Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MEADOW SLOPE SOUTH...PAYETTE NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
231 PM MST THU MAR 5 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON MARCH 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...POOR VENTILATION EXPECTED FRIDAY WITH BRIEFLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA THROUGH
FRIDAY BRINGING LIGHT WINDS ACROSS THE REGION. THEREFORE POOR
SMOKE DISPERSION IS EXPECTED. THE RIDGE MOVES BACK TOWARDS THE
WEST COAST SATURDAY AS A WEAK DISTURBANCE DROPS INTO MONTANA. THE
AREA REMAINS DRY BUT THIS FEATURE WILL HELP BRING BOTH HIGHER
MIXING HEIGHTS AND TRANSPORT WINDS TO THE BURN AREA
SATURDAY...THEN WINDS DROP OFF SUNDAY BRINGING ANOTHER DAY OF
LIMITED VENTILATION. THE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE BY
TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA.


.TODAY / FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 TO 35 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND AROUND 3 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...75 POOR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26 TO 31.
MAX HUMIDITY........71 TO 85 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....LESS THAN 3 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...5 POOR.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 TO 39 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....LESS THAN 3 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
                    3 TO 5 MPH BY THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...350 FAIR.

$$
FORECASTER...REDMAN
REQUESTED BY...PATRICK SCHON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150306.MEADO.01/BOI


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