Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for MM 117 Fire...CO_EPX
National Weather Service PUEBLO CO
517 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 MDT on April 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (719) 948-9429, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Expect scattered showers and northerly winds across the fire area
early morning, then as the upper low pressure system continues to
pull away to the east, showers will become more sporadic as
surface winds shift to a more northeast to east direction.
Excellent humidity recovery expected Saturday night as skies begin
to clear and winds lessen.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers until 0700,
                    then isolated showers until 1700.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....51-56F.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North 10-15 mph through 1000, then becoming
                    northeast winds 10-14 mph. Gusts up to 29 mph
                    until late afternoon.
Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy(65 percent) until 2400, then
                    partly cloudy(34 percent).
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....30-35F.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South 3-7 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph until 2300, then southwest
                    around 6 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good until 1900, then fair until 2000, then
                    poor.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....65-70F.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North-northeast 3-6 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl until 1000. 9500 ft agl after 1100.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph until 0800, then northeast
                    around 7 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor until 1200, then good.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning, then increasing clouds in the
afternoon with isolated thunderstorms developing. Lows in the mid to
upper 30s. Highs 65 to 70. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
to upper 30s. Highs 52 to 57. North winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs
in the lower to mid 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs in
the lower to mid 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs in
the mid to upper 60s.

$$
Forecaster...MOORE
Requested by...Mark Tucker SITL RMA IMT2 Black
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807122.2/PUB



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