Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SAFETY HARBOR...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
838 AM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR MOST OF THE DAY WITH THE
STRONGEST WINDS ON THE RIDGE TOP. SOME GUSTINESS WILL FILTER
INTO THE VALLEY. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF THIS EVENING.
SKIES WILL START OFF SUNNY...BUT CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE IN THE
INCREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON. TONIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY...
ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE BURN AREA WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITIES.
THIS TREND WILL CONTINUE AS A MUCH WETTER WEATHER SYSTEM ARRIVES
THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. DRIER AND WARMER CONDITIONS
EXPECTED FOR THE FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 ON THE RIDGE TOP...NEAR 60 IN THE VALLEY
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT ON THE RIDGE TOP...22 PERCENT IN
                    THE VALLEY
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 11 TO 19 MPH ON THE RIDGE TOP WITH
                    GUSTS TO 30 MPH. IN THE VALLEY...WEST TO
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 14 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 9 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING ON THE RIDGE TOP...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 6 TO 9 MPH OVERNIGHT. IN THE
                    VALLEY...NORTHWEST 4 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL...BECOMING 500 FT AGL LATE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 ON THE RIDGE TOP...57 IN THE VALLEY
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT ON THE RIDGE TOP...35 IN THE VALLEY
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST 2 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 2 TO 6 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...RF
REQUESTED BY...JEFF BOUSCHOR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.SAFET.01/OTX



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