Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Spot Forecast for Monument Hill...SE DNR
National Weather Service Spokane WA
457 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1300 PDT on August 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

Another push of light northwest winds arrive tonight and early
Friday under mostly clear skies.  A dry cold front presses through
between 1500-1700 pdt Friday delivering gusty northwest winds.
Humidity levels will be near 20 percent with the passage of the
cold front and slowly rise toward 30 percent by 2300 pdt in the
evening.  Breezy north to northwest winds persist on Saturday but
speeds look to be lighter than Friday.  Lighter winds return
Sunday and continue into next week with continued dry conditions.


.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....58.
Max humidity........54 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 9 mph...becoming northwest
                    9 to 14 mph after 2100 pdt.
Mixing height.......800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....northwest 7 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....86.
Min humidity........20 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 9 to 14 mph in the morning...
                    weakening 4 to 8 mph between 0800 and 1000 pdt.
                    After 1000 pdt...winds becoming west 6 to 10 mph
                    then northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph
                    around 1600 pdt.
Mixing height.......Near surface in the morning...becoming 4500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 9 to 13 mph then northwest 15 to 20 mph
                    after 1600 pdt.
Haines Index........5 moderate.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs 81 to 86. Northwest
winds 11 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs 80 to 85. Northwest
winds 6 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs 81 to 86. West winds
4 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs 84 to 89. South winds
3 to 7 mph.


$$
Forecaster...SB
Requested by...Rob Lionberger
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714499.2/OTX



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