Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUE ALDER 25...IPF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1146 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1150 PDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE INLAND NORTHWEST
TODAY. THE BURN SITE WILL SEE A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS WITH AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. SOME STORMS MAY CONTAIN SMALL HAIL...GUSTY
WINDS...AND BRIEF DOWNPOURS. WINDS WILL BE SWINGING AROUND TO THE
NORTHWEST TODAY...THEN BECOMING MORE NORTH TO NORTHEAST AND GUSTY
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. EXPECT GUSTS TO 30 MPH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
THE NORTHERLY PUSH WILL BRING A RETURN OF DRIER WEATHER FOR FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY
PROMOTING BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND MOUNTAIN SHOWERS. LOW PRESSURE
SETTLES IN BEHIND THE FRONT DELIVERING MORE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES
AND CHANCE FOR SHOWERS ON MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    WEST 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2900 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH
                    SMALL HAIL IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST 6 TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 7 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 3900
                    FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 17 TO 21 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...EK
REQUESTED BY...TERRY ZUFELT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.BLUEA.01/OTX


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