Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Spot Forecast for Ibex Fire...CIIFC
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
552 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0700 MDT on August 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (208) 232-9357, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AT NOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING at 9 PM MDT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR EAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 475 and 476...

.DISCUSSION...Expect dry and warm conditions along with a high
Haines index through Saturday. Winds will be elevated today and,
more so, Saturday with gusts of around 25 mph with a dry system
moving through. Moisture increases slightly each day starting
Sunday and continues through next week in Southwest flow. This
will bring a gradual increase of showers and thunderstorms each
day starting Sunday or, maybe as late, as Monday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........15 to 19 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 3 to 4 mph shifting to the west
                    4 to 8 mph with gusts near 15 mph in the
                     afternoon.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL increasing to 12000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Haines Index........5.
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.
Snow level..........13800 ft.

. FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 41 to 45.
Max humidity........62 to 66 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 6 to 11 mph dropping off to downslope
                    4 to 8 mph late in the evening.
Mixing height.......12000 ft AGL decreasing to 700 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 11 mph.
Haines Index........5.
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.
Snow level..........13700 ft.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....70-76.
Min humidity........13 to 17 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 3 to 6 mph increasing to 11 to 16
                    mph in the afternoon with gust of around 20
                    to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......700 ft AGL increasing to 12700 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 21 mph.
Haines Index........6 .
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.
Snow level..........12700 ft.

$$
Forecaster...Wyatt
Requested by...Dan Bartel
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714082.8/PIH
.EMAIL dhbartel@fs.fed.us



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