Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CARLTON COMPLEX  LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK AND UPPER FALLS FIRES...USDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
358 PM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1510 PDT ON AUGUST 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A TROUGH CROSSES WASHINGTON SATURDAY...SHIFTING EAST SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...LEAVING THE COMPLEX IN A NORTHWEST FLOW
AND IN THE PATH OF A COUPLE WEAK MID-LEVEL SYSTEMS. THIS BRINGS
SHOWER CHANCES THROUGH MONDAY...ESPECIALLY TOWARD THE WEST SIDE
AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE COMPLEX. BUT PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE RELATIVELY LIGHT. A BRIEF BREAK COMES MONDAY
NIGHT TO TUESDAY MORNING. A DEEPER WAVE PUSHES ACROSS THE
CASCADES TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL
FOR SHOWERS AND PERHAPS SOME THUNDERSTORMS. LOOK FOR
OCCASIONALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY EVENING NEAR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND THE NORTHERN
SIDE OF THE COMPLEX.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4000-6000 FT: 56-68. 6000-7000 FT: 52-58
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. EXCEPT
                    INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 25 MPH ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE
                    COMPLEX IN THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY
                    ON THE RIDGETOPS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. EXCEPT
                    10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE
                    COMPLEX...ESPECIALLY ON THE
                    RIDGETOPS...BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................8 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4000-6000 FT: 53-64. 6000-7000 FT: 48-54
MIN HUMIDITY........48-58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.


MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
RANGING FROM 55 NEAR 7000 FEET TO 70 DEGREES AT 4000 FEET.
MINIMUM RH VALUES 45 TO 55 PERCENT AT 7000 FEET AND 35 PERCENT
TO 45 PERCENT AT 4000 FEET. BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH ON THE RIDGETOPS.

TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS FROM 50 NEAR 7000 FEET
TO 67 AT 4000 FEET. MINIMUM RH VALUES NEAR 40 TO 55 PERCENT AT
7000 FEET AND 30 TO 45 PERCENT AT 4000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 5
TO 8 MPH. GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH ON THE RIDGETOPS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS FROM 46
NEAR 7000 FEET TO 65 AT 4000 FEET. MINIMUM RH VALUES NEAR 40 TO
55 PERCENT AT 7000 FEET AND 30 TO 45 PERCENT AT 4000 FEET.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH ON THE
RIDGETOPS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...JC
REQUESTED BY...ALEX ENNA  SITL-T
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140829.CARLT.01/OTX


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