Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOWARD MILL UNIT 4...MENDOCINO NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1118 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 PST ON MARCH 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST
INTO THIS COMING WEEKEND. DRY CONDITIONS AND TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
CAN BE EXPECTED AROUND THE BURN AREA.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PERIODS OF HIGH CLOUDS...OTHERWISE SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 TO 38 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WIND 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING UPSLOPE OR WEST 3 TO 6
                    WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH AFTER 1400 PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 MPH AFTER SUNSET.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 1 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........67 TO 77 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE OR NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-200 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 60
MIN HUMIDITY........28 TO 32 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE OR WEST 2 TO 5 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 3 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...JEFF TONKIN
REQUESTED BY...HINDA DARNER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150303.HOWAR.01/EKA



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