Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR 25 MILE CREEK FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
932 PM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2108 PDT ON JULY 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.DISCUSSION...

HOTTER THAN NORMAL WEATHER WILL CONTINUE AT THE FIRE THROUGH AT
LEAST WEDNESDAY. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL INTO THE 90S
...AND WARM NIGHTS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES.
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY EVENING INTO
MONDAY FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS.
THE BEST THREAT OF LIGHTNING...AS WELL AS POSSIBLE GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER OR EVEN NEAR THE FIRE...COME BETWEEN
8 PM SUNDAY TO 5 AM MONDAY. HOWEVER THE PRECISE TIMING MAY VARY.
A DRY COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO BRING TEMPERATURES DOWN A BIT
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-73. WARMEST TEMPERATURES BETWEEN
                    2800-3500 FEET.
MAX HUMIDITY........26-33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 4 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    NEAR SURFACE OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    CLOUDS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....1700 FT...99.
                    3700 FT...88
MIN HUMIDITY........1700 FT...16 PERCENT.
                    3700 FT...12 PERCENT
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE EAST/SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH
                    AFTER 11 AM.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE IN THE MORNING...RISING TO
                    AS HIGH AS 6500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 2 TO 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
MAX HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    WEST 5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....1700 FT...96.
                    3700 FT...85.
MIN HUMIDITY........1700 FT...17 PERCENT.
                    3700 FT...25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH.
LAL.................3 IN THE MORNING...2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...JC
REQUESTED BY...AARON ROWE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140712.25MIL.02/OTX


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