Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for PONDAROSA URBAN INTERFACE PROJECT...SEQUIA NATIONAL FOREST WERTERN DIVIDE RAGER
National Weather Service Hanford CA
952 PM PDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 PDT on May 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A ridge of high pressure will build over California and the burn
area this weekend. Expect a warming and drying trend under mainly
clear skies. Winds will be terrain dominated with normal slope and
valley winds prevailing. ***Note...I used a blend of the observations
from Peppermint RAWS and a mesonet weather station at Ponderosa.***

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope 3-6 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest 4-6 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to around 8000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 1-4 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East 4-7 mph.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to less than 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........15-20 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope 3-6 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest 4-6 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to around 10000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 12 mph.

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Forecaster...DUDLEY
Requested by...PONDAROSA RXB2 (T)
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1710090.1/HNX


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