Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DEVIL S ELBOW...MT TOLMAN FIRE CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1114 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1044 PDT ON AUGUST 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL BRING A GOOD CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
WET THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE FIRE TODAY INTO THIS EVENING.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF GUSTY WINDS...HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL
HAIL. IN GENERAL WINDS WILL BE NORTHEASTERLY AND BECOMING MORE
BREEZY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY
WITH A DRYING AND WARMING TREND WILL EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................59 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 8 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS WILL WANE AFTER 2100.
CWR.................33 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING 800 FT AFTER 2200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 12 TO 16 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. FLAT CUMULUS CLOUDS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING...WINDS WEAKENING
                    OUT OF THE NORTHEAST 4 TO 7 MPH AFTER 1300.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING 6000 FT AGL AFTER 1000.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 14 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...SVH
REQUESTED BY...FRANK KNOWLES
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140822.DEVIL.01/OTX


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