Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Spring Basin...FS
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
831 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 2000 MDT on May 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Winds will be aligning with the upper flow pattern and
generally remain out of the Southwest and increasing on the day Friday.
Temperatures will gradually warm each day with highs in the 70s. Dry
conditions will exist under mainly clear skies.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....43-48 F.
Max humidity........33-38%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 3 to 6 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (18000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to less than 3000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest 3 to 6 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....Near 71 F.
Min humidity........9-14%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 MPH through 1100 then
                    increasing to 7 to 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL by peak heating.
Transport winds.....Southwest 12 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....46-51 F.
Max humidity........21-26%.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds decreasing to 5 MPH after sunset.
Smoke dispersal.....Good, decreasing to poor (36000 knot-ft) after
                    sunset.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL, decreasing to 2200 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest 7 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....72-77 F.
Min humidity........7-12%.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 10 MPH. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good by 1100, increasing to excellent by
                    peak heating.
Haines Index........6 high.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 16 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Dennis Phillips
Requested by...Joe Parr
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1810594.0/GJT
.EMAIL gjcdispatch@gmail.com


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