Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for EMPIRE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
National Weather Service Hanford CA
827 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on August 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A weak trough of low pressure will remain over the burn area through
the weekend resulting in a daily threat of mainly afternoon showers
or thunderstorms. Winds will be mainly terrain driven; however, if
any thunderstorms develop winds will be erratic and gusty.
Temperatures and humidity will show little day to day change with
very good overnight humidity recoveries.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Light and variable winds until 1000 PDT,
                    becoming upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 10 mph in the
                    afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northeast 3-5 mph in the morning, becoming
                    northwest 5-8 mph by the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Less than 500 ft AGL in the morning,
                    rising to 3000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....East around 4 mph in the morning, becoming
                    northwest around 6 mph by the afternoon.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph until 1900 PDT
                    becoming light and variable overnight.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 5-8 mph in the evening, becoming
                    northeast 3-5 mph overnight.
Mixing height.......Less than 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 6 mph in the evening,
                    turning east around 4 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Light and variable until 0900 PDT, becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by the afternoon.
                    Gusts to around 10 mph in the afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East to northeast 3-5 mph in the morning,
                    becoming northwest 5-8 mph by the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Less than 500 ft AGL in the morning,
                    rising to 5000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....East around 4 mph in the morning, becoming
                    northwest around 7 mph by the afternoon.
LAL.................2.

$$
Forecaster...OCHS
Requested by...JASPER PEACH
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714448.1/HNX



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