Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Spot Forecast for 6 Mile Activity...Colville Agency
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1009 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 PDT on May 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A warm, wet and unstable atmosphere will be over the region through
the end of the week. While the chance for a thunderstorm over the
burn site today is small...it is likely that a shower or thunderstorm
will move over the burn site this evening and overnight tonight.
Conditions will remain warm and unstable on Thursday with a lingering
chance of afternoon thunderstorms. A cold front will move through the
region on Saturday for cooler temperatures and more showers. Another
warming and drying trend begins on Sunday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny. A slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the late afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1...except 2 after 3 pm.
Max temperature.....75.
Min humidity........36 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 4 to 7 mph. Gusty and erratic winds
                    possible near thunderstorms in the late afternoon.
Mixing height.......Near surface in the morning...becoming 5000 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast 7 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    in the evening, then chance of showers overnight.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................3 before 10 pm then 1.
Min temperature.....60.
Max humidity........60 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 3 to 7 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL in the evening...becoming near
                    surface overnight.
Transport winds.....West 3 to 7 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
CWR.................5 percent.
LAL.................2.
Max temperature.....73.
Min humidity........47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......700 ft AGL in the morning increasing to 5500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
Forecaster...MF
Requested by...Dusty Ensminger
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1810561.0/OTX


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