Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SAND...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
212 PM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1338 PDT ON JULY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...DANGEROUSLY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO
EASE ON SUNDAY AS A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES OVER THE
CALIFORNIA COAST...BRINGING A COOLING TREND TO THE AREA. THE
TROUGH WILL BRING A SHIFT TO ONSHORE FLOW...WITH GUSTY SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT BY LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. THE ONSHORE FLOW WILL BRING SLIGHTLY IMPROVED HUMIDITY
RECOVERIES TONIGHT...COMPARED TO THOSE SEEN FRIDAY NIGHT. MAXIMUM
HUMIDITIES BY SUNDAY MORNING MAY APPROACH 30 PERCENT. THE ONSHORE
WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY SUNDAY
EVENING. DAYTIME HIGHS NEAR THE SAND FIRE WILL DROP BY AROUND 10
DEGREES ON SUNDAY COMPARED TO SATURDAY.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 68-72.
RH..................MAX 20-30 PERCENT...HIGHEST JUST BEFORE
                    DAWN.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
                    TO 20 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING SOUTH
                    3-6 MPH BY LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                    TO 10 MPH LATE.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 95-100.
RH..................MIN 14-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
                    8-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH BY THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 8 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS T0 25 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 65-68.
RH..................MAX 25-35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                    TO 23 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH
                    4 TO 6 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTS UP TO
                    25 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING...DECREASING TO 6 TO 12
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.

$$
FORECASTER...SMITH
REQUESTED BY...JIM HARRIS FBAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160723.SAND_.01/LOX


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