Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for West Divide Rx...BLM
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
557 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 MDT on April 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will remain over the burn site over the next few days.
Modest mixing will allow fair smoke dispersal by noon becoming good
by 3PM onwards.  Tomorrow, similar conditions expected though smoke
dispersal will be a bit lower, only reaching fair due to lighter
winds.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....58-63 F.
Min humidity........15-20%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 8 MPH becoming northwest in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor increasing to fair by noon and good by 3PM.
Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL increasing to 8500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....East 10 MPH becoming northwest in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....30-35 F.
Max humidity........55-60%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Good decreasing to poor after midnight.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL decreasing to 1500 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....West 11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10%).
Max temperature.....60-65 F.
Min humidity........15-20%.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 12 MPH.

$$
Forecaster...Tom Renwick
Requested by...Chad Sewell
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807610.1/GJT
.EMAIL csewell@blm.gov


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