Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CARLTON COMPLEX  LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK AND UPPER FALLS FIRES...USDA, USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
334 PM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1605 MDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES PASSING THROUGH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE BURN AREA WILL ALLOW FOR A COOLING TREND AND GUSTY WINDS AT
TIMES THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORKWEEK. A STRONGER WEATHER
SYSTEM WILL PASSING THROUGH ON SATURDAY BRINGING BREEZY WINDS..
COOLER TEMPERATURES..AND HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON UPPER FALLS FIRE.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4000-6000 FEET: 63-73. 6000-7000 FEET: 58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........4000-6000 FEET: 30-40 PERCENT.
                    6000-7000 FEET: 40-45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SLOPE/VALLEY: DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH
                    THROUGH 1000 THEN UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 7 MPH.
                    RIDGE TOP: WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SLOPE/VALLEY: DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH.
                    RIDGE TOP: WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....4000-6000 FEET: 60-70. 6000-7000 FEET: 55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........4000-6000 FEET: 30-40 PERCENT.
                    6000-7000 FEET: 40-45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SLOPE/VALLEY: VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    RIDGE TOP: SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING WEST 8 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

.OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...
SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS RANGING
           FROM MID 40S AT 7000 FEET TO THE LOWER 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
           WINDS.
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
           WINDS.

$$
FORECASTER...JW
REQUESTED BY...ALEX ENNA  SITL-T
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140827.CARLT.01/OTX



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