Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PICKENS NORTH...WA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
803 AM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0819 MDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THIS MORNING WILL LEAD TO GUSTY
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS. SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE BETWEEN
11 AM AND 2 PM...PEAKING IN THE LATER AFTERNOON WITH POTENTIAL
GUSTS BETWEEN 25 TO 30 MPH. THE WIND DIRECTION IS EXPECTED TO SWITCH
TO NORTHWEST BETWEEN 5 AND 8 PM. SPEEDS DECREASE TOWARD 10 AND 11 PM.
WINDS ON SUNDAY WILL BE COMPARATIVELY LIGHTER...WITH THE
DIRECTION TURNING SOUTHWEST BY AFTERNOON. A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS OR
SPRINKLES ARE POSSIBLE TODAY WITH THE FRONT...THEN IT SHOULD REMAIN
DRY. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO COOL DOWN SLIGHTLY TODAY...AND
THEN COOL FURTHER FOR SUNDAY. DRY AND WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED
MONDAY...BEFORE THE OCCASIONAL THREAT OF SHOWERS ARRIVES WITH
COOLER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY ONWARD.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CLEARING LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR SPRINKLES.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUST TO AROUND
                    25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 5000 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 9 TO 13 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................2 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51.
MAX HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 28
                    MPH IN THE EVENING...DECREASING TO 9 TO 13 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NEAR
                    SURFACE OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
                    CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................1 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 13 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 3500 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...JC
REQUESTED BY...KEVIN KILLIAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160827.PICKE.01/OTX



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