Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NICKOWITZ...USFS, ORLEANS R.D.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
704 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1810 PDT ON AUGUST 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...WINDS SHOULD REMAIN GENERALLY LIGHT AND TERRAIN
DRIVEN TONIGHT...WITH NORTHWESTERLY ONSHORE AND UPVALLEY WINDS
SWITCHING TO VERY LIGHT DOWNVALLEY WINDS OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. CONDITIONS
TOMORROW AFTERNOON WILL BE SIMILAR...WITH A DEEP MARINE INFLUENCE TO
AROUND 3000 TO 3500 FEET AND LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING.
TEMPERATURES MAY ALSO BE A COUPLE DEGREES WARMER ABOVE THE MARINE
LAYER AS WELL...WITH PERHAPS SLIGHTLY LOWER HUMIDITY VALUES.
OFFSHORE WINDS WILL RETURN TOMORROW NIGHT WITH SLIGHTLY
STRONGER WIND SPEEDS ALONG EXPOSED RIDGES...AND ALSO LIKELY
RESULTING IN MODERATE TO POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES. 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.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57 T0 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........70 TO 80 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    LIGHT WIND.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTH 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400-1500 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 5 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  HAZE AND SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74 TO 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 TO 45 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 6 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 5 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 4 TO 7 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. HAZE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........45 TO 50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    EAST AT 5 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 6 TO 9 MPH...BECOMING EAST 9 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-1500 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 9 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    EAST AT 6 TO 9 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

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FORECASTER...CHARBONEAU
REQUESTED BY...ZACK TAYLOR
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.NICKO.01/EKA



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