Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Spot Forecast for Big Meadow...USFS Lake Tahoe Basin
National Weather Service Reno NV
540 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 PST on January 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

.DISCUSSION...

Snow and wind will decrease today as a winter storm exits and high
pressure builds across the area for Saturday. A weaker system will
bring some light snow Sunday and Monday with a stronger and wetter
storm for mid next week.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Scattered snow showers gradually tapering to
                     isolated snow showers. Otherwise mostly cloudy.
Temperature.........20 at ignition...Max 25-27.
RH..................75% at ignition...Min 64%.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest-west 14-18 mph with gusts 24-30 mph decreasing
                    to southwest 10-14 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....35% decreasing to 10% in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......1500-2000 ft agl increasing to 4800-5100 ft agl in the
                    afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 16-20 mph.
Ventilation.........Very good.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Temperature.........Min 17.
RH..................Max 94%.
20-Foot Winds.......West-northwest 7-12 mph shifting to the north
                     around 10 mph after midnight.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......1200-1500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North winds 10-14 mph.
Ventilation.........Marginal.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Max 27.
RH..................Min 60%.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest-north 6-12 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......1000-1200 ft agl increasing to 5000 ft agl in the
                    afternoon.
Transport Winds.....North winds around 10 mph.
Ventilation.........Marginal to good.

$$
Forecaster...MLF/Hohmann
Requested by...Dave Soldavini
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800593.0/REV
.EMAIL dsoldavini@fs.fed.us



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