842  
FNUS76 KOTX 221216  
FWSOTX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LARO PILE BURNS...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA  
416 AM PST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 PST ON FEBRUARY 22.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TODAY AND FRIDAY,  
WITH DRIER WEATHER. WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT TODAY AND  
INCREASE JUST SLIGHTLY FRIDAY. A STRONGER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE  
INTO THE AREA SUNDAY, WITH INCREASING RAIN CHANCES AND STRONGER  
WINDS, WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY INTO  
SUNDAY NIGHT. MONDAY IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN BREEZY WITH RAIN AND  
SNOW CHANCES AS COLDER AIR COMES INTO THE REGION.  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.  
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH IN THE MORNING  
...BECOMING SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 2 TO 4 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WIND 1 TO 3 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR THE SURFACE.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH  
OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS AROUND 3 TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
 

 
FORECASTER...MSC  
REQUESTED BY...GEOFF HIBBS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2403812.3/OTX  
.DELDT 02/22/24  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL GEOFFREY_HIBBS@NPS.GOV  
 
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