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SPOT FORECAST FOR PRESTON FOX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
628 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 PDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A MID-LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES BY TODAY...BRINGING A
CHANCE SHOWERS. THE SHOWERS MAY BE IN THE FORM OF SNOW IF
THEY FALL EARLY ENOUGH IN THE DAY. OTHERWISE LOOK FOR
MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS. A WARM FRONT LIFTS IN
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY WITH A GOOD CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN...BEFORE
THE PRECIPITATION TURNS MORE SHOWERY THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH
COLD FRONT PASSAGE.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................15 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS
                    TO 17 MPH AFTER MIDDAY.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    4500 FT AGL BY 11 AM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 17 TO 21 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN RAIN OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.


.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    WEST-SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
                    WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...JC
REQUESTED BY...IAN MORGAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140423.PREST.01/OTX




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