Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Hoy RX...BLM
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1046 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 MDT on April 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Dry weather will persist over the burn site through Thursday as
high pressure builds over the Great Basin. A weak cold front
will pass through late tonight bringing a slight increase in winds
as they shift around to the north. Slightly cooler weather is
expected on Thursday behind the front with winds remaining.

.TODAY (WEDNESDAY)...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....66-71 F.
Min humidity........9-14%.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph until 1000, then
                    southwest winds 3-6 mph. Occasional gusts to
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (29000 knot-ft) until 1000, then fair,
                    increasing to very good by 1300.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL until 0900, then increasing to
                    8800 ft AGL by 1300.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 MPH, becoming southwest 17 MPH in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY NIGHT)...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20%).
Min temperature.....33-38 F.
Max humidity........67-72%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 4-8 mph until 2000, then becoming
                    light downslope before shifting to the north
                    and increasing to 4-8 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good until 2000, then decreasing to poor
                    (31000 knot-ft) after midnight.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 2100 ft AGL after midnight.
Transport winds.....West 16 MPH, becoming north 18 MPH after
                    midnight.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40%) until 1100, then
                    becoming mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....64-69 F.
Min humidity........13-18%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 4-8 mph. Occasional gusts to
                    15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (31000 knot-ft) until 0800, then Fair,
                    increasing to very good by 1300.
Haines Index........2 very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Rising to 7800 ft AGL by 1300.
Transport winds.....Northeast 17 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Jeff Colton
Requested by...Brad Bryant
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807725.0/GJT
.EMAIL BBryant@BLM.gov



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