Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Spot Forecast for Ibex Fire...USDA FS SCNF
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
410 AM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 MDT on August 23.
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...Increasing moisture will arrive later today but until this does,
Haines today will be elevated at a 5 then drop to a 3 overnight.
Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms are forecast this
afternoon and evening. Expect increasing wind speeds across the
region tomorrow afternoon with gusts to 20 mph.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear to Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke through the day.
*                     Scattered rain showers and isolated
*                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
CWR.................12 percent.
LAL.................1, then 2 in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....71 to 73.
Min humidity........19 to 22 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph shifting to the
*                     southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Gusty and
*                     erratic winds expected near thunderstorms in
*                     the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600 ft AGL increasing to 9100 ft AGL in the
*                     afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 .
Rainfall amount.....0.02 inches.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms.
CWR.................17 percent.
LAL.................3.
Min temperature.....47 to 50.
Max humidity........82 to 85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph. Gusty and erratic
*                     winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL decreasing to 1100 ft AGL after
*                     midnight.
Transport winds.....South around 7 mph.
Haines Index........3 .
Rainfall amount.....0.05 inches.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Widely scattered showers and
*                     thunderstorms.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................3.
Max temperature.....68 to 71.
Min humidity........33 to 35 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 9 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
*                     the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds
*                     expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......1100 ft AGL increasing to 7900 ft AGL in the
*                     afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 18 mph.
Haines Index........3 .
Rainfall amount.....0.05 inches.

$$
Forecaster...Peterson
Requested by...Dan Bartel
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714082.13/PIH
.EMAIL dhbartel@fs.fed.us


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