Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NICOLLS...USFS SEQUOIA NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1150 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1050 PDT ON JULY 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
WESTWARD FROM THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THIS WEEKEND AND BRING WELL
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND SLIGHTLY LOWER HUMIDITIES TO THE FIRE.
THE RIDGE WILL RECENTER ITSELF OVER THE FOUR CORNERS REGION EARLY
NEXT WEEK AND ALLOW MONSOONAL MOISTURE TO MOVE NORTHWESTWARD OVER
THE REGION. ITS ARRIVAL COULD INITIATE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
VICINITY OF THE FIRE AS EARLY AS MONDAY MORNING WITH A CONTINUED
THREAT OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY THEREAFTER THROUGH
THURSDAY. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE TERRAIN DRIVEN BUT BECOME GUSTY
AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS NEXT WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-14 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 2-4 MPH BECOMING WEST 3-5 MPH
                    AFTER 1600 PDT WITH GUSTS UP TO 12 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5-9 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AT SIMILAR SPEEDS BY 1700 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO ABOUT 9000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST TO SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR THIS EVENING. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 59-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 44-49 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 3-6 MPH SHIFTING TO NORTHEAST
                    2-4 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-9 MPH BECOMING EAST 4-7 MPH BY
                    2300 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO LESS THAN 500 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. (ALTOCUMULUS)
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 93-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 8-12 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 2-4 MPH. GUSTS TO 12 MPH
                    POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST TO SOUTHEAST 7-12 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5-10
                    MPH BY 1600 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10,000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST TO SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.


FORECASTER...DURFEE

$$

REQUESTED BY...BIRKHOLZ FOR BRENT SKAGGS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140712.NICOL.01/HNX








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