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000
FNUS75 KGJT 241507
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR CAMPBELL PT  RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
907 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SUNNY SKIES AND WARMING ALOFT SHOULD PUSH TEMPERATURES UP A FEW
DEGREES TODAY. FORECAST SOUNDINGS SUGGEST SMOKE DISPERSAL SHOULD
REACH THE GOOD CATEGORY AT TEMPERATURES PUSH INTO THE UPPER 50S.
LIGHTER SOUTHWEST WINDS AT THE SURFACE SHOULD TURN MORE WESTERLY
ALOFT WITH TRANSPORT WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 61 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH THROUGH 1200 THEN SOUTHWEST
                    6 TO 12 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR THROUGH 1200 THEN INCREASING TO GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...DENNIS PHILLIPS
REQUESTED BY...MARK MURRELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.CAMPB.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 240300
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR CAMPBELL PT  RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
900 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DOMINATE OVER THE BURN AREA OVER THE NEXT 36 HOURS.
SOME HIGH CLOUDS WILL REDUCE INSOLATION A BIT...BUT SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED
TO REMAIN FAIR DUE TO INCREASED WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON AND WARM TEMPERATURES.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING
                    TO 10 TO 14 IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (46100 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...MARK MURRELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.CAMPB.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 240300
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR CAMPBELL PT  RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
900 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DOMINATE OVER THE BURN AREA OVER THE NEXT 36 HOURS.
SOME HIGH CLOUDS WILL REDUCE INSOLATION A BIT...BUT SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED
TO REMAIN FAIR DUE TO INCREASED WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON AND WARM TEMPERATURES.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING
                    TO 10 TO 14 IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (46100 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...MARK MURRELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.CAMPB.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 232228
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR JONES...STATE OF UTAH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
428 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1603 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A VERY SIMILAR DAY WEATHER-WISE IS ON TAP FOR FRIDAY AT THE FIRE SITE.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST AND TERRAIN-DRIVEN WINDS WILL PREVAIL WITH
INCREASED WIND GUSTS IN THE AFTERNOON DUE TO DAYTIME HEATING.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH BECOMING EAST-NORTHEAST THIS
                    EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
LAL.................1.


$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...STEVE RUTTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20141023.JONES.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 231556
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR JOHNSON CREEK III...STATE OF UTAH FFSL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
745 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON OCTOBER 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD IN TODAY. THE BURN
CAN EXPECT RELATIVELY LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS...SHIFTING FROM
DOWNSLOPE IN THE MORNING TO UPSLOPE IN THE AFTERNOON. GOOD DAYTIME
HEATING WILL ALLOW THE CLEARING INDEX TO CLIMB TO AROUND 600 DURING
THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT A FEW DEGREES OF WARMING ON FRIDAY AS THE
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE STRENGTHENS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%). A FEW HIGH CLOUDS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 200 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 600 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3-5 MPH UNTIL 1030...BECOMING WEST AND
                    INCREASING TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-72%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......QUICKLY DECREASING TO 50.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 200 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 600 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3-5 MPH UNTIL 1030...THEN BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOME MORE
                    WESTERLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...ELLEN HEFFERNAN
REQUESTED BY...BEN HUNTSMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.JOHNS.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 231544
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR TEST1...NWS GRAND JUNCTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
944 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1005 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THIS IS A TEST!

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30%) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (30-40%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (57100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 14
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

FORECASTER...NORV LARSON
REQUESTED BY...NORV LARSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.TEST1.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 231345
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR JOHNSON CREEK III...STATE OF UTAH FFSL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
745 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON OCTOBER 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD IN TODAY. THE BURN
CAN EXPECT RELATIVELY LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS...SHIFTING FROM
DOWNSLOPE IN THE MORNING TO UPSLOPE IN THE AFTERNOON. GOOD DAYTIME
HEATING WILL ALLOW THE CLEARING INDEX TO CLIMB TO AROUND 600 DURING
THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT A FEW DEGREES OF WARMING ON FRIDAY AS THE
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE STRENGTHENS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%). A FEW HIGH CLOUDS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 200 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 600 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3-5 MPH UNTIL 1030...BECOMING WEST AND
                    INCREASING TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-72%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......QUICKLY DECREASING TO 50.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 200 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 600 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3-5 MPH UNTIL 1030...THEN BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOME MORE
                    WESTERLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...ELLEN HEFFERNAN
REQUESTED BY...BEN HUNTSMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141022.JOHNS.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 231119
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR RAY MESA II RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
519 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD IN TODAY AS RELATIVELY
LIGHT WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM THE SOUTHEAST TO MORE SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON HOURS. CLEARING INDICES WILL REACH NEAR 500 IN THE
LATE MORNING REACHING 850 IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON. EXPECT VERY
SIMILAR CONDITIONS AGAIN TOMORROW.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 8 TO
                    10 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 850 IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-72%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......400 DECREASING TO 50.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 1050 EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK
REQUESTED BY...SEAN MCARTHUR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.RAYME.02/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 231113
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR JOHNSON CREEK III...STATE OF UTAH FFSL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
513 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON OCTOBER 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD IN OVER THE BURN SITE
TODAY KEEPING CLEARING INDICES QUITE A BIT LOWER THAN YESTERDAY.
RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS AND INCREASING STABILITY ARE RESPONSIBLE.
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SHIFT FROM THE NORTHEAST AND BECOME MORE
SOUTHERLY AS THE DAY PROGRESSES. EVEN SO...WINDS WILL REMAIN
LIGHT. EXPECT ALMOST EXACTLY THE SAME CONDITIONS TOMORROW.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 8 TO
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 650 EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 12
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-72%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......300 DECREASING TO 50.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 700 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 12
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK
REQUESTED BY...BEN HUNTSMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141022.JOHNS.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 230348
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR CAMPBELL PT  RX...STATE OF UTAH FFSL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
948 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED
TO BECOME FAIR IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON ON THURSDAY DUE TO INCREASING UPSLOPE
WINDS THANKS TO DAYTIME HEATING.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...BEN HUNTSMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.CAMPB.02/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 230348
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR CAMPBELL PT  RX...STATE OF UTAH FFSL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
948 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED
TO BECOME FAIR IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON ON THURSDAY DUE TO INCREASING UPSLOPE
WINDS THANKS TO DAYTIME HEATING.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...BEN HUNTSMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.CAMPB.02/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 230316
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR CAMPBELL PT  RX...STATE OF UTAH FFSL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
916 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 2130 MDT ON OCTOBER 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED
TO BECOME FAIR IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON DUE TO INCREASING UPSLOPE WINDS DUE TO
DAYTIME HEATING.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

$$
FORECASTER...JULIE MALINGOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...BEN HUNTSMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141022.CAMPB.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 222251
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR RAY MESA II RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
451 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
QUIET WEATHER ON THURSDAY WITH SOME THIN HIGH CLOUDINESS.
LIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS OFF THE GROUND...BUT WEAK DIURNAL
UPSLOPE/DOWNSLOPE WINDS SHOULD PREVAIL.  THERE WILL BE A SHALLOW
VALLEY INVERSION IN THE MORNING...AND DISPERSION WILL BE LIMITED BY
THE LIGHT WIND SPEEDS THROUGH THE DAY.  FRIDAY WILL BE SIMILAR WITH
A BIT BETTER MIXING SO THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY SHOULD BE A
COUPLE OF HOURS LONGER.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH ON THE RIDGETOP. ELSEWHERE
                     UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH DEVELOPING BY 1100.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 100 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 500 BY 1300 DECREASING TO 450 AFTER 1600.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 61-71. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS 38-48. HIGHS 61-71. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 56-66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO  25 MPH.
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 47-57. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO  20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...GIMMESTAD/WFO BOULDER
REQUESTED BY...SEAN MCARTHUR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.RAYME.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 222251
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR RAY MESA II RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
451 PM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 MDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
QUIET WEATHER ON THURSDAY WITH SOME THIN HIGH CLOUDINESS.
LIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS OFF THE GROUND...BUT WEAK DIURNAL
UPSLOPE/DOWNSLOPE WINDS SHOULD PREVAIL.  THERE WILL BE A SHALLOW
VALLEY INVERSION IN THE MORNING...AND DISPERSION WILL BE LIMITED BY
THE LIGHT WIND SPEEDS THROUGH THE DAY.  FRIDAY WILL BE SIMILAR WITH
A BIT BETTER MIXING SO THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY SHOULD BE A
COUPLE OF HOURS LONGER.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH ON THE RIDGETOP. ELSEWHERE
                     UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH DEVELOPING BY 1100.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 100 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 500 BY 1300 DECREASING TO 450 AFTER 1600.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 61-71. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. LOWS 38-48. HIGHS 61-71. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 56-66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO  25 MPH.
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 47-57. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO  20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...GIMMESTAD/WFO BOULDER
REQUESTED BY...SEAN MCARTHUR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.RAYME.01/GJT





000
FNUS75 KGJT 221145
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR JOHNSON CREEK III...STATE OF UTAH FFSL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
545 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON OCTOBER 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT TIMES OF SUN AND CLOUDS TODAY AFTER A COLD
FRONT MOVED THROUGH THE AREA LAST NIGHT. INSTABILITY WILL REMAIN
OVER THE BURN SITE AS COLD AIR ALOFT MOVES OVER THE BURN SITE.
THIS WILL ALLOW GOOD MIXING AS SOUTHWEST WINDS REACH FROM 12 TO 15
MPH AT THE SURFACE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL START BUILDING IN TODAY SO
CAN EXPECT CLEARING INDICES TO LOWER SOMEWHAT DAY BY DAY. THE NEXT
CHANCE FOR ANY PRECIPITATION LOOKS TO BE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 12
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 1050.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 17 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20%).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42 F.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......850 DECREASING TO 50.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68 F.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33%.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......50 INCREASING TO 900 IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING
                    TO 650 AFTER 1700 MST.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK
REQUESTED BY...BEN HUNTSMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141022.JOHNS.01/GJT





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