Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for ELK PASTURE...USFWS
National Weather Service Hanford CA
912 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0600 PDT on October 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Gusty winds and much cooler temperatures will occur
in the wake of a cold front Friday. Winds will gradually diminish
over the burn site Friday night. Dry weather and light, terrain
driven winds can be expected Saturday through at least the middle
of next week as an upper level ridge of high pressure builds over
California.  A day to day warming trend will begin Saturday with
temperatures warming to well above normal by Tuesday.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....67-71.
Min humidity........34 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest 8-15 mph.  Gusts to 25 mph possible
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......rising to 6800 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 13 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-47.
Max humidity........94 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest winds 8-13 mph in the evening
                    decreasing to 5-8 mph toward daybreak.
Mixing height.......lowering to less than 300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 9 mph.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....69-73.
Min humidity........28 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest up to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......rising to about 4500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 9 mph.

$$
Forecaster...DURFEE
Requested by...PETER KELLY
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717569.0/HNX



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