Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for HETCH HETHCY SAR...YNP
National Weather Service Hanford CA
913 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

Forecast is based on incident time of 0600 PST on February 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A low pressure system will drop southward east of the Sierra Nevada
today and bring snow to the search area by this morning. Gusty winds
will be possible along the ridge tops today with this system. Skies
will clear out and winds will diminish by Friday as this system moves
east. A cool and dry northerly flow will prevail over the search area
over the weekend.

.TODAY (THURSDAY)...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely.
Max temperature.....20-25.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......Southwest 8-16 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest 15-25 mph.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 percent.

.TONIGHT (THURSDAY NIGHT)...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
                    cloudy after midnight PST. Chance of snow in
                    the evening, then slight chance of snow
                    after midnight PST.
Min temperature.....10-15.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......North 7-14 mph in the evening shifting
                    to northeast 5-10 mph after midnight PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 10-20 mph in the evening shifting
                    to north 8-16 mph after midnight PST.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 percent.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......Northeast 5-10 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...North 8-16 mph.
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 percent.

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Forecaster...DS
Requested by...TESS MORIN
Type of request...SAR
.TAG 1802330.0/HNX



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