Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PLATEAU
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
712 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...MOISTURE WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE FIRE SITE THIS
MORNING...BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE
MAJORITY OF THE STORMS THAT DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE
DRY...THOUGH WETTING RAIN MAY ACCOMPANY SOME STORMS. SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BECOME TERRAIN DRIVEN
OVERNIGHT...INCREASING FROM THE SOUTHWEST AGAIN LATE TOMORROW
MORNING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FIRE SITE BETWEEN
1200 AND 1500 LST TOMORROW AFTERNOON. THE MAIN IMPACT WITH THIS
FRONT WILL BE SHIFTING WINDS TO THE WEST. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN ON THURSDAY...AND
WILL BE LESS WIDESPREAD THAN THOSE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE STATE THIS WEEKEND...RESULTING IN A
WARMING...DRYING TREND AND DECREASING WINDS.

.TODAY...
  LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON...THEN 3.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                      NOON.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-93.
  MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
                      WINDS MAY BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE
                      VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
  LAL.................2.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
  MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
  MAX HUMIDITY........76-78 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING
                      DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY
                      WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORMS MAY IMPACT THE
                      FIRE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

.OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY...
  LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON...THEN 2.
  HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-94.
  MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. WINDS MAY BE
                      GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF
                      THUNDERSTORMS.



FORECASTER...HOSENFELD
REQUESTED BY...BART MADSEN
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140723.PLATE.01/SLC

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