235  
FNUS75 KGJT 130909  
FWSGJT  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR GOLF COURSE RX...VAIL FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
309 AM MDT TUE APR 13 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MDT ON APRIL 13.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A STORM CENTERED NORTHWEST OF THE REGION IS EXPECTED  
TO BRING SHOWERS TO THE MOUNTAINS AROUND AND INCLUDING THE PROJECT  
SITE TODAY AND TONIGHT. CLOUDS AND SHOWERS WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES  
DOWN AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY UP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE  
OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN AROUND THE VALLEY.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48 F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50%.  
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH THROUGH 1000,  
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BY 2000.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR THROUGH 1100, THEN FAIR FROM 1200 TO 1600.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200, THEN 2.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 4300 FT AGL AT 2100.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,  
THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30 F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87%.  
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (19000-25000 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
LAL.................1.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 19 MPH.  
 

 
 
FORECASTER...NORV LARSON  
REQUESTED BY...PAUL CADA  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2108792.0/GJT  
.DELDT 04/13/21  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL PCADA@VAILGOV.COM  
 
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