Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FNUS76 KHNX 022222
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PINE FLAT 2...USFS SEQUOIA NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
322 PM PDT THU JUL 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1510 PDT ON JULY 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
MONSOONAL MOISTURE INTO THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED. A DRIER SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW
ALOFT WILL BECOME ESTABLISHED BY THE WEEKEND...KEEPING THE THREAT
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
SIERRA NEVADA. HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN MODERATELY HIGH THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT THEN TREND LOWER THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND TERRAIN
DRIVEN EXCEPT IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.


.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH 4-7 MPH UNTIL NOON PDT...THEN TURNING
                    NORTHWEST 7-12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO
                    6500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING...TURNING
                    WEST 8-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT...THEN
                    BECOMING LIGHT OVERNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 7-12 MPH UNTIL 2100 PDT...THEN
                    TURNING NORTH 4-7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN DECREASING
                    TO 500 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...OCHS
REQUESTED BY...STEVE MIRANDA IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150702.PINEF.01/HNX


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