Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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FNUS75 KBOI 231638
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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROUGH...BOISE DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
1038 AM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0811 PDT ON AUGUST 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...NORTHWEST WINDS TODAY BECOMING NORTHEAST TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
...SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE TO BRING COOLER AIR TO THE
FIRE TODAY. DESPITE THE COOLER AIR...ONLY A SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT IN
HUMIDITY WILL OCCUR TODAY. LIGHTER WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST TODAY...
TURNING NORTHEAST TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. CUMULUS BUILDUPS CAN BE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE
FIRE LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 TO 20 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....WEST 3 MPH OR LESS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. RIDGES...NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 44.
MAX HUMIDITY........40 TO 50 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS. RIDGES...NORTHEAST 3 TO
                    6 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...50 POOR.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CUMULUS BUILDUPS IN THE AFTERNOON
                    WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 TO 24 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....NORTHEAST 2 TO 5 MPH. RIDGES...NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...550 GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...LINDQUIST
REQUESTED BY...IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160823.ROUGH.01/BOI


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