Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FNUS75 KPIH 291531
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Spot Forecast for legacy spring pile burn...fort hall wildland fire
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
931 AM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MDT on March 29.
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.

.DISCUSSION...The next storm will pull moisture into eastern Idaho overnight and Thursday.
Strong downslope winds may limit rainfall most of the night until better moisture
arrives toward morning. Rainfall amounts for Thursday represent a "middle of the road"
scenario since we could see locally heavy rainfall with any thunderstorms
that develop in the afternoon. Snow levels will crash to around 5000ft very late
in the afternoon and evening as the cold front swings through the state.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....52-56. around 22
Min humidity........43-47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 3-7 mph increasing to 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph
                    after 1300 MDT.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 4600-5000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20-25 mph.
Haines Index........2.
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.
Snow level..........Increasing to 6500-7000 ft in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely after
                    midnight.
CWR.................33 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....44-48.
Max humidity........93-97 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in
                    the evening. South 9-14 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                    overnight.
Mixing height.......4600-5000 ft AGL decreasing to 1700-2100 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Haines Index........2.
Rainfall amount.....0.05-0.10 inches.
Snow level..........8000-8500 ft.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers through the day. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
CWR.................67 percent.
LAL.................1, then 2 in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....44-48.
Min humidity........64-68 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South-southwest winds 13-19 mph.  Gusts to 20 mph in the morning
                    and to 30 mph in the afternoon
Mixing height.......1900-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Haines Index........2.
Rainfall amount.....0.25-0.30 inches.
Snow level..........7000-7500 ft.

$$
Forecaster...Keyes
Requested by...ed christy
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705467.0/PIH
.EMAIL wildfire@sbtribes.com


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