Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Spot Forecast for Canteen...CWICC
National Weather Service Spokane WA
432 PM PDT Wed May 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1700 PDT on May 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Winds will be much lighter tomorrow (Thursday). Look for cumulus
clouds to increase by late morning. By early afternoon, scattered
showers are expected to develop over the ridges. A few of the
strongest cells will be capable of brief downpours, cloud to
ground lightning, and wind gusts to 25 mph. At this time, it looks
like thunderstorms will be widely scattered with LAL of 2 during
the afternoon and early evening. A warming and drying trend is
expected to begin Friday and carry through early next week. Above
average temperatures are expected by Saturday and will likely
continue well into next week.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....40.
Max humidity........90 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph. Evening wind gusts
                    to 17 mph at mid slope and ridge top gusts to
                    26 mph. Wind decreasing to northwest 4 to 7 mph
                    overnight.
Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL in the evening...becoming near
                    surface overnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 24 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers
in the afternoon. Best chance between 1300 and
2000 pdt.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1 in the morning. 2 in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....64.
Min humidity........39 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest 3 to 5 mph early in the morning.
                    Wind becoming east or southeast 2 to 5 mph
                    by mid to late morning. Erratic winds with gusts
                    up to 25 mph possible near afternoon showers
                    and thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......As high as 6500 ft AGL between noon and
                    1800 pdt.
Transport winds.....Northwest 4 to 8 mph in the morning becoming
                    northeast 7 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 very low.

$$
Forecaster...GK
Requested by...Jason Emhoff
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1710036.0/OTX



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