Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LAST INCH FIRE...ID-CTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
735 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1904 PDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY

CONDITIONS OVER THE FIRE WILL REMAIN GENERALLY QUIET THROUGH FRIDAY
WITH LARGELY TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY ALTHOUGH THERE
WILL BE SOME GUSTINESS IN THE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL COOL BY
A FEW DEGREES ON FRIDAY OVER TODAY`S HIGHS.

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND A
COLD FRONT WILL PASS ON SATURDAY AROUND LATE MORNING TO EARLY
AFTERNOON. THIS WILL LEAD TO INCREASING RAIN CHANCES...ESPECIALLY ON
SATURDAY AND THE POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS. VERY WINDY AND GUSTY
CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ON THE FIRE AREA BY THE AFTERNOON. THE
STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AT THE RIDGE TOPS WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR GUSTS OVER 50 MPH. WINDS WILL DECREASE SATURDAY NIGHT
BUT STILL REMAIN BREEZY INTO SUNDAY.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN PATCHY SMOKE OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56.
MAX HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE WINDS 4 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH AFTER 2 PM WITH
                    LATE AFTERNOON SOUTHWEST GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59.
MAX HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    BECOMING THE SOUTHEAST 3 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    MORNING BECOMING TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE...BECOMING 4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 22 TO 26 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...MF
REQUESTED BY...PSC2
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150827.LASTI.01/OTX


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