Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BEAR TRAP...FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
340 PM PDT FRI JUL 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1528 PDT ON JULY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...DRY AT THE BEAR TRAP WILDFIRE THROUGH TONIGHT, WITH
CUMULUS THIS EVENING STAYING EAST OF THE FIRE. GUSTY SW WINDS CONTINUE
ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING IN UNPROTECTED AREAS AND ALOFT,
GIVING THE FIRE GOOD VENTILATION. THE COMBINATION OF LOCAL WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITY WILL MAKE FIGHTING THE FIRE DIFFICULT INTO THIS EVENING,
ALTHOUGH THE EAST-FACING ASPECT OF THE FIRE WILL HELP REDUCE THE IMPACT
OF THE WINDS SOME.

SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND HIGHER HUMIDITY AS MONSOON MOISTURE ARRIVES.
EXPECT SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER NOON, WITH ABOUT A 30% CHANCE OF
A THUNDERSTORM AFFECTING THE BEAR TRAP FIRE DIRECTLY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........34-37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                     WINDS LESS ON EAST-FACING ASPECTS OF THE FIRE.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                     WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...TURNER
REQUESTED BY...ELY DISPATCH
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140725.BEART.03/LKN






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