Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for EMPIRE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
National Weather Service Hanford CA
842 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on August 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A persistent area of low pressure will continue to impact the
burn area through at least Tuesday, resulting in a daily threat of
mainly afternoon and evening showers or thunderstorms. Winds will
generally remain terrain driven; however, if any thunderstorms
develop winds will be erratic and gusty. Temperatures and humidity
will show little day to day change with very good overnight
humidity recoveries.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon, mainly after
                    1430 PDT. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Light and variable until 0900 PDT, becoming
                    southeasterly 3-5 mph by the afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East up to 4 mph in the morning, becoming
                    west 4-6 mph by afternoon. Gusts to 10 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Less than 500 ft AGL in the morning rising to
                    3000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....East around 4 mph.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly
                    cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms until 1930 PDT.
                    Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southeasterly 3-6 mph until 1900 PDT,
                    becoming light overnight.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...West 4-6 mph in the evening,
                    becoming east up to 4 mph overnight.
Mixing height.......Falling to around 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 4 mph.
LAL.................2.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly
                    cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon,
                    mainly after 1430 PDT. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Light winds until 0900 PDT becoming
                    southeasterly 3-6 mph by afternoon.
                    Gusts to 10 mph in the afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East up to 4 mph in the morning,
                    becoming west 4-6 mph by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Less than 500 ft AGL in the morning
                    increasing to 4000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 3 mph.
LAL.................2.

$$
Forecaster...OCHS
Requested by...JASPER PEACH
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714448.3/HNX



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