Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHIMNEY CREEK...BUREAU OF LNAD MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1008 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 PST ON JANUARY 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SKIES WILL BE MAINLY CLEAR UNDER HIGH PRESSURE TUESDAY. A SERIES
OF PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL AFFECT THE DISTRICT BEGINNING
WEDNESDAY WITH 3 STORMS MOVING INTO CALIFORNIA THROUGH MONDAY OF
NEXT WEEK. RAIN WILL BEGIN OVER THE FIRE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL BEGIN AROUND 8000
FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING, BUT WILL LOWER TO NEAR 5000 FEET BY EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH 3-6 MPH SHIFTING TO EAST 3-5 MPH AFTER
                    1200 PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 4-9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO NEAR 2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 3-6 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST TO NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO NEAR 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........INCREASING CLOUDS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-46 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 4-9 MPH AFTER 1100 PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 8-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH AFTER
                    1400 PST.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO NEAR 2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN LIKELY. SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO NEAR 5000
                    FEET BY DAYBREAK.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 10-17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 TO 2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 7-15 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...BEAN
REQUESTED BY...JOHN MORENO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700392.0/HNX



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