Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BENNETT SPRINGS...USFS MINIDOKA DISTRICT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
502 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING TO BUILD
IN ON FRIDAY BRINGING MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES AND WARMER TEMPERATURES.
MODELS ARE KEEPING THE WINDS FAIRLY LIGHT. WINDS ALOFT WILL START
TO INCREASE SLIGHTLY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THOUGH WINDS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY ON
THE LIGHT SIDE...SSW WINDS OF AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH WILL MOST
LIKELY MIX DOWN LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 61 TO 65.
RH..................MIN 22 TO 26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 5 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS AROUND
                    20 TO 25 MPH ARE POSSIBLE BY LATE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 45 TO 49.
RH..................MAX 60 TO 65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH WHEN
                    INVERSION SETS UP. BURN SITE WILL BE CLOSE TO THE
                    INVERSION. IF BURN SITE IS ABOVE INVERSION EXPECT
                    GUSTY WINDS UP TO 25 MPH OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS UNDER INVERSION. IT IS
                    POSSIBLE THAT BURN WILL BE ABOVE INVERSION. IF
                    SO..EXPECT GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OVERNIGHT AROUND
                    25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...WYATT
REQUESTED BY...STEVE CLEZIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.BENNE.01/PIH






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