Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Spot Forecast for North Cowhead Pile Burn...BLM
National Weather Service Reno NV
646 AM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 PST on February 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

.DISCUSSION...
Outside of isolated snow flurries this morning, dry conditions
with a gradual warming trend can be expected through the work
week. Weak inversions will limit mixing heights Wednesday and
Thursday. The weekend into early next week has been trending
wetter and windier with mountain snow and valley rain looking more
likely along with periods of strong and gusty winds.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Temperature.........19 at ignition...Max 33.
Humidity............80% at ignition...Min 64%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 5 to 10 with gusts to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 9000-9500 ft msl in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 14-15 mph.
Ventilation.........Poor this morning increasing to good.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Min 14.
Humidity............Max 95%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing height.......8500-9000 ft msl decreasing to 5000-5500 ft msl
                     by 9 pm.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
                     light.
Ventilation.........Good decreasing to poor overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Max 34.
Humidity............Min 57%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 6-7 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing height.......5000-5500 ft msl increasing to 7000-7500 ft msl
                     in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Light winds becoming northwest 8 to 12 mph in
                     the afternoon.
Ventilation.........Poor increasing to fair.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Max 40.
Humidity............Min 45%.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 4-6 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing height.......5000-5500 ft msl increasing to 7000-7500 ft msl
                     in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Light winds becoming northwest 8 to 14 mph in
                     the afternoon.
Ventilation.........Poor to fair.



$$
Forecaster...Johnson
Requested by...George Jolicoeur
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1701955.2/REV



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