Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
000
FNUS76 KOTX 212350
FWSOTX

SPOT FORECAST FOR WATERMELON HILL...OTHER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
450 PM PDT MON JUL 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1711 MDT ON JULY 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT...BY TURNBULL/FISHTRAP STANDARDS...
TONIGHT AND TOMORROW. CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE TONIGHT AS A
DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ORGANIZES OFF THE WASHINGTON COAST. THE
WEATHER WILL BECOME MORE ACTIVE ON WEDNESDAY AS THIS DEEP LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS WASHINGTON AND IDAHO. THERE WILL BE A 40 PERCENT
CHANCEOF THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY...AND A 60 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING. STORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS. THE WATERMELON HILL
WILDFIRE WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THE WINDS
BY LATE AFTERNOON ON WEDNESDAY. SUSTAINED WEST WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE INCREASE IN WIND
WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY COOLER TEMPERATURES. AT THIS TIME...HUMIDITY
VALUES APPEAR TO BE TOO MOIST FOR RED FLAG CONCERNS WEDNESDAY OR
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING. BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57.
MAX HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST 4 TO 6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    13 MPH UNTIL 1800 PDT. WIND BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    OR VARIABLE 0 TO 4 MPH BY LATE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING NEAR SURFACE BY 2000 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST 6 TO 10 MPH UNTIL 1800 PDT
                    BECOMING SOUTHEAST 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AS HIGH AS 4800 FT AGL BETWEEN 1200 PDT AND
                    1900 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING...
                    BECOMING SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...GK
REQUESTED BY...MATT CASTLE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140721.WATER.01/OTX


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.