Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for UPPER GROUSE VALLEY...USFS SEQUOIA NF
National Weather Service Hanford CA
827 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 PST on January 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A storm system moving through the region Friday with bring rain
showers, possibly mixed with snow, to the burn area Friday
morning. It will turn to all snow showers around midday Friday as
snow levels lower through the day. Precipitation amounts will be
on the light side, with a tenth to two tenths of an inch of rain
expected before changing to snow and accumulating about an inch
Friday afternoon and evening. A chance of snow showers will
continue Friday night before ending Saturday morning.


.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Mixed rain and snow showers in the
                    morning with snow level near 5000 feet.
                    Snow showers likely after 1100 PST with snow
                    levels lowering to near 4000 feet by early
                    afternoon and then to 3500 feet by late afternoon.
                    Snow accumulation around 1 inch.
Max temperature.....43-46 early in the day.
Min humidity........70-75 percent in the early morning.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....South-southwest 2-6 mph, becoming west 2-5 mph
                    by late afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest to west 4-10 mph.
Mixing height.......3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 6 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers through
                    the night. Snow level around 2500 feet.
Min temperature.....28-32.
Max humidity........90 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest to North 2-4 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...West to north 5-10 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 4 mph.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........around 70 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest to north 2-6 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 4-9 mph.
Mixing height.......2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

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Forecaster...BEAN
Requested by...DAVID ERNST
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800217.5/HNX


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