Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR TECOLOTE FIRE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
910 AM PDT TUE AUG 19 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1429 PDT ON AUGUST 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BY
WEDNESDAY...RESULTING IN A STEADY COOLING AND MOISTENING TREND
WITH A RAPIDLY DEEPENING MARINE LAYER. THE MARINE LAYER IS
EXPECTED TO REACH THE FIRE AREA ON WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH
DRIZZLE POSSIBLE. ONSHORE/UPSLOPE WINDS WILL ALSO INCREASE TODAY
THEN WEAKEN ON WEDNESDAY. ABOVE THE MARINE LAYER...THE AIR WILL
BECOME MORE UNSTABLE...RESULTING IN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS ALL DAY ON WEDNESDAY. IF A THUNDERSTORM DOES
FORM...DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE A CONCERN...AS WELL AS GUSTY AND
ERRATIC WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......VARIABLE 3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-12
                    MPH AFTER 1000 AM. GUSTS TO 22 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 25-30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL EARLY INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 4 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. FOG AND
                    DRIZZLE POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH
                    EARLY BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3-5 MPH
                    AFTER 2100 PM.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH EARLY
                    BECOMING SOUTH 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL EARLY EVENING DECREASING TO 1000
                    FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH EARLY BECOMING VARIABLE 3 MPH.


.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. MORNING FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALL DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......VARIABLE 3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH
                    AFTER 1000 AM. GUSTS TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 8 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL EARLY INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS IF THUNDERSTORMS FORM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 MPH BECOMING 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...KITTELL/KAPLAN
REQUESTED BY...A LIAU  IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140818.TECOL.02/LOX




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