Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Spot Forecast for Chief Joseph Landing Piles...FS-SCF
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
822 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 MST on November 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (208) 232-9357, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...The autumn snow storm that has been over the burn area
for the last 24 hours or so will be moving out this afternoon, with
clouds and possibly some flurries continuing beyond that time.
Skies will continue cloudy overnight with occasional flurries and
clear on Saturday afternoon. Temperatures will be much colder
behind the storm.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Light snow through 1300, additional
                     accumulation 0.5 to 1 inch. Occasional flurries
                     in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....7300ft elevation...27.
Min humidity........7300ft elevation...75 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Variable up to 4 mph, by 1000 becoming west 6
                     to 12 mph gusts to 20 mph. By 1400, wind
                     becoming northwest 8 to 14 mph gusts to 25
                     mph. By 1600, wind decreasing to 4 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 33 mph.
Snow level..........Below ground level.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Occasional flurries after midnight.
                     Little or no snow accumulation.
Min temperature.....7300ft elevation...13.
Max humidity........7300ft elevation...95 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West 6 to 12 mph gusts to 18 mph, by 0200
                     becoming southwest 2 to 7 mph gusts to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......Inversion top at 11900ft MSL.
Transport winds.....Norhtwest 23 mph.
Snow level..........Below ground level.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with occasional flurries, by 1300 becoming
                     partly sunny.
Max temperature.....7300ft elevation...24.
Min humidity........7300ft elevation...65 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 2 to 7 mph gusts to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......Inversion not breaking, top of inversion 10100ft
                     MSL.
Transport winds.....West 18 mph.
Snow level..........Below ground level.

$$
Forecaster...Messick
Requested by...Wade McPhetridge
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1718952.0/PIH
.EMAIL wmcphetridge@fs.fed.us


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