Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WOLVERINE...FS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1257 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

...WINDS INCREASING BY LATE SATURDAY...
...POOR OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERIES ABOVE 3000 FT...
...HOT AND STABLE CONDITIONS THROUGH SATURDAY...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL REMAIN FIXED OVER THE FIRE AT
LEAST THROUGH SATURDAY. THE RIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO DELIVER HOT,
UNSTABLE, AND UNUSUALLY DRY CONDITIONS TO THE REGION. HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL REMAIN VERY LOW THROUGH THE PERIOD, INCLUDING
DURING THE NIGHTTIME HOURS, ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER PORTIONS
OF THE FIRE. WINDS SHOULD REMAIN RELATIVELY LIGHT AND GENERALLY
OUT OF A WEST. THE RIDGE COULD BEGIN TO BREAKDOWN BY LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT OR SUNDAY, WITH INCREASED WINDS, COOLER TEMPERATURES,
AND HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES.

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92 AT TOP OF FIRE TO 98 NEAR THE LAKE.
MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/ UPVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH. GUSTS TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. SMOKE IN CHELAN LAKE AND ADJACENT VALLEYS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60 NEAR THE LAKE TO 64 AT THE TOP OF THE
                    FIRE.
MAX HUMIDITY........POOR RECOVERIES. AROUND 35 PERCENT NEAR THE
                    LAKE TO AROUND 20 PERCENT AT THE TOP OF THE
                    FIRE.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT ABOVE LAKE LEVEL. UPPER PORTIONS OF
                    THE FIRE 3000 FT ABOVE THE HIGHEST TERRAIN.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH 1500 FT ABOVE LAKE LEVEL.
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH BELOW.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY AND CONTINUED HOT AND DRY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90 TO 96.
MIN HUMIDITY........9-15 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS TO 15 MPH LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...WITH THE
                    INVERSION BREAKING BY 1100 AND HEIGHTS
                    INCREASING TO 7500 AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.


$$
FORECASTER...PB
REQUESTED BY...JEFF BOUSCHOR
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150731.WOLVE.01/OTX


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