Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Spot Forecast for Dog Valley Piles...USFS
National Weather Service Reno NV
600 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 PST on February 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

.DISCUSSION...

Low pressure will move through today with a band of snow this morning
becoming snow showers in the afternoon. Snow showers will diminish during
the evening. 2-3 inches of snow is expected in the morning with another
couple inches possible during the day. Ventilation will be very good with
west to northwest winds and high mixing heights.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Snow until 1000, then snow showers in the afternoon.
Temperature.........20 at ignition...Max 25-28.
RH..................88% at ignition...Min 55%.
20-Foot Winds.......Winds west at 25 mph at ignition...otherwise
                     West to northwest winds 15-25 mph with gusts to 35 mph
                     decreasing to 10-20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....70%.
Mixing Height.......5600 ft agl increasing to 9900 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
Transport Winds.....West 20-30 mph.
Ventilation.........Very good increasing to excellent in the
                     afternoon.
Haines Index........3.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
Temperature.........Min 7-10.
RH..................Max 95%.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 10-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10%.
Mixing Height.......3100-4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest to north 15-20 mph becoming north 5-10 mph.
Ventilation.........Fair to good.
Haines Index........3.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Max 25.
RH..................Min 35%.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North 8-12 mph.
Ventilation.........Marginal to fair.
Haines Index........3.

$$
Forecaster...LaGuardia/Hoon
Requested by...Steve Howell
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802156.2/REV
.EMAIL srhowell@fs.fed.us



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