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FNUS76 KOTX 311240
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SPOT FORECAST FOR DUNCAN...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
540 AM PDT SUN AUG 31 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2040 PDT ON AUGUST 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

BROAD NORTHWEST FLOW WILL RESULT IN WINDS PICKING UP ON THE FIRE
EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH MONDAY. A SLIGHT WARMING AND
DRYING TREND TO NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS IS EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY AS
WELL. THE NEXT COLD FRONT PASSAGE WILL PUSH THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON WITH STRONGER AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS OVER THE FIRE.
A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE FRONT...BUT
WETTING RAINS ARE UNLIKELY. A BRIEF COOL DOWN WILL TAKE PLACE WITH
FRONTAL PASSAGE...BUT A REBOUND TO ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES IS
ANTICIPATED FOR LATE IN THE WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....RIDGE TOP...58.
                    VALLEY BOTTOM...65.
MIN HUMIDITY........RIDGE TOP...42 PERCENT.
                    VALLEY BOTTOM...36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS
                    GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL AFTER 1100.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 9 TO 13 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. RIDGE TOP WINDS
                    GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING NEAR SURFACE AFTER 2200.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.LABOR DAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....RIDGE TOP...64.
                    VALLEY BOTTOM...72.
MIN HUMIDITY........RIDGE TOP...37 PERCENT.
                    VALLEY BOTTOM...31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    NEAR RIDGE TOPS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......BECOMING 5000 FT AGL AFTER 1100.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...SVH
REQUESTED BY...AARON ROWE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140830.DUNCA.01/OTX




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