Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GRANITE CITY...SPOKANE TRIBE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1152 AM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1230 PDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...


A COLD UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE CENTER WILL SETTLE OVER THE
REGION DELIVERING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON
SHOWERS THROUGH SATURDAY.  A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY
RESULTING IN A STRONG WARMING AND DRYING TREND.  TEMPERATURES
WILL BE WARMING WELL ABOVE NORMAL BY TUESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 9 TO 13 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL...BECOMING 900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 4 TO 9 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...SB
REQUESTED BY...KEVIN RITZER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150424.GRANI.01/OTX


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