Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PARADISE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
507 PM PDT FRI JUL 3 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

SPOT FORECAST FOR PARADISE FIRE...OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
500 PM PDT FRI JUL 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUESTED TIME OF 1637 PDT ON JULY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN SEATTLE.

.DISCUSSION...A THERMAL PRESSURE TROUGH WILL START TO DEVELOP OVER
THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA ON SATURDAY...THEN PEAK IN STRENGTH NEAR THE
COAST ON SUNDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR HOT AND DRY
WEATHER THIS WEEKEND...WITH TEMPERATURES RUNNING OVER 15 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. SUNDAY WILL BE THE HOTTEST AND
DRIEST DAY THIS WEEKEND. ON SUNDAY...THE MID-LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE
WILL ALSO BECOME PARTICULARLY DRY AND UNSTABLE. THIS WILL ENHANCE THE
BURNING ENVIRONMENT ON PORTIONS OF THE FIRE ABOVE 2000 FEET
ELEVATION. DIURNAL TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS WILL PREVAIL ON THE PARADISE
FIRE BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. OTHERWISE...NIGHTTIME HUMIDITY
RECOVERY WILL BE POOR ON SATURDAY NIGHT ABOVE 1500 FEET.

 FORECAST FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEED ARE 10 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING
 RAWS WINDS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR (>0.25")........0%.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-89 VALLEY BOTTOM...78-83 UPPER ELEVATIONS.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WITHIN THE VALLEY...LIGHT WINDS IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING UPVALLEY UP TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
                    UPPER SLOPES/RIDGETOPS...NORTH 3 TO 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........MID-LEVEL....4 OR LOW.
                    HIGH-LEVEL...5 OR MODERATE.
LAL.................1 (NO LIGHTNING).

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR (>0.25")........0%.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-93 VALLEY BOTTOM...82-86 UPPER ELEVATIONS.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WITHIN THE VALLEY...LIGHT WINDS IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING UPVALLEY UP TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
                    UPPER SLOPES/RIDGETOPS...NORTHEAST 3 TO 5 MPH
                    IN THE MORNING...BECOMING WEST 3 TO 5 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........MID-LEVEL....6 OR HIGH.
                    HIGH-LEVEL...3 OR VERY LOW.
LAL.................1 (NO LIGHTNING).

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REQUESTED BY...LARRY LONG
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE


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