Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COLORADO CANAL AG BURN...COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
556 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A COLD FRONT IS DROPPING SOUTH TOWARDS THE BURN AREA THIS
EVENING...AND WILL PROVIDE FOR A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH-NORTHEAST
THROUGH 2000. A SHOWER OR TWO IS POSSIBLE WITH THE FRONTAL
PASSAGE...AND HUMIDITY WILL BE ON THE INCREASE OVERNIGHT THROUGH
EARLY TOMORROW MORNING. STRONGER WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL THEN
ONCE AGAIN MOVE INTO THE AREA BETWEEN 1200 AND 1400.

.DISCUSSION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (62 PERCENT). AN ISOLATED SHOWER
                    POSSIBLE THROUGH 2000.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44F.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH...THEN BECOMING NORTH-NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH BETWEEN
                    1800 AND 2000. EAST-NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH AFTER 0200.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL UNTIL 2000. 2000 FT AGL AFTER
                    2100.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH UNTIL 2300...THEN
                    NORTHEAST AROUND 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT UNTIL 2000...THEN GOOD UNTIL
                    2100...THEN POOR.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER 1000
                    UNTIL 1500...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69F.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WIND........EAST-NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH UNTIL 0900...THEN
                    SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 MPH UNTIL 1500...THEN SOUTH
                    12-16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 27 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR UNTIL 0700. EXCELLENT AFTER 1600.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...MOORE
REQUESTED BY...CHIEF MIKE MYERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150402.COLOR.01/PUB



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