Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GRIZZLY COMPLEX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
829 PM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1959 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE GRIZZLY COMPLEX EARLY
ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. GUSTY WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL ALSO BRING THE CHANCE OF SOME LIGHT RAIN
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ALONG WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
COOLER AIR ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER THE FIRE WEDNESDAY EVENING WITH SNOW
LEVELS FALLING TO 7500 FEET. ACCUMULATING SNOW IS NOT ANTICIPATED...
BUT LOW TEMPERATURES ON THURSDAY MORNING WILL BE QUITE CHILLY.
MORE SCATTERED AFTERNOON SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON
WHICH WILL ALSO HAVE LITTLE CHANCE OF PRODUCING WETTING RAINS.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-94 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SHELTERED SOUTHEAST ASPECT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
                    WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
                    EXPOSED RIDGE TOP...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
                    GUSTS TO 22 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING NEAR SURFACE OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SHELTERED SOUTHEAST ASPECT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO
                    12 MPH. GUSTS TO 16 MPH.
                    EXPOSED RIDGE TOP...SOUTHWEST WIND 14 TO 17 MPH.
                    GUSTS TO 26 MPH
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE...BECOMING 4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 19 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SHELTERED SOUTHEAST ASPECT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6
                    TO 9 MPH.
                    EXPOSED RIDGE TOP...9 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS TO 17 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NEAR
                    SURFACE OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...EK
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN JENKINS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.GRIZZ.01/OTX


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