Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LAGES...ELY BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
443 PM PDT FRI JUL 4 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1632 PDT ON JULY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AT THE FIRE WILL LAST INTO
THIS EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE TO PROMOTE RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND
SPREAD. WINDS WILL DIMINISH OVERNIGHT WITH SOME INCREASE IN
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AS TEMPERATURES DROP. SATURDAY WILL ONCE AGAIN
BE HOT WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...BUT WINDS WILL BE
SIGNIFICANTLY LIGHTER AND PROMOTE EASIER FIRE CONTAINMENT. FLY IN
THE OINTMENT IS POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS IN SOUTHERN WHITE PINE
COUNTY WHICH MAY SEND OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES NORTHWARD TO THE FIRE
LATE IN THE DAY. HOWEVER...NO THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AT THE
FIRE SITE ON SATURDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........49-52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30
                    MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWN
                    VALLEY 3 TO 7 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY FROM POSSIBLE
                    THUNDERSTORMS TO THE SOUTH MAY AFFECT THE FIRE
                    LATE IN THE DAY.

$$
FORECASTER...MARTIN
REQUESTED BY...MARY ANDERSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140704.LAGES.01/LKN






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