Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MIDDLE FORK COMPLEX...USFS-SCF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
704 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1820 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM NOON TO
9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 475...

.DISCUSSION...GUSTY WINDS AHEAD OF A DRY COLD FRONT  WILL COMBINE
WITH THE LOW HUMIDITY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND WILL FAVOR RED FLAG
CONDITIONS FOR THE MIDDLE FORK COMPLEX WILDFIRES. THE WIND SHIFT
ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT WILL OCCUR AROUND 9 PM MDT TO MIDNIGHT
WEDNESDAY. VERY LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WHEN THE FRONT
PASSES. HIGHER HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED AFTER THE FRONT PASSES.
THURSDAY LOOK FOR BREEZING WINDS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY SMOKE.
TEMPERATURE.........HIGH ELEVATIONS: MAX 62 TO 66.
                    LOW ELEVATIONS: MAX 78 TO 82.
RH..................HIGH ELEVATIONS: MIN 20 TO 24 PERCENT.
                    LOW ELEVATIONS:  MIN  13 TO 17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 3 TO 6  MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........HIGH ELEVATIONS: MIN 46 TO 50.
                    LOW ELEVATIONS: MIN 40 TO 44.
RH..................HIGH ELEVATIONS: MAX 68 TO 72 PERCENT.
                    LOW ELEVATIONS: MAX  70 TO 74 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 3 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CWR.................3 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY WITH
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........HIGH ELEVATIONS: MAX 55 TO 59.
                    LOW ELEVATIONS: MAX 69 TO 72.
RH..................HIGH ELEVATIONS: MIN 36 TO 40 PERCENT.
                    LOW ELEVATIONS:  MIN  27 TO 31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
                    20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................7 PERCENT INCREASING TO 25 PERCENT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3.
LAL.................1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...WYATT
REQUESTED BY...JOHN FOWLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.MIDDL.01/PIH



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