Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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FNUS76 KSEW 201429
FWSSEW

SPOT FORECAST FOR UPPER WEIR...FORT LEWIS-MCCHORD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
729 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 PDT ON AUGUST 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN SEATTLE.

.DISCUSSION...A DEEPENING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND ONSHORE FLOW WILL
BE THE DOMINANT WEATHER FEATURES FOR THE BULK OF THIS WEEK OVER
THE BURN SITE. THIS COMBINATION WILL ALLOW FOR MORNING STRATUS
WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING FOLLOWED BY AFTERNOON
HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS. THE TROUGH IS EXPECTED
TO SHIFT EAST THIS WEEKEND ALLOWING FOR TEMPERATURES TO REBOUND TO
NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS.

 FORECAST FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEED (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE 10
 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...REEDY
REQUESTED BY...JOHN RICHARDSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140820.UPPER.01/SEW





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