Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SWALE WEST...CA-KNP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1043 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1600 PDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SLIGHTLY WARMER AND MORE HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED
OVER THE FIRE AREA TODAY. ONSHORE WIND FLOW WILL BE ON THE INCREASE
OVER THE SIERRA THURSDAY NIGHT AS THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO
NORTH CALIFORNIA. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING MUCH COOLER AND WINDIER
CONDITIONS WITH PROBABLE WETTING RAIN FRIDAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 67-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 40-45 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 1-4 MPH EARLY IN THE EARLY
                    MORNING SHIFTING TO UPSLOPE 3-5 MPH BY 1000...
                    THEN INCREASING 4-8 MPH BY 1600.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 10 MPH

MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    2600-4000 FT AGL LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 2 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 9 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 80-86 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE WINDS 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BY 2100.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2800 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 100-700 FT AGL EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 2 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE EAST 2 TO 3 MPH IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL LOWERING
                    TO 6000 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 67-73 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 5-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 8-16 MPH BY 1600.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 15-20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2500 FT AGL EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 3500-5400 FT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

FORECASTER...VASQUEZ

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REQUESTED BY...BURN BOSS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140423.SWALE.01/HNX







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