Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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FNUS76 KSEW 171443
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SPOT FORECAST FOR TA 14...FORT LEWIS-MCCHORD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
743 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN SEATTLE.

.DISCUSSION...AN INCOMING WEATHER SYSTEM WILL KEEP CLOUDS AND COOL
AND MOIST CONDITIONS OVER THE BURN SITE TODAY AND TOMORROW. BOTH
TODAY AND THURSDAY WILL SEE A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS...ALTHOUGH THE
BEST CHANCES FOR WETTING RAIN WILL HOLD OFF UNTIL THURSDAY AS THE
SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH. CURRENT RADAR DOES SHOW SOME WEAK ECHOES
SOUTH OF THE BURN SITE...WHICH WILL LIKELY BE PASSING OVERHEAD
WITHIN A HALF HOUR FROM THE TIME OF THIS WRITING. SCATTERED WEAK
ECHOES ARE ALSO PRESENT FURTHER SOUTH AND WITH STORM MOTION BEING
TO THE NORTHEAST...THE PROSPECT OF ON AGAIN OFF AGAIN LIGHT
SHOWERS THIS MORNING DOES EXIST. TONIGHT AND INTO
THURSDAY...SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE UNIFORM AND MORE LIKELY TO YIELD
HIGHER PRECIP AMOUNTS. UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL START TO MOVE
INTO THE AREA FRIDAY...BRINGING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND FOR THE
WEEKEND AND A RETURN TO OFFSHORE FLOW.

 FORECAST FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEED (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE 10
 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 4 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.

$$
FORECASTER...REEDY
REQUESTED BY...JOHN RICHARDSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140917.TA14_.01/SEW





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