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FNUS75 KGJT 291627
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR SOUTH FORK...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1027 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0950 MDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
VERY MOIST AND DAMP CONDITIONS TODAY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS.  HEAVY SHOWERS MAY ACCOMPANY THUNDERSTORMS.  ERRATIC
WIND GUSTS TO 25 MPH MAY OCCUR.  MOIST CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY WITH A FEW
                    THUNDERSTORMS.  HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE WITH
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 MPH. GUSTS TO 15-25 MPH NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH A FEW EVENING
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTS TO 15-25 MPH NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........59-64%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...PAUL FRISBIE
REQUESTED BY...JASON TEAL
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140729.SOUTH.01/GJT




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