Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BUCK CREEK FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
532 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1815 PDT ON AUGUST 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE SLIGHLTY WARMER TODAY. A DRY AND LIGHT NORTHERLY
FLOW WILL BE OVER THE FIRE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN BECOME
WESTERLY BY MIDDAY FRIDAY. A DRY COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED SATURDAY
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTY WINDS AND CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79 AT 3800 FT
                    59 AT 8500 FT.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT AT 3800 FT
                    40 PERCENT AT 8500 FT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 2 TO 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3 TO 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51
MAX HUMIDITY........65-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NEAR
                    SURFACE OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 AT 3800 FT.
                    60 AT 8500 FT.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT AT 3800 FT.
                    41 PERCENT AT 8500 FT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 3 TO 6
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING 4200 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...RF
REQUESTED BY...KEVIN SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160824.BUCKC.02/OTX



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