Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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FNUS75 KBOI 232106
FWSBOI

SPOT FORECAST FOR BLITZEN CROSSING...BURNS BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
306 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1348 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AGAIN TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...
THE UPPER LOW WILL CONTINUE OFF THE WEST COAST THROUGH THURSDAY
BEFORE MOVING INLAND OVER THE WEEKEND. THE LOW WILL AMPLIFY THE
UPPER RIDGE OVER THE EASTERN GREAT BASIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY
BRINGING WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH GUSTY SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS TO THE BURNS BLM. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE FIRE AREA THURSDAY EVENING AND AT THIS TIME LIMITED
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. MUCH COOLER
AND WET CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS THE UPPER
LOW STALLS OVER THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN.

.TODAY / WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79 TO 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........12 TO 17 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS
                    TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2250 EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........43 TO 50 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH EVENING GUSTS TO
                    25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...20 POOR.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH A
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70 TO 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 TO 31 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1750 EXCELLENT.

$$
FORECASTER...REDMAN
REQUESTED BY...IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140923.BLITZ.01/BOI


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