Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SADDLE...USDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
926 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2018 PDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION
FOR THE NEXT WEEK BRINGING MOSTLY DRY AND HOT CONDITIONS. MOISTURE
WILL INCREASE LATE THIS WEEK INTO THIS WEEKEND AS SOUTHERLY FLOW
DEVELOPS WITH AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST. THE
MOISTURE WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS TO
THE SADDLE FIRE BEGINNING ON FRIDAY...HOWEVER THE BEST CHANCES FOR
STORMS WILL REMAIN JUST EAST OF THE AREA. ALSO...OVERNIGHT RH
RECOVERIES WILL IMPROVE WITH THE INCREASING MOISTURE.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 96.
MIN HUMIDITY........13 TO 18 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING UPSLOPE
                    3 TO 6 MPH IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST
                    7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING UPSLOPE
                    3 TO 6 MPH IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MAX HUMIDITY........40 TO 45 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING LIGHT DOWNSLOPE
                    OVERNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH BECOMING EAST 3 TO 7 MPH BY
                    MIDNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING LIGHT DOWNSLOPE
                    OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 TO 20 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING UPSLOPE
                    3 TO 5 MPH IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST
                    7 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING UPSLOPE
                    3 TO 6 MPH IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...AYLWARD
REQUESTED BY...FOREST SERVICE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150729.SADDL.01/EKA



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