Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SPRING...SIERRA NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
555 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1624 PDT ON JULY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED
OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL BRING DRY WEATHER, LIGHT WINDS AND WELL
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TO THE FIRE THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY.
MONSOONAL MOISTURE OVER THE DESERT SOUTHWEST WILL DRIFT NORTHWARD
LATER THIS WEEK AND LEAD TO A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
VICINITY OF THE FIRE AS EARLY AS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 1-3 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH
                    BY 1000 PDT. GUSTS TO 15 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH BECOMING WEST 5-10 MPH BY
                    1000 PDT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 3-5 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 1-3 MPH BY 2100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 5-9 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH BY
                    2200 PDT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. (AFTERNOON CUMULUS)
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 1-3 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH
                    BY 1000 PDT. GUSTS TO 15 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH BECOMING WEST 6-10 MPH BY
                    1000 PDT.

$$
FORECASTER...DURFEE
REQUESTED BY...SIERRA ECC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160725.SPRIN.01/HNX



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