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000
FNUS75 KGJT 242038
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR LANDFILL FIRE...EAGLE FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
238 PM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1419 MDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A BREAK IN THE CURRENT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE FIRE AREA IS EXPECTED
FROM ABOUT 315PM TO 430PM BEFORE PICKING UP AGAIN...THOUGH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE STILL INITIATING IN WESTERN COLORADO SO MORE THUNDERSTORMS
COULD DEVELOP IN THE MEANTIME. EXPECTING THUNDERSTORM AND SHOWER COVERAGE TO
DECREASE TONIGHT BUT THEN START UP AGAIN EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. A COLD FRONT
IS STILL ON TRACK TO PASS THROUGH THE WOLCOTT AREA ON SUNDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING
                    THROUGH THE EVENING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 TO 12000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-33 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING POOR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2000 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH INCREASING TO 12 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...ROBERT PETROWSKY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150424.LANDF.01/GJT




000
FNUS75 KGJT 242038
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR LANDFILL FIRE...EAGLE FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
238 PM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1419 MDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A BREAK IN THE CURRENT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE FIRE AREA IS EXPECTED
FROM ABOUT 315PM TO 430PM BEFORE PICKING UP AGAIN...THOUGH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE STILL INITIATING IN WESTERN COLORADO SO MORE THUNDERSTORMS
COULD DEVELOP IN THE MEANTIME. EXPECTING THUNDERSTORM AND SHOWER COVERAGE TO
DECREASE TONIGHT BUT THEN START UP AGAIN EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. A COLD FRONT
IS STILL ON TRACK TO PASS THROUGH THE WOLCOTT AREA ON SUNDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING
                    THROUGH THE EVENING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 TO 12000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-33 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING POOR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2000 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH INCREASING TO 12 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...ROBERT PETROWSKY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150424.LANDF.01/GJT





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