Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Spot Forecast for Inchelium Complex, Kewa Fields...NW IMT #7
National Weather Service Spokane WA
355 PM PDT Tue Sep 22 2020

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 0600 PDT on September 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

The area is expected to be fairly quiet tonight with increasing
clouds. An incoming cold front is expected gradually increase the
winds through the day on Wednesday and bring rainshowers to the
area. Rain amounts for Wednesday and Thursday expected to be 0.25"
to 0.5" with the a few tenths falling around midnight to 6 AM
Thursday. Afternoon convection on Thursday has a weak chance of
thunderstorms. Breezy conditions expected Wednesday into Thursday.


.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
                    morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
Min humidity........40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Ridge: South winds 8 to 14 mph with afternoon
                    gusts near 24 mph.
                    Valley: South winds 4 to 7 becoming 6 to 10 mph
                    in the afternoon with gusts around 20 MPH
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL in the morning increasing to 5000
                    ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers.
CWR.................99 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........92 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Ridge: South winds 7 to 12 mph gusts near 20 mph.
                    Valley: South winds 6 to 10 with gusts near 15
                    mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL in the evening decreasing to 1000
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 13 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Rain showers likely through the
                    day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
CWR.................5 percent.
LAL.................2.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........44 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Ridge: South winds 10 to 15 mph becoming 12 to
                    18 mph in the afternoon with gusts near 25 mph.
                    Valley: South winds 4 to 8 becoming 7 to 12 mph
                    in the afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.
                    Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL in the morning increasing to 8000
                    ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...JCLEV
Requested by...Barry Kleckler FBAN
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 2012802.3/OTX
.DELDT 09/22/20
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL barry_kleckler@firenet.gov


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