Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FNUS70 PHFO 281804
FWSHFO

SPOT FORECAST FOR LAU STRIKE KIPAPA FIRE...FWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
804 AM HST WED JAN 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0724 HST ON JANUARY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...STABLE LOW CLOUDS OVER THE BURN AREAS THIS MORNING WILL PARTIALLY
CLEAR WITH DAYTIME HEATING. LIGHT WINDS AROUND THE ISLANDS WILL ALLOW FOR UPSLOPE
FLOW LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A WEAK FRONT WILL BRING MODERATE SOUTHERLY
WINDS THURSDAY AND WEAK WESTERLIES FRIDAY. ANY PRECIP WILL REMAIN LIGHT.
DRY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS ARE ON TAP OVER THE WEEKEND.  A FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NORTHWEST ON MONDAY BRINGING INCREASING SOUTHERLY FLOW AND A GREATER
CHANCE OF RAINFALL MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. THANKS GOES TO THE FIRE CREWS FOR
WEATHER OBS FROM THE BURN AREA... VERY USEFUL TO IMPROVE SPOT FORECAST.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PARTIAL CLEARING IN THE LATE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE 3 TO 6 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......15 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTH 7 TO 10 MPH BY LATE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 MPH.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MORRISON
REQUESTED BY...JAMES COURTRIGHT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150128.LAUST.01/HFO






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