Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FRENCH...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
404 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1513 PDT ON AUGUST 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL RESIDE OVER THE DISTRICT THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH TRACKS FROM THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST INTO THE GREAT BASIN. TEMPERATURES WILL TREND COOLER ON
SATURDAY WITH LITTLE CHANGE SUNDAY. HUMIDITIES WILL CHANGE LITTLE
FROM DAY TO DAY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
BACK INTO THE REGION NEXT WEEK FOR WARMER TEMPERATURES AND LOWER
HUMIDITIES.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-60 AT BOTTOM...40-44 AT TOP.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH AFTER 2000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 8-17 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 6-13 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90 AT BOTTOM...65-70 AT TOP.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-8 MPH AFTER 0900 PDT...
                    THEN SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER 1300 PDT
                    WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 6-12 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60 AT BOTTOM...40-44 AT TOP.
MAX HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT AT BOTTOM...25-30 PERCENT AT TOP.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH AFTER 2000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90 AT BOTTOM...65-70 AT TOP.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-8 MPH AFTER 0900 PDT...
                    THEN SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER 1300 PDT
                    WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 4-9 MPH BY THE AFTERNOON.

.EXTENDED...

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 4-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 5-10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-8 MPH.



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FORECASTER...SANGER

REQUESTED BY...JAN PALECEK
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140822.FRENC.01/HNX


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