042  
FNUS75 KGJT 031039  
FWSGJT  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FLUME CANYON...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
439 AM MDT WED JUN 3 2020  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0700 MDT ON JUNE 03.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
VERY SIMILAR CONDITIONS TO WHAT WAS SEEN YESTERDAY. HOT  
TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS REMAIN IN PLACE WITH SOME GUSTY  
WEST WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON EXPECTED. WINDS WILL BECOME EASTERLY  
OVERNIGHT AND THEN WESTERLY AGAIN DURING THE DAY THURSDAY, MAYBE A  
LITTLE BIT STRONGER AS WELL. SOME WETTING RAIN IS LOOKING MORE  
LIKELY HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND AS A SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE  
SOUTHWEST.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20%).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96 F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........6-11%.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10  
TO 12 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16700 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 15 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CLEARING INDEX......470 INCREASING TO 1050 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50%) THEN BECOMING CLEAR  
(0-10%).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65 F.  
MAX HUMIDITY........28-33%.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 12 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
LAL.................1.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......11700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 700 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 MPH.  
CLEARING INDEX......1050 DECREASING TO 50 OVERNIGHT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10%).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96 F.  
MIN HUMIDITY........6-11%.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
LAL.................1.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16000 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 13 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 23 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CLEARING INDEX......980.  
 

 
FORECASTER...TOM RENWICK  
REQUESTED BY...MIFC DISPATCH  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
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.DELDT 06/03/20  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL UTMFC@FIRENET.GOV  
 
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