Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SAND...SOCALIMT3
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
740 PM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1854 PDT ON JULY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT SUNDAY...

.DISCUSSION...A COOLING TREND IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY AS A WEAK
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES OVER THE CALIFORNIA COAST. THE TROUGH
WILL BRING ONSHORE FLOW TO THE SAND FIRE AREA...ALONG WITH A
GRADUAL RISE IN HUMIDITIES DUE TO A WEAK INFLUX OF MARINE LAYER
MOISTURE. MINIMUM HUMIDITIES BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO
BE IN THE MID TO UPPER TEENS. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE IN THE AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING HOURS WITH PEAK
GUSTS BETWEEN 30 TO 35 MPH. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME LIGHT
BY LATE SUNDAY EVENING. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES SUNDAY NIGHT ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPROVE...WITH HUMIDITY RISING TO BETWEEN 25 TO 35
PERCENT.

ONSHORE FLOW AND A DEEPENING MARINE INVERSION WILL ALLOW
HUMIDITIES TO VERY SLOWLY INCREASE OVER THE SAND FIRE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE EACH DAY IN THE
AFTERNOON TO EVENING HOURS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.


.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 95-100.
RH..................MIN 14-18 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH BECOMING 4 TO 8 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WINDS......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH
                    INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS T0 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AOB 1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 6 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 12 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 65-68.
RH..................MAX 25-35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    13 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE UP TO
                    5 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WINDS......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCAL
                    GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1700 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 6 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.


$$
FORECASTER...SMITH
REQUESTED BY...DREW SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160723.SAND_.02/LOX


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