Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Middle Fork Fire...WY-MRF
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
Issued by National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
330 PM MDT Tue Sep 22 2020

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 1900 MDT on September 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A few isolated showers/thunderstorms are possible
early this evening as a weak disturbance exits the area. Though
brief heavy rain cannot be ruled out, the main threat with any
storms would be gusty and erratic winds. Warm and dry conditions
will then move into the area through Friday, with Thursday likely
being the warmest of the week. Stronger winds are possible Friday
as another disturbance passes by to the north.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50%). Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....42-47 F.
Max humidity........54-59%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the evening.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (6000-12000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....65-70 F.
Min humidity........18-23%.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 14 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10%).
Min temperature.....43-48 F.
Max humidity........35-40%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 10 mph with gusts to around 16
                    mph shifting to the south overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good decreasing to poor (3000 knot-ft)
                    overnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL decreasing to 600 ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest 13 mph shifting to the south 5 mph
                    overnight.

$$
Forecaster...Norv Larson
Requested by...Brandon Voegtle
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 2012699.6/GJT
.DELDT 09/22/20
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL cocrc@firenet.gov



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