Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GRIZZLY COMPLEX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
147 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1327 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

...MUCH COOLER WITH WETTING RAINS ON SATURDAY...

MUCH COOLER...AND WETTER CONDITIONS IS LIKELY ON SATURDAY AS A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. RAIN TOTALS OF 0.30-0.50
INCHES IS LIKELY WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IF A
THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE FIRE AREA. THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO USHER
IN A WIND SHIFT WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING BY EARLY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS SUNDAY AND
MONDAY WITH WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR THE MIDDLE TO
END OF NEXT WEEK.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY WITH A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................90 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43 TOP AND 50 BOTTOM.
MIN HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE MORNING THEN
                    SOUTHWEST 10 TO 16 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 14 MPH...STRONGEST ON
                    RIDGE TOPS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 9 TO 17 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TOP AND 61 BOTTOM.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT TOP AND 40 PERCENT BOTTOM.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...STRONGEST ON
                    RIDGE TOPS
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE THROUGH 0900 THEN INCREASING
                    TO 5000 FEET AGL IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...JW
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN JENKINS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150904.GRIZZ.01/OTX


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