Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for BUTTE...U.S. FOREST SERVICE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
404 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0700 PDT on August 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A weak area of low pressure will remain anchored off the southern
California coast through Wednesday and bring a threat of thunderstorms
to the burn area each afternoon and evening. Light slope and terrain
winds can be expected through the period with little diurnal change
in temperatures and humidities. A slightly drier, warmer and more
stable air mass will move into the district Thursday and continue
through Saturday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........24-30 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest winds up to 3 mph in the early
                    morning increasing to southwest 3-7 mph by
                    afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 3-6 mph.
Mixing height.......100 ft AGL in the morning increasing to 5800 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 3 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northeast winds 3-7 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northeast 3-6 mph.
Mixing height.......300-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 4 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........22-28 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....North winds 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the northwest by afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 3-6 mph.
Mixing height.......100 ft AGL in the morning increasing to 5300 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 4 mph.

$$
Forecaster...BARLOW
Requested by...BURT STALTER
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714570.3/HNX



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