Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Spot Forecast for MM 155...BLM NV-WID
National Weather Service Reno NV
255 PM PDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1500 PDT on July 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...DRY AND BREEZY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.DISCUSSION...

Critical fire weather conditions will remain through early evening.
Winds will remain breezy across higher elevations and midslopes
overnight with poor humidity recoveries expected over the next couple
of nights. A very dry airmass will remain in place this week with
slightly lighter winds expected through Thursday. Caution is
still advised through Thursday as wind gusts of 20-30 mph and a
very dry air mass will still keep periods of critical fire
weather conditions in place at the incident.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
Min Humidity........8-11%.
20-Foot Winds.......Upslope 3-7 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15
                    mph with gusts up to 25-30 mph after 3pm.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......7500-8000 ft MSL increasing to 15500-16500 ft
                    MSL in the afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 to 20 mph.
Ventilation.........Marginal to excellent.
Haines Index........5.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....51-56.
Max Humidity........22-25%.
20-Foot Winds.......West winds 10-12 mph with gusts to 20 mph in
                    the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......15500-16000 ft MSL decreasing to 9000-9500 ft
                    MSL after midnight.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 to 20 mph.
Ventilation.........Marginal to excellent.
Haines Index........5.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
Min Humidity........6-9%.
20-Foot Winds.......Upslope 3-7 mph becoming west around 10 to 15 mph
                    with gusts up to 25-30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......8500-9000 ft MSL increasing to 14500-15000 ft
                    MSL in the afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Poor to excellent.
Haines Index........5.

$$
Forecaster...Fuentes
Requested by...Derek Messmer
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1712946.0/REV
.EMAIL dmessmer@blm.gov



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