Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR IRENE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
551 PM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1731 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OFF THE COAST WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD OVER THE
NEXT 24 HOURS. THIS WILL BRING ABOUT A PERIOD OF DRYING AND BREEZY
NORTHEAST WINDS AT THE WILDFIRE. PEAK WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING
THE MORNING HOURS. BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO
SATURDAY BEFORE DISSIPATING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST 4 TO 9 MPH AFTER 2AM.
   RIDGETOP.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER 2AM.
CWR.................20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL DECREASING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL
                    BY LATE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    MORNING.
   RIDGETOP.........EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LESS THAN 500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 6 TO 12 MPH.


FORECASTER...TGD
REQUESTED BY...JEFF SCHULTZ
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140918.IRENE.01/STO

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