Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Doe Canyon...MIFC
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
551 PM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 1800 MDT on October 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Dry weather and moderate afternoon winds are expected over the fire
for the next two days. Expect light westerly flow overnight tonight
on any higher terrain with downvalley drainage of 5mph or less in sheltered
valleys. RH recovery will run around 30%. Southwest winds will pick up to
around 15 mph on Wednesay with gusts as high as 25 mph in any open
unsheltered areas. RH will drop to the 10-15% range once again.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....40-45 F.
Max humidity........25-30%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Transport winds.....West 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....61-66 F.
Min humidity........10-15%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 mph increasing to 15 mph after noon with
                    gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (22000 knot-ft) increasing to very good in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL increasing to 6300 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 10 mph increasing to southwest 23 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Clearing Index......220 increasing to 1050 in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....40-45 F.
Max humidity........25-30%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5-10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (15000-27000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 18 mph.
Clearing Index......210.

$$
Forecaster...Mike Charnick
Requested by...DESI CALVERT
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 2013815.1/GJT
.DELDT 10/20/20
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL utmfc@firenet.gov


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