Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR STATION TREE PLANTING...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
826 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 PST ON MARCH 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A MOIST UNSTABLE AIR MASS OVER THE REGION WILL BRING
CONTINUED RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS TO THE STATION TREE
PLANTING AREA THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW LEVEL WILL BE DROPPING
TO NEAR 4500 FEET WITH LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED ABOVE 5000
FEET. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS. LOCALLY STRONG ERRATIC WINDS...HEAVY SHOWERS OF
RAIN AND SNOW...AND LIGHTNING MAY ACCOMPANY ANY THUNDERSTORM THAT
FORMS. THE THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL END BY LATE MONDAY
EVENING...BUT ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO EARLY TUESDAY.
DRYER AND WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED LATER TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL AROUND 4500
                    TO 5000 FEET. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1 INCH.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    30 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 6-12 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH BY THE AFTERNOON.


.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING 6-12 MPH LATE.

$$
FORECASTER...SMITH
REQUESTED BY...CATHY CARLOCK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150228.STATI.01/LOX





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