Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST for American Valley Handpiles...PLUMAS NF
National Weather Service SACRAMENTO CA
933 AM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 PDT on March 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure builds over the burn site today with dry and warm
weather. High pressure begins to weaken on Wednesday, though dry
and even warmer weather is expected during the day. Expect
increasing clouds in the afternoon and the potential for some light
rain starting in the evening as a low pressure system passes by.
There is the possibility of some wetting rain Thursday.

.TODAY...

Max temperature.....56-59.
Min humidity........32-35 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......North winds 2 to 3 mph shifting to the northeast 4
                    to 7 mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........East 4 to 9 mph becoming northeast 6 to 11 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 3500-4500 ft AGL late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Min temperature.....29-32.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northeast winds 2 to 5 mph.
 Ridgetop...........East winds 2 to 5 mph.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL decreasing to 100-400 ft AGL early
                    in the evening.
Transport winds.....Light winds.

$$
Forecaster...EK
Requested by...Nick Bunch
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705370.0/STO
.EMAIL nbunch@fs.fed.us


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