Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ELK...CAL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
409 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1539 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A PERSISTENT UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE REGION WILL RESULT IN
MOSTLY DRY WEATHER AND BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND MODERATE
HUMIDITY LEVELS OVER THE FIRE SITE THROUGH THURSDAY. GENERALLY
WESTERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE FIRE SITE. WINDS HAVE BEEN
ADJUSTED FOR FULL SHELTERING.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT...45-55 PERCENT OVER RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 300-500 FT AGL LATE IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 3 MPH EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHEAST 3 TO 6 MPH EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 4500-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....VARIABLE LESS THAN 3 MPH BECOMING WEST TO
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...JHM
REQUESTED BY...JON LOVIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150902.ELK__.01/STO



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