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AP-UT-GJT-UT SuppressionForecast

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FNUS75 KGJT 171337

FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST RIM PINES RX...BLM

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO

737 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 17.

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER

SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION TODAY WILL KEEP CONDITIONS AT THE BURN

SITE MOSTLY CLEAR WITH LIGHT WEST WINDS. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND

15 MPH BY FRIDAY MORNING AS MOISTURE MOVES IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS (40-60% CHANCE) ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY SATURDAY NEAR THE BURN SITE. AN ISOLATED

THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT LIKELY ON SATURDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58 F.

MIN HUMIDITY........19-24%.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (64000 KNOT-FT).

MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE

LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20.

MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40 F.

MAX HUMIDITY........45-51%.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH INCREASING TO 12 MPH EARLY IN

THE MORNING.

SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (10500 KNOT-FT).

MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600 FT AGL EARLY IN

THE EVENING.

TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 14 MPH INCREASING TO 21 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 THEN BECOMING MOSTLY

CLOUDY (70-80.

MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.

MIN HUMIDITY........16-21%.

20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 14 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS

EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE

AFTERNOON.

SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (37400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT

(279000 KNOT-FT).

MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL.

TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 26 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI

REQUESTED BY...BRAD PIETRUSZKA

TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED

.TAG 20140417.WESTR.02/GJT

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Thu Apr 17 2014 9:37AM EDT

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