858  
FNUS75 KPIH 141508  
FWSPIH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR POCATELLO EAST BENCH FUELS REDUCTION...POCATELLO FIRE DEPARTMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID  
808 AM MST WED FEB 14 2024  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MST ON FEBRUARY 14.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (208) 232-9357, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A LARGE MOIST AND WARM PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL  
BEGIN TO AFFECT THE BURN SITE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOW  
LEVELS WILL LIKELY BE ABOVE 5 THOUSAND FEET AND WILL LIKELY SEE A  
MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW AT THE SITE. EXPECT WETTING RAINS BOTH  
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY WITH 20 TO 25 MPH WIND GUSTS EXPECTED LATER  
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................5 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.  
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 21 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........4100-5000 FT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING,  
THEN RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT.  
CWR.................32 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 23  
MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.11 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........5100-5300 FT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING,  
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................67 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.  
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 23 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.15 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........4900-5100 FT.  
 

 
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REQUESTED BY...NICK CHRISTENSEN  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
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