Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for LION FIRE...USFS
National Weather Service Hanford CA
433 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on October 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A weak system will move away from Central California Wednesday,
bringing decreasing clouds,  and ending precipitation chances at
the fire. A cold front will push through the region Thursday night
and Friday, bringing much cooler temperatures, a slight chance of
light precipitation and increased winds at the fire on Friday.
This will be followed by mostly clear skies with a warming and
drying trend for the weekend.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....63-66.
Min humidity........23-26 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope/downcanyon 2-5 mph through 0900 then
                    upslope/upcanyon 3-6 mph after 1100.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest to west 3-7 mph.
Mixing height.......Rising to around 6000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South around 4 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....36-39.
Max humidity........55-59 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope/downcanyon 2-5 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...West 6-12 mph.
Mixing height.......Lowering below 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 6 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....60-63.
Min humidity........21-24 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....West 3-8 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...West to northwest 7-14 mph.
Mixing height.......Rising to around 4500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 11 mph.

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Forecaster...BAGNALL
Requested by...MIKE BROUGHTON
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716243.22/HNX



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