Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUE RUBY 19 20...NEWICC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1242 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 PDT ON OCTOBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
TODAY WILL LIKELY PROVIDE THE BEST VENTILATION FOR THE NEXT 5 TO
7 DAYS FOR THE BLUE RUBY PROJECT. BETWEEN 1300 PDT AND 1800 PDT...
MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE AS HIGH AS 3000 FEET AND TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL BE SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH. WINDS WILL DIMINISH QUICKLY THIS
EVENING AND LOOK FOR A STRONG NIGHT TIME INVERSION TO DEVELOP AS
THE SUN SETS. A PROLONGED PERIOD OF DRY AND WARM WEATHER IS EXPECTED
THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE DEVELOPS
OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. THIS PATTERN WILL PRODUCE STRONG
INVERSIONS IN THE MORNING...RELATIVELY LOW MIXING HEIGHTS IN THE
AFTERNOONS...AND WEAK TRANSPORT WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH OR SOUTHWEAST 3 TO 6 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 13
                    MPH BETWEEN 1400 AND 1700 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AS HIGH AS 3000 FEET BETWEEN 1300 AND 1800 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG ALONG THE RIVER.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH UNTIL
                    1900 PDT...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 4 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING NEAR SURFACE BY 2000 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING...
                    BECOMING WEST 3 TO 5 MPH MID EVENING...AND
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTH OR NORTHWEST 2 TO 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH OR NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AS HIGH AS 2600 FEET AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH OR NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...GK
REQUESTED BY...REESE BENNETT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141001.BLUER.01/OTX


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