Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FNUS76 KHNX 291537
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SPOT FORECAST FOR CROWN...SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
837 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0800 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL BRING A
COOLING TREND OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE REGION BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT WITH MUCH COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED HUMIDITY OVER THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT
WEEK. INCREASED WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE PASSING FRONTAL SYSTEM.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING WITH CUMULUS
                    BUILDUPS BY AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH AROUND 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH 2-5 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH
                    AFTER 1000 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 7500 FT AGL BY AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-78 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH AFTER 1900 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO AROUND 500 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 3 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WESTERLY 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 4-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 7-14 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 7500 FT AGL BY AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...BAGNALL
REQUESTED BY...SIERRA ECC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160929.CROWN.01/HNX


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