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SPOT FORECAST FOR RIDGE...ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
234 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2307 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT THROUGH 8 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...THERE WILL CONTINUE TO BE SOME MID LEVEL MOISTURE
LINGERING AROUND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS TODAY. THE
COMBINATION OF THE MID LEVEL MOISTURE AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE
WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL OF FLASH FLOODING AS STORMS WILL BE
SLOW MOVING DUE TO WEAK STEERING WINDS. THUNDERSTORMS COULD LAST
INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. BY THURSDAY A DEEP UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH WILL BEGIN TO SWING TOWARDS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ALLOWING
FOR COOLER AND DRIER CONDITIONS INTO THIS WEEKEND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......
 RIDGETOP...........LIGHT AND VARIABLE 3 TO 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. EXCEPT GUSTY AND
                    ERATIC WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH THROUGH THE
                    AFTERNOON...EXCEPT GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS 13 TO
                    18 MPH EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS COULD DEVELOP AS EARLY
                    AS 1100 HOURS. WEAK WINDS ALOFT WILL ALLOW FOR
                    THE POTENTIAL OF FLASH FLOODING.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......
 RIDGETOP...........LIGHT AND VARIABLE EARLY...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 6 TO
                    12 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 3 TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS 12 TO 15 MPH EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...KAPLAN/DB
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS FRY TYPE OF
REQUEST...WILDFIRE .TAG 20140916.RIDGE.01/LOX





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