Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
000
FNUS76 KOTX 231102
FWSOTX

Spot Forecast for Crosby...IDL
National Weather Service Spokane WA
402 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0400 PDT on August 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Warm and dry conditions are expected today.  An approaching cold
front will bring prefrontal southwest winds with afternoon gusts up
to 15 mph.  The front passes tonight with a chance of rain showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.  Drier air moves in behind the
front early Thursday morning with breezy and dry conditions for
Thursday afternoon.  A strong warming trend is likely over the
weekend into early next week with low relative humidity each
afternoon.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear in the morning then partly cloudy
                    in the afternoon. Haze.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........25 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast 2 to 4 mph through 0930 then
                    southwest 4 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 15 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Near surface through 0930...then rising to
                    4500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 2 to 5 mph through 0930 then
                    southwest 6 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain showers in the evening.
                    then a chance of rain showers overnight.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the
                    night.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................2.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
Max humidity........81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 3 to 6 mph. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......Near surface.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy early then becoming sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 3 to 7 mph in the morning
                    shifting to the southwest 7 to 11 mph with
                    gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Near surface through 0900...then rising to
                    6500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph through 0900 then
                    southwest 15 to 25 mph.
Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
Forecaster...JW
Requested by...J. Ryan
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714736.0/OTX



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.