Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Spot Forecast for Canteen...USFS
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1148 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1700 PDT on May 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

The atmosphere is expected to destabilize this afternoon with a
slight chance of showers and a thunderstorm over the fire area
through the evening. A warming and drying trend is expected to
begin Friday and carry through at least Tuesday with temperatures
warming to well above average.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy, A slight chance of rain
                    showers. A slight chance of a thunderstorm
                    after 1500.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........39 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 4 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
                    slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................2.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
Max humidity........82 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph through 2000 then
                    downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL through 1930 then near surface.
Transport winds.....Northwest 4 to 7 mph.
Haines Index........2 very low.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........34 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph through 0900
                    then upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
Mixing height.......Near surface through 0900 then increasing to
                    5000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North 4 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
Forecaster...JW
Requested by...CWICC
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1710036.1/OTX



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