Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CABIN...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
839 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1948 PDT ON JULY 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SOUTHEAST FLOW ALOFT WILL KEEP MONSOONAL MOISTURE
STREAMING INTO THE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING AND PROVIDE
A FAVORABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR THUNDERSTORMS. WETTING RAIN WILL
BE LIKELY WITH MOST THUNDERSTORMS HOWEVER GUSTY ERRATIC OUTFLOW
WINDS WILL STILL BE PREVALENT. THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE CONFINED TO AREAS EAST OF THE FIRE BY SUNDAY AND MONDAY
AS A DRIER SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT BECOMES ESTABLISHED.
HUMIDITIES WILL TREND LOWER AFTER SATURDAY WHILE TEMPERATURES TREND
DOWN SLIGHTLY. WINDS WILL BE MAINLY TERRAIN DRIVEN HOWEVER WITH ANY
APPROACH OF A THUNDERSTORM, SPEEDS MAY INCREASE QUICKLY WITH DIRECTION
BECOMING ERRATIC.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH 1100 THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1300. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
                    OF 0.40-0.50 INCHES POSSIBLE.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS 1-3 MPH THROUGH 0800 THEN
                    WIND BECOMING UPSLOPE 2-5 MPH AFTER 1000.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHEAST 12-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 9000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 18 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH 2100 THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY. RAINFALL AMOUNT UP TO 0.10 INCHES.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHEAST 10-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO AROUND 500 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING. CUMULUS BUILDUPS OVER
                    RIDGES TO THE EAST AFTER 1300.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS 1-3 MPH THROUGH 0800 THEN
                    WIND BECOMING UPSLOPE 2-5 MPH AFTER 1000.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 9000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DUDLEY
REQUESTED BY...BOB PATTON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150731.CABIN.02/HNX


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