Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MIDDLE FORK COMPLEX...USDA FS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
513 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1557 MDT ON AUGUST 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM 6 AM TO
10 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE ZONE 475 AND 476...

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FIRE SITE
ON SATURDAY WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASING EARLY SATURDAY MORNING
THEN SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. A RED FLAG
WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THROUGH 10 PM SATURDAY FOR WIND
GUSTS OVER 30 MPH AND LOW HUMIDITY. WINDS WILL DIE DOWN SATURDAY
NIGHT THEN PICK UP AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS IN THE 30 MPH
RANGE OUT OF THE WEST TO SOUTHWEST ONCE AGAIN. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AS WELL.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX LOW ELEVATION 85-90.
                    MAX HIGH ELEVATION  70-75.
RH..................MIN 15 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 4 TO 9 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 12 TO 22 MPH
                    LATE IN THE MORNING WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN VALLEYS
                    AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH ON RIDGES.
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 14 TO 24 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................5 PERCENT. HAINES INDEX........3
LAL.................1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED EARLY EVENING
                    THUNDERSTORMS.  THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER 10 PM.
                    PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN LOW ELEVATIONS  50-55
                    MIN HIGH ELEVATIONS 45-50.
RH..................MIN 18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 12 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35
                    MPH UNTIL 10 PM DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                    10 PM.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3
LAL.................2...THEN 1 AFTER 10 PM.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX LOW ELEVATIONS 70 TO 75
                    MAX HIGH ELEVATIONS 60 TO 65
RH..................MIN LOW ELEVATIONS  15 TO 20 PERCENT
                    MIN HIGH ELEVATIONS  20 TO 25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 4 TO 9 MPH THEN SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................8 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2.
LAL.................1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.

FORECASTER...KAISER
REQUESTED BY...TESSA NICOLET
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150828.MIDDL.01/PIH


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