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Spot Forecast for Falcon 9 Launch...Vandenberg Fire Dept
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1012 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1200 PDT on August 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A rather deep marine layer base near 1800 feet with the top of the
inversion at 3900 feet is the main weather influence today through
Thursday. Low clouds will persist well into the afternoon as onshore
pressure gradients are stronger than in previous days. If any breaks
occur late today and this evening, low clouds will rapidly redevelop
and slowly burn off Thursday afternoon. West-northwesterly wind
gusts 15-20 mph today look stronger for Thursday afternoon.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Low clouds clearing to the beaches late afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 68.
Min humidity........75 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming 8-14 mph with
    gusts 20 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest winds 8 to 14 mph with higher gusts.
Mixing height.......1500-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming cloudy.
                    Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......1000-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with patchy fog in the morning. Clearing
in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........70 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds around 5 mph increasing to 10
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15
                    to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the
                    afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15
                    to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......1200-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

$$
Forecaster...BOLDT
Requested by...Elizabeth Beecher
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714745.0/LOX
.EMAIL Elizabeth.beecher.2@us.af.mil


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