Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MARSHES...CAL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
455 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0700 PDT ON OCTOBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES THE AREA ON SATURDAY RESULTING IN A COOLING
TREND WITH MODEST IMPROVEMENT IN HUMIDITY AND GUSTY RIDGE TOP WINDS.
AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES OVER NORCAL ON SUNDAY...COOLER WEATHER AND
HIGHER HUMIDITY ARE FORECAST...ALONG WITH DECREASING WINDS. THERE
WILL BE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY
ALTHOUGH MODEL DIFFERENCES SUGGEST THE UNSETTLED WEATHER COULD HOLD
OFF UNTIL SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY.


.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHEAST LESS THEN 4 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                    AFTER 1000.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    20 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 3500 TO 4000 FT FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST LESS THAN 4 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST 5 TO 11 MPH
                    AFTER 1000.


.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 7 TO 14 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO NEAR GROUND LEVEL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST 4 TO 9 MPH AFTER 0900-1000. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 7 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER 1000-1200.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 65000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST LESS THAN 5 MPH EARLY MORNING...
                    BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER 1000-1200.

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FORECASTER...JM
REQUESTED BY...STEPHEN VOLMER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1601162.0/STO
.EMAIL STEPHEN.VOLMER@FIRE.CA.GOV


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