Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ELK...CAL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
513 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1637 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL SHIFT EAST
TONIGHT, WITH WEAKER WINDS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES WILL
GRADUALLY WARM UP AS HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS. AFTER THIS EVENING,
WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN. MODERATE HUMIDITY
LEVELS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE EVENING HOURS BEFORE DROPPING
OVERNIGHT AND DURING THE DAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........INCREASING TO 58-63 PERCENT THIS EVENING, THEN
                    LOWERING TO 30-35 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTH 2 TO 5 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING BECOMING NORTH 3 TO 6 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL
                    BY LATE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH 2 TO 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    UP TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    UP TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LESS THAN 500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    UP TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........INCREASING TO 50-55 PERCENT THIS EVENING, THEN
                    LOWERING TO 20-25 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH BECOMING NORTH 2 TO 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH BECOMING NORTH 2 TO 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL DECREASING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL
                    BY LATE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH 2 TO 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...TD
REQUESTED BY...JON LOVIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150904.ELK__.01/STO


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