Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR ELK FORAGE...USFS GIFFORD PINCHOT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
206 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 PDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN SEATTLE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL PRODUCE
DRY WEATHER TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION MONDAY FOR
COOLER TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING CLOUDS THROUGH THE DAY.
SHOWERS WILL INCREASE MONDAY EVENING AS THE FRONT MOVES INLAND.
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY AS THE
UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVES OVERHEAD.

 FORECAST FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEED (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE 10
 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WINDS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
CWR.................0.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST 4 TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL LATE
                    THIS AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.

$$
FORECASTER...MICHALSKI
REQUESTED BY...JARED SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150503.ELKFO.01/SEW





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