Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CARLTON COMPLEX  LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK AND UPPER FALLS FIRES...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
135 PM PDT THU AUG 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1351 MDT ON AUGUST 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN AND THE FLOW ALOFT WILL FLATTEN AS A
SERIES OF WEATHER DISTURBANCES PASSES THROUGH THE INLAND
NORTHWEST. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS IN THE
AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM ARRIVES FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY...FIRST BRINGING WINDY CONDITIONS FRIDAY...THEN COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND WINDY WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND. EXPECT A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS TO 15 MPH
                    RIDGETOPS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS NEAR UPPER FALLS FIRE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4000-6000 FEET: 61-68. 6000-7000 FEET: 51-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........4000-6000 FEET: 40-45 PERCENT.
                    6000-7000 FEET: 45-50 PERCENT..
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 18
                    MPH ON RIDGETOPS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING NEAR UPPER FALLS FIRE.
CWR.................7 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........89-96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS TO 15 MPH ON
                    RIDGETOPS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4000-6000 FEET: 55-62. 6000-7000 FEET: 50-55
MIN HUMIDITY........38-48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. WEST WINDS
                    INCREASING TO 7 TO 11 MPH SATURDAY EVENING WITH
                    GUSTS TO 20 MPH ON RIDGETOPS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY...
SUNDAY... PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS RANGING
          FROM UPPER 40S AT 7000 FEET TO THE MID 60S AT 4000 FEET.
          MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY RANGING FROM 45 TO 55 PERCENT AT
          7000 FEET TO 35 TO 45 PERCENT AT 4000 FEET.  BREEZY WEST-
          NORTHWEST WINDS.
MONDAY... PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS RANGING
          FROM AROUND 50 AT 7000 FEET TO THE UPPER 60S TO LOW 70S AT
          4000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 MPH OR LESS.

$$
FORECASTER...EK
REQUESTED BY...ALEX ENNA  SITL-T
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140828.CARLT.01/OTX


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