Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MUTTON RX...U.S.F.S
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
602 AM PDT THU OCT 2 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 PDT ON OCTOBER 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THE BURN SITE WILL BE IN A MEAN NORTHWESTERLY FLOW TODAY WITH
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE COAST AND TROUGH TO THE EAST.
THIS WILL CARRY A FEW CLOUDS ACROSS THE REGION...BUT OTHERWISE
DRY AND COOL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. MOSTLY DRY WEATHER
CONTINUES FRIDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WHILE TEMPERATURES BEGIN
TO WARM AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST. THIS PATTERN WILL PRODUCE STRONG INVERSIONS IN THE
MORNING...RELATIVELY LOW MIXING HEIGHTS IN THE AFTERNOONS...AND
WEAK TRANSPORT WINDS. THE MAIN EXCEPTION WILL BE FRIDAY NIGHT
OR SATURDAY WHEN A SYSTEM SWINGS BY...WITH MORE CLOUDS AND
SOME INCREASE IN WINDS AND ONLY A SLIGHT SHOWER THREAT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    3400 FT AGL AFTER 11 AM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 7 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32.
MAX HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    NEAR SURFACE AFTER 8 PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 2 TO 6 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    1800 FT AGL AFTER 11 AM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...JC
REQUESTED BY...SHAWN PLANK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141002.MUTTO.01/OTX



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