Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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FNUS75 KBOI 022130
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SPOT FORECAST FOR COUGAR FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
330 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1455 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...GUSTY SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...COOLER WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ON THURSDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY ON THE
RIDGETOPS....AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. WINDS WILL WEAKEN BY THE
TIME THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. WINDS BEHIND THE
FRONT MAY BRIEFLY SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST...BUT WILL BE LIGHT LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER ON
THURSDAY AND THE WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER. SHOWER CHANCES INCREASE ON
THURSDAY WITH A CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN BY THE END OF THE WEEK AS
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
MUCH COOLER WITH A CHANCE OF MEASURABLE SNOW ON THE PEAKS SATURDAY.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 TO 29 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....SOUTH 3 TO 6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH...
                    EXCEPT SOUTH 6 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    18 MPH ON RIDGETOPS.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2000 EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 TO 95 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH WITH GUSTS T0 12 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 3 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. RIDGETOP WINDS SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO 18 MPH IN THE EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...80 POOR.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
                    CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 TO 38 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....LESS THAN 3 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 4 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGETOP WINDS SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1125 EXCELLENT.

$$
FORECASTER...WOJCIK
REQUESTED BY...WADE BURLESON PLANS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150902.COUGA.01/BOI



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