Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CAYUSE MTN...SPOKANE TRIBE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
708 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1820 PDT ON AUGUST 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WIND WILL BECOME NORTH OR NORTHWESTERLY BY 1900 PDT THIS EVENING...
THEN TRANSITION TO THE NORTHEAST TOMORROW MORNING (WEDNESDAY). OUR
PREVAILING WIND DIRECTION WILL REMAIN NORTH OR NORTHEAST THROUGH
THURSDAY.

REMARK...FOR PORTIONS OF THE FIRE DEEP IN THE CANYON ALONG THE
LAKE...LOCALIZED CHANNELING OF THE WIND OF WIND DOWN THE SPOKANE
ARM OF LAKE ROOSEVELT MAY PRODUCE EAST OR EVEN SOUTHEAST WINDS
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...DEPENDING ON THE ORIENTATION OF THE RIVER.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51. LOCALIZED COLD POCKETS IN THE
                    MID TO UPPER 40S IN THE DRAWS SOUTH AND WEST
                    OF WELLPINIT.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........BECOMING NORTH OR NORTHWEST 2 TO 5 MPH BY
                    1900 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE BY 2000 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH THROUGH 2000 PDT...
                    BECOMING NORTH OR NORTHEAST 3 TO 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH OR NORTHEAST WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH THROUGH
                    0800 PDT BECOMING NORTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH FOR THE
                    REMAINDER OF THE DAY WITH GUSTS TO 16 MPH OVER
                    EXPOSED TERRAIN.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AS HIGH AS 5000 FT AGL BETWEEN 1300 AND
                    1830 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 8 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54 WITH LOCALIZED COLD POCKETS AS COOL
                    AS THE MID 40S IN THE DRAWS SOUTH AND WEST OF
                    WELLPINIT.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING NEAR SURFACE BY 1900 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 7 TO 11 MPH IN THE EVENING...
                    DECREASING TO NORTHEAST 3 TO 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AS 5300 FT AGL BETWEEN 1300 AND 1830 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 9 TO 13 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...GK
REQUESTED BY...KELLY ALLEN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160823.CAYUS.01/OTX



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