505  
FNUS76 KOTX 191226  
FWSOTX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR PROSPECT PILES...USFWS LITTLE PEND OREILLE NWR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA  
526 AM PDT SAT OCT 19 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON OCTOBER 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A MOIST LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS TO THE SOUTH OF THE BURN  
AREA TODAY. THE BURN AREA WILL BE UNDER THE NORTHERN FRINGE OF  
THE HEAVY PRECIPITATION SHIELD FROM THIS STORM. WETTING RAIN IS  
LIKELY TODAY POSSIBLY MIXED WITH WET SNOW THIS MORNING. RAIN WILL  
BECOME SHOWERY THIS EVENING AND TAPER OFF OVERNIGHT. SUNDAY WILL  
BEGIN AS A DRY BREAK PERIOD BUT ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN IS EXPECTED  
TO DEVELOP IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.  
CWR.................76 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43.  
MIN HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING  
TO THE EAST AROUND 3 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR THE SURFACE.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 4 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................15 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43.  
MIN HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR THE SURFACE IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO  
1600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...MF  
REQUESTED BY...JORDAN REEVES  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1917365.2/OTX  
.DELDT 10/19/19  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL JORDAN_REEVES@FWS.GOV  
 
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