Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Bars...FOREST SERVICE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1008 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 PDT on October 18.

If conditions become unrepresentative...or if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast...please contact our office at
(702) 263-9750.

.DISCUSSION...Fairly quite conditions will continue through mid-
day Thursday. Beginning Thursday afternoon, stronger west winds
will begin to develop along the eastern slopes of the Sierra.
There is a small chance that downslope winds in excess of 40 mph
could impact the fire location between late Thursday afternoon and
Friday morning. A strong cold front will result in a wind shift to
the north on Friday morning (likely between 8am and 12am) with
gusty north winds through the remainder of Friday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly Cloudy.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........16-18 percent.
Winds:
  20 ft wind........Southeast 10 to 15 mph, with occasional
                    gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
  10000 ft wind.....Southwest around 3 to 8 mph.
CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
Haines Index........3.
Ventilation.........Good.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........46-51 percent.
Winds:
  20 ft wind........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
  10000 ft wind.....South 3 to 9 mph.
CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL decreasing to 1000 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Light winds.
Haines Index........4.
Ventilation.........Poor to fair.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........16-18 percent.
Winds:
  20 ft wind........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Becoming
                    west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph
                    in the late afternoon and evening.
  10000 ft wind.....Northwest around 3 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
CWR (>= 0.10 in)....0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
Haines Index........5.
Ventilation.........Fair to good.

$$
Forecaster...Wolcott
Requested by...Levi Ray
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1717477.0/VEF
.EMAIL pray@fs.fed.us



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