Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FNUS75 KSLC 250240
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PORCUPINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
840 PM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...ONE LOBE OF THE TROUGH OVER THE NORTHERN ROCKIES MOVED
ACROSS UTAH WEDNESDAY RESULTING IN A DRIER WEST NORTHWEST FLOW.
HOWEVER...THE MAIN TROUGH AXIS WILL EXTEND INTO THE WESTERN GREAT
BASIN THURSDAY AND THIS WILL RESULT IN TWO THINGS OCCURRING...MORE
MOISTURE BEING TAPPED AND BROUGHT NORTHWARD...ALBEIT HIGHER LEVEL
MOISTURE AND PORCUPINE BEING AT THE NORTHERN EDGE OF THE
MOISTURE...AND JET DYNAMICS ALOFT CREATING LIFT FOR POSSIBLE
DEVELOPMENT OF MAINLY HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY
ALTHOUGH IT COULD BE MORE ISOLATED THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

.THURSDAY...

  LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 3.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-40 PERCENT CLOUD COVER)
                      THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-85 PERCENT
                      CLOUD COVER). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
  MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
  WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 4-7 MPH BECOMING WEST 6-10
                      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 22 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

  LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
  HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.
  SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD COVER)
                      THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT
                      CLOUD COVER). A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT THE SLIGHT
                      CHANCE.
  MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-50.
  MAX HUMIDITY........64-72 PERCENT.
  WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 4-7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH
                      ON RIDGES IN THE EVENING THEN SOUTHWEST AT 3-5
                      MPH AFTER 2300.

.FRIDAY...

  LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT CLOUD COVER)
                      THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT
                      CLOUD COVER). A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
  MIN HUMIDITY........30-37 PERCENT.
  WIND (20 FT)........WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 6-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...STRUTHWOLF
REQUESTED BY...ADAM SOPER 435-650-4788
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160824.PORCU.01/SLC



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