Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COFFEE DIV M...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
432 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1525 PDT ON AUGUST 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN EUREKA AT (707) 443-6484.

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE NOSING IN FROM THE SOUTH THIS EVENING WILL MAINTAIN
GENERALLY TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS AT THE COFFEE DIV M SITE INTO THE
EARLY EVENING. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DRIFT WESTWARD
OVERNIGHT CAUSING WINDS TO VEER TO THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH...BUT
REMAINING LIGHT. DEPENDING HOW FAR THIS LOW DRIFTS TO THE WEST...
AN EASTERLY WIND MAY DEVELOP LATE IN THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
THIS COULD CAUSE GUSTY EASTERLY CONDITIONS DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BEING AS EASTERLIES ON SATURDAY THEN
VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST AND WEST BY AFTERNOON...SIMILAR TO FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. APART FROM VARIABLE WINDS...TEMPS AND HUMIDITIES WILL
REMAIN SIMILAR TO THE LAST FEW DAYS. EASTERLY FLOW COULD DROP RH
VALUES LOWER WITH INTRUDING DRY AIR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AROUND 7 MPH VEERING TO THE
                    NORTH OVERNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH VEERING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF GUSTY NORTHEAST
                    WINDS POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-700 FT AGL EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST AROUND 18 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH BECOMING NORTH
                    OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. WINDS BECOMING LIGHT IN EVENING
                    WITH LOCALLY GUSTY UPSLOPE WINDS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH
                    IN THE LATER AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...GARCIA
REQUESTED BY...JIM YACOUB
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140822.COFFE.02/EKA




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