Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COURTNEY...CAL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
302 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1340 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE REGION
WEDNESDAY BRINGING SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES TODAY AND ADDITIONAL
COOLING THURSDAY. AFTERNOON CUMULUS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER
THE SIERRA WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG THE SIERRA CREST WEDNESDAY. AS THE TROUGH MOVES INLAND THURSDAY
THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD OVER THE SIERRA AND COULD
COME CLOSE TO THE FIRE AREA THURSDAY AFTERNOON. BY FRIDAY...THE
THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE SIERRA.


.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AFTERNOON CUMULUS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-27 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST 1-3 MPH IN THE MORNING..BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT. GUSTS TO
                    12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO NEAR 11000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 3-6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT.
                    BECOMING EASTERLY 1-3 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 800 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 3 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR
                    THUNDERSTORM IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY 1000 PDT WITH
                    GUSTS TO 12 MPH. WINDS MAY BECOME STRONG AND GUSTY
                    IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO NEAR 9000 FEET.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...BEAN
REQUESTED BY...DAVE SHY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140916.COURT.02/HNX


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