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SPOT FORECAST FOR FOOTHILL...CNTY VTU
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
349 PM PDT MON SEP 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1521 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...A NORTHWEST FLOW PATTERN ALOFT WILL KEEP A NORTHERLY
SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT IN PLACE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE THAT THE HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT
COULD BE TOO HIGH. THE FORECAST KEEPS A CONSERVATIVE APPROACH WITH
RECOVERIES AROUND 65 PERCENT...BUT THERE IS A CHANCE THAT
SIGNIFICANT DRYING COULD TAKE PLACE AFTER MIDNIGHT...WITH
RECOVERIES REMAINING IN THE 40 PERCENT RANGE. AN OFFSHORE FLOW
PATTERN WITH GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE GREAT BASIN. CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP BETWEEN WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AND FRIDAY EVENING. A HOT AND DRY AIR MASS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........75-77 DEGREES COOLING TO 70-72 DEGREES BY
    SUNSET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82 DEGREES.
HUMIDITY............43-47 PERCENT MOISTENING TO 50-52 PERCENT
                    BY SUNSET.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
    TO 18 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
    TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-61 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH UNTIL 2000
    HOURS BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS 3
    TO 8 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST TO NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH UNTIL 2100
    HOURS...BECOMING NORTHEAST TO EAST 3 TO 8
    MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-39 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS UP TO 5 MPH UNTIL
    1100 HOURS...BECOMING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO
    12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 18 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS UP TO 5 MPH UNTIL
    1100 HOURS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 TO
    15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.


FORECASTER...HALL
REQUESTED BY...BARB GERINGER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140929.FOOTH.01/LOX

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