Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BIG JIM...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1246 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1217 PDT ON JULY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE WARM AND DRY FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS HIGH PRESSURE
SETTLES OVER THE REGION WITH WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT. MINOR IMPULSES IN
THIS FLOW WILL ENHANCE WESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE FIRE AREA AND
SURROUNDING EAST SLOPES LATE TODAY AND AGAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
EXPECT WESTERLY WINDS TO INCREASE TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER 5 PM TODAY
UNDER DRY CONDITIONS. SLIGHTLY COOLER AND MORE MOIST CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY. WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED
FOR MUCH OF THE WORK WEEK WITH OCCASIONAL BREEZY WINDS LATE IN
THE DAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. FEW AFTERNOON CUMULUS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH...BECOMING WEST 6 TO 9 MPH
                    AFTER 5 PM.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS TO 16 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS T0 14 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 3500 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...RF
REQUESTED BY...CWICC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160725.BIGJI.01/OTX


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