Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MEADOW...YNP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
602 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1700 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER TROUGH CURRENTLY OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST
WILL MOVE INLAND THURSDAY AND REMAIN OVER THE STATE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES WILL BE CONSIDERABLY COOLER DURING THE NEXT
FEW DAYS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THAT COULD BE ACCOMPANIED
BY LIGHTNING. HUMIDITIES WILL BE HIGHER OVER THE FIRE THURSDAY WITH
LITTLE CHANGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-56 BASE           41-46 TOP
MAX HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT BASE   65-70 PERCENT TOP
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 1900 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH BY 2030 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10-17 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS. ANY SHOWER MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY
                    LIGHTNING IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-66 BASE           50-55 TOP
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT BASE   40-45 PERCENT TOP
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH
                    BY 1100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 10-17 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43 BASE           33-38 TOP
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT (BASE AND TOP)
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1900 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 2-3 MPH BY 2030 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 5-8 MPH SHIFTING TO EAST 4-7 MPH BY
                    2100 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS. ANY SHOWER MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY
                    LIGHTNING IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69 BASE           54-59 TOP
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT BASE   37-42 PERCENT TOP
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST 3-5 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 8 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DURFEE
REQUESTED BY...MEREDITH WENDT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140917.MEADO.01/HNX


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