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Suppression Forecast (FWS)

Issued by Elko, NV (LKN)

                            
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FNUS75 KLKN 110932
FWSLKN

Spot Forecast for National...Elko BLM District
National Weather Service Elko NV
232 AM PDT Sat Aug 11 2018

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 0300 PDT on August 11. 
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact National Weather Service Elko if you have questions or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...Very poor RH recovery is expected this morning with RHs in the teens until
sunrise, rising to near 20 to 25 percent. Today will be hot with very dry condtions. Afternoon
RHs will be in the single digits with a westerly breeze. Winds could gust to 20 mph later this
afternoon. 

.REST OF TONIGHT... 

Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze. 
Chc Wetting Rain....0%. 
LAL.................1. 
Min temperature.....57-62. 
Max humidity........13-17 percent rising to 20 to 25 percent
                    near sunrise.  
20-Foot Winds....... 
 Slope/valley.......Down-slope flow from the north and northeast 
                    3 to 6 mph. 
Mixing Height.......Weak inversion. 
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph. 
Haines Index........4. 


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Haze. 
Chc Wetting Rain....0%. 
LAL.................1. 
Max temperature.....91-96. 
Min humidity........4-9%. 
20-Foot Winds....... 
 Slope/valley.......Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph, becoming
                    generally from the west at 7 to 12 mph, with
                    gusts to 20 mph. 
Mixing Height.......13700 ft AGL. 
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph. 
Haines Index........6. 

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Haze. 
Chc Wetting Rain....0%. 
LAL.................1. 
Min temperature.....57-62. 
Max humidity........25-35%. 
20-Foot Winds....... 
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to 
                    around 15 mph in the evening becoming 
                    downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph. 
Mixing Height.......12600 ft AGL early in the morning. 
Transport Winds..... 
Haines Index........6. 

$$
Forecaster...Michael
Requested by...Mike Barry
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1814389.0/LKN
.DELDT 08/11/18
.EMAIL jbeinhauer@blm.gov