Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HART...WA-DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
449 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1702 MDT ON AUGUST 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
FRIDAY THE WINDS WILL VEER FROM A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION IN THE
MORNING TO A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION IN THE AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS
WILL REMAIN HOT AND DRY THROUGH SATURDAY. SATURDAY AFTERNOON A DRY
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE FIRE BRINGING A PERIOD OF VERY
GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS. WHILE SUNDAY WILL COOL OFF WITH SLIGHTLY
HIGHER HUMIDITIES...THE WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED WITH SOME GUSTS.


.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE.
                    INCREASING THIN HIGH CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88.
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH FROM 1000
                    TO 1400. AFTER 1400 SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH
                    WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 7000 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56.
MAX HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH WITH EVENING GUSTS TO
                    15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NEAR
                    SURFACE OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...LN
REQUESTED BY...FBAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160825.HART_.01/OTX



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