Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GREY...USFS SEQUOIA NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1024 PM PDT FRI JUL 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0703 PDT ON JULY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL CHANNEL MID LEVEL MOISTURE
NORTHWARD OVER THE FIRE THIS WEEKEND. THERE WILL BE ENOUGH MOISTURE
AVAILABLE FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IN THE VICINITY OF THE FIRE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS BOTH DAYS. WINDS WILL
GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN BUT WILL BECOME GUSTY AND
ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS.


.INDEPENDENCE DAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY TO PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE
                    OF A THUNDERSTORM AFTER 1400 PDT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 0930 PDT BECOMING
                    UPSLOPE 4-7 MPH BY 1100 PDT. GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH 13-18 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF AN
                    EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 2-3 MPH BY 2130 PDT. GUSTS TO 20 MPH
                    POSSIBLE IN THE EARLY EVENING.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 7-12 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST 6-10 MPH
                    BY 2200 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AROUND 7 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF AN
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 2-3 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 0930 PDT BECOMING
                    UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH 8-15 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    6-12 MPH BY 1300 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DURFEE

REQUESTED BY...ROBERT BENIK IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150703.GREY_.01/HNX


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