Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST for Eureka Fire...US Forest Service
National Weather Service SACRAMENTO CA
943 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 PDT on October 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Storm moves into the region this afternoon for the burn site into Friday
with wetting rain, cooler temperatures, and gusty winds. Ridgetop
winds ahead of the incoming storm will create brief periods of elevated
fire weather conditions before the rain begins. Isolated areas of heavier
precipitation could cause ash and floatable debris movement at the burn site.
Warm and dry weather returns over the weekend.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy
                    with a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 14 to 20 mph with gusts between 30
                    and 40 mph after 1400 hours.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......800-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
CWR.................1 percent.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Rain likely in the evening, then snow after
                    midnight for elevations above 5000 feet. Total
                    precipitation between 0.50" and 1.0" overnight.
                    Total snow accumulations between 3 and 6 inches.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Windy. Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with local
                    gusts up to 55 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
Mixing height.......1400-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
CWR.................83 percent.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with local gusts
                    up to 30 mph.
 Ridgetop...........West 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 4200-4700 ft AGL late in the morning.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
CWR.................7 percent.
LAL.................1.

$$

Forecaster...MK
Requested by...Donald Fregulia
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716160.21/STO
.EMAIL dfregulia@fs.fed.us


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