Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LIGHTNING...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1238 PM PDT THU AUG 14 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1201 PDT ON AUGUST 14.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL INCREASE CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE FIRE THIS AFTERNOON...WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF GUSTY
WINDS...HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL. WETTING RAINS ARE LIKELY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH A WARMING AND DRYING TREND INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. A COLD FRONT PASSAGE IS EXPECTED LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY
BRINGING A CHANCE FOR BREEZY WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. STRATIFORM RAIN...BECOMING SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL AFTER 1500.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 2 TO 5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
                    WITH SMALL HAIL IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................81 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 4 MPH
                    AFTER 2100. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................86 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61.
MIN HUMIDITY........77 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 1 TO 4 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH AFTER 2100. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...SVH
REQUESTED BY...LIGHTNING IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140814.LIGHT.01/OTX


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