088  
FNUS76 KSEW 211605  
FWSSEW  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR RANGER CREEK...UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
905 AM PDT THU OCT 21 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PDT ON OCTOBER 21.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (206) 526-6095, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
BREEZY WINDS THROUGH THE DAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING  
FRONT. RAIN LIKELY BEGINS ACROSS THE SPOT LOCATION LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL GUSTY INTO  
THE DAY FRIDAY WITH ADDITIONAL RAIN CONTINUING.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.05 TO 0.10 INCHES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN  
CWR.................85 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 15 MPH WITH G SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST 7 TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.35 TO 0.50 INCHES.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.  
CWR.................32 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.  
MIN HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.12 INCHES.  
 

 
FORECASTER...CULLEN  
REQUESTED BY...JOHN KEARNEY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2119881.0/SEW  
.DELDT 10/21/21  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL JOHN.KEARNEY@USDA.GOV  
 
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