Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SPRING...SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1023 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1647 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A SUBTLE COOLING TREND AND AN INCREASE IN RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL BE PRESENT OVER THE BURN SITE OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS REMAINS OVER THE
SITE, HOWEVER IT LOOKS LIKE THE BEST CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WILL BE TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE BURN.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1300 PDT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 2-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH BY 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH 5-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 12000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........52-60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 2-4 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 5-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1300 PDT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-24 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 2-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WEST 4-8 MPH BY 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 6-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 10500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 MPH.

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FORECASTER...RILEY
REQUESTED BY...SIERRA  ECC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160728.SPRIN.01/HNX


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