Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NICKOWITZ...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
524 PM PDT SUN AUG 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1553 PDT ON AUGUST 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE EMBEDDED WITHIN A BROAD
TROUGH WILL BRING A SLIGHT WARMING TREND TO THE NICKOWITZ SITE FOR
MONDAY. HOWEVER...THE UPPER TROUGH WILL MAINTAIN ONSHORE FLOW
WHICH WILL HELP TO KEEP VALLEY HUMIDITY VALUES UP. DRY AIR ALOFT
WILL CAUSE RH TO FALL ALONG THE RIDGES DURING THE DAY AND BRING
POOR RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN TERRAIN
DRIVEN FOR MONDAY THEN BECOME LIGHT OFFSHORE ACROSS THE RIDGES
OVERNIGHT.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS. 20 TO 30 PERCENT
                    ALONG THE RIDGES.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300-4100 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 9 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WIND.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 10 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WIND.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$

FORECASTER...GARCIA
REQUESTED BY...STEVE SCHUMACHER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150830.NICKO.02/EKA



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