Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for EMPIRE FIRE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
National Weather Service Hanford CA
851 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0700 PDT on October 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will push through the region Thursday night and Friday.
This cold front will bring much cooler temperatures, a slight chance
of light precipitation and increased winds at the fire by late
Thursday. Until then, will see mostly clear and dry skies along with
terrain driven winds.


.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........24-28 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....East 1-3 mph in the early morning, increasing to
                    southwest 4-8 mph by 1100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...West 6-10 mph.
Mixing height.......400 feet AGL in the morning increasing to
                    3500 feet AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....34-37.
Max humidity........87-90 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest winds 4-9 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest to West 9-15 mph.
Mixing height.......Lowering to near 900 feet AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....48-51.
Min humidity........42-45 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest to West 7-11 mph with gusts to
                    16 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest to West 11-17 mph with gusts to
                    24 mph.
Mixing height.......Rising to near 2800 feet AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.


Forecaster...MOLINA

$$

Requested by...RUSSELL MITCHELL
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1717441.1/HNX



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