Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUE...MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1033 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2216 PDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG RIDGE WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT EAST...ALLOWING AN
UPPER LOW TO APPROACH FROM THE WEST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS LOW
COMBINED WITH MONSOONAL MOISTURE CURRENTLY FLOWING IN FROM THE SOUTH
WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO FALL CLOSER TO SEASONABLE NORMALS THIS
WEEKEND AND FOR HUMIDITIES TO TREND SLIGHTLY HIGHER. THERE WILL ALSO
BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 100.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 TO 20 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...VARIABLE 3 TO 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 3 TO 6 MPH
                    IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 8 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...AYLWARD
REQUESTED BY...CHRISTY BECKERMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150730.BLUE_.01/EKA



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