631  
FNUS76 KOTX 162356  
FWSOTX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCK CUT - RX...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA  
456 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 PDT ON APRIL 17.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP THE AREA DRY AND WARM THROUGH  
EARLY SUNDAY. HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN LOW FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.  
CLOUDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY AS A ROBUST COLD FRONT  
APPROACHES. THE FRONT WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR A GUSTY WINDS  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SHOWERS WILL LIKELY STAY OFF TO YOUR  
EAST. TEMPERATURES BEHIND THE FRONT WILL COOL AROUND 10 DEGREES  
FOR MONDAY.  
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL OR LESS THROUGH 1000 PDT  
INCREASING TO 3500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 4 TO 7 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45.  
MAX HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO NEAR  
SURFACE BY 2000 PDT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 2 TO 4 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDS INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING NORTH 8 TO 12  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH AFTER 1200 PDT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL OR LESS THROUGH 1000 PDT  
INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
MONDAY
 
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. EAST WINDS  
3 TO 11 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 60 TO 65. EAST WINDS  
UP TO 3 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S.  
NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
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REQUESTED BY...BEN CHU  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
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.DELDT 04/16/21  
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