921  
FNUS75 KGJT 222218  
FWSGJT  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR JOHNSON CREEK RX...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
418 PM MDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 MDT ON MAY 23.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHWARD ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE CONTINENTAL  
DIVIDE THIS EVENING. THIS FRONT IS A DRY BOUNDARY, AND WILL ONLY ACT  
TO TEMPORARILY INCREASE WIND SPEEDS OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING IN  
SOUTHEASTERN UTAH. NOT EXPECTING MUCH OF AN INVERSION AT ALL ON  
TUESDAY WITH WINDS OUT OF THE NORTH. GUSTS WILL RELAX AS THE FRONT  
MOVES AWAY LATER IN THE DAY. A LIGHT BREEZE WILL LINGER OVERNIGHT,  
BEFORE WINDS ONCE AGAIN INCREASE INTO THE 15-25MPH RANGE DURING THE  
AFTERNOON ON WEDNESDAY.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66 F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24%.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 MPH.  
CLEARING INDEX......1000.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10%).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45 F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........52-57%.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 MPH, BECOMING WEST 5 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.  
CLEARING INDEX......1050, DECREASING TO 100 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77 F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17%.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH, INCREASING TO 15 MPH  
WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 MPH.  
CLEARING INDEX......650, INCREASING TO 1050 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
FORECASTER...MIKE CHARNICK  
REQUESTED BY...BEN GARTHWAIT  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1709888.0/GJT  
 
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