Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FNUS75 KSLC 202219
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST FORK RX
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
419 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...BASED ON THE LOCATION OF THE PRESCRIBED BURN IT
APPEARS THAT A NORTH NORTHEAST WIND SHOULD BE CHANNELING ACROSS THE
FIRE AT THIS TIME AND BECOME A MORE DOWNSLOPE NORTH NORTHWEST FLOW
AFTER ABOUT 1800. ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE RAPIDLY
BETWEEN 1900 AND 2100. IF ANY SHOWER SHOULD HIT THE BURN GUSTY WINDS
TO 20-25 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH VERY LITTLE RAIN.

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVERNIGHT BUT A VIGOROUS STORM
SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT THE AREA WITH WINDS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
MONDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL INCREASE BY TUESDAY MORNING OUT OF THE
SOUTHEAST AND THEN BECOME STRONG SOUTH SOUTHWEST TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH
GUSTS TO 40 TO 50 MPH. A SHARP COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
BURN SITE TUESDAY EVENING WITH TEMPERATURES 20-25 DEGREES COLDER COME
WEDNESDAY.

.TONIGHT...
  LAL.................1.
  HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD COVER).
  MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-43.
  MAX HUMIDITY........57-59 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
  LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON...THEN 2.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT CLOUD COVER)
                      UNTIL NOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55
                      PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER NOON.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
  MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

.OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY...
  LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON...THEN 2.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS VERY
                      LATE IN THE DAY AFTER 1600.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-62.
  MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....WINDY. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 MPH
                      INCREASING TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50
                      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.



FORECASTER...STRUTHWOLF
REQUESTED BY...CHRISTENSEN
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140420.WESTF.01/SLC

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