Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FNUS76 KHNX 202237
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SPOT FORECAST FOR FRENCH...SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
337 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1509 PDT ON AUGUST 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL DEVELOP OVER THE BURN SCAR DURING THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS WILL BRING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND ON
THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY LITTLE CHANGE IN TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY
THROUGH SATURDAY WITH SLIGHTLY STRONGER WINDS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 2-4 MPH. BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH
                    AFTER 2100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST UP TO 3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 1-3 MPH. BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH AFTER 1200 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 4 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 2-4 MPH. BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH
                    AFTER 2100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 1-3MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    WEST 2-4 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.EXTENDED OUTLOOK...

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT...
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE...
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...FORECASTER MENDENHALL
REQUESTED BY...BURT STALTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140820.FRENC.01/HNX


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