Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Skipper Island Fire...Grand Junction Fire Department
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
712 AM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 0800 MDT on April 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Moisture and clouds cover associated with a large storm system
will be moving into the area this afternoon. Isolated rain showers
will be possible this afternoon and evening over much of the
area. Wetting rain is possible over the project area this afternoon.
Gusty southeasterly winds this morning will relax and shift
direction to westerly early this afternoon as a cold front moves
through the area. RH values will increase behind the front this
evening as colder air and residual moisture hangs around.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Scattered showers early
                    in the morning, then isolated showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....53-58 F.
Min humidity........24-29%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeasterly winds this morning at 15 to 20 MPH
changing to Westerly winds 5 to 10 MPH this afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......6000 ft increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 17 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80%). Isolated showers.
Min temperature.....36-41 F.
Max humidity........85-90%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good, decreasing to poor (33000 knot-ft)
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL, decreasing to 4000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....West 20 MPH, becoming northwest 10 MPH after
                    midnight.

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Forecaster...Andrew Lyons
Requested by...Gus Hendricks
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807167.0/GJT
.EMAIL gush@gjcity.org



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