Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GASQUET COMPLEX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
322 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1431 PDT ON AUGUST 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN APPROACHING SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL BRING
A VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...ALTHOUGH THE BEST CHANCES FOR
STORMS WILL LIKELY BE FARTHER TO THE EAST NEAR THE DEL NORTE
AND SISKIYOU COUNTY LINE. ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE LITTLE...IF ANY...RAINFALL..BUT WINDS
COULD BECOME GUSTY AND ERRATIC AROUND THUNDERSTORMS.
OTHERWISE...WINDS SHOULD REMAIN GENERALLY LIGHT...WITH
WESTERLY ONSHORE LOW LEVEL FLOW DOMINATING THROUGH THE EVENING
BOTH TODAY AND TOMORROW...SWITCHING TO LIGHT OFFSHORE FLOW
DURING THE OVERNIGHT PERIODS. TERRAIN INFLUENCES WILL LIKELY
BE PROMINENT AS WELL...AS GENERAL WINDS WILL BE LIGHT FOR THE
NEXT TWO DAYS. WEAK RIDGING WILL BRING DRY CONDITIONS
AND A BRIEF WARM UP ON TOMORROW AND THURSDAY. THUNDERSTORM
POTENTIAL WILL RETURN THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AS A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PROPAGATES OVER CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LOW CLOUDS
                    AND FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE AT LOWEST ELEVATIONS LATE.
                    HAZE AND SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57 TO 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........70 TO 80 PERCENT RIDGES...87-97 PERCENT VALLEYS.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 3 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. LOW CLOUDS
                    AND FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE AT LOWEST ELEVATIONS EARLY.
                    HAZE AND SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72 TO 76 RIDGES...74 TO 80 VALLEYS.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 TO 45 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY...BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 TO 7
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTH 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST 7 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 9
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW CLOUDS AND FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE
                    AT LOWEST ELEVATIONS LATE.  HAZE AND SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57 TO 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........50 TO 60 PERCENT RIDGES...80 TO 90 PERCENT VALLEYS.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST 4 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 6 TO 10 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE EAST AT 9
                    TO 11 MPH OVERNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...CHARBONEAU
REQUESTED BY...BYRON KIMBALL
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.GASQU.01/EKA



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