Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PORTUGUESE...CA-CDF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
1012 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0926 PDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BRING ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND MOISTURE
INTO THE AREA. THIS WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME ISOLATED SHOWERS
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE FIRE AREA THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON TODAY.
THIS WILL SHIFT EASTWARD TO THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS LATER TODAY AND
WILL AGAIN BE FOCUSED OVER THE HIGHER SIERRA ON THURSDAY, WITH DRY
WEATHER EXPECTED FOR THE FIRE AREA. LIGHT WINDS EARLY

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE LATE IN THE MORNING INTO
                    THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....VARIABLE WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   RIDGETOP.........EAST 1 TO 4 BECOMING WEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    LATE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 BECOMING 1 BY LATE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 3 TO 6 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    2 TO 4 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   RIDGETOP.........SOUTH 5 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR GROUND LEVEL EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH BECOMING EAST 1 TO 3 OVERNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....EAST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    4 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   RIDGETOP.........EAST WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR GROUND LEVEL INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 2 TO 5 MPH.


FORECASTER...EK
REQUESTED BY...BC CHRIS PAULUS
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140730.PORTU.01/STO

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