                    to 30 mph possible after 1400.
Smoke dispersal.....Good by 1100, increasing to excellent by peak
                    heating.
Haines Index........4 low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......13100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 12 MPH, increasing to west 22 MPH in the
                    afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...Dennis Phillips
Requested by...217 Operations
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807538.0/GJT
.EMAIL durangodispatch@gmail.com


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