Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GRIZZLY COMPLEX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
354 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1505 PDT ON AUGUST 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM PDT FOR
STRONG WINDS.

THESE STRONG WINDS WILL BE ON THE RIDGE TOPS FOR THE NEXT
COUPLE HOURS...AS A  BAND OF SHOWERS MOVES INTO THE
FIRE AREA. THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE OF LIGHTNING...ALTHOUGH
LIGHT SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED. GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE
BENEATH THIS RAIN BAND. EXPECT SOME PARTIAL CLEARING OVERNIGHT
ALTHOUGH MORE LIGHT SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE TOWARD SUNRISE.
A WET FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE TO THE FIRE AREA BY MID MORNING
AND PERSIST FOR MUCH OF THE DAY WITH A GOOD CHANCE OF WETTING
RAIN AND ISOLATED LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. SOME BREEZY WINDS WILL
DEVELOP MAINLY ON THE RIDGE TOPS. DRIER AND SOMEWHAT WARMER
WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR MONDAY. THE NEXT BOUT OF WINDS WILL
COME ON TUESDAY WITH A CHANCE FOR RAIN SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........HAZY AND SMOKY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PARTIAL
                    CLEARING OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS WITH AN EMBEDDED
                    THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE THROUGH 10 PM. ANOTHER CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS POSSIBLE TOWARD 5 AM.
CWR.................15 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........RIDGE TOP: SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE EVENING...
                    DECREASING TO 3 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
                    MID SLOPES: SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING
                    TO 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    500 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 17 TO 21 MPH...DECREASING TO
                    3 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    PATCHY SMOKE.
CWR.................90 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-56 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........RIDGE TOP: SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS
                    UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    MID SLOPES: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    3200 FT AGL BY MIDDAY.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 19 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................9 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........RIDGE TOP: SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 25 MPH...DECREASING TO 4 TO 8 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
                    MID SLOPES: SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH...
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    NEAR SURFACE OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 14 TO 18 MPH...DECREASING TO 5 TO
                    9 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........RIDGE TOPS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
                    MID SLOPES: SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    3500 FT AGL EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 19 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...RF
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN JENKINS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150829.GRIZZ.01/OTX



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