Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FNUS75 KSLC 310405
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BOX CANYON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1005 PM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL HAVE
A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES MOVING THROUGH AND CAUSING WINDS TO INCREASE
OVER NORTHERN UTAH BEGINNING THURSDAY. THE SOUTHWEST WINDS ALOFT WILL
BE 15-25 MPH THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE FIRST DISTURBANCE. THE SECOND AND
STRONGER DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE IN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND SOUTHWEST WINDS
ALOFT WILL INCREASE TO 30-35 MPH. SOME MOISTURE WILL BE TAPPED WITH THE
FIRST SYSTEM...ENOUGH TO GIVE US A CHANCE OF HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORMS
WHICH COULD PRODUCE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH. THIS MOISTURE IS LIKELY
TO LINGER INTO FRIDAY SO THE THREAT OF HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
REMAIN. A COLD FRONT WILL BE USHERED IN FRIDAY NIGHT BEHIND THIS SECOND
DISTURBANCE AND WINDS WILL BECOME WEST SOUTHWEST AND TEMPERATURES WILL
COOL BY 10-15 DEGREES.

.WEDNESDAY...

  LAL.................1.
  HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT CLOUD COVER) THEN
                      BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT CLOUD
                      COVER).
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
  MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.
  WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 9-12 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                      7-14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

  LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
  HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF HIGH BASED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF HIGH BASE SHOWERS WITH GUSTY WINDS
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
  MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-48.
  MAX HUMIDITY........61-63 PERCENT.
  WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6-8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8-11
                      MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

  LAL.................2.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT CLOUD COVER)
                      THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT
                      CLOUD COVER). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      THUNDERSTORMS .
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-74.
  MIN HUMIDITY........30-32 PERCENT.
  RIDGE TOP WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6-8 MPH BECOMING
                      SOUTHWEST 18-23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...STRUTHWOLF
REQUESTED BY...JARED PEAK
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160830.BOXCA.01/SLC


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