833  
FNUS76 KOTX 272114  
FWSOTX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR PETRIFIED CANYON...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA  
214 PM PDT SUN MAY 27 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1400 PDT ON MAY 27.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WARM TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR TODAY AND MONDAY. TODAY'S  
WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND OUT OF A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION.  
WINDS THIS EVENING WILL BLOW FROM THE NORTHWEST, BUT THE WINDS  
DOWN IN THE COULEE WILL BE A BIT SHELTERED.  
BY MONDAY, THE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN A BIT AND SHOULD  
REMAIN FROM THE NORTHWEST ALL DAY.  
THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE TUESDAY AS A WEAK COLD  
FRONT MOVES INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. THIS FRONT WILL BRING  
COOLER TEMPERATURES, INCREASED CLOUDS, AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
AT THIS TIME, WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS ARE NOT EXPECTED. THE  
COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH MOST OF THE  
WEEK.  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH UP-COULEE 5 TO 7 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.  
MAX HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING,  
DECREASING TO 3 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NEAR  
SURFACE OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 11 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
   
MEMORIAL DAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 4000 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
 

 
FORECASTER...RM  
REQUESTED BY...CWICC  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1810709.0/OTX  
 
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