Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Diaz...USFS - INF
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
943 PM PDT Tue Jun 27 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on June 28.

If conditions become unrepresentative...or if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast...please contact our office at
(702) 263-9750.

.DISCUSSION...The southern Sierra Nevada will lie under a dry
west-northwest flow through Thursday as an area of low
pressure moves through the Pacific Northwest/Northern Rockies.
Expect little variation in temperatures and relative humidity values
during the forecast period. Locally higher wind gusts
are possible near canyon opening tonight with wind becoming
more orientated down the Owens Valley Wednesday night and Thursday.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature:
    5000 feet.....89-93.
    8000 feet.....69-72.
Min humidity:
    5000 feet.....6-11 percent.
    8000 feet.....9-14 percent.
Winds:
  20 ft wind:
    5000 feet.....Downvalley 7-12 mph early, becoming upvalley 5-10 mph late morning
                  through the afternoon.
    8000 feet.....Downvalley 7-12 mph early, becoming upvalley 5-10 mph late morning
                  through the afternoon.
  10000 ft wind...West 3 to 8 mph shifting to the south in the
                  afternoon.
CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL increasing to 7000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Light winds.
Haines Index........5.
Ventilation.........Good to excellent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature:
    5000 feet.....63-68.
    8000 feet.....42-47.
Max humidity:
    5000 feet.....25-35 percent.
    8000 feet.....35-45 percent.
Winds:
  20 ft wind:
    5000 feet.....Northwest 8-13 mph.
    8000 feet.....West-northwest 7-12 mph.
  10000 ft wind...Northeast around 3 mph shifting to the north 5
                  to 10 mph by late evening.
CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL decreasing to 2000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
Haines Index........5.
Ventilation.........Fair.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature:
    5000 feet.....89-93.
    8000 feet.....69-72.
Min humidity:
    5000 feet.....8-13 percent.
    8000 feet.....17-22 percent.
Winds:
  20 ft wind:
    5000 feet.....Northwest 5-10 mph early becoming northeast-east 8-13 mph.
    8000 feet.....Northwest 5-10 mph early becoming northeast-east 10-15 mph.
  10000 ft wind...Northwest 5 to 10 mph becoming east 5-10 mph in the afternoon.
CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL increasing to 7000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Light winds.
Haines Index........4.
Ventilation.........Fair to good.

$$
Forecaster...Pierce
Requested by...Jasper Peach FEMO
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1711395.7/VEF
.EMAIL jasper_peach@nps.gov


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