347  
FNUS76 KOTX 181737  
FWSOTX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR CCC...IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF LANDS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA  
1037 AM PDT SUN AUG 18 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1000 PDT ON AUGUST 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
EXPECT SUN-FILLED SKIES AND CONTINUED LIGHT WEST WINDS THROUGH  
THE DAY. BY MONDAY THE FIRE WILL BEGIN TO EXPERIENCE A WARMING AND  
DRYING TREND WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. BY  
LATE WEDNESDAY A MAINLY DRY COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH  
THE FIRE RESULTING IN VERY WARM, DRY, AND BREEZY CONDITIONS. THE  
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PASS OVER THE FIRE WEDNESDAY EVENING WITH  
LITTLE THREAT OF A WETTING RAIN (LESS THAN 10 PERCENT).  
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS SHOULD BE WELL UNDER 0.10 INCHES.  
COOLER AND BREEZY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
10 MPH AT THE RIDGETOP.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 1 TO 4 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...FX  
REQUESTED BY...TYLER GROTH  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1913993.0/OTX  
.DELDT 08/18/19  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL IDCDC@FIRENET.GOV  
 
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