Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FNUS75 KSLC 250104
FWSSLC

SPOT FORECAST FOR PHANTOM FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
704 PM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...ONE TROUGH AXIS WENT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON TURNING
THE FLOW ALOFT WEST NORTHWEST BUT THIS WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS THE
FLOW WILL BECOME SOUTHWEST ALOFT BY THURSDAY MORNING AHEAD OF
ANOTHER TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN. UNDER THE NORTHWEST
FLOW TONIGHT THE RH RECOVERY WILL ONLY BE MODERATE IN THE MID 50
TO MID 60% RANGE. THE SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL INCREASE SOME MOISTURE
AGAIN BY MIDDAY THURSDAY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE BY 1200
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. MIN
RH IS FORECAST TO LOWER TO NEAR 30% BUT IF SHOWERS DEVELOP EARLY
ENOUGH...THEN RH MAY ONLY LOWER TO NEAR 40-45%.

.TONIGHT...

  LAL.................1.
  HAINES INDEX........5 ..MODERATE.
  SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING CLEAR BY SUNSET.
  MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-54.
  MAX HUMIDITY........57-64 PERCENT.
  WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5-9 MPH CHANNELING THROUGH THE CANYON
                      WHICH MAY BECOME ENHANCED TO 15 MPH THROUGH SUNSET.

.THURSDAY...

  LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
  HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                      THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-74.
  MIN HUMIDITY........29-31 PERCENT.
  WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5-8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7-13
                      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...STRUTHWOLF
REQUESTED BY...GREG BARTIN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160824.PHANT.01/SLC



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