Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Spot Forecast for Noisy Creek...Newport ranger district
National Weather Service Spokane WA
533 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on August 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Winds will increase this afternoon ahead of a dry cold front.  The
front will pass through around midnight tonight with winds becoming
northwest. Slightly cooler temperatures are expected behind the front
this weekend.  Dry conditions along with warmer temperatures are
likely Monday and Tuesday before the next weather system approaches
Wednesday into Thursday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....82 bottom...68 top.
Min humidity........25-31 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Ridgetops and upper slopes: Southwest 3 to 6 mph
                    in the morning increasing to 5 to 10 mph with
                    gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                    Lower slopes and valley bottoms: Downslope/
                    downvalley 2 to 4 mph through 0900 then
                    upslope/upvalley 3 to 7 mph with local gusts
                    up to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......Near surface through 0930...then rising to 5000 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 4 to 7 mph in the morning increasing to
                    8 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy smoke overnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........90 percent bottom...58 percent top.
Wind (20 ft)........Ridgetops and upper slopes: Southwest 5 to 10 mph
                    with gusts up to 20 mph in the evening then
                    northwest 4 to 9 mph overnight.
                    Lower slopes and valley bottoms: Upslope/upvalley 4
                    to 8 mph through early evening then variable 2 to 6
                    mph.
Mixing height.......Near surface.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 17 mph in the evening then northwest
                    4 to 9 mph overnight.
Haines Index........3 very low.

$$
Forecaster...JW
Requested by...John stuchell
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714541.0/OTX



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