Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ELK...CAL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
1027 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2208 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IS MOVING THROUGH THE REGION AND WILL
INCREASE NORTHWEST FLOW OVER THE LOCATION DURING THE DAY. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE AFTERNOON TO EARLY EVENING HOURS.
THE FLOW WILL TURN NORTHERLY FRIDAY NIGHT BEHIND THE DRY
FRONTAL PASSAGE.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 5 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1700 FT AGL EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 6
                    TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 10 TO 22 MPH...STRONGEST WINDS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000-5900 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH BY MIDNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTH 20 MPH...DECEASING TO 10 MPH BY
                    MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-2100 FT AGL EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...RB
REQUESTED BY...JON LOVIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150903.ELK__.01/STO


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