Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLACKS FORK PILES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
441 AM MST THU FEB 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TODAY
BRINGING PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW TO THE BURN SITE...FOCUSED DURING
THE LATE MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON HOURS. ACCUMULATION
POTENTIAL WILL REMAIN ON THE VERY LIGHT SIDE WITH AMOUNTS LESS
THAN 2 INCHES EXPECTED. GOOD VERTICAL INSTABILITY AND
NORTHWESTERLY TRANSPORT WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR EXCELLENT CLEARING
TODAY. IN WAKE OF THE WAVE STABILITY ALOFT WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE
FRIDAY WITH ONLY PARTIALLY CLEARING SKY CONDITIONS. THIS
SAID...WILL MAINTAIN CLEARING JUST ABOVE 500 DUE TO LOW LEVEL
INSTABILITY EXISTING SEVERAL THOUSAND FEET ABOVE THE BURN SITE.

.TODAY...
  LAL.................1.
  HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000.
  SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD COVER).
                      OCCASIONAL SNOW.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
  MIN HUMIDITY........42-50 PERCENT...INCREASING MIDDAY.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH
                      BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH THIS
                      AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
  LAL.................1.
  HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT CLOUD COVER)
                      UNTIL 2300...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75
                      PERCENT CLOUD COVER). OCCASIONAL SNOW UNTIL
                      2300...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW.
  MIN TEMPERATURE.....2-4.
  MAX HUMIDITY........90-92 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH.

.OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY...
  LAL.................1.
  HAINES INDEX........2 ..VERY LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......540.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT CLOUD COVER).
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-23.
  MIN HUMIDITY........32-34 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH
                      BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH DURING
                      THE AFTERNOON.



FORECASTER...MERRILL
REQUESTED BY...KURT THIEL
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160204.BLACK.01/SLC

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