Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SANTA RITA...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1230 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PDT ON MAY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A STORM SYSTEM JUST OFF THE COAST SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INLAND ON FRIDAY BRINGING A GOOD CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCES WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH OVER THE WEEKEND
AS THE SYSTEM SLOWLY SHIFTS EAST. WINDS MAY BECOME GUSTY AND ERRATIC
IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE LOWER THAN
NORMAL WITH ELEVATED HUMIDITIES INTO THE WEEKEND THEN A WARMING AND
DRYING TREND WILL OCCUR NEXT WEEK AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS IN.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 60 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    POSSIBLY THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH SOUTHWEST 2-5 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    POSSIBLE NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 2-5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO AROUND 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 2-5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...HARTY
REQUESTED BY...PETER KELLY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160506.SANTA.01/HNX



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