Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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FNUS75 KBOI 252112
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SPOT FORECAST FOR ELK FIRE...SITPA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
312 PM MDT MON AUG 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1421 MDT ON AUGUST 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY AND TOMORROW AFTERNOON THEN CLEARING MIDWEEK...

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER THE AREA IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN AND MOVE AWAY TO
THE SOUTHEAST OVER THE NEXT DAY OR SO... WITH SHOWERS LESS LIKELY
ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON THEN CLEARING ENTIRELY AS AN UPPER RIDGE
BEGINS TO EXTEND ACROSS THE AREA. TEMPERATURES WILL BECOME ABOVE
AVERAGE FOR THE MIDDLE TO LATE PART OF NEXT WEEK UNDER THE
INFLUENCE OF THE UPPER RIDGE. LIGHT UPSLOPE AND DOWNSLOPE WINDS
WILL PREDOMINATE DURING THE WEEK... BEFORE INCREASING SOUTHWEST
FLOW ON FRIDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 TO 94 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....NORTH AROUND 3 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...35 POOR.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69 TO 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 TO 32 PERCENT.
WIND - EYE LEVEL....DOWNSLOPE LESS THAN 3 MPH IN THE MORNING... THEN
                    UPSLOPE LESS THAN 3 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...425 FAIR.

$$
FORECASTER...LOUIS
REQUESTED BY...MARK WOODS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140825.ELKFI.01/BOI



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